The field currently includes former U.S. internationals Paul Caligiuri, Eric Wynalda and Kyle Martino, former U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo, current USSF vice president Carlos Cordeiro, SUM boss Kathy Carter, attorney Steve Gans, businessman Paul Lapointe, and attorney Mike Winograd.

At this point, Carter appears to be the relative favorite after MLS commissioner Don Garber told ESPN that the league would nominate the longtime executive, but Gulati made sure to reiterate that he has yet to officially back a candidate.