The LA Galaxy appointed Will Kuntz as General Manager on December 5, 2023. Kuntz reports directly into Beckerman and will be responsible for soccer operations from the first team through the academy, including scouting, player acquisitions, salary cap and budgets. Greg Vanney will report to Kuntz and will return to his primary role as Head Coach where he will continue to guide the technical vision of the club, including coaching methodology, while managing the first team staff and the sports performance department. Kuntz and Vanney will collaborate on all major soccer operations decisions for the Club.

Will Kuntz joined the LA Galaxy as its Senior Vice President of Player Personnel in April 2023. In his role as Senior Vice President of Player Personnel, Kuntz is responsible for multiple aspects of the club’s soccer operations, including salary cap management, club development, immigration process, executing player and personnel contracts, and technical administration for the LA Galaxy.

Kuntz joined the Galaxy after spending the previous six seasons with LAFC (2017-22) where he served as Senior Vice President of Soccer Operations and Assistant General Manager. At LAFC, Kuntz helped manage and assemble the roster that won an MLS Cup in 2022 and Supporters’ Shield titles in 2019 and 2022.

Prior to joining LAFC, Kuntz spent three years at Major League Soccer’s league office, serving as the Director of Player Relations, interfacing with the league’s clubs in franchise salary budget management, the development of strategic league initiatives and the negotiation of the 2015 MLS Collective Bargaining Agreement. Before joining the MLS league office, Kuntz spent 10 years with Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, where he began as a summer intern and progressed to Manager of Pro Scouting under long-time general manager Brian Cashman. While working for the Yankees, Kuntz attended Fordham Law School at night and received his JD degree in 2013. Notably, Kuntz contributed to the Yankees’ roster that won the 2009 World Series.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Kuntz attended Williams College, where he helped the basketball team claim the school’s first and only Division III National Championship in 2003.