Ron Gilmore

Ron Gilmore

VP of Soccer Operations

Ron grew-up working in equipment, game day operations and team administration for the San Jose Earthquakes (NASL).  When the Earthquakes folded, Ron moved on to work for the Golden State Warriors (NBA) throughout his collegiate years.  Following college at San Jose State University, he accepted a role in the Sports Information Department at Arizona State University.  Gilmore then moved on to work in the private sector for nearly 20 years.  During those 20 years, he held volunteer and part-time game day operations positions with US Soccer.  Ron worked on the venue staff for the 1994 FIFA World Cup (Stanford University) and the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup (San Jose State University) and has worked to support over 30 additional Men’s and Women’s US National Team events and four CONCACAF Gold Cup competitions since 1985 (A role he continues to serve to this day).  In 2011, he continued his career in soccer at Arizona Youth Soccer Association where he managed large youth state, regional, national and ODP tournaments.  In March 2014, Arizona United Soccer Club (USL) was born and Ron joined their staff as Director of Operations where he managed one of the most successful operations staffs throughout the League.