2024 Season

FC Dallas Announces Marisa Gonzalez as Senior Director of Girls Programming for Youth Club

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FRISCO, Texas (June 20, 2024) - FC Dallas has announced Marisa Gonzalez as Senior Director of Girls Programming for the Youth Club. Gonzalez will also work with the club’s General Counsel and Athlete Safety Officer to develop and implement FC Dallas’ compliance and player welfare programs for the club’s minor athletes.

Prior to joining FC Dallas, Gonzalez was the Club Director/Director of Soccer for Noria Football Club in Puebla, Mexico. Gonzalez was also the head coach of the U18 Women’s Noria FC Team. Noria FC is a club affiliated with the Amateur Sector de la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación (FMF).

“We are excited to have Marisa Gonzalez join our organization as our Senior Director of Girls Programming,” said Vice President of FC Dallas Youth Chris Hayden. “Marisa brings a wealth of experience and passion to the position and her hiring underscores our commitment to bettering our youth environment and pathway. FC Dallas Youth has been and will continue to be committed to the advancement of opportunities for our female players and teams. Marisa will be instrumental in her role to improve our girls program and help support our players and staff on a daily basis.”

Born in Puebla, Mexico, Gonzalez holds an A Pro-License from the Mexican Football Federation. She earned her MBA in Sports Administration from Alfredo Di Stefano Real Madrid C.F University and graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University with degrees in International Business and Marketing.

In 2020, Gonzalez was named the first general manager for Club Puebla Femenil who compete in Liga MX Femenil, the first tier of women’s soccer in Mexico. Gonzalez spent one year with Club Puebla Femenil.