Fred Matthes

Professional Soccer Consultant in the United States

Fred Matthes

Professional Soccer Consultant in the United States

∆ 30 years of account, director, & senior management level experience

∆ 4 professional sports leagues (NBA, MLS, NWSL & USL)

∆ Builder from inaugural season in Major League Soccer for D.C. United (1995-2013); one of the league's elite organizations. Established league-leading averages in group sales, season seating, and overall attendance in early formative years of MLS. Recognized as Outstanding Ticketing Staff Award Winners three times. First ever team with dedicated Customer Service and Retention personnel in the league.

∆ Helped to launch Sacramento Republic FC in its first three seasons in USL (2013-2016). Record setting attendance marks in Season tickets, year long attendance avg. and sellouts on the path towards MLS expansion.

∆ Managed professional staffs of 6 - 30 members

∆ Regularly worked with attendance above 20,000 including multiple sellouts and special events upwards of 30, 40 & 50,000+ on occasion.

∆ Specializing in increased revenues from Premium seating for team and major international sports events

∆ Developing comprehensive programs for marketing & sales to specific populations within the marketplace

∆ Unparalleled customer service and experiences through relationship building with one-on-one personal care

∆ Extensive work in Ticketing Operations for a multitude of domestic, international, and special events matches as well as hundreds of regular season games

◇ Helping new organizations in their 'Start Up' phase with staffing, org. charts, ticketing operations, and sales structure as well as pricing and manifest creation for new and existing venues.

  • Work
    • MLS - USL - NWSL - NISA - NPSL
  • Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • BA in Communication Studies
    • NCAA Div. 1 Soccer Team - 3 seasons