Heartbeat of Football and Deploy Sport Group Announce Multi-Year Partnership
Two community sport focused organisations, Heartbeat of Football (HOF) and Deploy Football (DF) have today announced a long-term partnership to grow the awareness of heart health related issues across football in Australia and collaborate on fundraising activities to better support heart health campaigns and testing activities to benefit the whole football family.
Andy Paschalidis, Founder of HOF said "this partnership with Deploy Football formalises our previous collaborations and we look forward to working with Andrew, Kurt and the team to deliver more testing days at grassroots football clubs. The health and wellbeing of all football participants (players, coaches, referees, & volunteers) is our focus and this partnership will help achieve our goals."
Andrew Head, Deploy Football – CEO, added "we have admired what Andy and the HOF team has done and continues to do via Heartbeat of Football and we have supported the foundation over several years. This partnership confirms our commitment to the cause and allows us to add a health element to the football range and relationships we enjoy with the 300+ community clubs and Associations we work with across Australia"
Deploy Football is the official football range and apparel partner for Heartbeat of Football for the next 3-years.
Stay tuned for a HOF range of footballs and apparel range that clubs and the public can purchase to support the cause.
Heartbeat of Football (HoF), a not-for-profit organisation, was established in early 2016 by media personality and football enthusiast Andy Paschalidis as a direct result of cardiac arrest events on the football field. "No one should die playing the sport they love".
Heartbeat of Football promotes healthy hearts in sport via: (a) Awareness: player, participant & community education programs; (b)
Prevention: minimisation of health risks through simple screening checks and (c) Action: "rescue-ready" defibrillators at all sporting fields around the country, starting in NSW.