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Louisville’s new soccer team, Louisville City FC, has announced hiring its first president.

Djorn Buchholz has 13 years of soccer executive experience, including management and fan engagement positions. He’s worked with soccer clubs in Indiana, Minnesota and Texas, according to a release sent by the soccer clubs PR team.

His latest role is director of fan experience with the 2013 Major League Soccer champions, Sporting Kansas City.

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Buchholz plans to resign from that job later this month and will begin his new post with Louisville City FC on Aug. 4.

Louisville City FC will play its games at Louisville Slugger Field.

The first game will be in April of 2015.