Leadership & Partnerships

Maryland SoccerPlex Sports Institute Leadership:

Jerad Minnick – Director and Head Instructor

Advisory Board:

  • Allen Reed; Sports Field Manager, Toyota Stadium (FC Dallas)
  • Neal Sitzman; Sports Field Manager, Red Bull Arena (New York Red Bull)
  • Casey Montgomery; Director of Grounds, Sporting Kansas City
  • Nick Lievence; Sports Field Manager, Polk Field (Purdue University)
  • James Lappetito; Director of Grounds, Pratt & Whitney Stadium (OVG 360)
  • Mike Alperstein; General Manager, Banc of California Stadium (LAFC)
  • Matt Libber; Executive Director, Maryland Soccer Foundation
  • Simon Gumbrill; Stadium Grow Lighting


We’d like to thank our partners who’ve helped make this program possible!


A special thanks to: