Jack Dodd | Timbers Technical Director

Formerly an assistant general manager of player personnel and scouting, Jack Dodd joins the Timbers staff as the club’s technical director following a nine-year tenure at Toronto FC (2014-2023).

During his time with Toronto FC, Dodd was instrumental in the identification and acquisition of MLS MVPs Sebastian Giovinco and Alejandro Pozuelo, as well as many others to have played for the Reds over the past eight seasons. Dodd was promoted to assistant general manager, player personnel and scouting in 2021. In addition to managing the clubs scouting department, Dodd has been involved in many areas assisting in roster management and facilitating player pathways, across Toronto’s MLS and MLS Next Pro teams.  

The Derby, England, native helped the club earn several titles, including an MLS Cup (2017), a Supporter’s Shield (2017), three Eastern Conference titles (2016, 2017, 2019) and the Canadian Cup four times (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020).

Before joining TFC, Dodd spent six years as a business development manager at Scout7, where he created and developed a player and club data management and recruitment system. During that time, Dodd also served as a technical scout for Crystal Palace FC for a season (2013-2014) and an academy scout for Liverpool Football Club from 2008-2013. Dodd earned his sports management degree at Coventry University in Coventry, England, in 2005.