Club Staff

Managing Owners

  • Carl H. Lindner III
    CEO & Controlling Owner
  • Meg Whitman and Dr. Griff Harsh
    Managing Owners
  • Scott Farmer
    Managing Owner
  • George Joseph
    Managing Owner

Executive Administration

First Team Coaching Staff

  • Jaap Stam
    Head Coach
  • Said Bakkati
    Assistant Coach
  • Yoann Damet
    Assistant Coach
  • Jack Stern
    Head of Goalkeeping
  • Vincent North
    Head Performance Analyst
  • Diego Martinez del Campo
    Video Analyst

FC Cincinnati Academy

  • Larry Sunderland
    Director of Player Development
  • Ricardo Páez
    U17 Head Coach
  • Joshua Neff
    U15 Head Coach/Academy Performance Specialist
  • Adrian Parrish
    U17 Assistant Coach/Discovery Program
  • Nikola Katic
    U15 Assistant Coach/Discovery Program
  • Dave Schureck
    Academy GK Coach/Administrator

Business Intelligence & Analytics


Community Relations and FC Cincinnati Foundation

Corporate Partnerships & Broadcasting

Facilities & Operations

Finance & Accounting

Marketing & Consumer Products

Scouting & Player Recruitment

  • Hunter Freeman
    Director of Scouting & Player Recruitment
  • Mike Grella
    Domestic Scout
  • Doug Elder
    Regional Scout
  • Clint Schneider
    Regional Scout
  • Mike Mossel
    European Scout

Soccer Analytics & Data

  • Alexander Schram
    Director of Soccer Analytics
  • Michael Goldman
    Manager of Player Compliance and Finance

Soccer Operations

  • Dan McNally
    Director of Soccer Operations
  • Satoshi Tatsumi
    Manager of Soccer Operations
  • Teddy Kerr
    Equipment Manager
  • Andrew Kolb
    Equipment Manager
  • Joe Miller
    Academy Operations Coordinator
  • Robbie Dworkin
    Head Groundskeeper
  • John Thomas
    Assistant Groundskeeper

Sports Performance

  • Gary Walker, Ph.D
    Assistant Coach/Director of Sports Performance
  • Dr. Matthew Busam, M.D.
    Chief Medical Officer
  • TBA
    Head Primary Care Physician
  • Aaron Powell
    Director of Sports Medicine / Head Athletic Trainer
  • Alex Villasanti
    Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Marshall Stoddard
    Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Kyle Hickey
    Academy Athletic Trainer
  • Austin Berry
    Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Jason Stallons
    Physical Therapist
  • Dr. Keith Ripploh
    Team Chiropractor