Chief Operations Officer
Chad Metzler serves as the Chief Operations Officer here at the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club where he is responsible for soccer operations, personnel management, and implementation of strategic goals among many other duties. Metzler comes to the Charlotte Independence from Lake Norman Soccer Club, one of our legacy clubs, where he served as the Executive Director. On top of being the Executive Director, Chad spent time as a staff coach leading multiple teams through Classic, Premier, and Region 3 Premier League levels of play while also coaching teams to 5 consecutive NCYSA Final Fours. Metzler has also spent time in high school coaching, coaching at Davidson Day School where he led the Girls' Varsity to 3 consecutive state championships. A graduate of Davidson College, Chad also holds a United Soccer Coaches' Premier Diploma.