Los Angeles Football Club President Tom Penn will be the recipient of the Los Angeles Sports Council’s 2018 Executive of the Year award at the 14th annual L.A. Sports Awards March 25 at the Beverly Hilton.

Penn helped guide the Major League Soccer expansion team to success both on and off the field. LAFC set an MLS record for points by an expansion team with 57 with a 16-9-9 record and sold out all 17 of its MLS games at Banc of California Stadium.

Previous Sports Executive of the Year award honorees include Casey Wasserman, who led Los Angeles’ successful bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games, Los Angeles Dodgers President Stan Kasten and Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno.

The L.A. Sports Awards recognize the greatest moments and personalities in sports in the Los Angeles/Orange County area.

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