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

  • Kyle Lonergan; McKool Smith

  • Justin MacFarlane; Macy's Inc.

  • 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; Village of Irvington

  • Andrew Sossen; Starwood Property Trust

  • Vipul Tandon; Soros Fund Management