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ICARUS Sports is a leading full-service sports agency providing  innovative content production, media distribution, commercial and  events services to start-up and scale-up sports brands worldwide.

Founded in 2008, our media production team is made up of active sportsmen and sportswomen, with experience working in over 48 countries and on every continent, has the ability to work anywhere, anytime, even under the most demanding conditions; on the water, across deserts, on top of mountains. No matter the situation, may it be low temperatures or heavy rain, during single or multi-day events, we deliver quality TV & online video content and highlights, only a few hours after the action has taken place. Our distribution team consisting of dedicated media experts ensures worldwide exposure, maximizing the benefits of an extensive media exposure for our events and TV Shows. Our headquarters in Athens are supported by our offices in Shanghai.

We produce inspiring content for more than 140 events and 9 in-house TV shows per year and broadcast more than 45,000 hours of influential content in over 170 countries, every year. Our proven entertainment coverage and guaranteed exposure worldwide offers brands strategic activation and positioning.

ICARUS Sports’ production and broadcast services deliver compelling and inspirational coverage which is proven to retain existing and attract new audiences, leveraging the value of sports and brands.

Passion

We are passionate about Sports. Our Media Team is highly professional, experienced and flexible and all have the benefit of insight as outdoor sports enthusiasts. We value their passion, talent and team work.

Global

ICARUS Sports TV Shows reach more than 170 countries and have been dubbed or subtitled in 16 different languages.

Reputation

ICARUS Sports TV Shows have been hosted by some of the most highly regared sports media networks worldwide.

Excellence

We are multi-tasking, goal-oriented and customer service experts. Our enviable team of specialists have experience, contacts, creativity and technical know-how, which is why they are the best at what they do. Combine their excellence with the latest innovative technology and the secrets to our success are clear.

Experience

Our multilingual team includes editors, producers, videographers, graphic producers, writers and voice over talent. We demand the best and consequently attract the best in the industry.

Introducing the ICARUS Sports Team

Jason Georgaris

Founder

Graduated with an Msc in Management, following a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before founding ICARUS Sports in 2008, he worked as a project manager in the Energy Sector. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, he defines the company's mission, vision, and overall strategy, ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term goals.

Panos Pachtas

Chief Operating Officer

Graduated from Panteion University | Greece. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2011, Panos was working as a logistics supervisor for the family business Pachtas Bros P.C. in the textile industry. He has been with ICARUS Sports since the very beginning. As a C.O.O. he manages the business line of TV production and day to day ICARUS Sports operations.

John Toutountzis

Media Sales Manager

Graduated from the University of East Anglia with an MA Politics, following a BA Media Studies. After his studies he held a managerial position in the event management industry. Having lived in the United Kingdom for nine years, he returned to Greece where he joined ICARUS Sports, taking up the role of Media Distribution Manager.

Ria Pateraki

Business Development Manager

Graduated from EIU of Paris with an MBA in Sports Management, after completing a BA in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University, where she attended on a full athletic scholarship as a member of the basketball team. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2023, Ria worked in Sports Administration positions at interscholastic & intercollegiate levels and as a Business Development & Communications Specialist in the Tech Recruitment industry. She is also a professional athlete and has been a member of all youth and women’s Greek national teams. In her current role as Business Development Manager, she embodies her passion for sports while driving growth initiatives within the industry.

Katya Chrysafi

Chief Editor

Having studied Audio and Visual Arts Studies at the Ionian University, Katya joined ICARUS Sports in early 2017. Before that, Katya was involved in the film industry as an Assistant Director. Having enhanced her creative and storytelling skills, Katya has taken up the role of Chief Editor. An active sportswoman, she spends her free time climbing and hiking any mountain she can find.

Lawrence Frankopan

Partner

In 2022, Lawrence became a shareholder in ICARUS Sports. Lawrence spent 10 years
working at the conglomerate sports agency IMG. After delivering globally for IMG across multiple sports, he was headhunted by Lagardere. Being passionate about creating a world class, bespoke offering for clients, he set up the boutique sports management agency StarWing Sports in 2011. He currently leads the team at StarWing Sports as CEO.

