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Front Office

Front Office


Jeremy Ruby General Manager Jeremy Ruby
Jeremy Ruby

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3100

Jeremy joined the franchise in 1998 with the former Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons as a baseball operations intern. He quickly rose through the ranks serving as the club's Operations Manager from 1999 through 2004 before being named the 4th General Manager in franchise history in 2005.

He continued in the General Manager capacity for two seasons with the Red Barons before becoming the Executive Vice President/General Manager after the affiliation switched to the New York Yankees.

In his second year with the Yankees affiliate (the 2008 season), Jeremy became the 1st Scranton/Wilkes-Barre General Manager to hoist the coveted "International League Governor's Cup" following the teams championship series win in Durham, NC.

He is a 1994 graduate of Valley View High School in Archbald, PA where he played baseball, basketball and football. Following his senior baseball season, he was drafted by the California Angels in the 38th round of the June 1994 amateur draft. In 1998, he graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelors degree in Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism management.

He is the great-grandson of long-time major league umpire Joseph Paparella, and is the son of current Houston Astros Double-A pitching coach Gary Ruby.

He resides in Eynon, PA with his lovely wife Maria, and their two boys Dante and Marco.

Josh Olerud Chief Operating Officer (COO) Josh Olerud
Josh Olerud

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3102

Josh joined the RailRiders staff in November of 2015 as the Chief Operating Officer. Josh comes to the RailRiders from the Potamac Nationals where he spent the last five years as the Executive Vice President and General Manager and has 13 years of experience in Professional Baseball.

The recent recipient of the 2013 Calvin Falwell Executive of the Year Award in the Carolina League, Olerud helped the Potomac Nationals break a franchise attendance record in 2013 by drawing 236,772 fans with creative marketing and a fully loaded promotional schedule. Olerud was also honored with the Minor League Executive of the Year Award by the Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago for his work in 2012.

Josh got his start in professional baseball with the Rockford RiverHawks of the Frontier League. His highlights with the RiverHawks included a Frontier League Championship in 2004, opening the new RiverHawks Stadium in 2006, hosting the circuit's All-Star game in 2009, and leading the RiverHawks in their transition from the Frontier League to the Northern League in 2010.

Originally hailing from Bloomington, Minnesota, Josh graduated with a degree in Sports Management with an emphasis in Marketing at Minnesota State University at Mankato.

When he's not at PNC Field, you can find Josh working out, playing golf, hunting and spending time with his German Shephard, Cali.

Paul Chilek Executive Vice President of Business Operations Paul Chilek
Paul Chilek

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3104

Paul joined the RailRiders front office team in August, 2007 as the Director of Accounting. He was named Vice President of Accounting on May 19, 2008. Before to joining the RailRiders, he was the Director of Business Operations and Box Office Operations for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, which was his second tour of duty for the American Hockey Club. He also served six years as the team's Controller from 1999-2005. Between stints with the Penguins, he was a Senior Financial Analyst for Sanofi Pasteur. Prior to his venture in the sports world, he was an Auditor for Parente Randolph. He is a 1994 graduate of Riverside High School and a 1998 graduate of King's College with a B.S. in Accounting. In his spare time he loves playing golf and is an avid outdoorsman. He was born in Scranton and currently resides in Moosic, PA with his wife Dawn, son Zachary and daughter Emily.

Katie Beekman Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Services Katie Beekman
Katie Beekman

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3105

Katie joined the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders staff in June, 2010. Prior to joining the RailRiders, she served as the Assistant General Manager of Business Development and Marketing for the State College Spikes, the class-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. With the Spikes, she focused on building and servicing corporate partnerships. Additionally, she headed the team's marketing efforts, community relations programs and game-night operations. Katie is no stranger to Northeastern Pennsylvania. She spent the first ten years of her professional sports career with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins), where she served as the Vice President of Business Operations. While with the Pens, she was responsible for the team's marketing efforts and business development initiatives. In addition, she oversaw the team's community relations programs, all special events, sponsorship servicing and game-night entertainment. A native of West Wyoming, PA, Katie graduated from King's College in Wilkes-Barre with a bachelor's degree in English. Katie currently resides in Duryea with her husband Will, daughter Hannah and their dog, Maya.

Curt Camoni Vice President of Baseball Operations
Curt Camoni

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3107

Curt joined the front office team in February, 2005 as Director of Stadium Operations. He was promoted to Vice President of Stadium Operations in December, 2008. Prior to joining the team, he served 18 months as the Assistant Director of Football Operations for The University of Pennsylvania football team. He is a 1998 graduate of Valley View High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Scranton with a B.S. in Management. He also graduated in 2004 with a master's degree in Sports Administration from Temple University. While at the University of Scranton, Curt pitched for the Royals baseball team. Curt was born, raised and currently resides in Jessup, PA.

