Nashville MLS has named Mike Jacobs to be its first GM of soccer operations, the team announced on Tuesday.
For the past year, Jacobs had been serving as technical director and vice president of soccer operations for Nashville SC, the organization's USL team. He will continue in that position in the near term and then transition into his new role in 2019.
The expectation remains that Nashville will begin play in MLS in 2020.
Prior to taking the position with Nashville SC, Jacobs served as the assistant...