Ideal Sources


With a passion for providing quality and innovative sporting goods, along with nearly 60 years of combined experience sourcing and developing the latest brands, Ideal Sources are the Australian owned answer to your sporting needs. 

Lead by directors, Terry Carroll and Tony Pastore, we have developed a team of highly skilled professionals dedicated to improving quality of life and fun for others.  By focusing our unique strengths to find the most innovative and exciting new products, Ideal Sources are able to provide the affordable and accessible solution for all, backed by the best customer service in the business. 


With over 40 years of experience within the Toys & Sporting Goods industries, Terry’s extensive understanding of the market is surpassed by few.  Having successfully owned an ARL store, he was then promoted to General Manager of the ARL brand and has continued to impact the industry ever since. 


Tony Pastore has worked in the Sporting Industry for over 17 years and has developed the Sporting Goods divisions of some of the largest sporting goods companies in Australia.  With his strong organisational and relationship building skills, Tony has helped transform Ideal Sources into one of the industry’s leading and fastest growing sporting endeavours.

Terry & Tony are always on a quest for the latest trends and travel the world frequently to bring the highest quality and most cutting-edge products to our doorstep.  They are responsible for sourcing and developing highly successful product ranges and overseeing all elements of operations, procurement and planning, while implementing the strategy, direction and future of the brands. 

With a focus on high quality control and ethics and a constantly expanding product range, we are dedicated to marketing and developing the most exciting and successful products available today.