Nashville SC Honored with Three Awards at USL Winter Meetings
TAMPA - A record-setting inaugural season continued for Nashville Soccer Club this week at the United Soccer League (USL) Winter Meetings in Tampa, Fla. The league handed out its season-ending front office awards and Nashville SC, thanks it its incredible fans, took home three honors, tied for the most of any franchise, for season tickets, corporate sales trade revenue and total merchandise revenue.
Nashville SC earned the season ticket award for having the most season ticket sales of any current USL team and for breaking the league's inaugural season ticket record. By the end of the season, Nashville SC had more than 6,110 Season Ticket Members, surpassing the previous record set by Sacramento Republic in 2014.
"Our season ticket record is all about our fans," said Nashville SC director of ticketing Jake Shaw. "An awesome group of supporters have filled up First Tennessee Park for our games, showing that Nashville is a soccer city."
Corporate partnerships are one of the revenue backbones for any professional sports franchise, and Nashville SC was tops in the league when it came to trade revenue.
"We have fantastic corporate partners who have shown a commitment to pro soccer in Nashville," said Nashville SC VP of ticketing and corporate partnerships Michael Schetzel. "Many of Nashville's most recognizable brands are in our corner, and we are grateful for their support during our inaugural season."
Finally, Nashville SC was honored with the merchandise total revenue award, despite being in its inaugural season. The club is nearing the league's inaugural season record for merchandise sales.
"The Nashville SC brand is built by the fans," said Nashville SC manager of consumer products and e-commerce Susan Nogues. "It is always exciting to see fans wearing our gear around Nashville."
Season tickets for 2019 are now on sale and start at just $10 a game. To purchase a 2019 Season Ticket Membership, visit NashvilleSC.com/seasontickets or speak to a ticket representative at (615) 457-8200.
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