Tim McDermott is the celebrity brother of Sean Michael McDermott an American football coach who is the head coach for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL).
Sean McDermott siblings: Meet his brother Tim McDermott
Tim McDermott who is known to be the only brother of Sean McDermott joined the Philadelphia Union as Chief Business Officer on January 27, 2016.
Tim oversees all of the club’s business operations, including its MLS NEXT Pro team, Philadelphia Union II, which played its inaugural game in 2016, as well as the Philadelphia Union Academy. In 2019, McDermott became Union President.
Tim’s efforts have been focused on increasing the brand strength, fan base, and revenue opportunities. Under his oversight, the Union achieved their highest ever single-season partnership revenue in 2017 and achieved consecutive seasons of ticket revenue growth for the first time in franchise history.
The club also won the 2017 J.D. Power Award for Best Fan Experience in Philadelphia and was named the 2017 MLS Digital Team of the Year as well as the 2018 eMLS Team of the Year.
In late 2017, Tim oversaw the Keystone Sports and Entertainment purchase of the Wharf at Rivertown and surrounding land, giving the company control of one mile of riverfront property adjacent to Subaru Park.
The company also recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation of the 400,000 square foot, Class A office building in the form of a completely new fitness center, cafeteria, lobby, and new offices for the Union.
Tim also served as the Chief Marketing Officer at the Eagles. During his time, they were recognized by Forbes as the Fastest Growing Brand in Sports. He helped launch the Eagles Tackling Breast Cancer Campaign in 2004. During his tenure, Eagles Television Network was nominated for 28 Emmy Awards.
In addition to his experience in professional sports, Tim also spent several years with Comcast in New Media Development incubating new business ventures utilizing advanced technologies.
Earlier in his career, he served as Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing for the San Diego Chargers and began his career in Corporate Sponsorships with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Tim earned his MBA from Harvard and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell, where he was a three-year letter winner in football. In 2011, he was named 40 under 40 by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
In 2014, he received the CMO Club Programmatic Marketing Award for demonstrated success using technology that leverages data science to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of digital marketing. His brother, Sean, is the Head Coach of the Buffalo Bills.