Sports is what drives us.

Joel Griffin and Denise Aguilar are co-owners of Heads Up Helmets. They have a passion for football that drove their decision to open the company. Joel has coached youth league football since 1998 and was acting President of Maricopa Youth Football from 2000 to 2014. Joel was the co-founder of Desert Storm Football Tournament and board member of Pinal County Youth Football Federation and Desert Storm Youth Football Federation. Joel also coached high school football at Maricopa High School in 2008 and 2009, and has coached at Mountain Pointe High School since 2014. Joel has always had a love for coaching and believes that sports provide an avenue for young people to reach their full potential, to grow as individuals, and enhance life skills. Joel worked at TD Industries for 17 years before opening Heads Up Helmets with Denise. Denise is a practicing attorney, handling criminal defense and consumer bankruptcy cases since 2004. Denise has been involved with youth football since 2006 and was active with Mountain Pointe Booster Club from 2007-2012. Denise and Joel’s sons, Angel and DeSean, both played on the Mountain Pointe Football team during their four years at the school.