PHOENIX (June 27, 2018) — Today, Phoenix Rising FC announced it was officially promoting Chief Operating Officer Bobby Dulle to General Manager effective immediately. Dulle joined the club in 2016 and helped usher the organization through its rebrand to Phoenix Rising FC. Dulle also managed the design and construction process of Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex, recruited and managed the sales, sponsorship, marketing and game-day operations staff, and assisted the Phoenix Rising FC coaching staff in recruiting and contracting its stellar roster of players.
"Bobby Dulle has been vital to the operational success of Phoenix Rising FC since its inception," said Phoenix Rising FC Governor Berke Bakay. "Our Board was unanimous in its decision to recognize Bobby's proven administrative leadership by naming him General Manager of Phoenix Rising FC."
Dulle additionally collaborated with the Phoenix Rising FC board members, the United Soccer League, and Phoenix Rising FC media partners to establish live TV and radio broadcasts in English and Spanish for all Phoenix Rising FC matches, assisted in the acquisition and management of FC Tucson and the Mobile Mini Sun Cup (Major League Soccer Preseason), and worked with the Phoenix Rising FC board and Major League Soccer to secure finalist status for Phoenix as an MLS expansion team location.
About Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, Kona Grill CEO, Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 10 cities applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the United Soccer League, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world. In October 2017, Phoenix Rising FC acquired Premier Development League (PDL) side FC Tucson. For season tickets or more information call 602.900.0083 or visit PHXRisingFC.com. You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC), Snapchat (PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub).