The Red Bulls Friday named Erik Stover vice president, operations and general manager of Red Bull Park in Harrison, N.J.
Stover will be responsible for the overall management of the Red Bulls facilities presently under construction in Harrison and Hanover. Stover will begins his duties with the Red Bulls March 3.
“We are excited to have Erik join Red Bull New York,” Red Bulls managing director Marc de Grandpre said in a statement. “Erik’s experience in the stadium industry, along with his ties to New Jersey, will be an asset as we build two state-of-the art facilities in Red Bull Park and the Red Bull Training Grounds. These facilities will be the centerpieces of our organization.”
Stover joined the club after serving as the general manager of Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego since 2005. He spent nine years with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, serving in several positions. He was assistant vice president of stadium operations of Giants Stadium. Stover has worked in facility and event management for sports and entertainment properties. A Penn State graduate, Stover also had been involved in facility construction and renovation projects at both Qualcomm Stadium and Giants Stadium.