XFL names Jordan Schlachter to lead sales and Derek Throneburg to lead Team Business Operations

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Stamford, Conn., April 1, 2019 – The XFL today announced that Jordan Schlachter, most recently Chief Marketing Officer of the National Basketball Players Association and President of its marketing and revenue arm, THINK 450, has been named Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer. Also, Derek Throneburg, most recently Vice President of Customer Insight and Engagement for … Read more

XFL names Ryan Gustafson Team President in Seattle

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Stamford, Conn., March 26, 2019 – The XFL today announced that Ryan Gustafson, most recently the Vice President of Business Strategy & Development for Sounders FC, has been named President of the XFL football team in Seattle. The Seattle XFL team will first take the field in February 2020 for its inaugural season and play … Read more

XFL partners with Your Call Football to test new rules

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Stamford, Conn., March 11, 2019 – The XFL today announced that they are testing new rules under consideration before its February 2020 kick off with Your Call Football (YCF). Testing occurred during YCF practices on March 7-9 and will continue this week on March 14 and 15. During each practice, YCF coaches are working closely … Read more

Jim Zorn Named XFL Head Coach in Seattle

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SEATTLE, WASH., February 25, 2019 – The XFL today announced that former NFL quarterback and head coach Jim Zorn has been named the head coach and general manager of the new XFL team in Seattle. “It’s an exciting day when Jim Zorn returns to his professional football roots,” said Oliver Luck, XFL Commissioner & CEO. “Jim … Read more

Pep Hamilton Named XFL Head Coach in Washington D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. February 21, 2019 – The XFL today announced that Pep Hamilton, who has more than 20 years of experience as a football coach in the NFL and with major college programs, has been named the head coach and general manager of the XFL team in Washington, D.C. “We are thrilled to welcome Pep Hamilton … Read more

XFL Partners with The Spring League to Reimagine Football

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XFL Press Release Stamford, Conn., January 30, 2019 – The XFL today announced that it has formed a partnership with The Spring League, an elite professional football development organization, to test changes to rules and gameplay as it works to reimagine the game when it kicks off in 2020. Testing during The Spring League’s upcoming … Read more

Jeffrey Pollack Named XFL President COO

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Stamford, Conn., January 22, 2019 – The XFL today announced that sports industry veteran Jeffrey Pollack has been named President & Chief Operating Officer and will oversee the league’s strategic planning and business operations, as well as the management of its eight teams. “Just as Oliver Luck is perfectly suited to be Commissioner & CEO, so … Read more