2024 U.S. Soccer Vice Presidential Nominee - Nathán Goldberg Crenier
Nathán Goldberg Crenier
Nathán Goldberg Crenier is a lifelong soccer fan and player, an accomplished soccer executive, and a successful nonprofit leader who is passionate about using the power of soccer to make the world a better place. Most recently, he was Assistant General Manager and Chief Soccer Officer at Gotham FC, where within one year he transformed the worst team in the league into NWSL champions, earning a place on Sports Business Journal’s New Voices Under 30 list.
Nathán currently holds a research fellowship appointment at the Harvard Global Sports Initiative, where he develops evidence-based approaches to enhance player wellbeing. A soccer data expert, he also oversees a soccer analytics course at Harvard and was a panelist at the 2023 StatsBomb Conference in London for his innovative, data-driven work in women’s soccer. Additionally, he is a pro bono advisor to the US Youth Soccer board on their Athlete Council strategic initiative.
Before Gotham, Nathán served as Special Assistant to two US Soccer Presidents, Cindy Cone and Carlos Cordeiro. He has worked as a data analyst for an MLS team, managed operations for a Concacaf senior national team, and consulted for investors in professional clubs in Europe.
A proud first-generation American, Nathán speaks Spanish, French, Portuguese, and German. He holds a D level coaching license and earned a joint degree in Philosophy and Statistics at Harvard, where he captained the Division I varsity men’s soccer team.
Nathán was recently recognized in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for his impact as a nonprofit founder and president.