Santiago Sodini, General Manager

From Rosario, Argentina, Santi comes with a long history in rugby as a player, coach, and administrator. He has played and coached professionally around the world including in Australia, Italy, and England.

Santi comes to Dallas with previous MLR experience having been Director of Operations for Rugby ATL in 2021 when the side were MLR runner-ups. With Rugby ATL, Santi aided in creating a successful pathway for players and coaches to the USA Eagles.

Off the pitch, Santi has an accomplished professional career in international consultancy and business development. He has cultivated global brand images in the High-Performance market through successfully signing contracts with rugby, soccer, and baseball teams across the globe.

Santi has consulted with sports organizations around the world including the Brazilian Soccer Federation and River Plate FC, one of the top soccer teams in the world.

Most recently, Santi was Business Development Manager for STATSports, a performance and analysis service used worldwide by elite athletes and teams. Santi helped build the largest sports monitoring system in the world with USA Soccer and Major League Soccer Academies.

Santi received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business in Argentina and is fluent in five languages, English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and French.