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Meet the Team

Tony Everett

“I believe children deserve a champion, someone who believes in them. By providing a positive role model who supports the development of their confidence and self-esteem, we can get these kids to believe… Read More

Danny Torres

“For me Pure Game has had a huge impact on my life. It has changed my life around. I work with kids that are struggling in life. Now that I have… Read More

Joy Fawcett

I grew up playing competitive soccer that came with a lot of pressure and insecurities. I want to work with kids so they can believe in themselves from a young… Read More

Danielle Brown

“I love my job! I want to continue to be a supportive, passionate and energetic role model for these kids so they can live fuller more purposeful lives. Every kid deserves… Read More

Heriberto Lopez

“As a kid my life revolved around soccer and that passion helped me focus in school. As a Field Champion now I have the opportunity to share my passion with… Read More

Jose Valente

“Volunteering with Pure Game has been the best choice I have made in life, not only do I have the opportunity to be a great leader and remodel in my community but I… Read More

Maddie Edwards

Being out on the field with the youth of this generation is the best job. Often times I feel that we forget how important positive play is in shaping the… Read More

Meet Our Board

Jimmy Puccini

“I joined the Pure Game family after witnessing Tony Everett’s vision, to encourage & shape the lives of marginalized youth, to work to change the actions of many participants. Pure Game… Read More

Kietzke Opinion

I love serving on Pure Game’s board because it has allowed me to engage with an organization beyond a volunteer capacity. I have been onsite with the field champions and… Read More

Erik Woodbury

Outside of the legal arena, Erik is a lifelong soccer player, coach, and mentor.  Even now, as an over-the-hill former athlete, he still plays competitve soccer for a team in… Read More

David Gardner

I’m excited to help spread the word about a cause and a philosophy that truly can change children’s lives. Contrary to what we sometimes see in stadiums and on TV,… Read More

Greg Dill

I am honored to serve on the board of an organization whose message is taught through a sport that I know and love.  At the age of five, I was… Read More

Jim D’Agostino

Dr. D’Agostino joined the Pure Game Board of Directors as a result of seeing how well the program worked at his school and other schools through the GRIP (Gang Reduction… Read More

Eric McGrath

“I am excited to be a part of Pure Game because I like soccer, kids, and Tony & Chris…I want to see it grow and be successful.”

Andy Downer

“I believe that everything happens for a reason”.  From the first interactions with the PureGame team I knew this was a perfect case study to that phrase.   I also say… Read More

Zajid Cova

I joined Pure Game for two reasons:  I have personally witnessed how Pure Game provides both Faith in Action and the Freedom in Play to children of Central Santa Ana.  I have… Read More