Second Chance Beer Company Named Proud Craft Beer Partner of The San Diego Fleet

SAN DIEGO, CA – February 26, 2019 – The San Diego Fleet and Second Chance Beer Company today announced a partnership crowning Second Chance as the Proud Craft Beer Partner of the Fleet.

Second Chance Beer Company is an award-winning independent craft brewery in San Diego founded by Marty Mendiola, Curtis Hawes and Virginia Morrison in 2015. They operate a popular brewery in Carmel Mountain Ranch and a beer lounge and tasting room in North Park.

“We could not have dreamed up a better craft beer partner for the Fleet. Not only does Second Chance make great beer, but their brews are unique and local to San Diego,” said President Jeff Garner. “Their strong foundation in second chances meshes seamlessly with the mission of The Alliance and all of our players.”

In addition to serving beer in over 1,000 restaurants, bars and retailers throughout San Diego, Second Chance beer is also available all throughout SDCCU stadium, at the club level, in select permanent stands and during the pregame Dock Party for all Fleet fans. The core beers distributed are Seize the IPA®, Clever Hoppy Name® Pale Ale, Mulligan™ Amber, Over-the-Line® Lager™ and Tabula Rasa® Porter.

As the Proud Craft Beer Partner, Second Chance is hosting Fleet watch parties at both of its Tasting Room locations for all remaining away games against the Memphis Express (Mar. 2), Arizona Hotshots (Mar. 24), Salt Lake Stallions (Mar. 30) and Orlando Apollos (Apr. 6). There will also be a postseason party.

“As a lifelong football lover, this partnership truly is a dream come true,” said Virginia Morrison, Co-founder and CEO at Second Chance Beer Company. “We are thrilled professional football is back in San Diego and we can be a big part of it!”

About Second Chance Beer Company

Second Chance Beer Company was founded in September 2015 by Marty Mendiola, Curtis Hawes and Virginia Morrison. The San Diego-based award-winning independent craft brewery has a brewery and tap room in Carmel Mountain Ranch and a beer lounge and tasting room in North Park. Its beer can also be found in over 800 restaurants, bars and retailers in San Diego County. Fueled by its entrepreneurial spirit, curiosity and innovation, the company is committed to making premium craft beer, using real ingredients and bringing clean, balanced flavors to the table. In addition to making premium beer, Second Chance’s mission is rooted in charitable giving and sustainability, giving a second life and new opportunity to all that’s around it. For more information, visit or visit the brewery, located at 15378 Ave of Science #222 San Diego, CA 92128 or beer lounge located at 4045 30th St. Ste A San Diego, CA 92104.

About The Alliance of American Football

Led by some of the most respected football minds in the game, The Alliance of American Football is top-flight professional football fueled by an unprecedented Alliance between players, fans and the game. Founded by TV and film producer Charlie Ebersol and Hall of Famer Bill Polian, The Alliance features eight teams with 52-player rosters playing a 10-week regular season schedulebeginning Feb. 9, 2019 on CBS, followed by two playoff rounds and culminating with the championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on April 27, 2019.

The eight cities, stadiums and head coaches are as follows:

  • Orlando Apollos / Spectrum Stadium / Steve Spurrier

  • Atlanta Legends / Georgia State Stadium / Kevin Coyle

  • Memphis Express / Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium / Mike Singletary

  • Salt Lake Stallions / Rice-Eccles Stadium / Dennis Erickson

  • Arizona Hotshots / Sun Devil Stadium / Rick Neuheisel

  • San Diego Fleet / San Diego County Credit Union Stadium / Mike Martz

  • Birmingham Iron / Legion Field Stadium / Tim Lewis

  • San Antonio Commanders / Alamodome / Mike Riley

Fans can stream Alliance matchups live via the free Alliance app while accessing integrated gaming options with real rewards — for themselves and the players they are cheering on. With a focus on player well-being on and off the field, The Alliance provides players with a commitment to safety and state-of-the-art equipment as well as a comprehensive bonus system, post-football career planning, financial counseling and scholarship support for postsecondary education. For more information, visit

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