Loudoun United FC

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Loudoun United FC
Full nameLoudoun United Football Club
FoundedJuly 18, 2018; 5 years ago (2018-07-18)
StadiumSegra Field
Leesburg, Virginia
OwnersAttain Sports and Entertainment (majority)
D.C. United (minority)
Head coachRyan Martin
LeagueUSL Championship
202211th, Eastern Conference
Playoffs: DNQ
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Loudoun United FC is an American professional soccer team based in Leesburg, Virginia. The team was founded in 2018 as the reserve team of D.C. United and made its debut in the USL Championship in 2019.[1]


On July 18, 2018, the team was officially announced by USL and D.C. United as were the team's name, colors and crest. Loudoun United FC replaced Richmond Kickers as D.C. United's USL affiliate.[1]

After the founding of MLS Next Pro in 2022 and the subsequent movement of MLS reserve teams to that league by 2023, Loudoun United remained the only MLS-affiliated reserve side in the USL system; due to a legal agreement for leasing Segra Field, United is required to play in the second division.

On February 2, 2023, Loudoun United FC was sold to Attain Sports and Entertainment, which owns minor league baseball teams Bowie Baysox and Frederick Keys.[2] D.C. United will continue to own a minority stake in Loudoun United.[3] Furthermore, the change of ownership also means that Loudoun United is eligible to participate in the 2023 U.S. Open Cup.[4]

Colors and badge[edit]

Loudoun United FC colors are black, red and white, the same as parent club D.C. United. The club's crest contains the red-and-white gyronny seen in the flag and coat of arms of Loudoun County, as well as a winged horse in homage to both D.C. United's eagle logo and the county's long association with equestrian sports.[5]


Season Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
2019–2021 Adidas The National[6]
2023–present Betfred USA[7]


The club plays at Segra Field, a new 5,000-seat stadium at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Leesburg. The stadium was built by D.C. United and the county government for $15 million.[8][9] Construction began in 2018, and was completed in August 2019. After playing some initial home games at Audi Field, they debuted in their new stadium in a game against the Charlotte Independence that ended 3–3 in front of 5,015 spectators.[citation needed]

Club culture[edit]

The main supporter group of Loudoun United is the Loudoun Stampede. The supporter group hosts tailgates, events, and watch parties.[10]

Players and staff[edit]


As of August 24, 2023[11]
No. Pos. Player Nation
1 GK Dane Jacomen  United States
2 DF Koa Santos  United States
3 DF Jake Morris (on loan from Columbus Crew)  United States
4 MF Aidan Rocha  United States
5 DF Yanis Leerman  France
6 DF Kwame Awuah  Canada
7 MF Abdoul Zanne (on loan from ASEC Mimosas)  Ivory Coast
8 MF Abdoul Koanda  Ivory Coast
9 FW Tommy Williamson  United States
10 MF Chris Hegardt (on loan from Charlotte FC)  United States
11 MF Jeremy Garay ([A])  El Salvador
12 DF Jacob Greene ([A])  United States
13 DF Nelson Martinez  United States
14 FW Wesley Leggett  United States
15 MF Alex Nagy  United States
16 DF Cole Turner  United States
17 MF Juan Ramírez  United States
18 DF Harvey Neville (on loan from Inter Miami CF)  Republic of Ireland
19 MF Landry Houssou  Ivory Coast
20 DF Daniel Chica  United States
22 MF Isaac Espinal  United States
23 MF Kalil ElMedkhar  United States
27 DF Bryce Washington  United States
28 FW Zach Ryan  United States
30 GK Hugo Fauroux  France
31 DF Graham Jones ([B])  United States
32 DF Dash Papez ([B])  United States
34 MF Brian Chavez ([B])  United States
35 DF Ethan Pendleton ([B])  United States
36 DF Jace Clark ([B])  United States
37 MF Ignacio Alem ([B])  United States
45 DF Matai Akinmboni ([A])  United States
46 FW Xavier O'Neil ([B])  Trinidad and Tobago
53 GK Drew Hartman ([B])  United States
  1. ^
    Signed to first team contract with D.C. United.
  2. ^


As of June 10, 2023[12]
Executive Business Officer United States Doug Raftery
General Manager United States Stewart Mairs
Assistant General Manager United States Clarens Cheridieu
Technical staff
Head Coach United States Ryan Martin
Assistant Coach The Gambia Mattar M'Boge
Assistant Coach United States Garland "GR" Cannon
Goalkeeping Coach Poland Jack Stefanowski
Head of Performance Australia Claudio Altieri
Head Athletic Trainer United States Teresse Rehwoldt
Equipment Manager United States TJ Salzberg

Team records[edit]


As of October 15, 2022
Season USL Championship Playoffs U.S. Open Cup Top scorer1 Head coach
P W L D GF GA Pts Pos Player Goals
2019 34 11 17 6 59 65 39 12th, Eastern Did not qualify Ineligible United States Kyle Murphy 13 United States Richie Williams (2-3-4)
United States Ryan Martin (9-14-2)
2020 13 1 9 3 10 28 6 5th, Eastern
Group F
Did not qualify Ghana Elvis Amoh 4 United States Ryan Martin
2021 32 4 25 3 31 78 15 16th, Eastern
8th, Atlantic
Did not qualify United States Ted Ku-DiPietro 7 United States Ryan Martin
2022 34 8 22 4 36 74 28 11th, Eastern Did not qualify United States Tyler Freeman 8 United States Ryan Martin

^ 1. Top scorer includes statistics from league matches only.

Head coaches[edit]

  • Includes USL regular season, USL playoffs, U.S. Open Cup. Excludes friendlies.
Coach Nationality Start End Record
P W D L GF GA GD Win %
Richie Williams  United States January 28, 2019 May 30, 2019 9 2 4 3 11 13 −2 022.22
Ryan Martin  United States May 30, 2019 present 105 23 12 70 128 233 −105 021.90
Total 114 25 16 73 139 246 −107 021.93

Average attendance[edit]

Year Reg. season Playoffs
2019 1,381[13]
2020 495
2021 639
2022 1,489


  1. ^ a b "Loudoun United FC Joins the USL for 2019". United Soccer League. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "D.C. United Ownership Group Partners with Attain Sports & Entertainment to Transfer Controlling Ownership at United Soccer League Championship Club Loudoun United FC".
  3. ^ Goff, Steven (February 2, 2023). "Loudoun United sold to minor league baseball owner". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on February 2, 2023.
  4. ^ "Loudoun United FC Set to Participate in 2023 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup". Loudoun United FC. USL Network. February 6, 2023. Retrieved February 6, 2023.
  5. ^ "We Byde Our Time". Loudoun United. United Soccer League. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Staff (March 2, 2019). "Loudoun United FC Announce National Conference Center as Official Hospitality and Founding Jersey Partner". Loudoun United FC. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
  7. ^ "Loudoun United FC Announce Partnership With Betfred". loudoununitedfc.com. Retrieved December 20, 2022.
  8. ^ "D.C. United and Loudoun County in discussions to develop facility for training and second division team". D.C. United. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  9. ^ Olsen, Emily (July 18, 2018). "D.C. United announces new USL affiliate Loudoun United FC". Pro Soccer USA. Tronc. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  10. ^ "The Loudoun Stampede". Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  11. ^ "Roster". Loudoun United FC. USL Championship. Retrieved August 27, 2022.
  12. ^ "Technical Staff". Loudoun United FC. Retrieved February 21, 2023.
  13. ^ "2019 USL Championship Attendance". SoccerStadiumDigest. Retrieved April 26, 2020.

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