Mike Tagliareni

Mike is a transplant to Charlotte with roots in New Jersey and Chicago. He joined Mint Street Mafia in Charlotte FC’s inaugural season to build friendships and find connection to his new city.As president of Crown Town Syndicate in 2023, Mike hopes to build on the foundation started by MSM and Uptown Ultras to cultivate a tight-knit group of friends that is passionate about Charlotte FC, supporters culture, and our community. For the Carolinas, For the Crown!

Vice President

Sean Gartley

Sean is a native of Detroit, Michian who has lived in Charlotte for six years. He grew up playing soccer for Twin City in Winston-Salem and continues to play in multiple rec leagues around town. Sean loves volunteering with LLS fundraising and is a committee member for Community Matters, the local insurance charity. Sean will be a capo throughout the season and you'll always find him close to the Danny DeVito flag in the supporters section.

Let's go Charlotte!

Outreach Chair

Lucas Barndhart

Lucas was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and grew up
going to Charlotte sporting events for longer than he can remember. He got into
soccer through some friends in 2015 and was ecstatic when the city announced it
was minting a MLS team in 2022. Lucas, Sean, and some friends established the
Uptown Ultras in Fall of 2021 in hopes to find a community of likeminded
supporters. Lucas is looking forward to supporting Charlotte FC in 2023 with
the addition of his new friends at Mint Street Mafia!

Outreach Assistant

JJ Briceno

JJ was born and raised in Charlotte, NC where he played soccer at Butler High School. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys meeting other supporters.

For the Crown!

Event Coordinator

Matt Robinson

A native of Charlotte and resident of Uptown, Matt is a fan of all things Charlotte. A soccer guru wouldn't come close to his knowledge of the game. Matt won a FIFA tournament one time in college. He's your favorite drinking buddy's favorite drinking buddy.