President & General Manager Mark McCullers
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Open Letter from Mark McCullers

A letter to Columbus Crew fans and friends throughout the soccer community:

As our organization continues to go through the healing process following the tragic loss of one of our young and promising players, Kirk Urso, it’s important to recognize and thank all of our fans and friends of the Crew who have supported us during this very difficult time.

Your kind words, donations and prayers have been extremely thoughtful and inspirational.  Additionally, the Urso family has been touched by the outpouring of kindness from our region, Major League Soccer and the U.S. soccer community, and is very appreciative of these heartfelt gestures.

Just prior to Wednesday night’s match against the LA Galaxy, we will have the opportunity to honor Kirk’s life and career with the Crew, and I hope that you will join us in paying tribute to a person who touched so many lives in a positive way.


Mark McCullers
President and General Manager
Columbus Crew