National Women's Soccer League owners
National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) owners own a share in the National Women's Soccer League and have the right to operate a team. Players' rights to play in the league are controlled by a team. Each NWSL team has an investor-operator that is a shareholder in the league. The league has a profit-sharing arrangement amongst the teams.
As of March 2019, league has nine investor-operators for its nine clubs.
List of NWSL owners
- Stephen Malik (2017–present)
- Flávio Augusto da Silva (majority) and Phil Rawlins (minority) (2015–2018)
- Flávio Augusto da Silva (majority), Phil Rawlins (minority), Albert Friedberg minority (2018–present)
- Merritt Paulson (2012–present)
- Bill and Teresa Predmore (2012–2019)
- Bill and Teresa Predmore (majority), The Baseball Club of Tacoma LLC, Adrian Hanauer, Lenore Hanauer (minority) (2019–present)
- Phil Murphy (majority), Steven Temares, Thomas Hofstetter (2012–present)
List of defunct NWSL teams
- Chris Likens, Brad Likens, Greg Likens, and Brian Budzinski (Missouri Comets owners) (2012–2017)
- Elam Baer (2017)
- Joe Sahlen (2013–2017)
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