STATESBORO, Ga. - South Georgia Tormenta FC has added experienced leader Lindsay Gray to the Tormenta FC Academy executive staff. Gray joins Tormenta FC from TMX Finance, where she was the senior manager of internal mobility, to serve as the Director of Annual Giving and Events.
"I am beyond thrilled to join the Tormenta FC organization and very thankful to Mr. and Mrs. Van Tassell and Brad Nein for selecting me for this role," Gray said. "This club is so special because the level of player development and opportunity is uncapped. Tormenta FC operates with the absolute best coaching staff, front office staff and ownership group that displays unrivaled excellence in every aspect of the organization. I am honored to be working with this team of professionals and am so excited for what the future holds."
As the Director of Annual Giving and Events, Gray is responsible for the leadership, management, and execution of Tormenta FC Academy’s annual giving program and special events. Tormenta FC Academy has the long-term vision of providing youth soccer at no charge to families. Adding this position to the Academy will bring us one step closer to reaching our goal.
Gray’s background in youth soccer, sports management, and community leadership makes her the ideal candidate for this position. She played Division I soccer at Morehead State University, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management. Upon graduation, she became an intern and graduate assistant for the former Armstrong Atlantic State University Athletic Department. She graduated with a Master's Degree in Adult Education and Community Leadership. She holds the USSF National "D" License.
"Lindsay is an extremely talented individual that will be the spark to bring together previous, current and future Tormenta FC Academy players to have a connection to each other and the organization for years to come," TFC Academy Vice President Nein said. "Her creativity, drive and fundraising know-how will further aid our Academy to move further away from the pay-to-play model and allow us to deliver high-quality youth soccer at a lower price."
The club's ultimate goal is for players to develop as individuals, on a soccer path that may lead to playing professionally for Tormenta FC, Tormenta FC 2 or Tormenta Women.