Ioannis Stefanidis

Finance Director

Ioannis Stefanidis joined the company in 2021 as the Finance Director and leads the financial activities, financial controlling, planning & analysis, reporting and treasury for ICARUS Sports. Ioannis holds degrees in the fields of Finance, whilst has more than 15 years of experience in financial related positions.

Christoph Stadler

Business Development Manager

After completing his MSc in business administration at Vienna University of Business and Economics, Christoph started of as an entrepreneur, organizing events, managing the marketing of the Austrian Ice Hockey League and the sports affairs of the largest bank in the country. A marketing professional with over 25 years of experience working with B2C & B2B brands, possessing a proven track record across various industries including sports marketing, apparel, and property. Sports have dominated most of his professional career and his role as business development manager is ideal to build on that experience, developing new concepts and business lines in the perfect environment ICARUS Sports provides.

Floor Ten Dam

Business Development Manager

Floor ten Dam brings over 15 years of diverse experience from prominent international companies. Throughout her career, she has held key roles as a Sales Trainer, Quality Assurance Analyst, and Sales Supervisor. Her specialization extends to Project Management and Data Analytics, reflecting a skill set tailored for strategic business development. This background equips her along with her expertise to contribute to ICARUS Sports and drive successful initiatives in the dynamic field of sports events.

Dimitris Athanaselos

Creative Director

Having graduated from the Department of Cultural Technology & Communication, Dimitris joined ICARUS Sports as a Video Editor in 2015. Recently he was given the opportunity to take up the role of Creative Director, guiding his teammates to create exciting content, making every assignment better than the last.

Panos Marinopoulos

Partner

Graduated from Imperial College Business School with an MSc in Management, following a joint BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2010, Panos was an Associate in London for LEK Consulting, a leading consultancy in the field of Business Strategy. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, Panos is now supporting Business Development activities.

Marianna Stasinopoulou

HR Manager

Graduated from Middlesex University Business School (in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), with an MA in Human Resources Management following a BA in European Languages, Culture and Society from Goldsmiths College University of London. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2022, Marianna worked for more than 15 years in Human Resources positions in Miele Hellas and Teleperformance. Currently in ICARUS Sports, she holds the role of HR Manager.

Nikos Koutroupis

Business Development Manager

Nikos Koutroupis holds an MSc in Sports and Recreation Management from the University of Sheffield, following a BSc in Business Administration – Marketing Management from Deree College - The American College of Greece. Passionate about football, he worked for Panionios FC in various roles and was named a voting member of the Board of Directors. Before joining ICARUS Sports, he freelanced as a FIFA Licensed Football Agent.

Zack Paschalidis

Business Development Manager

Graduated from the Democritus University of Thrace with a BSc & MSc in Sports Science. After his studies, worked over a decade in Football Clubs in Greece and the United Kingdom. In 2022, after completing a master’s in business administration, worked as sponsorship manager in the sports industry and joined Icarus Sports in 2024 as Business Development Manager.

Anastasis Karamousadakis

Project Manager & Executive Producer

Sports are not just a nice hobby for me, they are PASSION. From the very first moment I remember myself, sports were my only concern. After I graduated school I studied “Communication and Mass Media” at the University of Athens. Alongside university I started chasing my dreams and for more than 12 years I worked as a sport journalist, TV presenter and radio producer in some of the most popular Media in Greece such as Sportday newspaper, SportFm, Euroleague Greece, Sport24.gr etc. Moreover, I worked as a Press Officer in AEK BC during the Final 4 of Basketball Champions League in 2018. During my multi-year work experience as a journalist and as a communication manager I gained a lot of experience in traditional, modern and digital communication means, but also had the chance to enhance my skills in organizing, multinational communication, leadership and responsibility. I joined the ICARUS Sports family in February 2019 as Project Manager, Scriptwriter and Executive Producer. Here in ICARUS Sports I found a perfect environment for me to combine my passion for sports with creativity and action.

Ioannis Kouris

General Manager

Graduated from AUTH, Greece, with a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer
Engineering, followed by a PG Diploma in Exec. Coaching and Organizational Development. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2020, he worked for more than 15 years in the Energy Sector, specifically in Renewables, holding regional positions in Europe and the Americas in companies like VESTAS Wind Systems, while since 2019 he has worked in the sports industry and events organization, being responsible for international events such as IRONMAN 70.3 amongst others. He currently manages the business at ICARUS Sports as the company’s General Manager.

