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Major League Soccer
420 Fifth Ave, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Main: 212-450-1200
Dan Courtemanche | @courtemanchemls
Executive Vice President, Communications
O: 212-450-1225
C: 646-831-8813
  • Manages the MLS/SUM Communications department
  • Senior spokesperson for MLS and SUM
  • Media liaison to Commissioner Don Garber & MLS Senior Executives
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Marisabel Muňoz | @MarisabelMunoz
Vice President, Communications
O: 212-450-1262
C: 646-831-0262
  • Primary contact for U.S. Hispanic and international media for MLS and SUM
  • Oversees media operations for SUM properties
  • Speaks fluent Spanish
Sean Dennison | @SeanDennisonMLS
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
O: 212-450-1223
C: 917-658-4159
  • Primary media contact for non-sports and business media
  • Handles media requests and inquiries regarding business, marketing and sponsorship
  • Speaks fluent French
Lauren Hayes | @Lauren_Brophy
Director, Communications
O: 212-450-1227
C: 708-921-6504
  • Primary contact for sports media
  • Oversees all competition-related media initiatives
  • Proficient in Spanish
Al D’Agostino | @adagostino3
Senior Manager, Communications
O: 212-450-1459
C: 516-698-5854
  • Primary contact for lifestyle media
  • Primary contact for MLS WORKS / philanthropy-related inquiries
Jane Sexton | @janer778
Senior Coordinator, Communications
O: 212-450-1408 
C: 718-974-1448
  • Primary contact for MLS beat reporters
  • Media contact for MLS Special Events, including AT&T All-Star Game and MLS Cup
  • Oversees video content available to journalists
Paola García  | @garciavpaola

Coordinator, International Communications
O: 212-450-1365 
C: 347-806-3268
  • Focuses on U.S. Hispanic and international media relations
  • Media operations for SUM events
  • Fluent in Spanish
Gabe Gabor | @MLSGabor
Senior International Communications Consultant
C: 917-364-2755
  • Serves as Press Officer for various SUM events and Sueño MLS
  • Media training and publicity stunt specialist 
  • Focuses on U.S. Hispanic media relations
  • Fluent in Spanish
Rick Lawes
Editorial Consultant
C: 646-342-3193
  • Contact for all statistical needs; Communications liaison to Elias Sports Bureau and Opta Sports
  • Manages MLS publications, including game guides and notes, and the Fact & Record Book
  • Very proficient in Spanish
Doug Hicks | @DougCFSC
Vice President, Communications
O: 708-496-6724
Frank Stranzl | @frankstranzl
Director, Communications
O: 708-496-6795
C: 707-696-1931
Eunice Kim | @ekim28
Manager, Communications
O: 708-496-6726
C: 770-634-7636
  • Primary contact for first team interview requests
  • Primary contact for media credential requests
Richard Clarke | @MrRichardClarke  
Senior Director of Communications and Digital Media
O: 303-727-3503
C: 303-304-6899
Diego Garcia | @DiegoGarciaGB
Coordinator, PR & Social Media
O: 303-727-3508
  • Fluent in Spanish
Tim Miller | @TimothyKMiller
Director, Communications 
O: 614-447-4176
C: 847-828-2003
  • Oversees club’s communications department and broadcast talent
  • Primary contact for facilitating club media access to Columbus Crew SC ownership, executives, technical staff and players
  • Serves as primary traveling team press contact for written/broadcast requests
Ryan Schwepfinger | @ryanschwep
Manager, Communications 
O: 614-447-4203
C: 610-751-7067
  • Day-to-day contact for team media requests
  • Oversees match day media operations and press accreditation
  • Manages club’s soccer information and official written collaterals
Lindsay Simpson 
Director of Media and Communications
O: 202-587-5486
C: 770-713-5377
Leigh Anne Gullet | @LAGullett
Director, Public Relations
O: 469-365-0054
C: 210-259-7865
  • Primary contact for team executive interviews;
    player interviews
Jason Minnick
Director, Media Relations
O: 469-365-0068
C: 570-764-0294
  • Primary contact for credential requests;
    player interviews
Zac Emmons @Zac_Emmons
Sr. Director, Communications
O: 713-276-7522
Matt Pedersen | @mattpedersen5
Manager, Communications
O: 713-276-7520
C: 832-794-8673
  • Primary contact for player interview requests
  • Oversees the production and development of all club-related written communications
