MANAGEMENT TEAM

Matt Tantalo, GM/Head Coach: Matt Tantalo will serve as General Manager and Head Coach for Syracuse FC in it's inaugural 2017 season. Tantalo, who served as Head Coach of current conference rival NPSL Rochester River Dogz FC (now Rochester Lancers) in 2016 comes to Syracuse with 20 years of college coaching experience in the NCAA holding the following positions; Assistant Men's Soccer Coach- Nazareth College (1998-2000), Head Men's Soccer Coach- Elmira College (2001-2003), Assistant Men's Soccer Coach- Syracuse University (2004), Head Men's Soccer Coach- Keuka College (2005-2015), and in current role as Head Men's Soccer Coach at Nazareth College (2016-). A former collegiate,  PDL and USL Pro League player, Tantalo holds an NSCAA National Diploma, USSF National "B" License, and a Master's Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University, Irvine. 


Kristen Klawitter, Director of Communications: Klawitter has worked in communications in the non-profit sector, and she was project manager and trainer for a healthcare software company.  Her diverse background includes publication design and editing, teaching, and freelance writing. 


Robert Cavicchia, Website Design and Social Media Coordinator


Carter Evans, Social Media Manager