Experienced sports executive Jeff Garner has been appointed as President of Business Relations for the USL Championship's Orange County SC.
IRVINE, Calif. – Orange County SC has named veteran sports executive Jeff Garner as the Club’s President of Business Relations. Garner has spent nearly 20 years in sports sales, marketing, management and organizational leadership roles in professional and major collegiate sports as he joins the USL Championship club.
“I truly appreciate the opportunity we have to make a major impact in the Orange County and Irvine communities,” said Garner. “I can’t wait to get to know our great fan base and further strengthen this great professional soccer brand.”
Garner will be responsible for the team’s fan engagement and business operations, including ticket sales, corporate partnerships, marketing, content, communications, community relations, and the game day experience.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Jeff and his family to Orange County. His experience in the sports business will be a tremendous asset as we continue to grow our brand both domestically and internationally,” said Orange County SC Owner & CEO James Keston. “We have no doubt that Jeff, President of Soccer Operations Oliver Wyss and Head Coach Braeden Cloutier will have a strong partnership and together build something very special on and off the field.”
“I am extremely excited to share our experience with this great community and enhance the lives of all those that live here by offering affordable family entertainment,” added Garner. “We will continue to play a high level of professional soccer while aggressively adding value for our fans, creating opportunities for youth soccer players to develop their talents, and supporting local community causes.”