**ATLANTA UNITED FC** **Chris Winkler**

Director of Communications

C: 716-430-9477

[email protected]

@ChrisWinklerUSC

- Lead the Atlanta United communications team as part of AMB Sports + Entertainment which includes Atlanta United, the Atlanta Falcons, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and PGA TOUR Superstore.

- Oversee comprehensive communications strategy and execution for the club including media relations, executive and player management, event and match-day operations, brand identity, and community relations.

- Primary contact for ownership, club president and executive team

- Primary contact for head coach

**Justin Veldhuis**

Manager, Sports Communications

C: 518-366-4481

[email protected]

@justinveldhuis

- Primary contact for First Team player requests

- Fluent in Spanish

**Chris Raimondi**

Manager, Brand Communications

C: 678-481-6321

[email protected]

- Primary contact for all brand and business communications

**Johannes Schneider**

Coordination, Communications

C: 803-370-3355

[email protected]

- Secondary contact for First Team player requests

- Primary contact for

- Primary contact for Atlanta United 2

- Fluent in German

**AUSTIN FC** **Ryan Madden**

Vice President, Media and Communications

C: 805.453.4488

- Oversees Communications and Media for Austin FC and Q2 Stadium

- Primary contact for Austin FC technical staff and Club executive interview requests

- Primary contact for all Austin FC broadcast inquiries

**Cameron Koubek**

Coordinator, Communications and Media

C: 301.526.1542

- Fluent Spanish

- Primary contact for Austin FC corporate communications inquiries

- Oversees editorial content creation for AustinFC.com

**Emely Alvarado**

Coordinator, Communications and Media

C: 512.550.6407

- Fluent Spanish

- Primary contact for Austin FC credential requests, game notes and stats

**CHARLOTTE FC** **Woody Wilder**

Director of Communications

C: 276-620-9839

[email protected]

- Primary contact for all CLTFC executives and head coach

- Primary contact for sporting, business and community inquiries

- Primary contact for television rightsholders and international media

**Will Martin**

Communications Coordinator

C: 803-448-1789

[email protected]

- Day-to-day media contact for 1st Team schedules and media operations

- Primary contact for media assets

- Primary contact for English speaking player requests

**Gwen Hernandez**

Communications Coordinator

C: 646-717-3196

[email protected]

- Fluent in Spanish


- Primary contact for Spanish speaking player requests

- Secondary contact for all business, community, and sporting requests

**CHICAGO FIRE FC** **Jhamie Chin**

Senior Director, Sporting Communications

C: 407-454-2697

[email protected]

@jhamiechin

- Lead spokesperson for Chicago Fire FC, overseeing business and sporting communications

- Primary contact for Ownership, Club Executives, Head Coach and Designated Players

- Primary contact for national and international rights holders and Club broadcast talent

**Megan O'Keefe**

Senior Manager, Communications

C: 703-638-4431

[email protected]

**Elizabeth Sanchez**

Manager, Communications

C: 773-610-2923

[email protected]

@elizabethas82

- Day-to-day contact for MLS NEXT Pro team and Academy teams

- Oversees Club's media operations at Soldier Field

- Primary point of contact for Spanish-language requests

- Fluent in English, Spanish and French

**Rudy Hodgson**

Communications Specialist

C: 626-400-3464

[email protected]

@rudyhodgson33

**FC CINCINNATI** **John Horlander**

Manager of Communications

C: 502-432-2237

[email protected]

- Primary contact for all player, coach, and sporting executive requests

- Fluent in Spanish

**Patrick O'Leary**

Communications Coordinator

C: 304-395-8418

[email protected]

- Primary contact for media credentials and press operations

- Primary contact for Academy

**COLORADO RAPIDS** **Omar Gonzalez**

Director, Communications

C: 303-513-4234

[email protected]

@OGtweeted

- Primary contact for technical staff and club executive interview requests

- Media operations lead, including credentialing services

- Fluent in Spanish

**Emilio Gonzalez**

Manager, Communications

[email protected]

