FLASH AGENCY was founded in 2010 and was initially located in Thessaloniki, Greece. The main objective of the FLASH AGENCY is to provide quality services to its clients whether they are clubs, players or coaches.
The FLASH AGENCY is run by Mr Thomas Prodromou, a FIBA registered Agent # 2009021744 and Greek Federation Agent # 201031.
Before shifting to the field of representing players, Mr. Prodromou had spent several years coaching at various levels in Greece: from a director of the PAOK Basketball Academy to a head coach for Under 16 teams and finally to an assistant at the men’s pro level with a specialization in scouting. His extensive coaching experience is a definite asset enabling him as an agent to more accurately assess and effectively meet the needs of his clients. Mr. Thomas Prodromou spent also 4 years serving as the person in charge of the operation of the Greek Coaches Association department in Thessaloniki. Through this capacity he developed a broad network of direct relationships with top American and European coaches. Mr. Thomas Prodromou holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He speaks Greek, German, Spanish and English.
FLASH AGENCY office has been moved since 2014 in Middleton, Ireland.
Partner in East Europe and Legal Affairs Department
Starting with mid 2015, our agency concluded a agreement with a person who literally breaths basketball, Mr. Sabin Gherdan. Born in Oradea, Romania, he started as a basketball player being several times elected to the Romanian junior national team. Sabin Gherdan is a FIBA licensed agent (license no. 2016504727) and Law licensed professional specialised in Civil Law, Contracts Law and Sports Law. Most importantly, Sabin played 12 years of professional basketball for CSS LPS Bihorul Oradea, being also an active member of the Romanian National Team. He has won a National Championship title in 2007, a silver medal in 2009 and a bronze medal in 2005. He is also head coach of the University „Babeș-Bolyai” Law School women team being the National Champion in 2016.
Sabin created SLG Sports Agency http://www.slgsports.com in 2016 with the belief that athletes in Romania need more quality representation and incentives to do better.
He graduated from University of „Babeș-Bolyai” – Law School in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Starting with mid 2017,our agency concluded a agreement with Stephanie Stanley, Merit Sports www.meritsports.com as our US Partner. In 1997, Stephanie began hosting an Annual Free Agent Camp with the sole purpose of providing a venue for professional caliber players to showcase their skills. The camp is well attended by WNBA personnel and the attendance of overseas scouts has increased each year. In addition to the camp, Stephanie attends various tournaments throughout the United States with New York Primetime to ensure that her clients gain maximum exposure. The New York Primetime Women’s Basketball team has experienced great success since its inception in 1986. They have won several championships at NYC’s West 4th Street league and have dominated at the Pro-Am National Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. The roster is comprised of players with professional experience as well as recent college graduates. To date, several of our clients have made it into the WNBA or have secured overseas contracts as a direct result of the exposure gained by playing with Primetime or by participating in our free agent camp.
Stephanie was one of the first agents certified by the NBPA in 1999, who were dedicated to female players. When the WNBA formed their players union, Stephanie was among the first to be WNBPA certified in 2000 and is currently a member in good standing. Stephanie is also FIBA licensed and has been FIBA Certified since 2007.