TECHNICAL STAFF

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.

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.

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MIGUEL ÁNGEL RAMÍREZ

HEAD COACH

As the youngest head coach in MLS, Ramírez, 36, joins Charlotte FC after coaching Brazilian club Porto Alegre International in 2021, part of Brazil’s top-flight Serie A league.

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Christian Lattanzio

Christian Lattanzio

ASSISTANT COACH

Born in Italy, he served as the assistant coach for New York City FC from 2016-2018 and Technical Coordinator for Manchester City’s Elite Development Squad.

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Mikel Antía

Mikel Antía

ASSISTANT COACH

The 49-year-old joins the new MLS expansion team from professional Chinese football club Dalian Pro F.C., where he served as assistant from 2019-2021.

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Christian Fuchs

MIGUEL ÁNGEL RAMÍREZ

HEAD COACH

As the youngest head coach in MLS, Ramírez, 36, joins Charlotte FC after coaching Brazilian club Porto Alegre International in 2021, part of Brazil’s top-flight Serie A league.

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Christian Lattanzio

Christian Lattanzio

ASSISTANT COACH

Born in Italy, he served as the assistant coach for New York City FC from 2016-2018 and Technical Coordinator for Manchester City’s Elite Development Squad.

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Mikel Antía

Mikel Antía

ASSISTANT COACH

The 49-year-old joins the new MLS expansion team from professional Chinese football club Dalian Pro F.C., where he served as assistant from 2019-2021.

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Technical Staff

Marc Nicholls

Technical Director

Bobby Belair

Director of Player Personnel

Ryan Johnson

North American Scout

Spencer Regier

First Team Administrator

Mark Simpson

Head of Analytics

Thomas Schaling

Director of Scouting

Lisandro Ise

Head of Technical Scouting

Elena Lemus

Player Liason

Academy

Dan Lock

Academy Manager

Jorge Herrera

U15 Head Coach

Bryan Scales

U14 Head Coach

Patrick Daka

Head of Individual Development/Discovery Program Manager

Alex Martinez

Academy Coach/Academy Scout

Brian Edwards

Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Abdul Chibsah

Academy Head of Recruitment

Sara Smith

Education and Welfare Coordinator

Devon Manifold

Academy Head of Performance

Karyn Latorre

Academy Head Athletic Trainer

Alicia Fogarty

Academy Nutritionist

Bruno Paschoalini

Academy Head of Operations