@_EmilioGonzalez

- Primary contact for first-team interview requests

- Primary contact for media asset requests

- Fluent in Spanish

**Kinzie Frey**

Communications & Content Manager, Rapids 2

C: 720-365-4516

[email protected]

- Communications lead for MLS NEXT Pro

- Primary contact for MLS NEXT Pro and Academy teams interview requests

- Primary contact for matchday media operations and press accreditation for Rapids 2

**COLUMBUS CREW** **Tim Miller**

Director, Communications and Broadcast

O: 614-447-4176

C: 847-828-2003

[email protected]

@TimothyKMiller

- Lead Club spokesman and oversees Club’s communications and broadcast functions; manages public relations staff and broadcast talent

- Primary contact for facilitating club media access to Columbus Crew ownership and executives

**Eunice Kim**

Senior Manager, Communications


O: 614-447-4249

C: 770-634-7636

[email protected]

@EKim28

- Primary contact for facilitating club media access to Columbus Crew First Team technical staff and players

- Serves as primary traveling team press contact for written/broadcast requests

- Manages First Team player off-the-field storylines and opportunities related to the Club

**Carlos Mojica**

Manager, Communications

O: 614-447-4203

C: 330-321-8989

[email protected]

@CDMojica

- Supports facilitation of media access to Columbus Crew First Team technical staff and players. Bilingual in Spanish and English

- Manages soccer information, matchday media operations and press accreditation at Lower.com Field for Crew matches

- Primary contact for facilitating club media access to Columbus Crew Second Team technical staff and players and manages publicity surrounding Crew Youth Soccer initiatives

**D.C. UNITED** **Zachary Abaie**

Vice President, Communications and Content

C: 540-207-7931

[email protected]

- Lead club media relations

- Directs club content strategy across all owned properties

- Responsible for club broadcast

**Sam Legg**

Senior Manager, Communications

C: 703-346-5209

[email protected]

- Responsible for all First Team Communications

- Leads matchday media communications

**Brayan Ruiz**

Senior Communications Coordinator

C: 443-547-5672

[email protected]

- Supports all first team and matchday communications and media relations

- Fluent in Spanish and leads all Spanish-speaking media relations for the club

**FC DALLAS** **Gina Miller**

Vice President, Media and Communications

O: 469-365-0198

C: 214-455-4501

[email protected]

@TheGinaMiller

- Primary contact for team executive interviews, player interviews

**Marleine Calderon**

Senior Coordinator, Media Services

O: 469-365-0068

[email protected]

@MarleineCal

**Raul Hernandez**

Media Relations Coordinator

[email protected]

- Primary contact for MLS NEXT Pro club North Texas SC

**HOUSTON DYNAMO** **Zac Emmons**

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

O: 713-276-7522

C: 281-799-3325

[email protected]

@ZacEmmons

- Oversees public relations, digital & social media and community relations

- Primary contact for Club senior executives and ownership

**Edgar Veliz**

Director, Communications

O: 713-276-7561

C: 713-534-3920

[email protected]

@veli147

- Day-to-day contact for team media requests

- Primary contact for credentials for all Dynamo and Houston Dash matches

- Serves as primary traveling team press contact for written/broadcast requests

**Harris Walker**

Communications Coordinator


C: 832-581-6676 [email protected]

- Primary contact for all Dynamo 2 and Dynamo Academy interview requests

- Primary contact for corporate and community interview requests

**Angel Franco**

Communications Coordinator

C: 832-727-4906 [email protected]

@angelmadison_

- Primary contact for all Houston Dash interview requests

- Proficient in Spanish

**SPORTING KANSAS CITY** **Rob Thomson**

Chief Officer, Communications

O: 913-387-3405

C: 913-226-6024

[email protected]

@247robo

- Oversees all communications, digital, events and programs for Sporting Kansas City and Children's Mercy Park