  • Primary contact for sports and soccer media outlets
Ben Crook | @TheBenCrook
Digital Communications Coordinator
O: 713-276-7588
C: 832-652-9936   
  • Oversees content and strategy development surrounding
  • Oversees press box and overall gameday media operations
  • Primary contact for media credential requests
  • Secondary contact for player interview requests
Rob Thomson | @247robo
Executive Vice President, Communications/Digital
O: 913-387-3405
C: 913-226-6024
  • 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
Jonathan Kaplan | @HappyKappy7
Manager, Communications and Digital
O: 816-949-1197
C: 516-965-4664
  • Oversee social media strategy and content creation         
  • Responsible for media outreach, collaboration and accommodation
Molly Dreska | @TerpyTime
Manager, Communications and Digital
O: 913-387-3428
C: 516-567-4468
  • Primary contacts for player/coach interview requests and photography needs/requests   
  • Primary contact for all credential needs for both local and visiting media
Sam Kovzan | @skovzan
Content Strategist
C: 913-526-2574
  • Primary contact for team's mobile app Sporting KC Uphoria
  • Oversees creation of written relases, stories, team's media guide and game notes
Brendan Hannan | @BrendanHannan
Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Digital
O: 310-630-2245
C: 720-937-8962
Chris Glidden | @cwglidden
Communications Manager
O: 310-630-4623
C: 561-459-0025
Vicky Mercado
Communications Manager
O: 310-630-2215
C: 310-995-8561
Patrick Vallee | @PatValleeMTL
Director, Communications & Digital
O: 514-328-3668, Ext. 227
C: 514-919-0539
  • Manages Communications, Digital and Broadcast
  • Manages production of Impact Media (video, articles, social media)
  • Primary contact for team executive interview requests and broadcast-related matters
  • Oversees overall game-day media operations
  • Oversees internal communications
  • Speaks French and English
Eric Forest | @ericforest
Manager, Media Relations
O: 514-328-3668 Ext. 267
C: 514-799-2817
  • Primary contact for player interview requests
  • Primary contact for media credential requests
  • Primary contact for photography and stats needs
  • Oversees pressbox and game notes
  • Speaks French and English
Raphael Larocque-Cyr | @RaphLCyr
Coordinator, Communications 
FC Montreal & Academy
O: 514-328-3668 Ext. 257
C: 514-561-6244
  • Manages player interview requests for the Academy and FC Montreal
  • Oversees overall game-day media operations for FC Montreal games
  • Speaks French and English
Kaitlin Gangl |
Communications Director

O: 508-549-0496
C: 508-954-7385  
Adam Klionsky |
Communications Manager
O: 508-549-0468
C: 508-455-7551 
Scott Altman
Communications Coordinator

O: 508-549-0533
C: 508-404-5419
Kevin Noonan |
Communications Coordinator
O: 508-549-0512
C: 508-404-0248
Sam Cooke 
Director, Media Relations
O: 212-738-5896
C: 347-324-6215
Nicole Chayet Singer
Sr. Manager, Communications & Hispanic Media Relations
O: 646-873-5712
C: 858-775-5211
Amanda Marston 
Manager, Communications
O: 212-738-5894
C: 512-565-8755
Carter Daly
Manager, Media Relations
O: 212-738-5810
C: 201-919-8890
Jason Baum @JasonBaumPR
Senior Director, Communications
O: 973-776-8990
C: 201-966-6338
  • Oversees the day-to-day public relations operations and the main point of contact for all media requests for the New York Red Bulls
  • Primary traveling team media liaison and contact for national broadcast partners
  • Primary contact for New York Red Bulls radio network on TuneIn
Gordon Stevenson
Communications Manager
O: 973-776-8822
C: 973-432-2583
  • Oversees press box and overall gameday media operations at Red Bull Arena
  • Primary contact for media accreditation inquiries
  • Secondary contact for player interview requests
Chris Orihuela
Communications Coordinator
C: 973-713-0656
  • Primary contact for New York Red Bulls II press inquiries, including accreditation for all New York Red Bulls II matches at Red Bull Arena
Diogo Kotscho 
Sr. Director, Communications
C: 407-325-6833
Jacklyne Ramos
Director, Communications
O: 407-480-4751
Ashley Dabb
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
O: 610-497-6286
Chris Winkler@ChrisWinklerUSC
Manager, Communications
O: 610-497-6727
C: 716-430-9477
  • Oversees all club media relations initiatives and written communication
