• Headquarters
  • 1 Glenwood Ave.
  • #1
  • Raleigh, NC 27603

Founded in 2015 by veteran player agent Joby Branion, Vanguard Sports Group is based upon the principle that agents have deep obligations to fulfill to their clients – to support, to guide, to counsel, and ultimately, to empower each individual throughout every phase of their careers, including retirement.

Vanguard has offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Raleigh, N.C.
Vanguard's core services:

  • Career counseling
  • Client management
  • Client services
  • Marketing & creative services
  • Performance consulting
  • Professional services consulting

The agency represents athletes in football, basketball and baseball . . .

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  • Athlete Marketing
  • Athlete Representation
  • Athletes
  • Career Development | HR
Additional Offices / Facilities
  • Vanguard LA
  • 1801 Century Park W.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90067

Ownership / Management


Joby Branion
Key Decision Makers
SVP, Baseball Operations

Keith Grunewald


Agent, MLBPA Certified

Trevor Kieboom