- Primary contact for team executive interview requests

- Primary contact for all properties related to Sporting Club

**Kurt Austin**

Director, Communications

O: 816-949-1197

C: 816-516-0577

[email protected]

@kaustin01

- Oversees media operations for Children’s Mercy Park

- Primary contact for media accreditation and access

- Primary contact for corporate communications and community relations

**Patrik Bergabo**

Press Officer

C: 203-300-9927

[email protected]

@pbergabo

- Primary contact for day-to-day media requests

- Liaison between the team and the front office

- Oversees game notes and other broadcast requests

**Jared Belzer**

Communications Coordinator

C: 913-850-0324

[email protected]

@Jared_Belzer

- Primary media contact for Sporting KC II and Sporting KC Academy

- PR lead for internal club communications and media monitoring

- Assists with creation of web content, press releases and other media materials

**LA GALAXY** **Vicky Mercado**

Director, PR and Communications

O: 310-630-2215

C: 310-995-8561

[email protected]

@vickymmercado

- Oversees LA Galaxy Communications Department and the club’s media relations

- Primary contact for LA Galaxy executives, technical staff and player interview requests

- Primary traveling team media liaison and contact for national broadcast partners

- Oversees media operations at Dignity Health Sports Park for LA Galaxy matches as well as other club and venue events

- Bilingual in English and Spanish

**Kevin Acevedo**

Manager, Communications

O: 310-630-4623 C: 820-346-9157

[email protected]

@acevedokev

- Day-to-day contact for team media requests

- Manages creation of written press releases, stories, team's media guide and game notes

- Primary contact for accreditation requests, media notes, sports information

- Manages incoming media requests for LA Galaxy players, including the first team, LA Galaxy II and LA Galaxy Academy

- Manages matchday media operations and press accreditation at Dignity Health Sports Park for LA Galaxy and LA Galaxy II matches

**LOS ANGELES FOOTBALL CLUB** **Seth Burton**

Senior Vice President, Communications and Content

C: 310-936-6080

[email protected]

**Crystal Reiter**

Director of Communications & Publicity, LAFC/Banc of California Stadium

C: 213-605-2414

[email protected]

**Alonzo Corona**

Coordinator, Communications

C: 213-257-7115

[email protected]

- Bilingual in English and Spanish

**INTER MIAMI CF** **Molly Dreska**

Senior Director, Communications

C: 516-567-4468

[email protected]

@MollyDreska

- Oversees communications for Inter Miami CF and DRV PNK Stadium

- Primary contact for Corporate/non-sports Communications (business, community, lifestyle)

- Primary contact for ownership and executive visibility opportunities (conferences, panels)

**Rafael Cabrera**

Director, Communications and Content

C: 305-608-9553

[email protected]

- Communications lead for the Inter Miami CF First Team

- Primary contact, travel liaison for Inter Miami CF sporting executives, coaching staff and players

- Primary contact for media accreditation and access

- Oversees communications department internship program

- Bilingual in English and Spanish

**Michael Franca**

Senior Coordinator, Communications

C: 305-793-3505

[email protected]

- Primary contact for media inquiries for Fort Lauderdale CF in MLS NEXT Pro

- Primary contact for Inter Miami CF MLS NEXT Academy Teams

- Primary contact for eMLS

- Bilingual in English and Spanish

**Mauricio Venegas**

Communications

[email protected]

- Develops press releases and content for InterMiamiCF.com

- Provides Spanish language translation for multiple departments across the club

- Bilingual in English and Spanish

**MINNESOTA UNITED FC** **Eric Durkee**

Senior Director, Public Relations

C: 651-270-8755

[email protected]

@durkeee

- Oversees club’s Public Relations and Community Relations department

- Primary contact for media access to Minnesota United ownership, executives, technical staff and players

- Primary contact for broadcast requests

**Gabriela Lozada**

Manager, Public Relations

C: 952-649-0405

[email protected]

@gabrielalozada

- Primary contact for Spanish-speaking players

- Serves as a primary traveling team press contact for written and staff requests

