KEY DATES

2013

05/13/2013 – Nashville FC is founded by local soccer fans

2014

02/01/2014 – Nashville FC awarded National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) membership
05/24/2014 – Nashville FC plays first home match in the NPSL

2016

05/19/2016 – Nashville SC awarded USL Championship expansion franchise

2017

04/14/2017 – Gary Smith announced as Nashville SC’s first USL Championship Head Coach
12/20/2017 – Nashville is announced as the 24th club to join Major League Soccer

2018

03/24/2018 – Nashville SC plays first ever home game in the USL Championship in front of 18,922 fans at Nissan Stadium
05/21/2018 – Ian Ayre announced as Nashville MLS Chief Executive Officer
10/30/2018 – Mike Jacobs named Nashville MLS General Manager
11/20/2018 – Mexican youth international Daniel Ríos signed as first MLS player

2019

02/20/2019 – Nashville SC announced as the name of Nashville’s new MLS club and new branding and crest revealed
03/06/2019 – Gary Smith promoted to Nashville SC’s first MLS Head Coach
08/27/2019 – Nashville SC signs first ever Designated Player in Danish Superliga Player of the Year and German youth international Hany Mukhtar
09/26/2019 – Nashville SC announces that Renasant Bank will be the club’s first jersey sponsor
10/14/2019 – Nashville SC launches its developmental academy at Currey Ingram Academy
10/29/2019 – Nashville SC signs eMLS Cup Champion Cormac “Doolsta” Dooley as first eSports player
11/18/2019 – Nashville SC announces details for inaugural MLS match; set to play Atlanta United FC on Feb. 29 at Nissan Stadium, presented by Renasant Bank
11/19/2019 – Nashville SC hosts MLS Expansion Draft party at Ole Red® Nashville in front of capacity crowd
11/29/2019 – Nashville SC Academy U12 Boys Team competes in first-ever academy tournament

2020

01/07/2020 – Nashville SC appoints coaching staff ahead of 2020 MLS Season; adds Steve Guppy, Brett Jacobs and Matt Pickens
01/09/2020 – Nashville SC selects Jack Maher with the second overall pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft; surprises Maher by taking fans to his house in a stunt reported live by ESPN
01/18/2020 – Nashville SC unveils first Major League Soccer jersey, #ForeverGold, in front of capacity crowd at Wildhorse Saloon