Bermuda Olympian Arantxa King will be taking up her new role of Director of Player Relations for the MLS.
In this role King is responsible for overseeing the Player Relations Department, which serves as the primary bridge between the MLS player pool and the MLSPA Office staff.
King will help Major League Soccer launch MLS NEXT Pro (New MLS League) in 2022 to complete the pathway from the elite player development platform of MLS NEXT to MLS first teams.
The MLS NEXT Pro (New MLS League) will grow the game in North America, providing even more opportunities for players, staff, fans, communities, partners and investors. A platform for innovation both on and off the field, MLS NEXT Pro (New MLS League) will provide a competitive environment for players on the pitch while bringing the global game closer to fans throughout the U.S.
As Major League Soccer plans to launch MLS NEXT Pro (New MLS League), King will help build, grow, and lead the new league across all aspects of the operation.