Bryan Kleparek, operations manager with Comdata and a longtime Murfreesboro Soccer Club (MSC) Board member, leader and volunteer, has been named President of the Club. Kleparek's term is for two years.
Kleparek has served in multiple capacities with MSC, including Age Group Commissioner, Recreational Chair, Fields and Equipment Chair and Recreational Coach. He has two daughters who have played with MSC in the recreational and select programs. Kleparek is also a Youth Minister at Dowelltown United Methodist Church and is a Board Member of the Dowelltown United Methodist Church.
"I am very pleased to be named President of Murfreesboro Soccer Club," Kleparek said. "Our club has grown and matured tremendously under Leanna's tenure as President, and I plan to build on that strong foundation to strengthen the club even more. With our strategic plan, established approximately four years ago, as our guide, we will continue to add skills-based training, competitive play and fun to both our recreational and our select programs."
MSC serves more than 2,000 children, youth and adults in the Murfreesboro area with recreational and competitive soccer programs.
Former MSC President Elected to Tennessee State Soccer Association Board
Kleparek replaces Leanna Wright, who has served as MSC's President for the past four years. Wright, a Certified Public Accountant, has been elected to the Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) Board of Directors and holds the position of Central District Director. Wright has served in many capacities with the MSC, including Recreational Coach, Select Coach, Select Chair and Tournament Chair. She has a son and a daughter who played for MSC in the recreational and select programs.
The TSSA is the National State Association member of United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA), and United States. Amateur Soccer Association (USASA). TSSA has a current membership base of over 41,000 registered players, primarily youth, and approximately 5,000 active coaches, referees, and administrators through its network of over 105 local member organizations across the state. MSC is part of the TSSA.
"I have enjoyed being a part of MSC for so many years, and seeing the organization grow into what it is today," Wright said. "We truly value the thousands of children and youth who enjoy and love the game of soccer, and our goal has always been to make soccer a great experience for every single one of them. I'm excited for the new challenge at the state level and look forward to working with all the organizations within the Central District."