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John O'Rourke Business Consultant

John O'Rourke joins SafeGoal as a Business Consultant

April, 2024

We are pleased to announce the addition to the Safe Goal team of John O'Rourke - Business Consultant. With over two decades immersed in every facet of the soccer industry, John brings unparalleled expertise from his extensive work with US Soccer, MLS, college, high school, and club-level soccer. His reputation and honest approach have been the foundation of the many long term relationships John has throughout the soccer world. John has a passion for innovation and as a former player and current coach safety within the sport for all is top of his day-to-day soccer priorities.

Join us in welcoming John O'Rourke to the Safe Goal team as we embark on this exciting journey toward a safer, more innovative future for soccer! ⚽ #SafeGoal #SoccerSafety #InnovationInSports

Our Mission

At Safe Goal, our mission is to revolutionize soccer safety for players at every level, from the small Minos to the Messi's. John O'Rourke's consultancy across all aspects of the soccer goal world in the USA and CANADA, will amplify our impact across the soccer landscape, introducing cutting-edge solutions that prioritize player well-being without compromising the thrill of the game.

Keith Fernandes Lead Generation Specialist at Safe Goal

Meet Keith Fernandes, our new Lead Generation Specialist at Safe Goal!

April, 2024

With a proven track record of driving results and fostering meaningful connections, Keith is poised to play a pivotal role in propelling Safe Goal's mission forward.

Keith's remarkable journey to Safe Goal showcases a blend of expertise in finance and operations, spanning industries such as technology distribution, global travel, and the legal sector. With a previous master's in finance from the University of Buffalo, Keith brings a wealth of experience in spearheading comprehensive financial reporting and analysis initiatives, along with unmatched proficiency in constructing financial models and forecasting profitability on a global scale.

Furthermore, Keith has recently completed the Football Industry MBA Program from The University of Liverpool in the UK, gaining deep insights into the intricacies of the soccer business landscape. Through this program, he connected with industry experts from top European football clubs like Liverpool FC, Manchester City FC, and Real Madrid FC, further fueling his passion towards the soccer industry. Now, Keith is excited to pivot his career towards sports management and contribute to the development of soccer in the United States. With his impressive background and passion for the game, we are confident that Keith will make a significant impact as we continue to revolutionize safety in soccer.

Join us in welcoming Keith to the team as we work towards a safer future for soccer players worldwide! ⚽️ #SafeGoal #WelcomeKeith

Thanks to CNY

As a proud Central New York based company, here in Syracuse, we have and are receiving outstanding support, belief and commitment from The Tech Garden, CNY Regional Planning & Development Board, and Greater Syracuse Business Development Corporation. They believe in our unwavering dedication to safety in soccer. We're honored by their support as we forge ahead, guided by our commitment to fostering a safer and more secure soccer environment for all. So many people are part of our story, congressman Jim Walsh, Rob Simpson, Bob Ellis, David Bottar, Mayor Ben Walsh, and many more who get SAFE GOAL, thank you.

Ibe Jonah SafeGoal Ambassador

Ibe Jonah has joined the SafeGoal ambassador team

Ibe is actively involved in the soccer through Gorges Classic Soccer Tournament, an organization that puts on festival-style soccer tournaments in multiple cities across the United States including Las Vegas, Cape Canaveral, Chicago, Miami, Austin, Niagara Falls and Virginia Beach.

Additionally you can find Ibe teaching Advocacy and Debate at Cornell University, an Ivy-league university that ranks among the best in the world. He travels extensively with students to intercollegiate tournaments and spends time judging or coaching debates. Ibe is delighted to advocate for and endorse the crucial vision and work of SafeGoal in making the beautiful game safe especially for youth players.

Channel 9 Interview with Steve Wynn

Our CEO Stephen Wynn talked with Jeff Kulikowski at NewsChannel 9 about safety, soccer and the safety innovation that is the SafeGoal soccer goal.