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#082: Introducing San Diego’s Alliance of American Football Team – AAF Fleet

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Jeff Garner – San Diego Fleet – @AAFFleet – San Diego, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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Summary

  • Jeff Garner is the president of the Alliance of American Football team, the San Diego Fleet, launching at the SDCCU Stadium in February 2019.
  • How the AAF will create a dynamic alliance between players, fans and the game, while also providing an immersive fantasy experience through their app.
  • The decision to bring in former professional players and staff to focus on the quality of the sport and insure the health and wellness of players.
  • The AAF mobile app and how it creates an immersive fantasy sports experience through the use of a tracking chip placed on players and in the ball.
  • Being good neighbors- Jeff explains the importance for the Fleet to step into the community leader role left behind by Chargers.

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San Diego Fleet

Website – http://sandiegofleet.com

Instagram – http://www.instagram.com/AAFFleet

Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/AAFFleet

Jeff Garner – San Diego Fleet President @jeffgarner23

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Charlie Ebersol on Dan Patrick

Bill Polian

Starter Clothing Sponsorship Deal with AAF

San Diego Fleet Tickets

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Shareable Quotes:

  • “At this point the players at their talent level and sometimes it’s just bad timing or an injury that they haven’t gotten that chance.” {19:04} – Jeff Garner
  • “Tailgating is a part of your experience and a lot of times you’ll spend more time in the parking lot than you actually spend in the stadium.” {20:57} – Jeff Garner
  • “On the sponsorship side the buy-in has to be on both sides.” {29:59} – Shawn Walchef
  • “Having this the Fleet in San Diego is an opportunity for this community to come back together around a team.” {31:42} – Jeff Garner
  • “We’ve gotta be good neighbors. We’re part of this community now as individuals and as a business.” {43:18} – Jeff Garner

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