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  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Tim Cranston

 Clients Represented
 Bryce Swan  
 Ryan Hillier  
 Patrice Cormier  
 Agent Bio

As an SMWW Agent Advisor, Tim Cranston has successfully been mentored by Dr. Lynn Lashbrook & met all the requirements of becoming a SMWW Agent Advisor. This includes agent regulations and player association legalities, contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing and recruiting. Tim is well adept at preparing you for your sports career and has the ambition to attain the knowledge, skills, and experience needed for a successful professional athlete. He will do whatever possible to represent your interests and help you achieve your goals as not only a sports professional, but also your life after sports as well. Tim takes a fully integrated approach to his clients’ wealth, personal life, career and post-career challenges with the goal to simplify and enhance your life. By serving as your primary contact for everything from financial advisory assistance to addressing your lifestyle needs as he works closely with the SMWW Team off the court, so you can focus on your career on the court.

Tim is a former Hockey coach and professional hockey player including 15 years of European and International professional ice hockey in Switzerland, Holland, Canada, Germany, Austria, Italy, Great Britain, (1984-1999). Tim and his teams earned many professional championship titles. Tim also has an extensive Sports and Entertainment legal background working for companies such as McInnes Cooper, (the largest law firm in Atlantic Canada), and International Sports Management in Manchester, England. Today, Tim is the President of Cranston Sports Management and a NHL certified agent that has trained or represented hockey stars such as Sidney Crosby (Pittsburg), Marek Svatos (Colorado), Petr Vrana (New Jersey), Ole-Kristian Tollefesen (Columbus), Jonathan Boutin (Tampa Bay), Kevin Cormier (Phoenix), Jan Steber (Toronto), and David Kuchejda (Chicago). You will love Tim's approach to athlete representation, his excellent hockey history and extensive connections to professional hockey. As a hockey agent and sports and entertainment attorney, Tim has negotiated with major sport manufacturers including Nike, Mizuno, Penn, and Adidas. Tim is a founding Chairman and legal advisor to the British Ice Hockey Player's Association representing hundreds of players from North America and Europe. Tim has advised/represented clients including:

  • British Ice Hockey Players Association (IHPA)
  • Norwegian Ice Hockey and Football Union (NISO)
  • International Speedway Riders Association
  • Benetton "Formula 1" Race Team
  • Prince Naseem Hamed (WBO Featherweight Champion)
  • Sports Network TV and Sports Network Europe (Boxing Promotions)
  • Members of the rock band Def Leppard (Joe Elliot & Rick Savage)
  • Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Club
  • Edinburgh Capitals Ice Hockey Club
  • Ingle Boxing Gym (Sheffield, England)


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