Episode 59 - Great Balls of Fire

Episode Information

For years there have been four major professional sports in the US: football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. But what would do if you had an idea to create the next major global sport? That’s the challenge that the people behind Teqball are facing today. This week, Joe is joined by Ajay Nwosu, the President of the US National Teqball Federation and the CEO of Teqball USA. Ajay explains how Teqball was invented, the sport’s rapid growth internationally, and the importance of Teqball’s goal of becoming an Olympic sport.

About Ajay Nwosu: Ajay Nwosu is a British CEO and serial entrepreneur who has accelerated his career trajectory within the world of sports marketing over the last 12+ years. Most recently, he was brought on as the president of the US National Teqball Federation and CEO of Teqball USA.

Spending his formative years in Saudi Arabia, Ajay later moved back to England, where he discovered his passion and skill set for the game of soccer. As a student-athlete on scholarship, Ajay completed his degree in Business and Marketing at the prestigious Coventry University in England, later moving to the U.S. after graduation to pursue a professional soccer career in Kansas City.

After playing, Ajay found his calling in sports marketing, coming on as the VP of Champro Sports, a B2B sports apparel organization that provided apparel and equipment to national big-box retailers to the likes of Eastbay and Dicks Sporting Goods.

A believer in the idea that “people are the ROI of life”, Ajay is an avid investor in start-up tech, entertainment and fitness companies, creating a network and reach that spans multiple continents while providing strategic guidance for new founders.

Ajay is passionate about travel, self-growth, and continued education for all.