Media Relations and Broadcasting

John Sadak Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting
John Sadak

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3118

With a decade of experience in professional baseball, John Sadak enters his third season as SWB's director of media relations & broadcasting in 2015. He serves as the team's lead TV and radio play-by-play announcer over the 144-game International League season. The 36-year-old graduated from Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. with a bachelor's degree in communications (radio/TV/film) in 2000, and a master's degree in public relations in 2003. His previous experiences in baseball include a full-time slot in the front office of the New York Yankees as the team's assistant director of scoreboard & broadcasting operations. He has also called games for the Wilmington (Del.) Blue Rocks, produced for the Lakewood BlueClaws and freelanced for Major League Baseball Productions.

In the off-season, Sadak does national play-by-play for the WestwoodOne Radio Network, CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports and the ESPN family of networks. He spent nearly a decade calling games for the 26-time Ivy League champion Princeton University men's basketball team and the nationally-ranked University of Delaware women's basketball team during the Elena Delle Donne era. In addition to baseball, the New York City native's list of sports announced through the years include football, basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, field hockey and water polo. He has also provided on-site reporting for Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers and 76ers games for ESPN Radio National.

In 2009 and 2011, the National Sportscasters & Sportswriters Association named him Delaware's Sportscaster of the Year. Sadak received Carolina League Broadcaster of the Year honors through a vote of his peers in 2012 along with a runner-up finish for Minor League Broadcaster of the Year nationally from Ballpark Digest. After his debut 2013 season in NEPA, Sadak took the outright crown of national Minor League Broadcaster of the Year. His work has also been honored by the Delaware Press Association, Philadelphia Press Association, New Jersey Associated Press Broadcasters Association, Society of Professional Journalists, National Federation of Press Women, Communicator Awards, WGLS-FM Hall of Fame and other organizations. John, his wife Colleen and daughter Claire live in Jessup, Pa. with the Greatest Dog in the World, Kasey.

Accounting and Finance

William Steiner Director of Gameday Operations
William Steiner

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3103

Bill joined the RailRiders' front office staff in January, 2009 as a staff accountant. He began his career with the RailRiders as a sales intern and part-time member of the game day entertainment and ticketing departments. He is a 2007 Cum Laude graduate of Wilkes University with a B.S. in Business Administration, concentration in Marketing. He received a Master in Business Administration from Wilkes in 2008 and was a member of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business. Prior to working for the RailRiders, he worked as a graduate assistant and Business Consultant for the Small Business Development Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA Bill was raised in Tamaqua, PA and currently resides in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Corporate Partnerships

Josh Dilts Corporate Partnerships Executive
Josh Dilts

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3578

Josh Dilts joined the RailRiders staff in 2014, an alumnus of Temple University's Fox School of Business, majored in business management with a concentration in marketing. Before attending Temple he received his associate's degree in business administration from SUNY Broome in Binghamton, N.Y. He began his career working for XFINITY Live! Philadelphia in the marketing department. After deciding to move closer to his hometown of Carbondale, Pa., he began working as an account executive for Entercom Communications' radio conglomerate. The nature of his work lead him to his current career in sports marketing and the position of corporate partnership executive creating customized marketing packages for national, regional and local brands using PNC Field/SWB RailRiders assets.

Marketing Services

Kristina Knight Director of Special Events & Graphic Design
Kristina Knight

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3136

Kristina joined the RailRiders front office team in January, 2006 as a Ticket Account Executive. After the announcement of the New York Yankees Affiliation, she obtained the position of Group Sales Manager in September, 2007. After one year in Group Sales, she was named Sponsor Service Manager. She was then promoted to the position of Senior Sponsor Service Manager in September, 2009. Kristina is now the Director of Corporate Services and Special Events, handling all major sponsorship accounts as well as team and non-baseball events.

She is a 2001 graduate from Riverside Jr./Sr. High School and in 2005 earned a Bachelor Degree in Communication from Bloomsburg University. During her time at Bloomsburg University, she served as Bloomsburg University Dance Ensemble President in 2004-2005 and B.U. Competition Dance Team Captain for three years. She was also the Bloomsburg University Homecoming Queen in 2005.

Prior to becoming a full time employee, Kristina completed her internship with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons during the 2005 season.

