Chris Branscome has spent more than 25 years working across the youth, college and professional levels of soccer and has strong ties to Eastern Pennsylvania as a player, coach, and executive.
Branscome joined Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer in 2009 after spending seven years as the Director of Marketing for US Youth Soccer. As chief executive officer, Branscome oversees all aspects of youth soccer operation and development in Eastern Pennsylvania.
A graduate of Villanova University, where he played for the Wildcats, Branscome later earned his Masters Degree at Miami University. He's held various positions in soccer, including Director of Operations for the American Professional Soccer League, General Manager of the Chicago Power and VP of Marketing & Sales for the Philadelphia Kixx.
Branscome serves on the the advisory boards of PHL Sports, a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Valley Forge Sports Commission. He is also a member of the Philadelphia Task Force on Sports-Based Youth Development, the US Youth Soccer Strategic Planning Committee and the US Youth Soccer Brand Development Task Force.
With the Philadelphia World Cup 2026 Host City Committee, Branscome is actively working with city sports leadership to bring 2026 World Cup games to Philadelphia.
He holds a U.S. Soccer National A License, is an active amateur player and is a member of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame.