BOCA RATON, FL (January 12, 2017) — Boca Raton Football Club (BCFC), winners of four major trophies in two years is excited to announce the addition of two veteran soccer executives with local community ties to the club’s front office. Both Omar Garcia and Kartik Krishnaiyer join BCFC effective immediately.
Omar Garcia joins the club as Director of Operations. Garcia worked in various front office capacities with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of NASL from 2011 to 2016. With the Strikers Garcia worked extensively throughout the south Florida community building relationships and partnerships for the Strikers. He also served a critical role in marketing and operations for the club.
“I’m excited to be joining Boca Raton FC and look forward to a big 2017 for the club and the community.” said Garcia.
Kartik Krishnaiyer joins Boca Raton FC as the VP for Communications. Krishnaiyer who also serves as the Senior Writer and podcast co-host for World Soccer Talk was the Director of Communications for the North American Soccer League (NASL) from January 2010 until May 2013. He most recently served as a Media Relations and Broadcast advisor for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. He has spent the last decade working in various capacities around American soccer.
“As a south Floridian, I am excited about working with Boca Raton FC to help create the best grassroots soccer experience our region has ever enjoyed. Local soccer fans and those around the sport will be impressed by the experience at this club and what we will offer in 2017,” said Krishnaiyer.
“We are delighted to have added two very well-known names in the South Florida soccer market to join our staff for the upcoming NPSL season,” said club president, Douglas Heizer. “Both Kartik and Omar are professionals of the highest form and their credentials speak for themselves, and having both of them on board will do wonders for our club as we continue to grow.”
Boca Raton FC faces São Paulo on Sunday at IMG Bradenton and continues the qualifying process for the 2017 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup in the coming weeks. In 2017 Boca Raton FC will also compete in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) for the first time.
About Boca Raton FC:
Boca Raton Football Club has won two straight American Premier Soccer League (APSL) In 2017 Boca Raton FC will compete in the APSL as well as the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) . Founded in 2015, Boca Raton has found success in its infant stages and has played international friendlies with the Jamaican National Team, The New York Cosmos, and European powerhouse, Shakhtar Donetsk. Boca Raton FC also has a High-Performance Academy, as well as a partnership with Barcelona Elite which gives Boca Raton a complete soccer pyramid effect that starts when a child is 7 years old until they are ready to turn professional.