Alexandra Thomas

Head of Media Sales

After finishing her studies in Business Administration, Alexandra accumulated considerable professional experience of more than ten years in positions involving the industries of hospitality and exports, while specializing in international sales and business development within complex cultural markets. An outdoor sports enthusiast, she always enjoys trying out new activities that bring her closer to nature. Fascinated by ICARUS Sports’ vision, she joined the sales team with a mission to continue sharing the experience in markets around the world.

Lili Tang

Sales & Account Manager, China

Lili graduated from a joint program with MIT and Fudan University in China with a degree of IMBA. She worked as Sales & Account Manager for Asia Pacific in ICARUS Sports. Before Joining ICARUS Sports, she worked for about ten years in global Industry-leading multinational companies in Shanghai with the roles of business development, account management and sales management. Her past experience will help to bring ICARUS Sports's international experiences and powerful spirit to sports events both in China and other countries in Asia Pacific.

Konstantinos Papadas

Head of Projects

During his studies in Computer Science and Information Systems, Konstantinos joined ICARUS Sports in 2015, wishing to combine his passion for sailing and video production. Having his filming and organizational skills evolve, he succeeded in taking up the position of Project Manager, and the role of TV Shows Executive Producer; whilst promoting his process-oriented thinking. Moving forward he got involved with managing the operations team alongside the COO, leading into taking up the role of managing ICARUS Sports' filming crews all over the world, both before and during production, as Head of Projects.

Ioannis Theofilis

Project Manager & Executive Producer

During his studies in Communications & Mass Media, Ioannis got involved in Sports Journalism at the age of 19. After six years of working as a Sports Editor in one of Greece’s leading sports websites (sdna.gr) and having served as a Content Editor for the Greek section of FIBA’s Basketball Champions League website, he joined ICARUS Sports in 2021. He is now responsible for the scriptwriting process of our TV Shows & documentaries and the storyboards’ preparation as well.

Jason Georgaris

Founder

Graduated with an Msc in Management, following a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before founding ICARUS Sports in 2008, he worked as a project manager in the Energy Sector. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, he defines the company's mission, vision, and overall strategy, ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term goals.

Panos Marinopoulos

Partner

Graduated from Imperial College Business School with an MSc in Management, following a joint BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2010, Panos was an Associate in London for LEK Consulting, a leading consultancy in the field of Business Strategy. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, Panos is now supporting Business Development activities.

Panos Pachtas

Chief Operating Officer

Graduated from Panteion University | Greece. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2011, Panos was working as a logistics supervisor for the family business Pachtas Bros P.C. in the textile industry. He has been with ICARUS Sports since the very beginning. As a C.O.O. he manages the business line of TV production and day to day ICARUS Sports operations.

Marianna Stasinopoulou

HR Manager

Graduated from Middlesex University Business School (in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), with an MA in Human Resources Management following a BA in European Languages, Culture and Society from Goldsmiths College University of London. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2022, Marianna worked for more than 15 years in Human Resources positions in Miele Hellas and Teleperformance. Currently in ICARUS Sports, she holds the role of HR Manager.

John Toutountzis

Media Sales Manager

Graduated from the University of East Anglia with an MA Politics, following a BA Media Studies. After his studies he held a managerial position in the event management industry. Having lived in the United Kingdom for nine years, he returned to Greece where he joined ICARUS Sports, taking up the role of Media Distribution Manager.

Nikos Koutroupis

Business Development Manager

Nikos Koutroupis holds an MSc in Sports and Recreation Management from the University of Sheffield, following a BSc in Business Administration – Marketing Management from Deree College - The American College of Greece. Passionate about football, he worked for Panionios FC in various roles and was named a voting member of the Board of Directors. Before joining ICARUS Sports, he freelanced as a FIFA Licensed Football Agent.

