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ABOUT J.LEAGUE

About J.League

Organisation

Organisational Chart

[1] General Meeting

Regular general meetings are composed of regular members (J1/J2/J3 members) and held twice a year.
The resolutions of the general meetings are as follows:

[General Meeting Membership]
Member
  • Mitsuru MURAI(Japan Professional Football League Chairman)

J1

J2

J3

[2] Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets monthly to exercise the following authorities in regards to J.League operations:
Matters related to overall policy of league operations

<Board of Directors> [Accurate as of April 14, 2020]
Board of DirectorsNameOrganisation
ChairmanMitsuru MURAIJapan Professional Football League
Vice ChairmanHiromi HARAJapan Professional Football League
Senior Managing DirectorMasaaki KIMURAJapan Professional Football League
Director (Full-time)Shinji KUBOTAJapan Professional Football League
Director (Full-time)Yuriko SAEKIJapan Professional Football League
Director (Part-time)Yoshikazu NONOMURAPresident, Consadole Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Kunio NUMATAPresident, FC Mito Hollyhock Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Naoki OGANEPresident, TOKYO FOOTBALL CLUB Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Hiroyuki SHIMOKAWAChairman, Zelvia Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Yoshihiro WARASHINAChairman, Kawasaki Frontale Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Masaki TSUKANOPresident, SC TOTTORI Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Toru ENOKIPresident, Oita Football Club Co., Ltd.
Director (Part-time)Takayuki TATEISHICEO, STVV NV
Director (Part-time)Dai TAMESUEPresident, DEPORTARE PARTNERS
Director (Part-time)Kumi FUJISAWAPresident, Sophia Bank
Director (Part-time)Retz FUJISAWARepresentative Director, RCF
Executive Director, Japan Association of New Public
Director (Part-time)Wataru BABAExecutive Officer Business Innovation Division General
Manager, Panasonic Corporation
*Director (Part-time)Kiyotaka SUHARAGeneral Secretary and CEO, Japan Football Association
*Director (Part-time)Yasuharu SORIMACHITechnical Director, Technical Committee, Japan Football Association
*Director (Part-time)Toshiyuki MAYUZUMIChairman of Referees Committee, Japan Football Association
Auditor (Part-time)Noriko OTSUKARepresentative, Noriko OTSUKA CPA Firm
Auditor (Part-time)Tadashi YAMAZAKIPROPERTY INNOVATION CONSULTING Co., Ltd.
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time)Takao KONISHIPresident, J.LEAGUE INC.
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time)Shingo TOYAMACorporate Executive Officer, Europe Business,
BeNEXT Technologies Inc.
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time)Hideyuki HATAPresident, ONE Championship Japan
Co-opted Member, Executive Committee (Part-time)Ryuji BANDOMR12, Football Commentator

* Newly appointed or change in position

[3] Chairman

The Chairman represents the J.League and is responsible for overseeing and managing the league's business operations.

[4] Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of The Chairman of the J.League, board member(s) in charge and representative directors from J1, J2, and J3 clubs. The Executive Committee decides on matters entrusted to it by the Board of Directors.

