Tommy Tanner has quite the extensive soccer resume – a resume he will add to this year as the General Manager of Utica City FC.
Tanner, a retired American soccer midfielder, comes to Utica City FC with a plethora of soccer experience as a player, coach, and general manager. A native of Syracuse, Tanner began his playing career at North Carolina State University, where he made it to the NCAA Final Four during his senior year. After graduating, Tanner was drafted in the first round of the MISL (Major Indoor Soccer League) by the Cleveland Crunch; he received Rookie of the Year honors in his first season of play. Tanner would go on to win three championships with Cleveland in the NPSL (National Professional Soccer League). Tanner’s next stop was the Rochester Rhinos of the USISL A-League, where he played for 8 years and was a captain for several seasons. Tanner would win four more league championships with the Rhinos, including a US Open Cup Championship.