Ria Pateraki

Business Development Manager

Graduated from EIU of Paris with an MBA in Sports Management, after completing a BA in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University, where she attended on a full athletic scholarship as a member of the basketball team. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2023, Ria worked in Sports Administration positions at interscholastic & intercollegiate levels and as a Business Development & Communications Specialist in the Tech Recruitment industry. She is also a professional athlete and has been a member of all youth and women’s Greek national teams. In her current role as Business Development Manager, she embodies her passion for sports while driving growth initiatives within the industry.

Zack Paschalidis

Business Development Manager

Graduated from the Democritus University of Thrace with a BSc & MSc in Sports Science. After his studies, worked over a decade in Football Clubs in Greece and the United Kingdom. In 2022, after completing a master’s in business administration, worked as sponsorship manager in the sports industry and joined Icarus Sports in 2024 as Business Development Manager.

Katya Chrysafi

Chief Editor

Having studied Audio and Visual Arts Studies at the Ionian University, Katya joined ICARUS Sports in early 2017. Before that, Katya was involved in the film industry as an Assistant Director. Having enhanced her creative and storytelling skills, Katya has taken up the role of Chief Editor. An active sportswoman, she spends her free time climbing and hiking any mountain she can find.

Anastasis Karamousadakis

Project Manager & Executive Producer

Sports are not just a nice hobby for me, they are PASSION. From the very first moment I remember myself, sports were my only concern. After I graduated school I studied “Communication and Mass Media” at the University of Athens. Alongside university I started chasing my dreams and for more than 12 years I worked as a sport journalist, TV presenter and radio producer in some of the most popular Media in Greece such as Sportday newspaper, SportFm, Euroleague Greece, Sport24.gr etc. Moreover, I worked as a Press Officer in AEK BC during the Final 4 of Basketball Champions League in 2018. During my multi-year work experience as a journalist and as a communication manager I gained a lot of experience in traditional, modern and digital communication means, but also had the chance to enhance my skills in organizing, multinational communication, leadership and responsibility. I joined the ICARUS Sports family in February 2019 as Project Manager, Scriptwriter and Executive Producer. Here in ICARUS Sports I found a perfect environment for me to combine my passion for sports with creativity and action.

Lawrence Frankopan

Partner

In 2022, Lawrence became a shareholder in ICARUS Sports. Lawrence spent 10 years
working at the conglomerate sports agency IMG. After delivering globally for IMG across multiple sports, he was headhunted by Lagardere. Being passionate about creating a world class, bespoke offering for clients, he set up the boutique sports management agency StarWing Sports in 2011. He currently leads the team at StarWing Sports as CEO.

Ioannis Kouris

General Manager

Graduated from AUTH, Greece, with a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer
Engineering, followed by a PG Diploma in Exec. Coaching and Organizational Development. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2020, he worked for more than 15 years in the Energy Sector, specifically in Renewables, holding regional positions in Europe and the Americas in companies like VESTAS Wind Systems, while since 2019 he has worked in the sports industry and events organization, being responsible for international events such as IRONMAN 70.3 amongst others. He currently manages the business at ICARUS Sports as the company’s General Manager.

Ioannis Stefanidis

Finance Director

Ioannis Stefanidis joined the company in 2021 as the Finance Director and leads the financial activities, financial controlling, planning & analysis, reporting and treasury for ICARUS Sports. Ioannis holds degrees in the fields of Finance, whilst has more than 15 years of experience in financial related positions.

Alexandra Thomas

Head of Media Sales

After finishing her studies in Business Administration, Alexandra accumulated considerable professional experience of more than ten years in positions involving the industries of hospitality and exports, while specializing in international sales and business development within complex cultural markets. An outdoor sports enthusiast, she always enjoys trying out new activities that bring her closer to nature. Fascinated by ICARUS Sports’ vision, she joined the sales team with a mission to continue sharing the experience in markets around the world.

Christoph Stadler

Business Development Manager

After completing his MSc in business administration at Vienna University of Business and Economics, Christoph started of as an entrepreneur, organizing events, managing the marketing of the Austrian Ice Hockey League and the sports affairs of the largest bank in the country. A marketing professional with over 25 years of experience working with B2C & B2B brands, possessing a proven track record across various industries including sports marketing, apparel, and property. Sports have dominated most of his professional career and his role as business development manager is ideal to build on that experience, developing new concepts and business lines in the perfect environment ICARUS Sports provides.

