"The Torero Football Club is an initiative aiming to provide our football student athletes with the means to excel both in the classroom and on the field. Your support has a direct impact on the lives of our players and helps our program maintain its winning tradition"
- Head Coach Dale Lindsey
"I am really excited to get the Torero Football Club off the ground with the support of the Executive Director of Athletics Bill McGillis and Head Coach Dale Lindsey. We have an opportunity to really impact these young athletes and enhance their experience with USD Football now and post graduation."
- Vince Moiso '95, TFC Leadership Team
"The Torero Football Club will be one of a kind. Members will have the exciting opportunity to become a Torero Football "INSIDER", with special benefits and access to Torero Football. Most importantly, members will have the chance to network, mentor, and impact lives.
- John Manson '79, TFC Leadership Team
Torero Football Club FAQs
What is the Torero Football Club (TFC)?
TFC is the USD Football support group, led by a core group of USD Football alumni and parents, seeking to raise funds for the program and help develop outstanding student athletes.
What's TFC's Mission?
The Torero Football Club supports the primary goal of the University, that of being committed to advancing academic excellence, creating a diverse and inclusive community and preparing leaders who are dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service. The TFC is the main fundraising arm for USD's football team, providing funds to sustain a championship caliber NCAA Division 1 football program.
The club provides its members the opportunity to foster and maintain relationships among student-athletes, parents, and alumni across generations and geographical locations. The TFC aspires to contribute to the development and professional enrichment of strong, hard-working, committed young men who will become the leaders of tomorrow. Its members will provide a means for ongoing association with the University through giving and networking specifically dedicated to the football program.
Are there different giving levels within the Torero Football Club?
Yes, CLICK HERE to see the matrix that explains the different giving levels and their respective benefits.
Where is my gift going?
The funds raised through the TFC will go in its entirety to the USD Football program and will serve to offset targeted expenses in its budget such as equipment, travel, academic support programs, etc.
Who is eligible to join the TFC?
Anyone! We invite football alumni, parents, and the general fan base of the football program to join.
How long is the financial commitment to the TFC?
Membership to the TFC seeks a 3-year commitment.
Since my gift will be restricted to USD Football, is it tax deductible?
Yes, all gifts are tax deductible.
What are some other functions of the TFC?
The TFC will also give members strong networking connections at the professional level with other Alumni and Parents spanning multiple decades and various industries. The TFC network will provide a direct connection to graduating players with opportunities for internships and jobs. The mentorship side of the TFC offers the ability to share relevant business experience with other members, graduating students and parents. The TFC proudly supports USD Athletics’ MENTOReros program currently in its third year. Members will have the opportunity to get closely involved with student athletes as a mentor.
How do I join?
You can CLICK HERE TO JOIN making your donation online or contact the office of Athletic development at (619) 260-5917 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further options. You may also join through your company. Companies often have matching programs. If yours does, your donation can double its impact.
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