Jason Gross

Senior Director of Soccer and Operations jgross@dcscores.org

Jason brings over 14 years of experience as an NCAA Men’s and Women’s soccer coach, Academy and Sporting Director, and as a PreK-12 educator with DCPS. He serves as the Head Coach of Women’s Soccer at Trinity Washington University and as the Sporting Director for City Sporting Club.

As a Director, his programming has developed some of the top players in the country including several U.S. Youth National Team players, the DC Gatorade Player of Year, and countless NCAA players. His teams have won a State Cup, 3 Regional Championships, and have had the opportunity to compete for several National Championships across various competition formats. As a Coaching Educator, he has provided professional development for over 75 professionals across the Washington, D.C. area. An alumnus, Jason returned to lead the girl’s soccer program at School Without Walls HS, a premier academic institution in DCPS, to a DCIAA Championship Final.

As a player, Jason was a U.S. Youth National Team call-up. He competed as a four-year starter and three-year captain of the Division 1 Men’s Soccer program at Howard University. He received two All-Conference First Team honors and was selected to play professionally in the Major Indoor Soccer League for the NJ Ironmen. Jason has played competitively in seven countries including France, England, Spain, Germany, Holland, Denmark, and Norway.

Staff

Katrina Owens

Executive Director

Sean Hinkle

Chief Operating Officer

Tony Francavilla

Chief Development Officer

Brandy Tyson

Chief Program Officer

Charity Blackwell

Senior Advisor of Arts & Culture

Greta Adjei Silas

Senior Operations Manager

Jewel Christian

Program Coordinator, Data and Evaluation

Katie Lu Clougherty

Senior Program Manager, Data and Evaluation

Jose Granados

Program Fellow

Jason Gross

Senior Director of Soccer and Operations

Tom Gross

Program Coordinator, Leagues

Chris Hudler

Senior Program Manager, Soccer

Desara Korreshi

Program Fellow

Margot Locker

Program Manager, Community Engagement

Lorena Palacios

Senior Communications Manager

Danny Sheerin

Associate Development Manager, Operations

Keith Tucker

Program Specialist, Soccer

Board

Wally Okpych IV

Chair, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Loren Angelo

Sustainability Chair

Takita Battle

Secretary, BoardSource

Alex Diaz-Asper

Treasurer, VentureCount

Ben-James Brown

Assistant Treasurer, Wells Fargo

David Barritt-Flatt

Carta Advisors, LLC

Mark Cowan

Potomac International Partners

David Grosso

Arent Fox

Fred Hargrove

MorganFranklin Consulting

Jennifer Hsin

Clark Enterprises

Andrew Howell

Monument Advocacy

Danita Johnson

D.C. United

Chip Lohmeyer

Vectrus

Bruce D. Schulman

NGP Energy Technology Partners

Harry Stevenson

Clark Construction

Devin Talbott

Enlightenment Capital

Advisory Council

Alex Bearman

District Sports

Erika Bowman

Hogan Lovells LLP

Jay Carmel

Avascent

Elle Carne

Brailsford & Dunlavey

Laisha Dougherty

Pepco

Kemba Ford*

Food and Drug Administration (*serving in a personal capacity)

Thomas Francisco

KPMG

Josh Freedholm

Daedalus Ventures

Laurie Gonzalez

Deloitte

Ben Hsieh

Level Field Partners

Tony Keith, Jr., PhD

Educational Emcee

Carlo LeBoffe

MorganFranklin Consulting

Traci Lee

Volkswagen Group of America

Matt Lindsay

Quantified Ventures

Joshua McGee

Grant Thornton LLP

Luke Mohamed

Tim Preotle

JTP Capital Management

Lindsey Sharp

D.C. United