Lili Tang

Sales & Account Manager, China

Lili graduated from a joint program with MIT and Fudan University in China with a degree of IMBA. She worked as Sales & Account Manager for Asia Pacific in ICARUS Sports. Before Joining ICARUS Sports, she worked for about ten years in global Industry-leading multinational companies in Shanghai with the roles of business development, account management and sales management. Her past experience will help to bring ICARUS Sports's international experiences and powerful spirit to sports events both in China and other countries in Asia Pacific.

Floor Ten Dam

Business Development Manager

Floor ten Dam brings over 15 years of diverse experience from prominent international companies. Throughout her career, she has held key roles as a Sales Trainer, Quality Assurance Analyst, and Sales Supervisor. Her specialization extends to Project Management and Data Analytics, reflecting a skill set tailored for strategic business development. This background equips her along with her expertise to contribute to ICARUS Sports and drive successful initiatives in the dynamic field of sports events.

Konstantinos Papadas

Head of Projects

During his studies in Computer Science and Information Systems, Konstantinos joined ICARUS Sports in 2015, wishing to combine his passion for sailing and video production. Having his filming and organizational skills evolve, he succeeded in taking up the position of Project Manager, and the role of TV Shows Executive Producer; whilst promoting his process-oriented thinking. Moving forward he got involved with managing the operations team alongside the COO, leading into taking up the role of managing ICARUS Sports' filming crews all over the world, both before and during production, as Head of Projects.

Dimitris Athanaselos

Creative Director

Having graduated from the Department of Cultural Technology & Communication, Dimitris joined ICARUS Sports as a Video Editor in 2015. Recently he was given the opportunity to take up the role of Creative Director, guiding his teammates to create exciting content, making every assignment better than the last.

Ioannis Theofilis

Project Manager & Executive Producer

During his studies in Communications & Mass Media, Ioannis got involved in Sports Journalism at the age of 19. After six years of working as a Sports Editor in one of Greece’s leading sports websites (sdna.gr) and having served as a Content Editor for the Greek section of FIBA’s Basketball Champions League website, he joined ICARUS Sports in 2021. He is now responsible for the scriptwriting process of our TV Shows & documentaries and the storyboards’ preparation as well.

Jason Georgaris

Founder

Graduated with an Msc in Management, following a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before founding ICARUS Sports in 2008, he worked as a project manager in the Energy Sector. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, he defines the company's mission, vision, and overall strategy, ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term goals.

Lawrence Frankopan

Partner

In 2022, Lawrence became a shareholder in ICARUS Sports. Lawrence spent 10 years
working at the conglomerate sports agency IMG. After delivering globally for IMG across multiple sports, he was headhunted by Lagardere. Being passionate about creating a world class, bespoke offering for clients, he set up the boutique sports management agency StarWing Sports in 2011. He currently leads the team at StarWing Sports as CEO.

Panos Marinopoulos

Partner

Graduated from Imperial College Business School with an MSc in Management, following a joint BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2010, Panos was an Associate in London for LEK Consulting, a leading consultancy in the field of Business Strategy. As one of the founding partners at ICARUS Sports, Panos is now supporting Business Development activities.

Ioannis Kouris

General Manager

Graduated from AUTH, Greece, with a joined BSc and MSc in Electrical and Computer
Engineering, followed by a PG Diploma in Exec. Coaching and Organizational Development. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2020, he worked for more than 15 years in the Energy Sector, specifically in Renewables, holding regional positions in Europe and the Americas in companies like VESTAS Wind Systems, while since 2019 he has worked in the sports industry and events organization, being responsible for international events such as IRONMAN 70.3 amongst others. He currently manages the business at ICARUS Sports as the company’s General Manager.

Panos Pachtas

Chief Operating Officer

Graduated from Panteion University | Greece. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2011, Panos was working as a logistics supervisor for the family business Pachtas Bros P.C. in the textile industry. He has been with ICARUS Sports since the very beginning. As a C.O.O. he manages the business line of TV production and day to day ICARUS Sports operations.

