Atlanta United dominates MLS awards

Atlanta United’s front office won a league-high seven awards for its work during the 2018 season.

The MLS champs, which led the league in attendance for the second consecutive year, received the following awards:

• Executive of the Year: President Darren Eales, for the second consecutive year
• Ticket Sales
• Public relations
• Retail
• Digital media
• Operations staff
• Supporter management
• Tim Jameson (group) and Brock Wright (individual) won MLS Salespersons of the Year.

The remaining awards:

• Sporting Executive of the Year: Peter Vermes (Sporting Kansas City)
• Corporate Partnerships Team of the Year: Los Angeles Football Club 
• Corporate Partnerships Executive of the Year: Justin Compton (Sporting Kansas City)
• Ticket Sales Executive of the Year: Sean Sittnick (Minnesota United FC)
• Marketing Executive of the Year: Rich Orosco (Los Angeles Football Club) 
• Expansion Club Recognition Award: Los Angeles Football Club 
• Ticketing Sales Impact Award presented by the National Sales Center: Colorado Rapids (Sales Combine)
• Marketing Team of the Year – New York City FC (24-hour game) 
• Marisa Colaiano Community Relations Department of the Year: Chicago Fire 
• Business Analytics Team of the Year: Los Angeles Football Club 
• Social Media Activation of the Year: LA Galaxy (#Galaxy Social / Malea Emma) 
• Digital Content Experience of the Year: Portland Timbers (The Rivalry)
• Equipment Manager of the Year: Chris Maxwell (Houston Dynamo) 
• Security Staff of the Year: Seattle Sounders FC 
• eMLS Team of the Year: Philadelphia Union 
• Team Administrator of the Year: Spencer Childs (Portland Timbers) 
• Athletic Training Staff of the Year: Sporting Kansas City
• Academy of the Year: Sporting Kansas City

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