DC SPORTS AGENCY
DANIEL CHATCHOU. CEO, President & Founder of DC SPORTS AGENCY. Certified WNBPA & FIBA Agent
Daniel Chatchou is the President and Founder of DC Sports Agency.
DC Sports Agency was established by Daniel Chatchou after a successful career playing professionally, in four different continents (North America, Europe, South America and Asia).
He oversees the day-to-day operations of DC SPORTS by interacting with WNBA and overseas team executives, using expertise in recruiting, scouting, player development and player contracts and negotiations. He assisted and worked with several NBA players such as Joakim Noah, Alex Kirk, Camron Barstow, anthony Bennett, Manu Lecomte among others. He Also represented several players throughout the WNBA Draft process and was able to secure the contract for Canadian player and former Arizona State University Sun devil player Mael Gilles with the Phoenix Mercury.
During the 2017 to 2018 season, he joined the Los Angeles Clippers Jr. NBA program and youth basketball team as one of their lead coaches. He also served as an assistant for the Agua Caliente Clippers (NBA G-League team affiliate of the Los Angeles Clippers) where he assisted in refining player development during practices and game preparation.
Mr. Chatchou also served as the Director of Linda Frolich's Basketball Skill Academy for Trifytt Sports, in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Linda Frolich, former WNBA star and Women's German National Basketball Team Hall-of-Famer, worked side-by-side with Mr. Chatchou where they recruited and coached players, while simultaneously mentoring young athletes and professional players from all over the world. In the fall of 2019, Mr. Chatchou was hired as an assistant women's basketball and player development coach at Temple College in Texas.
Prior to his basketball playing career, Mr. Chatchou graduated from Northern New Mexico with a degree in Business Management with a minor in Spanish Language. He went Undrafted at the 2014 NBA DRAFT and was invited to private workouts by the Austin Spurs (NBA G-league team affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs). He is the first player in the history of his school to continue his basketball career at the professional level. He is Fluent in five languages: French, English, Spanish and two African dialects.
MARCELLO PERAZZETTI. Partner, European/Italy Representative
Mr. Perazzetti and SPORTLAB NETWORK join us as our agency representative and partner in Italy. He is our liaison with teams competing in the Serie A1, A2, Eurocup and Euro league , helping facilitating contract negotiations, endorsement deals and player representation.
Mr. Perazzetti brings with him more than 30 years of experience working at the top level European basketball. He has coached men and women. He has been a certified agent since 2009.
Mr. Perazzetti is currently the head of the women basketball department at SNL.
MIKE CHEUNG. Partner, Asia Representative
Mr. Cheung joins DC SPORTS as our partner and South East Asia sports representative, assisting with players placement and consultation. He brings with him to DC SPORTS years of knowledge and expertise in coaching, scouting, and player development.
Mr. Cheung is one of the most respected basketball minds in Asia. He made a name for himself in Hong Kong with a 14 year professional career as a player and since has become one of the most decorated coaches in the country.
From 2015-2018 he joined the Long Lions Basketball Club ownership as the vice director where he installed a winning sports culture and competitive spirit. During Mike's tenure with the Lions, they recorded their best season in the history of the club.
During the 2018-2019 season, he was named head coach of the HKPA first division in Hong Kong and Pegasus A2 Basketball Club where he led the team to their first championship in the history of the club.
Mr. Cheung oversees OMNI SPORTS & PEGASUS Basketball Academy, helping refine players by fine tuning skills, fundamentals and assisting them with their transition from amateur to professional basketball.
JOHANN MPONDO. Certified NBPA Agent/Partner,NBA Representative
Mr. Mpondo assists DC SPORTS with NBA clientele and contract negotiations. He is a certified NBPA agent who will bring years of experience working with professional players, NBA lottery picks and Draft prospects.
Mr. Mpondo is a former collegiate NCAA1 athlete who also played professionally in France and Qatar. He is currently working as a Certified NBPA agent for Lift Sports Management.
His work ethic, commitment and passion for the game gives him a very unique perspective of the basketball industry.