Executive Staff

David A. Tepper

David A. Tepper – Owner

David Tepper is the owner of Tepper Sports and Entertainment and Charlotte Football Club. Also the owner of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, Tepper has long been an advocate of sustained team success, and his community. Originally from Pittsburgh, Tepper is considered one of the most successful investors of his generation.

Tom Glick

Tom Glick – President, Tepper Sports & Entertainment

Tom Glick is the president of Tepper Sports and Entertainment. He oversees all business operations of the Charlotte Football Club as well as the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Glick as a rich history in MLS and international soccer, overseeing a number of departments with City Football Group, which includes Premier League side Manchester City. He also helped launch MLS club New York City FC in 2015, serving as team president.

Zoran Krneta

Zoran Krneta – Sporting Director

Zoran Krneta was named sporting director of Charlotte Football Club in December 2019. He founded the global sports agency, Star Sports & Entertainment, in 2005 and has identified and brokered contracts for more than 150 soccer players across the globe. He is responsible for all on-field operations, recruiting coaches and support staff, identifying and signing players for the MLS roster and creating the youth development academy.

Nick Kelly – President, Business Operations

Nick Kelly was hired as President of CLTFC after six years with Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). He was most recently their Vice President of Partnerships, Beer Culture and Community, overseeing company partnerships in sports, music, and entertainment fields. Kelly has a soccer marketing background, since AB InBev has sponsorship agreements with over a dozen MLS clubs and has partnered with international tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup, Olympics, International Champions Cup and Copa America.

Technical Staff

Marc Nicholls

Technical Director

Bobby Belair

Director of Player Personnel

Patrick Daka

Head of Individual Development/U12-13 Head Coach

Brian Edwards

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Alicia Fogarty

Academy Nutritionist

Jorge Herrera

Academy Coach

Karyn Latorre

Academy Head Athletic Trainer

Dan Lock

Academy Manager

Devon Manifold

Academy Head of Performance

Alex Martinez

Academy Head of Recruitment

Spencer Regier

First Team Manager

Mark Simpson

Head of Analytics/U14 Academy Coach

Sara Smith

Education and Welfare Coordinator

Business Operations

Jessica O’Neill

Director of Marketing & Communications

Nicole Salmon

Director of Finance

Dustin Swinehart

Director of Community Engagement

Natalee Jarrett

Client Services Manager

Leah Rodgers

Manager of Ticket Sales & Services

Alexandra Schmidt

Field Marketing Manager

Garrett Thibodeaux

Ticket Operations Manager

Taylor Banner

Graphic Designer

Kayala Walker

Ticket Operations Assistant