Daniel Collazo named Legends FC General Manager
Las Vegas Legends FC Names Daniel CollazoGeneral Manager
for NPSL League Debut
LAS VEGAS –(November 6, 2019) – Las Vegas Legends FC announced today Danial Collazo as General Manager for their National Professional Soccer League (NPSL) debut season.
“Selecting the right general manager is one of the most important tasks for any club,” said Las Vegas Legends FC CEO Meir Cohen. “As we set out to build our NPSL team, Daniel was a great choice as the candidate for the job. He has been involved in almost every aspect of soccer at both the amateur and Professional level. He has experience on the field and in the office, this is important to the development of a new club”.
Collazo, 35, has fulfilled the role as General Manager for the L.A. Wolves FC- UPSL Torrance, California - 2017 and 2018, F.C. Golden State Force USL 2 - 2017 Pomona, California, and San Nicolas FC Pomona, California - 2019. Collazo has achieved success in his general manager roles:
2017 USL 2 South West Champions -FC Golden State Force
2017 USL 2 Western Champions - FC Golden State Force
2018 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup 1st Round
2018 San Nicolas FC- , US Amateur Cup
2018 Region 4 Champion USASA - San Nicolás FC
2018 US Amateur Cup Third Place - San Nicolás FC
2018 Jugó TV Copa Alianza San Francisco Champion,
2018 National Jugo TV Copa Alianza Champion - San Nicolás FC
Born in Cordoba, Argentina, Collazo gained notoriety as the General Manager of Irvine (Calif.)-based PSA Elite, a two-time Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup participant that gained notoriety for its 4th Round appearance against L.A. Galaxy (MLS) in 2014.
Las Vegas Legends FC is set to begin its inaugural season in February 2020. Players will be recruited from the local Las Vegas pool of players that have played with local club, high school and college teams.
“I have years of experience recruiting and developing players from the local communities, said Collazo. “Las Vegas has a talented foundation of players, and developing young talent is the vision for our club”.
Collazo continued, “I am grateful to Meir for his faith in me to lead this exciting new club and I’m eager to lead it forward into what I believe can be a successful team that will give players an opportunity to move to the next level in their soccer careers. I'm committed to the club's vision and I'm excited to recruit a strong group of players and especially a nucleus of young, talented players that will give local fans a high quality of play and exciting soccer entertainment.”
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is one of the largest established men’s soccer leagues in the United States with over 90 teams competing across the country. The NPSL is a successor to the Men’s Premier Soccer League (MPSL), which was formed in 2002.
More information about the club can be found at www.lasvegaslegends.com or by following the club on Facebook (@Legends), Instagram (@las_vegas_legends), and Twitter (@LasVegasLegends).