Casey Carr

Casey Carr

President and General Manager

Casey Carr is a successful dealmaker, idea generator, partnership creator and entrepreneur with diverse business development and financial industry experience. Over the past decade, Carr has combined his love for soccer with his business acumen, building an impressive portfolio of soccer-related businesses and relationships. He’s well-known in soccer circles across the country and beyond. Carr founded the Charlotte branch of the preschool soccer franchise, Happy Feet, as well as creating and managing camps and international trips with ties to European and U.S. professional soccer, team product marketing and a technology start-up.

A former Conference USA All-Freshman Soccer team award-winner at Depaul University with a degree in finance, Carr has worked with youth and professional clubs domestically as a coach, program director, advisor, and board member.

As a coach, he has helped develop players for more than 15 years, working with numerous Olympic Development Program, college and professional soccer players, many of whom are still active throughout the country. As an advisor for the Charlotte United FC (now a part of Charlotte Soccer Academy), Carr secured a relationship with Powerade which brought numerous product and financial benefits. At the time, Charlotte United FC was one of only 16 clubs in the country to be considered a Premier Powerade Club. Carr also helped create and launch the South (Matthews, NC) location for the Carolina Rapids youth club.

Through his youth club contacts, combined with his previous banking and wealth management relationships, Carr has assisted in building ownership groups, launching professional soccer teams, building brands and more both domestically and abroad.  He has continued to support many of these ownership group by helping build relationships with local clubs, connecting current coaching staff to local clubs, and advising on effective strategies for engaging the local/regional soccer market.