- Day-to-day contact for team media requests

- Primary stakeholder for MNUFC soccer information and official written club collaterals

- Manages matchday media operations and press accreditation at Allianz Field for MNUFC matches

**Aaron Tomich**

Coordinator, Public Relations


C: 330-962-2034

[email protected]

- Primary contact for MNUFC2, MLS NEXT Pro requests and MNUFC Academy requests

- Assists with different first team requests and projects

**CF MONTRÉAL** **Patrick Vallee**

Director, Communications and Broadcast

O: 514-328-3668, ext. 227

C: 514-919-0539

[email protected]

@PatValleeMTL

- Oversees club’s communications department including media, public relations and broadcast

- Primary contact for media requests with executives and technical staff

- Primary contact for broadcast partners

- Oversees creation of written releases

**Arcadio Marcuzzi**

Manager, Media Relations

C: 514-743-3433

[email protected]

@marcuzzi

- Day-to-day contact for media requests

- Serves as main traveling team media liaison

- Primary contact for credentials and game notes

- Main contact for all Spanish-language requests

**Rafael Figueroa**

Manager, Communications

C: 514-839-7240

[email protected]

- Day-to-day contact for media requests

- Main media contact for Academy and non-sporting requests

- Supports media operations at Stade Saputo and Centre Nutrilait

**NASHVILLE SC** **Cristina Maillo Belda**

Vice President, Communications

C: 240-602-0488

[email protected]

**Matt Bodiford**

Manager, Sports Communications and Public Relations

C: 713-876-2909

[email protected]

@BodiMatt

**NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION** **Adam Klionsky**

Director, Communications

O: 508-404-0468

C: 508-455-7551 [email protected] @AdamKlionsky

- Oversees club’s communications department and serves as primary media spokesperson

- Primary contact for Sporting Director, head coach, and club executives

- Contact for Revolution interview requests and sports information, inclusive of first team, Revolution II, and Revolution Academy

**Harold Rivera**

Communications Coordinator

O: 508-549-0316

C: 508-404-0248

[email protected]

- Primary contact for Revolution player requests, training access, media assets, and sports information

- Oversees production of press materials including game notes, news releases, match recaps, and more

- Fluent Spanish speaker

**Daniel Shulman**

Communications Coordinator

O: 508-298-0321

C: 508-404-5677

[email protected]

- Contact for credential requests, sports information, and interview requests

- Produces sports information, match notes, and other press collateral

**Marisa Boyd**

Communications Associate

C: 508-254-1890

- Primary media contact for Revolution II (MLS NEXT Pro) and Revolution Academy (MLS NEXT)


**NEW YORK CITY FC** **Sam Cooke**

Vice President, Communications

O: 212-738-5896

C: 347-324-6215

[email protected]

**Amanda Marston**

Senior Director, Communications

O: 212-738-5894

C: 512-565-8755

[email protected]

- Main media contact for community, corporate and non-sporting requests

**Esteban Camino**

Senior Manager, Media Relations

C: 347-749-2961

[email protected]

- Main media contact for sporting and academy requests, credential applications, Hispanic media relations and esports

**Andy Koreyva**

Manager, Communications

C: 908-675-5903

[email protected]

- Main media contact for community, lifestyle and non-sporting requests

**NEW YORK RED BULLS

** **Zach Lahey**

Coordinator, Communications

C: 908-763-7421

[email protected]

- Primary stakeholder for soccer information and press materials

**ORLANDO CITY SC** **Jackie Maynard**

Director, Communications

O: 407-480-4723

C: 585-944-6995

[email protected]

@jmaynard21

- Primary contact for majority owner, senior leadership group

- Primary contact for club / corporate communications

**Rob Hildreth**

Manager, Communications

C: 248-924-4360

[email protected]

- Day-to-day contact for MLS coach/player interview requests

- Bilingual in English and Spanish

**Hannah Drosdick**

Senior Coordinator, Communications

C: 386-585-0406

[email protected]

