Development Council members are ambassadors increasing access, resources, and engagement to accelerate the development of world-class players & coaches to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States.

A special thank you to the New York City Development Council members for truly changing lives, developing a sport and inspiring a nation.
Learn more here about how U.S. Soccer, along with the Development Councils in the Bay Area, Chicago and New York, are impacting soccer in the United States. If you are interested in joining the NYC Development Council, please contact Sean Shapiro, U.S. Soccer’s Major Gift Officer, at


  • Chris Boehning; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

  • Joe Capone; Soros Fund Management

  • Flint Hobart

  • Greg Kaldor; Phillimore Investments

  • Stan Lai; Moelis & Company

  • Kyle Lonergan; McKool Smith

  • Kim Many; K Squared Patents, LLC

  • Tara McCann; Rockwood Capital

  • Ned Offit; Offit Capital Advisors

  • Brigit O'Meara; Discover Puglia

  • Elaine Philis; CBRE Capital Advisors

  • Larry Raff; KPMG

  • Alex Rossi; LIV Capital

  • Andrew Schader; Silver Lake Partners

  • Brian Smith; Bayberry Capital Partners

  • Andrew Sossen; Starwood Capital Group

  • Vipul Tandon; Newlight Partners

Join the U.S. Soccer NYC Development Council in proudly supporting the first-of-its-kind scholarship program. We need your help to build a network of educated, professional and respected coaches in the NYC metro area and impact thousands of players.

Your gift to this inaugural program will help develop more and better coaches by providing need-based financial aid for coaches to participate in their next U.S. Soccer Coaching License Course.