She resides in Taylor, PA.

Lindsey Graham Corporate Services Manager
Lindsey Graham

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3207

Lindsey joined the RailRiders staff in 2013 as a Corporate Services Manager. She graduated from Marywood University in 2011 with a B.F.A in Graphic Design. Lindsey has lived in the Scranton area her whole life and likes to spend her free time hanging out with her friends and family. She currently resides in the Clarks Summit area.

Chase Mattioli CRM & Business Analytics
Chase Mattioli

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3209

Chase Mattioli joined the RailRiders front office in 2015 as the CRM & Business Analytics advisor after spending the previous year as the Director of Sales and Business Development for Phoenicia Sport. With the Phoenicia, Chase was responsible for the development of CRM systems and developing quantities and qualitative analytics for various sports properties. Chase was instrumental in helping launch the Back9Network, the first independent sports network to launch on DirecTV.

Joining the RailRiders marks Chase's first endeavor into the world of Minor League Baseball, having cut his teeth in asphalt coliseums of NASCAR. Chase was the youngest car owner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history, and was also the first driver to get a college degree while competing.

Chase graduated from Fordham University in 2012 where he earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and won the school's Go Green award for environmental works. In 2013, Chase graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a graduate degree in Sports Management. Chase was awarded the Key to the City of Wilkes-Barre in 2010, and currently resides in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Karen Luciano Corporate Services & Analytics Manager
Karen Luciano

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3189

Karen Luciano joined the RailRiders front office in 2012 as the Corporate Services Manager after spending the last two years as the Client Services Coordinator for the York Revolution in the independent Atlantic League. With the Revolution, Karen was responsible for the execution of contracts for the team's 200 sponsors and sky box holders. Karen was responsible for some of the most innovative giveaways in league history including giving an actual 2011 Championship Ring away to a lucky fan.

Joining the RailRiders marks Karen's second trip to the International League after beginning her professional career as a Video and Production intern for the Rochester Red Wings in 2005. She also spent time with the Las Vegas Wranglers and Bridgeport Bluefish, working in the sales department with both organizations.

Karen graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 2007 where she earned her degree in communications with a concentration in digital film editing and design with a minor in sports management. She was born in Rochester, New York and currently resides in Duryea, PA.

Rachel Mark Director of Community Relations
Rachel Mark

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3140

Rachel joined the RailRiders staff in March of 2013 as the Community Relations Manager. Prior to her time with the RailRiders, Rachel spent the 2012-2013 NFL season interning in community relations with the Kansas City Chiefs, while completing her M.S. in Kinesiology from East Carolina University. While at ECU, Rachel served as the Marketing Assistant for the Pirate Athletics department. In 2009 Rachel got her start in minor league baseball as the Community Relations Intern for the Carolina Mudcats, previously the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, and completed her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University with a degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. Rachel hails from Aberdeen, NC where here family still resides.

Noelle Richard Fan Services Manager

Noelle Richard

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3131

Noelle joined the RailRiders staff in October of 2013 as a Regional Sales Manager. Before the RailRiders, Noelle worked with the Lowell Spinners (Single A Short Season Affiliate for the Boston Red Sox) for the 2013 season as a Public Relations/Photography Intern. Prior to working in Minor League Baseball, Noelle worked as a News Desk Intern for ABC40/FOX6 in Springfield, MA and then worked for her hometown community television station, WCTV, where she was a co-host for the daily morning show as a sports reporter and helped with the broadcast of games for the Cape Cod Baseball League. Noelle graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Communications. She grew up in Wareham, MA and currently resides in Duryea.

Game Entertainment

Barry Snyder Director of Marketing & Promotions

Barry Snyder

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3115

Barry "B-Ray" Snyder has been with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Franchise for a total of 8 seasons dating back to the final year of the Red Barons. B-Ray has been the on-field emcee for just as many seasons, entertaining the masses alongside CHAMP, Quills, Mr. Incrediball and the renowned Pinstripe Patrol. B-Ray enters his first season as the Director of Marketing and Promotions.

