Front Office

1844 SW Morrison
Portland, OR 97205

Phone: 503.553.5400
Fax: 503.553.5405

Chief Executive Officer  Merritt Paulson
President, Business Operations Mike Golub
General Manager Gavin Wilkinson
Sr. VP, Operations Ken Puckett
VP, Corporate Partnerships Todd Spear
VP, Communications Chris Metz
VP, Ticket Sales & Services Joe Cote
VP, Business Operations & Marketing Cory Dolich
VP, Finance & Administration Kathy Jennings
Head Coach Caleb Porter
Assistant Coach Sean McAuley
Assistant Coach Cameron Knowles
Assistant Coach / T2 Head Coach Jay Vidovich
Goalkeeping Coach Mike Toshack
Director, Sports Medicine / Head Athletic Trainer Nik Wald, ATC
Director, Sports Science Nick Milonas
First Assistant Athletic Trainer Joel Marick, MA, ATC
Second Assistant Athletic Trainer Alex Margarito, ATC
Sports Medicine Oregon/Orthopaedic Surgeon Richard H. Edelson, M.D.
Sports Medicine Oregon/Orthopaedic Surgeon Jonathan E. Greenleaf, M.D.
Sports Medicine Oregon/Orthopaedic Surgeon Kevin J. Murphy, M.D.
Team Dentist Mark J. Kaip, D.D.S.
Head Coach, Thorns FC Paul Riley
Assistant Coach, Thorns FC Mike Demakis
Assistant Coach, Thorns FC Skip Thorp
Assistant Coach, Thorns FC Scot Thompson
Goalkeeper Coach, Thorns FC Steve Reese
Athletic Trainer, Thorns FC Katie Donnelly
Soccer Operations  
Director, Soccer Operations Nick Mansueto
Player Relations Manager / Video Analyst Pablo Moreira
Head Equipment Manager Sam Younie
Assistant Equipment Manager Juamaine Venter
Coordinator, Soccer Operations Spencer Childs
Administrator, Soccer Operations Sarah Aschwald
Equipment Manager, Thorns FC Megan Lovich
Academy and Youth Development  
Director, Youth Sporting Mike Smith
Manager, Academy / ODP Coordinator Erik Lyslo
Head Coach, Timbers U-23s Jim Rilatt
Academy Coach Andrew Gregor
Academy Coach Brad Agoos
Assistant, Youth Operations Margit Nellis
Ticket Sales & Services  
Director, Guest Services and Event Sales Ashley Highsmith
Director, Ticket Operations Ben Hoel
Director, Ticket Services Chris Wilson
Director, Ticket Sales Dan Gartner
Manager, Corporate Sales Pat Rice
Account Executive, Ticket Sales Craig Tomson
Account Executive, Ticket Sales Christine Vargas
Account Executive, Ticket Sales Jason Breiter
Inside Sales Representative Jake Robinson
Manager, Ticket Services Dan Zusman
Manager, Ticket Services Leigh Calvert
Coordinator, Ticket Services Traci Swanson
Coordinator, Ticket Services Nicole Tillett
Coordinator, Ticket Services Candace Young
Coordinator, Ticket Services Sarah Jarvis
Coordinator, Box Office Chris Fancher
Manager, Guest Services Andrea Tolonen
Coordinator, Guest Services Jim Blocher
Manager, Event Sales Lakeeya Blue
Corporate Partnerships  
Director, Corporate Sales Matt Kolasinski
Director, Partner Activation & Suites Amy Ziskin
Manager, Partner Activation Trevor Smith
Manager, Partner Activation Katie Hoffner
Manager, Corporate Sales Eddie Stamm
Manager, Partner Activation Kelsey Hough
Community Relations  
Director, Community Relations Kristel Wissel
Coordinator, Community Relations Carling Leon
Media Relations & Marketing  
Director, Digital Media / Editor-in-Chief Brian Costello 
Director, Events & Promotions Jennifer Smoral
Director, Broadcasting Matt Smith
Director, Marketing & Business Operations Emily Lamunyan
Manager, Digital Marketing Marc Kostic
Manager, Video Production Che Lowenstein
Graphic Designer Alex Kocher
Manager, Media Relations Mark Nelson
Broadcast Reporter/Producer Samantha Yarock
Broadcast Announcer & Digital Producer Jake Zivin
Coordinator, Media Relations Katie Simons
Assistant, Engineer & Production Erick Alley
Stadium Operations  
Director, Operations Ryan Utterback
Manager, Housekeeping Brian Kennedy
Manager, Facility Maintenance Dave Tankersley
Coordinator, Operations/Systems John Burchim
Head Groundskeeper Jesse Smith
Logistics Coordinator Velvet Jones
Director, Human Resources Nancy Ford
Executive Assistant Vanessa Rakowitz
Game Day Coordinator/Receptionist Jeanne Nichols
Senior Accountant Francis DeMonte
Administrator/Accounting Analyst Tyler Asla