<Executive Committee Members> [Current as of Apr 20, 2021]
J1Position/Name
HOKKAIDO CONSADOLE SAPPOROPresident Yoshikazu NONOMURA
VEGALTA SENDAIPresident Tomohiro SASAKI
KASHIMA ANTLERSPresident Fumiaki KOIZUMI
URAWA REDSPresident Yoichi TACHIBANA
KASHIWA REYSOLPresident Ryuichiro TAKIKAWA
F.C.TOKYOPresident Naoki OGANE
KAWASAKI FRONTALEPresident Yoshihiro WARASHINA
YOKOHAMA F・MARINOSPresident Ryoji KUROSAWA
YOKOHAMA FCPresident and COO Kazuhiro UEO
SHONAN BELLMAREPresident Naohito MIZUTANI
SHIMIZU S-PULSEPresident Shinya YAMAMURO
NAGOYA GRAMPUSPresident Koki KONISHI
GAMBA OSAKAPresident Tadashi ONO
CEREZO OSAKAPresident Hiroaki MORISHIMA
VISSEL KOBEPresident Taiki TOKUYAMA
SANFRECCE HIROSHIMAPresident Shingo SENDA
TOKUSHIMA VORTISPresident Kazuhiro KISHIDA
AVISPA FUKUOKAPresident Takashi KAWAMORI
SAGAN TOSUPresident Junjiro FUKUOKA
OITA TRINITAPresident Toru ENOKI
J2Position/Name
BLAUBLITZ AKITAPresident Kosuke IWASE
MONTEDIO YAMAGATAPresident Kentaro AITA
MITO HOLLYHOCKPresident Koh KOJIMA
TOCHIGI SCPresident Daisuke HASHIMOTO
THESPA KUSATSU GUNMAPresident Munenori MORI
OMIYA ARDIJAPresident Hidehiko SANO
JEF UNITED CHIBAPresident Ko MORIMOTO
TOKYO VERDYPresident Joji MORIMOTO
FC MACHIDA ZELVIAPresident Takehisa OTOMO
S.C.SAGAMIHARAPresident Shigeyoshi MOCHIZUKI
VENTFORET KOFUPresident Satoru SAKUMA
MATSUMOTO YAMAGA F.C.Chairman Fumiyuki KANDA
ALBIREX NIIGATAPresident Yukio NAKANO
ZWEIGEN KANAZAWAPresident Keishi NISHIKAWA
JUBILO IWATAPresident and CEO Masaru ONO
KYOTO SANGA F.C.President Masaaki ITOU
FAGIANO OKAYAMAPresident Tokuhiko SUZUKI
RENOFA YAMAGUCHI FCPresident Takashi KAWAMURA
EHIME FCPresident Tadashi MURAKAMI
GIRAVANZ KITAKYUSHUPresident Yukito TAMAI
VVAREN NAGASAKIPresident Haruna TAKATA
FC RyukyuExecutive Vice President and Sports Director Kei HIROSAKI
J3Position/Name
VANRAURE HACHINOHEPresident Kengo SHIMOTAI
IWATE GRULLA MORIOKAPresident Taiju SAKAMOTO
FUKUSHIMA UNITED FOOTBALL CLUBPresident Hayato SUZUKI
Y.S.C.C.(Yokohama Sports&Culture Club)President Jiro YOSHINO
AC NAGANO PARCEIROPresident Yoshiyuki MACHIDA
KATALLER TOYAMAPresident Shigeo HIDARITOMO
FUJIEDA MYFCPresident Kousuke TOKUDA
AZUL CLARO NUMAZUPresident Takashi WATANABE
FC GIFUPresident Hiroyuki MIYATA
GAINARE TOTTORIPresident Masaki TSUKANO
KAMATAMARE SANUKIRepresentative executive director Hideki IKEUCHI
FC.IMABARIPresident Masafumi YANO
ROASSO KUMAMOTOPresident Motomu NAGATA
TEGEVAJARO MIYAZAKIPresident  Keita NIMURA
KAGOSHIMA UNITED FCPresident Tshuyoshi TOKUSIGE

[5] Disciplinary Committee

The Disciplinary Committee is composed of no more than five members who serve as an advisory board to the Chairman on matters related to rules violations or other sanctions.

[6] Advisory Committees

The Advisory Committees are convened by the Chairman under special jurisdiction to draft events or conduct investigations.

* Following the creation of the J.League Club License System in2012, matters previously overseen by the Administration Advisory Committee are under control of the Club License Secretariat.

[7] General Secretariat

The General Secretariat handles the tasks related to the General Meeting, the Board of Directors, and the various subcommittees, supports the Chairman in his professional duties, and plans various matters related to the activities of the J.League.

[Last Updated:2015/5/13]

[8] Related Companies

The audiovisual recording and archival of J.League official matches, sale of broadcast/publication rights, management of usage rights, insurance, etc. are entrusted to the following companies.