Sporting Club Network announces partnership with Bownet

Sporting KC and Bownet

The Sporting Club Network (SCN) and Bownet have announced a multi-year partnership naming Bownet the ‘Preferred Portable Goal of the Sporting Club Network’. The Sporting Club Network will begin using Bownet goals, effective immediately, during youth soccer events hosted around the Kansas City metro and throughout the Midwest as Sporting KC (SKC) continues to expand its supplemental training youth program initiatives.

“The Sporting Club Network is excited to partner with Bownet as we always look to associate ourselves with the highest quality training products. Bownet’s Energy Absorption System technology goals provide a product we are confident using and endorsing to the entire Sporting Club Network”, says Betsy Maxfield, Sporting KC Vice President of Youth Soccer and Player Affairs.

All SCN members will be able to test and interact with Bownet goals at various SKC youth programs and SCN events during the year. In addition, Academy Affiliates will be able to trial the Bownet goals first-hand while in KC for SKC hosted tournaments, where Bownet will setup shop at the player village. All Bownet products will be available at minimum advertised pricing, plus Academy Affiliates will receive an additional 10-percent discount on all orders.

Sporting Club Network announces partnership with Bownet -

“Sporting KC’s vision of soccer development is a look into the future. Their approach to a player pathway, a multi-club affiliation with a professional development plan is both innovative and essential for the aspiring elite player. Bownet is proud to play a role with Sporting KC not only with it’s pathway, but the inspirational development curriculum.” - Jack Lucas, CEO Bownet Sports

Bownet currently has 13 different soccer goals for every age group, level of player and type of game. From USSF regulation and futsal to 3v3 and 5-a-side, there are endless combinations of training options.

More about Bownet:
Bownet Sports Group specializes in providing portable training systems for many sports including but not limited to soccer, baseball, softball and football. Centered around their E.A.S. technology (Energy Absorption System), Bownet products diffuse ball energy throughout their products which extends the lifespan, provides more stability, balance and flexibility upon impact. For more information on Bownet visit

More about Sporting Club Network:
The Sporting Club Network (SCN) is an affiliation program between athletic organizations and Sporting Club, the parent company of Sporting Kansas City (SKC) and Swope Park Rangers (SPR). Through this new and innovative partnership program, member clubs and organizations have exclusive access to opportunities and events tied to Sporting Club’s professional soccer teams and facilities. The combined membership of the program exceeds over 70,000 members highlighted by the largest Academy Affiliate program across the U.S. with fifteen (15) branded affiliates representing the Sporting name and helping support the club’s larger player development initatives. For more infotmation on the Sporting Club Network visit or follow the SCN of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.