Victor Sweet Video & Website Manager

Victor Sweet

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3188

Victor Sweet joined the RailRiders' staff in March of 2013 as the Fan Experience Coordinator. He attended Niskayuna High School from 2004-2008, and continued his education for four and a half more years at Hudson Valley Community College, the New School of Radio and Television and received his Bachelor's Degree from Plattsburgh State University in 2012. While Attending Plattsburgh State, Victor was a co-anchor on a High School Sports show for two years, Sports Rap Live. His final three years at PSU, Victor co-anchored the campus' College Sports Show, Cardinal Sports Live, he was also the color-commentator for the Men's Hockey TV broadcasts on PSTV. Victor has traveled to Vermont to serve as the color-commentator for the PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout twice, one of the most prestigious Division Three Hockey tournaments in the Nation. Victor has worked at WTEN-Channel 10 in Albany, NY as an Assignment Editor and Associate Sports Producer, along with Price Chopper Supermarkets as a Cashier and Front End Supervisor for six years. Victor was hired full-time in August of 2013 as the Fan Experience Manager, he was born in Niskayuna, NY and currently resides in Dunmore, PA.



Quills Mascot


(570) 969-2255 ext. 3140

Quills joined the RailRiders on April 4th, 2013, the home opener of the Inaugural Season for the RailRiders. Born in the woods of Northeastern Pennsylvania(NEPA), Quills likes nothing more than to spend his time at PNC Field cheering on the SWB RailRiders! Interacting with fans and making people smile are some of his favorite things. He also loves learning about the history of NEPA that is deep rooted in the locomotive industry! When he is not cheering on the RailRiders, he likes to be out and about in the community, hanging out with the people who make this area a great place to live, work, and play baseball!


CHAMP Mascot


(570) 969-2255 ext. 3140

CHAMP joined the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on July 6th and has started every home game since. From that point on he's been the hardest working prospect in the farm system. Continuously working to make it to the big club he wears #1 in honor of the SWB Governors' Cup Championship. He hopes to change his number to 2 soon! Even though he still gets beat on the dance floor by umpires and is completely defeated in tug of war, CHAMP manages to continue to practice his skills. He is known as the most accurate T-Shirt Launcher in all of the country and sticks to the motto of practice makes perfect. CHAMP will be at PNC Field until the New York Yankees are ready to call him up...but until then enjoy watching CHAMP evolve into the biggest name in Yankees history. Born underneath the bleachers at Yankee Stadium, CHAMP currently makes his home in Moosic, PA. If you would like CHAMP to make an appearance at your school, event, etc, just drop him an e-mail or give him a call.


Mr. Incrediball Mascot

Mr. Incrediball

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3140

Mr. Incrediball joined the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on April 4th, 2013 for the Inaugural Season. Mr. IncrediBall spends every waking moment at PNC Field, or flying above it. He loves to watch baseball, but spends most of his time protecting the ballpark from any potential villan! He loves spending time with the people of NEPA, taking pictures, and attending community events.


Ticket Sales

Robert McLane Senior Director of Ticket Sales

Robert McLane

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3130

Bob McLane joined the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre front office in September, 2008 as a Group Sales Coordinator. Over the next four seasons with the franchise, he moved into roles as Group Sales Manager and Corporate Ticket Sales Executive. Following the 2013 season, Bob was promoted to Director of Ticket Sales. Bob is a 2003 graduate of Scranton Prep where he was a member of the cross-country, wrestling, and track teams and a 2007 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Business Administration, concentration in Marketing. He is a big sports fan and enjoys playing baseball, basketball, and golf. Bob now lives in Scranton with his wife Amy, cat Boo, and dog Herman. He also enjoys waterskiing and hanging out with his friends and family on Lake Ariel, where his parents, Bob and Tammy McLane, reside.

Felicia Adamus Director of Ticket Operations

Felicia Adamus

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3110

Felicia Adamus joined the RailRiders front office in June 2014 as the Director of Ticket Operations. Prior to joining the RailRiders, she spent three and a half years with the Frederick Keys of the Carolina League in the capacity of Box Office Manager before being promoted to Director of Ticket Operations in June of 2012. Felicia got her first look at Minor League Baseball working as game day staff for her hometown team, the Erie Seawolves. After seven seasons in Erie, she moved on to become a Ticket Sales Assistant with the Lakewood BlueClaws during their second consecutive championship season in 2010. Felicia earned a B.A. in Business with a concentration in Sport Business Management in 2007 from Mercyhurst University (formerly Mercyhurst College). In 2010, she then received a Master of Sport Administration from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. Felicia is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is originally from Erie, PA and currently resides in Dickson City, PA.

