TAMPA, Florida – Indy Eleven President & CEO Greg Stremlaw was selected as the USL Championship Leadership Award recipient and President of the Year Friday.
The 2023 season was a banner year for the franchise, with notable accomplishments from the USL Championship squad, W League team and Academy Programs, as well as significant business operations achievements that will pave the way for the future of Indy Eleven.
“Greg has been the driving force for the growth and success of Indy Eleven as a club in 2023. His leadership and vision to manage the entire Club is what is so impressive,” said USL Championship President Jeremy Alumbaugh. “Breaking ground on Eleven Park, capturing the W League Championship, winning USL Academy titles and securing a long-term management project at Grand Park which will see the development of a first-class training facility are all unprecedented accomplishments. You add that to the fact the Club returned to the USL Championship Playoffs and 2023 was quite simply remarkable. There is a clear vision of what the club is looking to achieve, and Greg is leading the organization in a preeminent manner across our League.”
As President & CEO, Stremlaw was instrumental in orchestrating front office efforts to help support the on-field performance of all Indy Eleven’s programs, while also spearheading numerous club acquisitions and development projects.
“I am extremely honored and humbled to be selected for this award given the exceptional leadership across the USL Championship,” Stremlaw said. “This award is a true testament to the Indy Eleven organization as a whole, and the desire to operate as a best-in-class organization on and off the field. We strive to give our fans, players and staff a world-class experience and are doing so by continuing to grow the game in the State of Indiana and beyond. The 2023 season was a very exciting one for Indy Eleven, and we look forward to more success in 2024.”
Indy’s 2023 USL Championship squad made its return to the playoffs for the first time since the 2019 season, posting a franchise-record eight road wins during the campaign. The Boys in Blue also had their first pair of all-league selections since the 2020 season.
The on and off the field accolades poured in for the Girls in Blue, who were crowned USL W League Champions in front of a record-setting home crowd in July. The playoff appearance was the second in…