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Kevin Isaac, Manager of Operations (Chicago Fire II)

Kevin Isaac, Manager of Operations (Chicago Fire II)

Isaac joined the Fire in 2016 after a stint as an equipment manager for the U.S. Soccer Federation. Prior to that, he served as Operations Manager at the Sparta Dome in Crown Point, Indiana, where he was the Director of Youth Soccer Leagues and oversaw both scheduling and league expansion. Isaac additionally held match & player operations roles as an intern with the Seattle Reign of the NWSL and as Game Operations Assistant at Valparaiso University where he received his Master's in Sports Administration. Further he has event experience with the Chicago Red Stars, U.S. Women’s National Team, and Copa America Centenario. Isaac played collegiately for one season at Hope College, before playing three seasons at FC Indiana of the NPSL in Lafayette, IN.

Kira Leichter, Sr. Coordinator of Operations (U13-17)

Kira Leichter, Sr. Coordinator of Operations (U13-17)

Leichter joined the Fire in 2016 as an Operations Intern after working in event and stadium operations with the minor league baseball Saint Paul Saints. At the conclusion of her internship, she continued in event and team operations, frequently assisting the Fire first team and working match operations for the Mexico Men's National Team, MLS All Star, and various CONCACAF fixtures. Leichter received her Master's in Sport Industry Management from Georgetown in 2018, where she was also able to participate in a work-study program in partnership with the FC Barcelona Innovation Hub and Rakuten.

Tony Kladis, Equipment Manager (Chicago Fire II)

Tony Kladis, Equipment Manager (Chicago Fire II)

Kladis joined the Fire in 2015 as a part of the match and event operations staff assisting with game day logistics and team operations. In 2019, Kladis worked for the Toronto Blue Jays as a minor league home clubhouse manager for their Single-A team, where he oversaw clubhouse and equipment operations for the team. In October 2021, he returned to the Fire to assist with academy equipment and sporting operations. Kladis received his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Loyola University Chicago.