TAMPA, Florida – Three Indy Eleven front office members were honored as part of the USL Championship’s Starting XI Awards, which recognize operational excellence within clubs that set the standard across the USL ecosystem. President & CEO Greg Stremlaw, Chief of Staff Jordan Mirabile and Coordinator of Merchandise Paige Ziegler were selected as recipients in their respective departments.
For the third straight season, USL Championship clubs nominated their peers for these prestigious awards, recognizing the top-four clubs in each category before announcing a winner. Indy Eleven was selected as one of the top-four clubs in four of the 11 categories, winning three times. The three selections were the second most for a club across the 24-team Championship league, proving Indy Eleven’s commitment to operate as a best-in-class organization.
Indy Eleven President & CEO Stremlaw was awarded the 2023 Leadership Award, recognizing the President of the Year, while Mirabile was selected for the Human Resources/Culture Award and Ziegler earned Consumer Products Award accolades. More information will follow on the Leadership and President of the Year Award, as Indy Eleven enjoyed a monumental year in 2023.
In addition to the award winners, Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Broadcasting Larry Linde was also nominated for the Corporate Sales Award.
2023 USL Championship Starting XI Front Office Nominees
Greg Stremlaw | Leadership Award (President of the Year) *
Larry Linde | Corporate Sales
Paige Ziegler | Consumer Products *
Jordan Mirabile | HR Award *
*denotes award winner
Awards were distributed in the following categories:
Leadership Award (President of the Year)
Business Excellency Award (CBO/CRO of the Year)
Corporate Sales Award
Community Relations Award
Digital Award (App & Website)
Consumer Products Award
Human Resources/Culture Award
About Indy Eleven Professional Soccer
Since its launch in 2013, Indy Eleven’s dedication to its club and community has been driven by empowering a culture of excellence through its players and staff, staying true to its aim of fielding teams that represent the State of Indiana proudly on and off the field. The men’s professional soccer team currently plays in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship, a 24-team professional soccer league based across the United States. Indy Eleven also…