Front Office Staff
|Eric C. Leach||General Manager|
Eric joined the Bowling Green Hot Rods in October 2013 after a six year absence from professional sports. Eric and his wife, Sunshine spent that time working in non-profit charity work in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and United States. During their time they worked with groups helping to provide medical clinics, hot meals, education, and construction projects to those in need. Before stepping away, Eric previously spent ten seasons working in professional sports. Primarily focusing on baseball, he worked with the Ft. Wayne Wizards, Omaha Royals, and Lexington Legends where he received the 2007 Sales Executive of the Year award from the South Atlantic League. Originally from Omaha, Nebraska. Eric attended Grace University there and received his degree in business leadership. He enjoys all things Nebraska including Cornhusker football and Creighton basketball. In addition to sports, he likes to spend time with his two children, Colton & Jaxson.
|Becky Reeves||Accounting Assistant|
|Nick Carey||Director of Corporate Partnerships|
Nick Carey, a native of Boonville, Missouri and Ocoee, Tennessee, enters his first season as the Hot Rods Director of Corporate Partnerships after serving as the General Manager of the rookie-level Princeton Rays in 2016. He began his sports career serving as a baseball student manager in high school and while attending Middle Tennessee State University. Prior to graduating from MTSU in 2015 with a B.S. in Journalism and minors in Management and History, he served as the Assistant General Manager of the Sedalia Bombers in the M.I.N.K. League, a collegiate summer team. His first experience in professional baseball came in 2015 when he interned with the Greeneville Astros of the Appalachian League.
|Kyle Wolz||Director of Ticket Sales|
Looking forward to another #FanDriven season, Kyle will enter his fourth season in Minor League Baseball with the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Kyle's career in baseball began during the 2014 season, interning for the Hot Rods. He worked in several different departments including marketing, sales, merchandise, and stadium operations. Concluding the 2014 season, Kyle was offered a position with the Hot Rods as an Account Executive. His main areas of focus involved customer service and inbound/outbound sales. Since then, Kyle was previously the Box Office Manager for the 2015 and 2016 season, where he oversaw the daily operations of the box office, individual tickets, and outbound group calls. Now the Director of Ticket Sales, Kyle will oversee all individual/group transactions, with a strong emphasis in client and company entertainment! Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Kyle attended Western Kentucky University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management in 2014. He spends most of his free time on the golf course, enjoying music and hanging out with his friends and family. Growing up a sports fanatic, he continues to root for his Louisville Cardinals, Tennessee Titans, Minnesota Vikings and the Cincinnati Reds.
|Daniel "Beans" Langdon||Director of Group Sales|
Beans returns to the Hot Rods staff for his 4th year as the Director of Group Sales for the 2017 season. He has previously served as the Group Sales Manager, Account Executive, and Concessions Supervisor for PSC the past three seasons. He was born and raised in Oakfield, New York. Daniel graduated in 2013 from The College at Brockport, State University of New York with a major in Sport Management along with a minor in Recreation and Leisure. He also previously worked for the Batavia Muckdogs organization in the NY-Penn League for three years. In his spare time he enjoys rooting for the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, Syracuse Orange, and the New York Yankees. He is looking forward to another great year of Hot Rods Baseball. #GoTops!
|Daniel Kline||Box Office Manager|
Daniel Kline is in his second season working in Professional baseball, his first with the Hot Rods. Daniel's career in baseball began during the 2016 season, working for the Washington Wild Things in the Frontier League. While in Washington, he served as an Account Executive. Daniel was born in Pittsburgh, PA and attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia for his undergraduate degree. After completing his Bachelors, he moved on to Western Kentucky University and completed his Masters in Recreation and Sport Administration. He resides in Bowling Green, Kentucky with his fiancé Sydney. He is looking forward to a great first season with the Hot Rods.
