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Indy Eleven President & CEO Greg Stremlaw Named 2022 USL W League Executive of the Year

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January 24, 2023 – United Soccer League Championship (USL)Indy Eleven News Release

INDIANAPOLIS/TAMPA -Indy Eleven’s successful USL W League operation squeezed one more win out of its impressive 2022 season on Monday afternoon, when club President & CEO Greg Stremlaw was named the W League Executive of the Year in conjunction with the USL’s 2023 Winter Summit.

The honor was established to recognize an individual who has distinguished themselves as an outstanding representative within their club, community, and across the entire USL W League.

“It is a privilege and an honor to be named the W League’s first ever Executive of the Year,” said Stremlaw. “Most know that I am a huge fan of the W League and how it plays a significant role in developing women’s soccer in this country. I applaud the United Soccer League and want to also give a massive shout out to the W League’s senior team members who have done a wonderful job of launching this unprecedented initiative.”

Also coming out of the W League’s “State of the League” forum on Monday was Indy Eleven’s placement as one of four teams up for the W League Club of the Year award. The Eleven joined South Georgia Tormenta FC, Greenville Liberty SC, and winner Minnesota Aurora FC on the short list of clubs up for the honor.

“Indy Eleven’s successful 2022 W League campaign was in large part due to the passionate and diligent leadership of President and CEO Greg Stremlaw,” said Amanda Vandervort, USL Super League and W League President. “We are thrilled to name Greg the 2022 USL W League Executive of the Year and we are looking forward to another exciting season on and off the pitch for the Girls in Blue.”

Stremlaw, who serves as a member of the USL W League’s Executive Committee, helped steer the Eleven’s nascent women’s pre-professional outfit to great heights both on and off the field in 2022. Highlights from Indy’s historic first W League season included:

joining with Vandervort and USL staff in hosting the W League’s Inaugural Match last May 6 at the Grand Park Events Center in Westfield, which included the unveiling of the league’s championship trophy

selling out all five home matches at Grand Park with attendances averaging an overflow 1,000+ fans

welcoming more than 3,000 fans for the team’s regular season at IUPUI Carroll Stadium on July 9 as part of a men’s & women’s doubleheader date

finishing the regular season with an undefeated 10W-0L-2D record, making it one of three undefeated squads across the…

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