Tim Howard was named Memphis 901 FC Sporting Director on January 8, 2020. On March 4, 2020, Howard was also added to the roster as the veteran keeper went on to make six appearances on the pitch with the club during the shortened 2020 campaign.
Howard began his career in MLS with the New York MetroStars, before moving on to the Premier League and amassing 399 league appearances for Manchester United and Everton. During this time, he collected 121 caps for the USMNT—the most ever for the country—and appeared in three FIFA World Cups. Domestically, Howard returned to MLS in 2016 with the Colorado Rapids with which he made 100 appearances before making the move to Memphis.
In addition to serving as Sporting Director, Howard is currently involved in broadcast and is a Premier League Analyst on NBCSN. Howard also served as an analyst for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics for the network.
Assistant Sporting Director, Assistant Coach
Caleb Sewell was named Memphis 901 FC Assistant Sporting Director in January 2022.
In his role as the Assistant Sporting Director, Sewell will work directly with Tim Howard to oversee the sporting department of 901 FC. He will help produce, maintain and update the clubs football philosophy, oversee scouting and recruitment of the playing roster and manage all football related staff.
In his role as the assistant coach, Sewell will work directly on the field with Coach Pirmann.
Sewell was born in Nashville and began his career in Australia coming through the youth ranks before signing in England with Sheffield Wednesday and Liverpool FC. Caleb went on to play for the New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC in the MLS where he went to two MLS Cup Finals.
In Europe, Sewell spent 6 years playing in Portugal in the premier league. In total, Sewell played over 180+ professional matches.
In 2021, Sewell served as player/coach for Toronto FC II.
During his playing career he started CPS Soccer Academy to give back to the community. CPS Soccer Academy is training academy for kids wishing to improve their game while being mentored by current and former professional players.
Sewell is married to Yandra and has two boys, Theo and Ollie.
Stephen Glass was named Memphis 901 FC Head Coach in November 2022.
Glass joined Atlanta United in 2018 as the academy coach and made a name for himself developing young talent before being promoted to head coach of Atlanta United 2 in 2019. The former Scotland international took over Atlanta United’s First Team as interim head coach during the summer of 2020 before moving back to the USL side. Glass most recently served as manager for Aberdeen FC of the Scottish Premiership.
A Dundee, Scotland, native, Glass began his playing career at Aberdeen FC with eight goals and 110 appearances in five seasons before moving to Newcastle United. Glass scored seven goals in 42 appearances in the English Premier League before stints with Watford, Hibernian in Scotland and the Carolina RailHawks of the NASL while representing Scotland internationally.
Devin Rensing was named assistant coach for Memphis 901 FC ahead of the 2021 season. Rensing joined the technical staff after more than a decade of coaching at the collegiate level as well as international scouting in Major League Soccer.
Rensing served as the head coach of Caltech and Stevens Institute—compiling an 82-16-7 while winning nine conference championships and being named Coach of the Year on two occasions. Rensing also served as the top assistant at Northwestern and Colgate—winning four conference championships between the pair.
Recently, Rensing served as the international scout for Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City with the majority of his focus on Europe. While serving as an international scout in Spain, Rensing earned his master’s degree in Soccer Identification and Development in Talent from Universidad Europea.
Rensing graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2001 after serving as the team’s captain for two years. Rensing played his first two seasons of collegiate soccer at Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Mo.
Angie Ziolkowski, MS, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
A member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Ziolkowski has been the Head Athletic Trainer for Memphis 901 FC since March 2019 after joining the club from Christian Brothers University where she served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. Prior to coming to Memphis in 2015, Ziolkowski has worked in Southaven, Miss. with the Mississippi Riverkings Hockey Association and in Indianapolis, Ind. with the Community Health Network and Indy Eleven.
Ziolkowski studied at Ball State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training before receiving her master’s degree in kinesiology from Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis while serving as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer. Ziolkowski is from South Bend, Ind. and has lived in Memphis for the past seven years. Ziolkowski is a recent mother to a baby boy, Andrew, with her significant other, Justin.
Director of Performance
Holt was named Memphis 901 FC Director of Performance in 2021. In her current role, she leads, designs, implements, and analyzes the strength and fitness of the players as well as their nutrition and health, on and off the pitch. This is her second season with 901 FC, serving as the Team Sports Nutritionist and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 2020 season. She was born and raised in Memphis and graduated from the University of Mississippi while also working within their Sports Nutrition & Performance department.