  • Primary contact for club's executives and technical staff requests
  • Primary traveling team media liasion; contact for national and local in-market broadcasts
Matt Bodiford | @Matt_Bodiford
Coordinator, Media Relations
O: 610-497-6727
  • Day-to-day contact for individual player requests
  • Primary contact for matchday credential requests
Charlotte Muscroft 
Coordinator, Hispanic Media Relations
  • Primary contact for Hispanic media requests
  • Primary contact for Bethlehem Steel FC media requests
  • Fluent in Spanish
Chris Metz
Vice President, Communications
O: 503-553-5433
C: 503-358-3608
  • Oversees all communications efforts for the Peregrine Sports LLC, Portland Timbers, Portland Timbers 2 (USL) Portland Thorns FC (NWSL) and Providence Park
  • Primary contact for executive interviews and Timbers coaching staff/technical staff
  • Primary PR contact for national broadcast partners
  • Primary traveling communications contact
 Jhamie Chin
Manager, Media Relations (Timbers)
O: 503-553-5529
C: 407-454-2697
  • Primary contact for Portland Timbers and Timbers Academy interview requests
  • Primary contact for day-to-day Timbers media information and requests
  • Secondary contact for Portland Timbers, Portland Thorns FC and T2 credential requests
Katie Simons
Manager, Media Relations (Thorns FC)
O: 503-553-5539
C: 720-207-8167
  • Primary contact for Portland Thorns FC (NWSL) media requests
  • Secondary contact for Portland Timbers media requests
  • Primary contact for Portland Timbers, Portland Thorns FC and T2 credential requests
Paul Dewhurst
Coordinator, Media Relations
O: 503-553-5512
C: 909-706-1263
  • Primary contact for T2 (USL) and Portland Timbers U-23s (PDL) media requests
Trey Fitz-Gerald
Vice President, Broadcasting and Communications
O: 801-727-2717
C: 801-856-8877
Matt Gaschk | @mattgaschk
Director, Media Services
O: 801-727-2720
C: 253-250-3239
Jed Mettee
VP, Marketing & Communications
O: 408-556-7723
C: 408-613-8172
  • Oversees all media relations, marketing, digital and community efforts
  • Manages broadcast partnerships
  • Fluent in Spanish
Jake Pisani
Sr. Coordinator, Media Relations
O: 408-556-7774
C: 650-483-0701
Alex Caulfield | @Alex_Caulfield

Sr. Director of Communications
O: 206.512.1225
C: 216.978.7212  
  • Oversees Sounders FC Communications, encompassing team media relations, digital content and public affairs
  • Senior club spokesperson and primary contact for Sounders FC ownership, executives, technical staff and players
  • Primary traveling team media liaison and contact for national broadcast partners 
Matt Winter
Communications Coordinator
O: 206-512-1215
C: 206-639-4610
  • Day-to-day contact for team media requests
  • Manages matchday media operations at CenturyLink Field and First Team press accreditation
  • Primary stakeholder for Sounders FC soccer information and official written club collaterals
Branden Griffith | @BrandenMG
S2 PR & Digital Media Coordinator
O: 206-512-1266
C: 425-248-0586
  • Primary contact for Sounders FC 2 press inquiries, including accreditation for all S2 matches at Starfire Sports Complex
  • Digital lead for S2-related content creation and social media platforms 
Jeff Bradley |
Director, Communications 
O: 416-815-4043
C: 647-200-7536
Mike Masaro | @MikeMasaro
Manager, Media Relations 
O: 416-815-2474
C: 416-716-1311
Anthony Cozzetto | @anthonycozzetto
Assistant, Media Relations 
O: 416-815-6126
C: 416-371-9398
Tom Plasteras 
Director, Broadcast & Communications
O: 604-753-8915
Nathan Vanstone | @nathanvanstone
Senior Manager, Media Relations & Broadcast
O: 604-629-2251
C: 778-228-7177
  • Primary contact for player interview requests
  • Main broadcast liaison
  • Manages videography
Andrea Blendl |
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and Community Relations
O: 604-669-9283 ext. 2260
C: 604-355-9283
Brandon Timko | @BTightPants
Specialist, Communications
O: 604-669-9283 x2292
C: 604-355-1245
  • Secondary media contact for MLS team
  • Main contact for soccer development programs including youth teams, camps and clinics
  • Primary contact for media credential requests
  • Fluent in French
Elena Cizmaric | @ecizmaric
Director, Corporate Communications
AMB Group
O: 404-367-2066
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