Media Info

Sporting Kansas City Communications Contacts

Rob Thomson Kurt Austin Jonathan Kaplan Molly Dreska
(913) 226-6024 (816) 516-0577 (516) 965-4664 (516) 567-4468
rthomson@sportingkc.com kaustin@sportingkc.com jkaplan@sportingkc.com mdreska@sportingkc.com

SWOPE SOCCER VILLAGE
Sporting Club's award-winning Swope Soccer Village is the official training facility of Sporting Kansas City. State-of-the-art fields provide Sporting KC players and the technical staff with a premier practice environment, while a world-class complex houses the coaches offices and offers locker rooms, training equipment and other amenities.

6310 Lewis Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64130

WEEKLY TRAINING SCHEDULE
Weekly practice times for the 2014 season will be sent out from the Sporting Kansas City communications department to individuals on the team's media distribution list. Please contact Communications Manager Kurt Austin with a request to be added to the list.

PRACTICE OPEN TO THE MEDIA
Most practice sessions held by Sporting Kansas City are open to the press. All members of the media are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities to get photos and video footage, as well as one-on-one interviews and soundbytes after every practice session. If media members plan on attending a practice, they are encouraged to contact a member of the Sporting Kansas City Communications staff to help facilitate any needs they may have.
 
SPORTING KANSAS CITY TEAM OFFICES
1511 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108

PRESS CREDENTIALS
Any member of the media requesting credentials should submit their requests in writing to the Sporting Kansas City Communications staff. Media representatives who have not been issued a full-season press credential should request single-game credentials for home games in advance by contacting Communications Manager Kurt Austin. All credential requests must be sent to Sporting KC stating the media member’s name, complete title and media affiliation through email to kaustin@sportingkc.com. Credentials can be picked up at Media Will Call (located at the Sprint Plaza Box Office on the west side of Sporting Park) on day of game.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Sporting Kansas City Office
Phone: 913-387-3400

Major League Soccer
Phone: 212-450-1200