Texans Credit Union Walk of Fame to be enshrinement site for five Texas soccer legends
serving as a spotter for the old Dallas Tornado at Ownby Stadium on the SMU
campus. He is 39 and lives in Dallas.
Glenn Davis - Glenn Davis enters his 10th season of MLS television coverage and currently
writes a weekly soccer column for the Houston Chronicle. He joined HDNet in 2003 calling
play-by-play action for MLS matches, while previously working for the Dallas Burn as their
television color analyst. Davis has provided commentary for the world's most celebrated
matches, including the 2002 World Cup for ESPN. He was also a former professional player in
the American Soccer League during the 1980's.
Carlos Alvarado - Entering his 10th year with FC Dallas as the Spanish voice for the team, Carlos
calls both home and road matches. Born in Usulutan, El Salvador, Alvarado began his career as a
sports broadcaster 20 years ago. He was the play-by-play for the Salvadorian soccer
championship from 1987 until 1990 and also worked in "Gol de KL" as a sports broadcaster at
Dave Eldridge - David has been involved with soccer in the North Texas region for over thirty
years. He was a founding father and Chairman of the Board of the Heart of Texas Soccer
Association in Waco, Texas, and was instrumental in Heart of Texas becoming a member of the
North Texas State Soccer Association. Thereafter, he became Vice President of Development for
North Texas Soccer and over the span of ten years recruited approximately forty soccer
associations to become members of NTSSA. He served two terms (four years) as President of
North Texas Soccer, and currently serves as Chairman of the Budget Committee for US Soccer, a
position he has held for over ten years.
Andy Swift - Former President and General Manager of the Dallas Burn from 2000-2004, Swift
began his tenure with the Burn in February, 1996. While GM of the Burn, he saw overall
attendance as well as overall team revenue increase each year. Swift has been involved with
soccer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for over twenty-five years.
Texans Credit Union Walk of Fame Selection Committee
Lamar Hunt - Lamar Hunt has been one of America's leading sports entrepreneurs for more than
four decades. Long known for his role in the development of football, Hunt's more recent
contributions to pro soccer have also had a major impact on sports in the U.S. In 1999, he was
awarded to the National Soccer Hall of Fame Medal of Honor (only the second person so
honored). He also saw the U.S. Open Cup Tournament renamed in his honor to recognize his
contributions to soccer in America. In the same year, Hunt again made pro soccer history by
funding the construction of the first major-league stadium built specifically for soccer in the
United States as the Columbus Crew opened their revolutionary facility. Headed into the 2005
season Hunt Sports Group along with Collin County, the City of Frisco, and Frisco Independent
School District look forward to opening the third soccer-specific stadium in the United States,
The Frisco Soccer & Entertainment Center, on August 6, 2005.
Greg Elliott - Elliott was named President and General Manager of FC Dallas on September 19,
2003. Since his arrival in Dallas, Greg has been a catalyst for change on both the competitive and business sides of the organization. His credentials include more than 20 years of experience in various fields of sports management. Prior to coming to FC Dallas, Elliott was formerly the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for Silicon Valley Sports and Entertainment, which operates the San Jose Sharks of NHL and several other sports and entertainment properties.
David Addison - David Addison is President and Chief Executive Officer of Texans Credit
Union. Headquartered in Richardson, Texas the $1.5 billion credit union serves the financial
services needs of more than 150,000 members located primarily in the Dallas Metroplex. Prior to
his current position, Addison served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Constitution
State Corporate Credit Union located in Wallingford, Connecticut.
Brad Sham - Brad is returning for his eighth season as the FC Dallas play-by-play television
broadcast. Sham's soccer career began as a play-by-play announcer for the Dallas Tornado in the
1970's and he has since gone on to become one of the most respected sports broadcasters in the
state. He is currently entering his 27th season in the radio booth for the Dallas Cowboys.