About us

SPORTLAB NETWORK is a leading representation and management agency.
With more than 250 clients and over 5.000 deals and contract extensions, we built a reputation of reliability and integrity in the basketball world.
The SPORTLAB NETWORK team has more than 100 years of combined basketball experience and is second to none in its commitment to athlete representation.

Virginio Bernardi

Virginio spent his whole life on the basketball court: after more than 500 Serie A games as a head coach, he became one the most important agents in Italy. Since 2013 he has been the President of the Italian Agents Association.

Riccardo Artoni

Basketball has been Riccardo’s main focus in life for over 30 years, first as a player and later as an agent. He has a law degree and lives in Reggio Emilia.

Massimo Iacopini

Massimo had a stellar career as a player in Italy: he was the team captain during Benetton Treviso first championship win, he is still their all-time leading scorer, and he played over 100 games with the Italian National team.  After a short experience as a Genearal Manager in 2011, he became an agent and works primarily with foreign players.

Simone Di Trani

Since his last days on a basketball court, Simone knew he would become a basketball agent to help Young players live their dreams to be professional athletes. He has a degree in sports sciences and lives in Pavia.

Paolo Bernardi

Paolo was born with basketball in his DNA: son of a basketball coach and a basketball player, he became an agent immediately after he ended his career on the court. He has a degree in language and intercultural communication and lives in Desio.

Marcello Perazzetti

Marcello coached basketball at the highest levels in Italy for over 30 years. He was the lead coach of both men and women’s teams. He has been working as an agent since 2009. At SLN he is the head of the women basketball department.

Sebastiano Corti

After playing for a few years, Sebastiano began his coaching career young in some of the historical Milano juvenile clubs. He has been in the business since 2009, when he joined the DoubleB Management agency. In 2012 he became part of the SLN family obtaining first his FIP license in 2015 and then his FIBA license in 2017.

Matteo Meli

Matteo played every kind of roles on and off the basketball court during his life; his last step was becoming an international scout for SLN.
He has a degree in economics and finance and lives in Reggio Emilia.

Francesco Vacondio

Francesco fell in love with basketball at a very young age and never looked back since; now he works as international scout for SLN.
He has a degree in economics and international marketing and lives in Reggio Emilia.


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