Los Angeles, California
Project Fanchise is an ownership group of sports teams with the idea of allowing fans to select head coaches and even call each play during games. Currently, FANchise owns two teams in the Indoor Football League (Salt Lake Screaming Eagles and Colorado Crush). They plan on starting a new indoor football league with all teams being owned by the group.
In the Press
FANchise has been featured in publications such the New York Times, which discussed the business concept and its potential, as well as GOOD Magazine, which detailed aspects of the group’s business plan. Other media coverage includes CBS Sports, Sports Illustrated, SportTechie, USA TODAY, FOX Business and other newspapers, magazines, websites and TV news stations.
- Hofstetter, Steve (March 16, 2008). "The Ultimate Fan Fantasy: Owning a Piece of the Rock". The New York Times.
- Swaminathan, Nikhil (2008-08-07). "Go Team - Issue 012 - GOOD". Good.is. Retrieved 2010-09-02.
- "A tech startup plans a revolution with the first fan-run sports franchise". CBSSports.com. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
- Flynn, Erin. "Project FANchise: Behind the fan-run football team". SI.com. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
- Bradley, Logan (2016-11-21). "Ex-NFL Star Al Wilson Runs Indoor Football Team Enabling Fans To Call Plays With App". SportTechie. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
- "An Indoor Football League franchise is giving fans the keys to run the team". For The Win. 2016-06-09. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
- Kazin, Matthew (2016-06-30). "Ex-NFL Players Ahman Green, Al Wilson Back Fan-Run Indoor Football Team". Fox Business. Retrieved 2017-01-02.