Bryant Guilmette Assistant Ticket Operations Manager

Bryant Guilmette

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3210

Bryant Joined the Railriders Front Office in January of 2013 in the ticket operations department. After the 2013 season concluded he was named Assistant Ticket Operations Manager. Bryant spent his 2012 season serving as an intern for the Lowell Spinners (Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox). He is a graduate of The University Of Massachusetts-Lowell (UMASS Lowell). He played four years of varsity baseball while getting his bachelor's degree at UMASS Lowell. Bryant is a Boston sports fan including the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, but is also a Devils fan. He enjoys all sports including Baseball, Football, Hockey, NASCAR, and Basketball. Bryant is a native of Hopkinton Massachusetts (the official start town of the Boston Marathon). He currently resides in Dickson City.


Mike Harvey Regional Group Sales Manager Mike Harvey

Mike Harvey

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3211

Michael joined the RailRiders as a ticket operations intern for the Inaugural 2013 season and then later rejoined the team in April as the Regional Sales Coordinator for the 2014 season. Michael comes to us locally from Keystone College where he received his Bachelors Degree in Sport and Recreation Management in the Spring of 2014. An NEPA native all his life, Michael has enjoyed coming to see baseball games at PNC Field for many years and has seen all three incarnations of SWB baseball. He was born and raised and currently lives in Fleetville, PA.


Alyssa Novick Regional Corporate Sales Manager

Alyssa Novick

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3203

Alyssa Novick joined the RailRiders' front office in September 2013 as a Regional Sales Manager. She graduated from the University of Tampa in May 2013 with a B.S. in Sport Management and prior to moving to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area was living in Clearwater, FL where she worked as a Sales Assistant at Bright House Field, the home of Phillies Spring Training and the Advanced A Clearwater Threshers. Alyssa also worked as a Suites Floor Supervisor at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, from 2011-2013. She grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY and is currently residing in Duryea, PA.


Joe Rocco Sales Representative

Joe Rocco

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3204

Joe Rocco joined the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in September 2015 as a Sales Representative. Prior to joining the team, Joe lived in New York City where he worked as a paralegal in various practice groups such as construction personal injury cases with the Port Authority for their Freedom Tower project in Lower Manhattan and financial law having worked for the Bank of New York Mellon. He's also worked as a real estate agent in Manhattan and in automobile sales for Tom Hesser Nissan. Joe is a 2001 graduate of Scranton Prep where he participated in sports such as cross country and track and field. He is a 2005 graduate of Fordham University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish. Joe enjoys traveling and prides himself on taking risks and adapting to new challenges. One such example is his time living abroad in Seville, Spain as well as Washington, DC. He enjoys traveling and visiting close friends in San Diego, California and Charleston, South Carolina. Joe is a big sports fan and a die-hard Yankees and New York Giants fan. He enjoys baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and golf. He is an avid marathoner, having run in marathons such as the Washington, DC National Marathon, the ING NYC Marathon, the Steamtown National Marathon, and the Rock & Roll San Diego Marathon. Running marathons taught him how to stay persistent. Other interests include yoga, surfing, and swimming. On a professional level, building and maintaining relationships with people is a true and natural passion of Joe's instilled in him at a young age when he visited his father at his pharmacy in West Scranton.

Sean Magee Sales Representative

Sean Magee

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3201

Sean Magee joined the Front Office staff in October of 2015. He is a graduate of California University of PA where he received his B.A. in Sports Management. Prior to joining the RailRiders, Sean was a Manager of Sales and Concessions with the State College Spikes who are a St. Louis Cardinal affiliate in the NY-Penn League. In his spare time Sean is an avid New York Yankees fan who also enjoys going to the gym. Sean is originally from Queens, NY and currently resides in Milford, PA.

Kelly Cusick Senior Inside Sales Representative Kelly Cusick

Kelly Cusick

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3109

Kelly joined the front office staff as Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative in September 2011. She began her career with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders as a sales intern in April 2010 and then as a Seasonal Inside Sales Representative in December 2010. She is a 2003 graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Business Finance. She enjoys watching baseball and football, playing golf and traveling. Kelly was born, raised and currently resides in Scranton.

Nick Ciaglia Inside Sales Representative Nick Ciaglia

Nick Ciaglia

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3109

Nick joined the SWB Rail Riders in the beginning of the 2014 season as a Customer Service Representative, and was hired as the Inside Sales Representative for the 2016 season. He graduated from Misericordia University with a B.S. in Sport Management and is scheduled to complete his Master's Degree in the Spring from Misericordia in Business Administration. He grew up and currently lives in Moscow, PA, and has attended baseball games at PNC Field his whole life growing up.