Ioannis Stefanidis

Finance Director

Ioannis Stefanidis joined the company in 2021 as the Finance Director and leads the financial activities, financial controlling, planning & analysis, reporting and treasury for ICARUS Sports. Ioannis holds degrees in the fields of Finance, whilst has more than 15 years of experience in financial related positions.

Marianna Stasinopoulou

HR Manager

Graduated from Middlesex University Business School (in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), with an MA in Human Resources Management following a BA in European Languages, Culture and Society from Goldsmiths College University of London. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2022, Marianna worked for more than 15 years in Human Resources positions in Miele Hellas and Teleperformance. Currently in ICARUS Sports, she holds the role of HR Manager.

Alexandra Thomas

Head of Media Sales

After finishing her studies in Business Administration, Alexandra accumulated considerable professional experience of more than ten years in positions involving the industries of hospitality and exports, while specializing in international sales and business development within complex cultural markets. An outdoor sports enthusiast, she always enjoys trying out new activities that bring her closer to nature. Fascinated by ICARUS Sports’ vision, she joined the sales team with a mission to continue sharing the experience in markets around the world.

John Toutountzis

Media Sales Manager

Graduated from the University of East Anglia with an MA Politics, following a BA Media Studies. After his studies he held a managerial position in the event management industry. Having lived in the United Kingdom for nine years, he returned to Greece where he joined ICARUS Sports, taking up the role of Media Distribution Manager.

Christoph Stadler

Business Development Manager

After completing his MSc in business administration at Vienna University of Business and Economics, Christoph started of as an entrepreneur, organizing events, managing the marketing of the Austrian Ice Hockey League and the sports affairs of the largest bank in the country. A marketing professional with over 25 years of experience working with B2C & B2B brands, possessing a proven track record across various industries including sports marketing, apparel, and property. Sports have dominated most of his professional career and his role as business development manager is ideal to build on that experience, developing new concepts and business lines in the perfect environment ICARUS Sports provides.

Nikos Koutroupis

Business Development Manager

Nikos Koutroupis holds an MSc in Sports and Recreation Management from the University of Sheffield, following a BSc in Business Administration – Marketing Management from Deree College - The American College of Greece. Passionate about football, he worked for Panionios FC in various roles and was named a voting member of the Board of Directors. Before joining ICARUS Sports, he freelanced as a FIFA Licensed Football Agent.

Lili Tang

Sales & Account Manager, China

Lili graduated from a joint program with MIT and Fudan University in China with a degree of IMBA. She worked as Sales & Account Manager for Asia Pacific in ICARUS Sports. Before Joining ICARUS Sports, she worked for about ten years in global Industry-leading multinational companies in Shanghai with the roles of business development, account management and sales management. Her past experience will help to bring ICARUS Sports's international experiences and powerful spirit to sports events both in China and other countries in Asia Pacific.

Ria Pateraki

Business Development Manager

Graduated from EIU of Paris with an MBA in Sports Management, after completing a BA in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University, where she attended on a full athletic scholarship as a member of the basketball team. Before joining ICARUS Sports in 2023, Ria worked in Sports Administration positions at interscholastic & intercollegiate levels and as a Business Development & Communications Specialist in the Tech Recruitment industry. She is also a professional athlete and has been a member of all youth and women’s Greek national teams. In her current role as Business Development Manager, she embodies her passion for sports while driving growth initiatives within the industry.

Floor Ten Dam

Business Development Manager

Floor ten Dam brings over 15 years of diverse experience from prominent international companies. Throughout her career, she has held key roles as a Sales Trainer, Quality Assurance Analyst, and Sales Supervisor. Her specialization extends to Project Management and Data Analytics, reflecting a skill set tailored for strategic business development. This background equips her along with her expertise to contribute to ICARUS Sports and drive successful initiatives in the dynamic field of sports events.

Zack Paschalidis

Business Development Manager

Graduated from the Democritus University of Thrace with a BSc & MSc in Sports Science. After his studies, worked over a decade in Football Clubs in Greece and the United Kingdom. In 2022, after completing a master’s in business administration, worked as sponsorship manager in the sports industry and joined Icarus Sports in 2024 as Business Development Manager.

