ROSTER MOVES (July 2019)

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Allen Barrett Credit: XFL
Jim Baral Credit: XFL
Matthew Carle Credit: rEvolution
Russ Giglio Credit: XFL
Lisa Milner Goldberg Credit: XFL
Charles Hampton Credit: XFL
Kate Jhaveri Credit: NBA
Todd KlineCredit: Endeavor
Dan McKenzieCredit: CHL

Jim Baral named Senior Director of Partnerships, XFL LA, from consultant for the Los Angeles Chargers

Allen Barrett joins XFL Tampa Bay as Director of Communications, from Senior Communications Manager, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Matthew Carle, named EVP, Development at rEvolution (link)

Theresa Ferguson named Director, Brand Management at National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), from Director, Graduate School Marketing Communications, Wheaton College

Russ Giglio named Director of Player Administration at XFL, from Director of Player Personnel, AAF

Lisa Milner Goldberg joins XFL LA as Director of Communications from VP, Swanson Communications

Justin Gurney moves to SVP, Premium Sales & Service at New Jersey Devils/Prudential Center, from Assoc. VP, NBA Team Marketing & Business Operations

Charles Hampton joins XFL Houston as Director of Communications, from Director, Strategic Communications & Public Relations, Grand Canyon University

Kate Jhaveri named CMO at National Basketball Association (NBA), from CMO, Twitch (link)

Todd Kline joins Endeavor as SVP Sports Talent & Property Sales, from Chief Commercial Officer, Washington Redskins

Dan McKenzie named President of Candian Hockey League (CHL) from Managing Director, NBA Canada (link)



On July 4, the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) announced Raleigh International FC as a new league member for the 2020 Spring Season. Based in Raleigh, N.C., the team will begin play in the UPSL Mid-Atlantic Division, and play home games at WRAL Complex. (link)

On July 24, p1440, the volleyball-centric digital media platform co-founded by Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings, announced the company’s first Series A investor, Theresia Gouw, co-founder of Aspect Ventures. Gouw will also join p1440’s Board of Directors. (link)

On July 26, the American Athletic Conference (AAC) and the University of Connecticut announced that they had reached an agreement to waive the conference’s mandated 27-month notice. This clears the way for the school join the Big East Conference in July 2020. Per multiple reports, UConn will pay a $17 million exit fee rather than the AAC’s standard $10 million fee. (link)

Updated: August 1, 2019