|Paul Taylor||Account Executive|
Paul joins the Hot Rods as an Account Executive after serving as a Media Relations assistant with the Louisville Bats for the 2016 season. He has also been a Media Relations intern with the Cincinnati Reds, and had the privilege of working the 2015 All-Star Game and Home Run Derby. Previously, he was a broadcaster for two seasons in the New York-Penn League, and also called four years of Women's Ice Hockey at Stevenson University (MD). He graduated from Martin Luther College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
|Jennifer Johnson||Director of Marketing and Community Relations|
Jennifer began her career in Minor League Baseball with the Hot Rods in 2009. After completing an internship with the team in its inaugural season, she joined the front office staff prior to the 2010 season. Jennifer has held several roles within the organization and currently serves as the team's Director of Marketing and Community Relations, where she oversees the Hot Rods' marketing efforts and community impact. Jennifer, a Kentucky native, received her Marketing degree from Western Kentucky University. In her spare time, she enjoys cheering on her Kentucky Wildcats (she bleeds blue), taking in a good country music concert, "pinteresting" and traveling.
|Maggie Fields||Director of Creative Services|
Maggie enters her first season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2017. She joined the Hot Rods in January as the Director of Creative Services. Maggie graduated with a degree in Advertising and Graphic Design from Western Kentucky University. Born and raised in Bowling Green, she has a love for the city and hopes to take the #FanDriven slogan to new heights with her knowledge and involvement in the community.
|Alex Cohen||Broadcasting & Media Relations Manager|
Alex will be in the Hot Rods radio booth for his second season after stints working for the Idaho Falls Chukars (Adv-Rookie/Royals) and the Huntsville Stars (Double-A/Brewers). Overall, Alex has broadcasted over 600 minor league baseball games since 2012 and has worked in professional baseball since 2009. He has also called baseball games globally for the Australian Baseball League as well as in Taiwan for the Premier 12 tournament in 2015. Aside from baseball, Alex was born and raised just outside of Philadelphia, PA and is a 2011 graduate of Indiana University. In his spare time, the 28-year-old includes fantasy football, playing golf and being a useless trivia expert as his primary hobbies. Alex looks forward to his another summer in Southcentral Kentucky.
|Adam Annaratone||Creative Services Assistant|
Adam joins the Hot Rods for his first season as a Creative Services Assistant. Previously, Adam served as a production assistant for One World Sports. Adam also served as a production assistant for Bellator MMA. Adam was born and raised in Memphis, TN and received an undergraduate degree in communication from the University of Memphis (13). Adam also received a Master's degree in Sports Communication and Media from Sacred Heart University (16).
|Wallace Brown||Director of Ballpark Operations|
Bio coming soon
|Coty Wells||Head Groundskeeper|
Coty joined the Bowling Green Hot Rods full-time in the 2017 season as the Head Groundskeeper. He previously held the position of Stringer and Official Scorer at the Hot Rods for the 2016 season. Coty has previous turf experience with The Club at Olde Stone golf course and Dale Hollow Lake State Park golf course. He also has many years of experience with Lindsey Wilson College athletics where he graduated with his bachelor's degree in 2006. He currently is pursuing his Master's in Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management from Midway University. Coty is originally from Burkesville, KY. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters. Coty is a long time fan of the Kentucky Wildcats, Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Colts and the Lindsey Wilson College Blue Raiders.
|Brock Wilson||Ballpark Operations Assistant|
Brock enters his first season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2017, his fourth season in professional baseball. He joined the Hot Rods organization in January as the Ballpark Operations Assistant. He began his baseball career in 2013 as a Stadium Operations Intern with the Frontier League Evansville Otters and went on to serve as Stadium Operations Apprentice for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs and Stadium Operations Assistant for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, Brock graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors and rooting for the Chicago Cubs and Indiana Hoosiers.
|Stacey Little||Retail Buyer|
|Zach Powers||Retail Assistant|
Zach enters his first season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2017, his second season in baseball. He joined the Hot Rods in late February as the Retail Assistant. Before joining the Hot Rods he worked for over a year with Converse and Nike and before that as a sales intern with the Great Falls Voyagers. Zach went to the University of Charleston in West Virginia where he competed on a Track and Field Scholarship in which he competed in the Shot Put, Discus, and Hammer Throw. Born and raised In Fort Lauderdale, FL he is a long time Miami Marlins, Miami Heat, and Dallas Cowboys fan.
Food & Beverage - Professional Sports Catering
|Wayne Campbell||Director of Food & Beverage|
|De'Angelo Holmes||Executive Chef|