"These changes will empower the board to play a greater role in all
federation activities, and reflects our ongoing commitment to improve oversight and accountability and serve all our members," said Cordeiro in a statement. "By involving board members earlier in the
decision-making process, we can more effectively utilize the available expertise, build consensus and improve the effectiveness of the federation."
Until recently, U.S. Soccer listed two executives under CEO/Secretary General Dan Flynn: Chief Administrative Officer Brian Remedi and Chief Commercial Officer Jay Berhalter. Now, 10 senior executives will report to Flynn.
They include four on the soccer technical side: Nico Romeijn, the former head of coaching education, in the new position of Chief Sport Development Officer, overseeing all technical
areas, Ryan Mooney as Chief Soccer Officer in charge of administrative needs on the technical side and two general managers (yet to be hired) in charge of the senior men's and women's
To oversee the expansion of the Membership Department will be Remedi with the title of Chief Stakeholders Officer. Tonya Wallach will hold the new title of Chief Talent and Inclusion Officer to promote equality and inclusion and create opportunities and pathways for the federation to get the most out of its staff.
Berhalter (Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer), Neil Buethe (Chief Communications Officer), Eric Gleason (Chief Financial Officer) and Lydia Wahlke (Chief Legal Counsel) will continue their roles and report directly to Flynn.