Nate Gutierrez Joins Front Office as Director of Operations
The Dallas Jackals are excited to announce Nate Gutierrez has joined the Front Office as Director of Operations. Gutierrez brings a wide variety of DFW sports industry experience to the team.
A Texas native, Gutierrez attended The University of Texas – San Antonio graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports, Entertainment, and Tourism Management. During his undergraduate, he had the opportunity to play baseball collegiately. He also worked with both the college and local sports organizations which was the foundation for turning a passion into a career.
Following graduation, Nate moved to Dallas joining the Texas AirHogs, a professional minor league baseball team playing out of Grand Prairie, Texas. After three years working for the team, Gutierrez was promoted to General Manager, where he oversaw the day to day operations and helped facilitate a historic partnership with the Chinese National Baseball Team.
“I am excited to be joining the Jackals in the inaugural season and look forward to working with the experienced leadership of the team and league,” said Gutierrez. “This is a unique opportunity to build something from the ground up and I believe the DFW community will really enjoy what we have to offer on and off the field.”
Jackals President Scott Sonju said, “Nate has proven himself capable, loyal, and committed. We are delighted to have him join our team.”
Gutierrez resides in North Texas with his wife Cierra and cat Penny. In his free time, he enjoys attending events, golfing, video games, podcasts and hanging out with family.
We are happy to welcome Nate Gutierrez and his wife to the pack!
About Dallas Jackals —
The Dallas Jackals are a professional rugby team of Major League Rugby (MLR), the highest level of rugby competition in North America. The Jackals were named as an expansion team in 2020 and will play their inaugural season in 2022 at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The team’s central mission is to develop domestic talent to a world-class level of play and professionalism while strengthening the high performance pathway in DFW by supporting the local clubs. Through proactive Community Outreach, the Jackals will exemplify and spread the passion of rugby by inspiring tradition, respect, family, and character on and off the pitch.
About MLR —
Major League Rugby is a professional sports league entering its fourth season and represents the highest level of competition in North America. The League evolved from seven teams in 2018, to 12 teams in 2021, featuring 11 from the United States and one from Canada. The competition follows an 18-week regular schedule for a chance to advance to the playoffs. Matches are televised on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports 2, ESPN+, Facebook Live (for international viewers) and on different platforms in each local market. MLR prides itself on its incredible athletes, the passionate community behind them, and its strong values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition.
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