Konstantinos Papadas

Head of Projects

During his studies in Computer Science and Information Systems, Konstantinos joined ICARUS Sports in 2015, wishing to combine his passion for sailing and video production. Having his filming and organizational skills evolve, he succeeded in taking up the position of Project Manager, and the role of TV Shows Executive Producer; whilst promoting his process-oriented thinking. Moving forward he got involved with managing the operations team alongside the COO, leading into taking up the role of managing ICARUS Sports' filming crews all over the world, both before and during production, as Head of Projects.

Katya Chrysafi

Chief Editor

Having studied Audio and Visual Arts Studies at the Ionian University, Katya joined ICARUS Sports in early 2017. Before that, Katya was involved in the film industry as an Assistant Director. Having enhanced her creative and storytelling skills, Katya has taken up the role of Chief Editor. An active sportswoman, she spends her free time climbing and hiking any mountain she can find.

Dimitris Athanaselos

Creative Director

Having graduated from the Department of Cultural Technology & Communication, Dimitris joined ICARUS Sports as a Video Editor in 2015. Recently he was given the opportunity to take up the role of Creative Director, guiding his teammates to create exciting content, making every assignment better than the last.

Anastasis Karamousadakis

Project Manager & Executive Producer

Sports are not just a nice hobby for me, they are PASSION. From the very first moment I remember myself, sports were my only concern. After I graduated school I studied “Communication and Mass Media” at the University of Athens. Alongside university I started chasing my dreams and for more than 12 years I worked as a sport journalist, TV presenter and radio producer in some of the most popular Media in Greece such as Sportday newspaper, SportFm, Euroleague Greece, Sport24.gr etc. Moreover, I worked as a Press Officer in AEK BC during the Final 4 of Basketball Champions League in 2018. During my multi-year work experience as a journalist and as a communication manager I gained a lot of experience in traditional, modern and digital communication means, but also had the chance to enhance my skills in organizing, multinational communication, leadership and responsibility. I joined the ICARUS Sports family in February 2019 as Project Manager, Scriptwriter and Executive Producer. Here in ICARUS Sports I found a perfect environment for me to combine my passion for sports with creativity and action.

Ioannis Theofilis

Project Manager & Executive Producer

During his studies in Communications & Mass Media, Ioannis got involved in Sports Journalism at the age of 19. After six years of working as a Sports Editor in one of Greece’s leading sports websites (sdna.gr) and having served as a Content Editor for the Greek section of FIBA’s Basketball Champions League website, he joined ICARUS Sports in 2021. He is now responsible for the scriptwriting process of our TV Shows & documentaries and the storyboards’ preparation as well.

We worked closely with ICARUS Sports leading up to and during the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Their team was great to work with and we were pleased with the results of their efforts.

Mike NishiGeneral Manager, Bank of America Chicago Marathon

ICARUS Sports is awesome! The team is highly dynamic and professional in everything they do!

Elvin TingSingapore, founder of TRIFACTOR

The best that we have seen in the past thirty years. It is delightful to have the opportunity working with a team that is dedicated and passionate about their job. I must say your team with the “good is not enough” kind of attitude has inspired everyone involved in the project and served as a major driving factor for the success of our collaboration.

Danny HoICF Canoe Marathon World Championship Shaoxing Project Manager

ICARUS Sports has proven themselves at the forefront of production and distribution for many of the world’s highest profile sailing events. The GC32 Racing Tour is proud to unite with ICARUS Sports as our TV partners. We know their benchmark of excellence is totally in line with ours, whilst their innovative production style gives us an exciting opportunity to promote the GC32 Racing Tour and connect to new TV audiences and distribution markets.

Christian ScherrerGC32 Class & Racing Tour Manager

ICARUS Sports leads the way in covering the world's premier sailing events. Inside Sailing is a signature property and its packages of sailing footage are perfectly suited to enhance the experience of the high-net-work individuals who enjoy the convenience of private aviation. It's no longer good enough simply to do what has always been done, and ICARUS Sports are at the forefront of innovation in the business of producing and distributing sailing footage.

Mike CroftCEO of ADLUX Group