Chattanooga Red Wolves SC announced Kevin Friedman as director of game day operations for its USL League One team. Friedman is responsible for general game day operations, stadium management, opponent liaison and ensuring all USL League One requirements are met for match events.
According to Chattanooga Red Wolves SC President and General Manager Sean McDaniel, Friedman will be vital to the success of the club’s game day experience.
“Adding Kevin to our team allows us to put the game day logistics into place in preparation for the season,” said McDaniel. “Kevin has knowledge of the game and extensive experience in the operational side of matches, so I have no doubt that with his help Red Wolves game days will be enjoyable for all involved.”
As director of game day operations, Friedman will oversee all game day programming, for preseason, regular season and playoff matches, including but not limited to supervising operations staff for every home match, security, facility prep, coordinating arrivals and care of visiting team and referees and more.
With an undergrad in Sports Ministry and a master’s degree in Sports Administration, Friedman is well-versed in the sports administration & operations scene, having played and coached collegiately at Belhaven College in Jackson, MS, as well as spent time with the equipment department for Major League Soccer’s (MLS) D.C. United. He has over 15 years of operations and event management experience.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Chattanooga Red Wolves SC Front Office,” said Friedman. “I’m looking forward to coordinating the game day logistics for the Red Wolves’ Inaugural Season and giving fans, staff and the team a fun, exciting and smooth experience at every match.”
Originally from Memphis, TN, he has lived in Chattanooga with his wife and one-year-old son for eight years.
For more information on Chattanooga Red Wolves SC, visit www.chattredwolves.com or follow the team on social media: @ChattRedWolves on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About Chattanooga Red Wolves SC
Founded in 2018, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC is a professional soccer club in Chattanooga, Tenn. The USL League One founding member is led by business executive Robert (Bob) Martino and coached by Tim Hankinson. The club has plans to construct a new state-of-the-art 5,500-seat soccer-specific stadium in Chattanooga for the 2020 season and will play its inaugural season at David Stanton Field at Chattanooga Christian School while the stadium is being built. For more information, visit chattredwolves.com.
About USL League One
USL League One is shaping the future of the game in the United States, uniting passionate fans in new markets with the thrill of a proven professional soccer experience. League One submitted its sanctioning application to the U.S. Soccer Federation on August 14. South Georgia Tormenta FC, FC Tucson, Greenville Triumph SC, a Madison-based team, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC, Toronto FC II, Orlando City B and the Richmond Kickers have been revealed as teams set to compete in the inaugural 2019 season. The remaining teams will be announced in the coming weeks as well as the league’s official competition structure.