Meet The Team


Empire Sports is a boutique sports management company located in Fremantle, Western Australia. Each team member pride themselves on being approachable, friendly and open to discuss all potential management opportunities.

Anthony Van Der Wielen

Director/AFLPA Accredited Agent


Anthony has represented some of the biggest names in WA sport over the past two decades. An accomplished and successful businessman who has owned several real estate companies across Perth over the past 20 years.

Anthony offers a wealth of experience and expertise in particular around complex contract negotiations, media management and wealth generation. He is well known and respected within both the sporting and business communities across Australia. An asset that he utilises well to open doors and provide opportunities for his clients. 

He has been an AFLPA accredited agent for over 17 years, was formerly a commisisoner of combat sports for the WA government and has coached, guided and mentored many successful individuals in business and sport for many years.

He has a fun, sociable and caring personality which makes him easy to communicate with but don’t just take our word for it, check out what his past and present clients have to say about him in their testimonials.


O: 9335 7555  

M: 0419 202 202

Paul Mugambwa

AFLPA Accredited Agent


Originally from Uganda, Paul began playing AFL at age 13 making his way to South Fremantle Football Club where he played 143 League matches in the WAFL across a 15-year period.


Having worked at the WA Football Commission for over seven years as Community Engagement Manager, Paul is now the General Manager of the Stephen Michael Foundation where he leads programs focused on supporting youth to succeed in education and secure employment.


Paul also has a MBA in Sports Management, a double degree in Media Studies and Commerce and a Diploma in Sports Law.


O: 9335 7555  

M: 0400 037 417

Jaimi Rumbold

AFLPA Accredited Agent

Jaimi joined the Empire Sports Management team in 2018 with a focus on AFLW. Originally from the country, she grew up in the small Wheatbelt town of Moora, 2 hours North of Perth. Jaimi moved to Perth 12 years ago to further her studies and now holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Double Major: Commercial Law and Sports Management). She has over 8 years of experience in the sports industry having worked in a variety of different roles with the Department of Sport and Recreation WA. Jaimi is an avid sports fan, with a keen interest and strong passion for women in sport, in particular AFLW. In 2018 she became the first woman in Western Australia to be an accredited AFL Player Agent.


O: 9335 7555  

M: 0427 207 466

Harley Van Der Wielen



Harley joined his father Anthony in the family business in 2013. Prior to this he gained some valuable skills and knowledge working in the finance & banking sector at ANZ and is currently a licensed real estate agent in Fremantle. Many of the day to day tasks of being a real estate agent such as contract negotiation, marketing, problem solving and conflict management have given Harley a lot of experience & confidence to be able to put his skills into work in the Sports Management business. An avid football follower and current/past player, Harley has a great understanding for the game and more importantly his clients.


O: 9335 7555  

M: 0410 680 783

© 2019 by Empire Sports Management.

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10 Elder Place, Fremantle, WA 6160     PO Box 384

 Tel: 08 9335 7555