Robby Judge Sales Coordinator Robby Judge

Robby Judge

(570) 969-2255

Robby Judge come on board with the RailRiders in March of 2015. Robby has over 30 years of customer service under his belt. He is a 1984 graduate of Scranton Central High School and 1986 graduate from Lackawanna College where he graduated in Business Administration. He played second base at both Central and Lackawanna, he also coaches baseball at Scranton High School and runs U PA Baseball. He is a huge Notre Dame fan and was born and raised in Scranton where he currently lives with is wife Ellen, daughter Kelly, son Alex and their 2 basset hounds.


Steve Horne Director of Field Operations

Steve Horne

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3125

Steve joined the RailRiders in February, 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a degree in Sport Management and began his career in sports as the Equipment Manager for Duke University's 27 sports programs. Following his stay at Duke, he headed back home serving as the Head Groundskeeper for the Ole Miss Baseball team. After seven seasons at Ole Miss, he left to take a similar position with the Birmingham Barons; double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. In 1998 he advanced to Triple-A as the Director of Field Operations with the Memphis Redbirds in the Pacific Coast League where he remained through 2005. He is highly decorated among his peers winning numerous awards including: Southeastern Conference Groundskeeper of the year (1992-1993), Sports Turf/Beam Clay Field of the Year (1992-1993 and 1997-1998), Southern League Groundskeeper of the Year (1997 and 1998), Pacific Coast League Groundskeeper of the Year (2001-2002, 2004-2005) and the Minor League Baseball Turf Manager of the Year in 2005. In his spare time, Steve enjoys collecting old comic books and remodeling his home. He says" being part of the Yankee family is a dream come true for this southern born Ole Miss Rebel!" Born in Oxford, MS, he currently resides in Clarks Summit, PA with his beautiful wife Iris, two fantastic little girls, Stephenie Elaine and Sarah Elizabeth and one little West Highland Terrier named Cooper.

Paul Tumavitch Operations Manager/Asst. Groundskeeper

Paul Tumavitch

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3125

Paul returns to the SWB organization after spending the last 3 seasons as the assistant groundskeeper for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Previously Paul spent 5 years working on the SWB grounds crew as a seasonal staff member. Paul is a 2011 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University . In his free time Paul enjoys traveling and attending sporting events. He is a big fan of both baseball and hockey, and lives and dies by his Tampa Bay Lightning. He was born, raised and currently resides in Old Forge.

Joe Villano Director of Ballpark Operations
Joe Villano

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3116

Joe joined the staff in February 2008 as the Director of Ballpark Operations. Prior to joining the RailRiders, he was a Community Service Supervisor for the County of Lackawanna. After graduating from Carbondale Jr./Sr. High School, he attended Johnson College. He previously worked with local contractors fine tuning his skills. He along with his wife and son are residents of Northeast Pennsylvania.

Maggie Rowlands Receptionist/Office Manager
Maggie Rowlands

(570) 969-2255 ext. 2230

Maggie joined the RailRiders front office staff in March 2013 as the Office Manager/Receptionist. She grew up in Mountain Top, PA and after graduation from Crestwood High School, she furthered her education and received a degree in Business Management. As a lifelong baseball fan, more importantly, a New York Yankee fan, she is more than thrilled to be part of the RailRiders organization. She currently resides in Wilkes-Barre with her husband, Rob, and their three children, Jeffrey, Steven and Sarah.

Legends Concessions & Merchandise

Rich Kloss General Manager

Rich Kloss

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3420

More information about Rich coming soon!

Keith Kleback Operations Manager
Keith Kleback

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3424

Keith joined the Legends' team in 2009 as a seasonal concessions supervisor and became the full-time Operations Manager in 2013. Prior to joining Legends, he worked for S&W Management. He is a 2001 graduate of Riverside Jr.-Sr. High School and in 2006 graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He grew up in Taylor, PA and now resides in Dunmore.

Sherri Passaniti Catering Manager
Sherri Passaniti

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3422

More information about Sherri is coming soon!

Matt Micciche Chef

Matt Micciche

(570) 969-2255 ext. 3427

Matt joined the Legends staff in March 2013 as the head chef. Matt is a 2004 graduate of Riverside Jr/Sr High School and in 2006 graduated from Keystone College with an Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts. Prior to joining the Legends staff, Matt was a corporate trainer for Darden Restaurants for 6 years. He has helped to train and develop Line cooks and Managers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Arizona. Matt lived and worked in Chicago, IL from 2010-2012 before returning back to the Scranton/Wilkes-barre area. Originally from Moosic, Pa he now resides in Old Forge.


SWB RailRiders / 235 Montage Mountain Road / Moosic, PA 18507 / Phone: (570) 969-2255