Racing Louisville FC named Ryan Dell as its first-ever general manager on Wednesday.
Dell, 30, spent the past nine-plus years working for the U.S. Soccer Federation, assigned to the Women's National Team. He started as equipment manager in 2013, and at the time of his departure, led team operations. He had been part of the group preparing the team for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
With Racing Louisville, Dell will oversee all soccer operations, which includes player recruitment, performance and compliance.
"I'm so excited to be here in Louisville," Dell said in a club news release. "The potential is limitless for this club and team. There's a foundation for Louisville to be a destination in the NWSL.
"Having worked with many of these players and with my previous experience in a highly professional setting, I know we will keep working hard to maintain a positive environment for our players to thrive on the field and be completely supported and cared for off it."
--Field Level Media