@hannahdrosdick

**Lucas Medeiros

**Communications Coordinator

C: 619-885-1997

[email protected]

**PHILADELPHIA UNION** **Amanda Young Curtis**

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

O: 610-990-4363

C: 484-686-5718

[email protected]

- Contact for Philadelphia Union executive, corporate and lifestyle requests

**Erica Scheer**

Director, PR and Communications

O: 610-497-1657

C: 617-817-4014

[email protected]

- Contact for Philadelphia Union coach and player requests

**Niko Dinoulis**

Coordinator, PR and Communications

C: 484-904-2574

[email protected]

- Contact for press accreditation and matchday media operations

**PORTLAND TIMBERS** **Collin Romer**

Vice President, Communications

O: 503-553-5433

C: 503-201-2414

[email protected]

- Oversees communications for Portland Timbers, Portland Thorns FC and Providence Park

- Primary media contact for Timbers interview requests

- Primary contact for Timbers executives and corporate communications

**Katie Simons**

Director, Communications

O: 503-553-5539

C: 720-207-8167

[email protected]

@KatieSimons24

- Primary media contact for Portland Thorns FC

- Contact for credential requests

**Jill Farley**

Coordinator, Communications


O: 503-553-5512

C: 503-896-2827

[email protected]

- Contact for game notes and media requests

- Contact for player and coach interview requests

**Paloma Alatorre**

Manager, Communications

O: 503-553-5529

C: 832-454-6139

[email protected]

- Day-to-day contact for team media requests

**REAL SALT LAKE** **Trey Fitz-Gerald**

Senior Director, Communications

C: 801-856-8877

[email protected]

- Primary contact for Club ownership and executive media requests

- Media liaison for Club’s public affairs and community activations

- Strategic communications guidance for the Club

**Meg Van Dyk

**Manager, CommunicationsC: [email protected] **SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES** **Jake Pisani**

Director, Communications

C: 650-483-0701

[email protected]com

@JPisani28

- Oversees day-to-day communications for the club and PayPal Park

- Primary media contact for team executives

- Primary contact for all English-language player/coach requests

- Primary contact for all team executive requests

**Pedro Ortiz**

Manager, Communications

C: 650-457-3512

[email protected]

- Primary contact for all Spanish-language player/coach requests

- Speaks English and Spanish fluently

**SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC** **Alex Caulfield**

Senior Vice President of Communications and Broadcast

O: 206-512-1225

C: 216-978-7212

[email protected]

@AlexCaulfield

**Matt Winter**

Director of Team Communications

O: 206-512-1215

C: 206-639-4610

[email protected]

**Kelly Schutz**

Director of Corporate Communications

O: 206-512-1207

C: 206-859-8223

[email protected]

@kelgamel

**Kevin Kay**

Communications Coordinator

O: 206-512-1226

C: 206-677-0774

[email protected]

**St. Louis CITY SC** **John Gasparoni**

Director, Public Relations

C: 551-202-4310

**TORONTO FC** **Alejandra Rueda**

Manager, Media Relations

C: 416-371-9398

[email protected]

- Manages Toronto FC Communications Department and the club’s media relations

- Primary contact for Toronto FC executives, technical staff and first team player requests

- Oversees media operations at BMO Field for Toronto FC matches

- Fluent in English and Spanish

**Nikk Kadbet**

Coordinator, Communications

[email protected]

- Communications lead for MLS Next Pro

- Primary contact for MLS Next Pro and Academy teams interview requests

- Primary contact for matchday media operations and press accreditation for Toronto FC and Toronto FC II

- Primary contact for accreditation requests and games notes for TFC and TFC II

- Secondary contact for First Team player request

**VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC** **Nathan Vanstone**

Vice President, Broadcast & Communications

C: 778-228-7177

[email protected]

@nathanvanstone

**Brandon Timko**

Director, Communications

C: 604-355-1245

[email protected]

@btimko912

**Seb Pereira**

Coordinator, Communications

C: 604-440-5742

- Fluent in Spanish