Adrian Garibay

Adrian Garibay

Managing Director Team/Event Operations & Admin

Adrian Garibay serves as the Managing Director, Team/Event Operations & Administration for Chicago House AC. In this role he will be responsible for organizing and executing all team administrative/logistical needs, stadium and event operations, and will oversee human resources and related administrative functions for the club.

Prior to joining Chicago House AC, Garibay spent many years at the U.S. Soccer Federation where he held several roles including Director of Player/Referee Registration and most recently, Director of Competitions where he oversaw the approval of all international games and organized the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.  In 2016 he served as Head of Team Services for the Copa America Centenario Tournament which was held across ten cities in the United States. Garibay is also a certified FIFA Match Commissioner where he has previously been assigned by FIFA to work international matches/events as one of the match officials. Garibay served as Manager of Accreditation for the 1994 FIFA World Cup in Chicago. Widely recognized as the biggest sporting event in the world, the 1994 event was the first and only time the event has been held in the United States.

Prior to his career working in soccer, Garibay worked in the Office of Mayor Richard M. Daley as an Assistant to the Mayor. In this role he managed a wide range of projects from sports, tourism and special events to neighborhood development and infrastructure initiatives.  As a liaison for the Mayor’s Office to the City’s convention and tourism industry, Adrian facilitated the communication between sports/trade shows and the City of Chicago.

Garibay is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Political Science. Born in Mexico City, he moved to Chicago at a very young age and grew up in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood.