Gridiron Group was established in 2006 by youth sports advocate and entrepreneur James McGoldrick to provide professional consultation services for the youth sports community.  Starting with the launch of, Gridiron Group published current and insightful information related to Youth, Prep, JUCO and Semi-Pro football in Southern California.  SCV Gridiron quickly became the primary source for information, news and stats for football fans of all ages throughout Los Angeles and surrounding communities.

In 2008, Gridiron Group rebranded it's online presence as to reflect its' expanded sports coverage to include Lacrosse and information on sports programs across the western United States.  McGoldrick continued to grow the enterprise in consulting for several national sports businesses that required his perspective and expertise.  Gridiron Group was active in improving the operations and increasing exposure of the U.S. Army All American Bowl, iBN Sports, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket, Football University (FBU) and iHigh Sports among others.

During this period, James was altering the landscape of youth sports throughout the Southland in establishing three youth football programs, a youth lacrosse program and four high school lacrosse teams.  James was also instrumental in strengthening youth football leagues all over the West with his insights and consultation while co-founding landmark youth events such as the Golden Empire Potato Bowl, SCLA Lax Jam and sparking the 7 on 7 explosion for grade school players.

Professionally, McGoldrick possesses over 20 years experience in Sports Marketing, Media, Advertising, Sponsorship, Production and Design having worked with ESPN, Fox Sports, Clear Channel, LA Dodgers, Catholic Youth Organization, Saatchi & Saatchi (Team One), WPP (J. Walter Thompson).

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Gridiron Group has worked with these organizations engaged in youth and high school sports: 

Santa Clarita Wildcat, Grizzly & Saugus Spartan Youth Football    Camp 12 Lacrosse Fox Sports West
 Santa Clarita Wildcat Youth Lacrosse US Army All American Games Prime Ticket 
 West Ranch Wildcats CIF-SS Lacrosse   Football University (FBU) iBN Sports Network

St. Francis Golden Knights CIF-SS Lacrosse 

Cal State All-Star Games Wazoo Sports 
 Tribe HS Girls Club Lacrosse   QB Combine  iHigh Sports 
Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) SCLA Lax Jam I & II   HS Scoreboard
Tribe Lacrosse  GEYF/SCYSA Potato Bowl   EZ Sports Page
 Golden Empire, Chandler & AAU Youth Football Associations Gold Coast 7 On 7
KHTS  The Signal

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