PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles introduced adjustments to their soccer operations division Thursday, together with a historic one — the promotion of Catherine Raiche to vp of soccer operations.
It is believed Raiche is now the highest-ranking feminine personnel government in NFL historical past. That title was beforehand held by Kelly Kleine, who was named government director of soccer operations and particular adviser to normal supervisor George Paton by the Denver Broncos earlier this month.
A Montreal native, Raiche spent 5 years within the Canadian Soccer League, most just lately because the director of soccer operations for the Toronto Argonauts, earlier than becoming a member of the Eagles in 2019 as their soccer operations/participant personnel coordinator. In her new function, she will probably be concerned in professional and faculty scouting, contract administration, participant/workers improvement and soccer analysis.
Philadelphia additionally added former Jacksonville normal supervisor Dave Caldwell as a personnel government. Caldwell was the Jaguars’ GM from 2013 to 2020. He’ll help with the professional and faculty scouting and can contribute to the analysis of the Eagles squad.
Amongst different strikes, the Eagles promoted Brandon Brown and Ian Cunningham to director of participant personnel, named Jeff Scott — previously a member of the Washington Soccer Staff’s personnel division — to senior professional scout, and promoted Ameena Soliman from participant personnel coordinator to professional scout.