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River Cats Speakers Bureau

The Sacramento River Cats Speakers Bureau is comprised of three full-time members of the River Cats front office. Each brings a unique perspective to the world of sports, business, and more. Please see the speakers below for more information.

Click on a speaker's name to learn more!


Chip Maxson General Manager  

Chip MaxsonChip joined the Sacramento River Cats in 2012, brining with him years of professional and collegiate sports experience. Chip has been recognized numerous times for his success in leading and managing sales staffs to record revenues and has overseen multiple multi-million dollar renovation and construction projects with both the Tacoma Rainiers and River Cats.

Chip is also actively involved in his community outside of sports, working with local officials and leaders while being present in community affairs and decisions.

Chip Maxson Speaker Subjects

  • Business
  • Leadership
  • Community
  • Faith
  • Motivation

Emily Williams Director of Marketing  

Emily WilliamsEmily joined the River Cats prior to the 2015 season as the Marketing Manager, but has proved to be an asset in game-day entertainment production, digital and social media, and much more since joining the staff in Sacramento. While her journey stared with the River Cats as an intern in high school, Emily has traveled across the country while developing and honir her skills.

With over 10 years involved in professional baseball, Emily brings a wide variety of experiences from various levels and corners of the country.

Emily Williams Speaker Subjects

  • Social & Digital Media
  • Sports Marketing
  • Women in the Workforce

Johnny Doskow Radio Broadcaster  

Johnny DoskowWhen it comes to the Sacramento River Cats, there is no one more recognizable than Johnny Doskow, the Voice of the River Cats. Johnny has spent 16 seasons with Sacramento as the team's play-by-play broadcaster and is a staple in any River Cats conversations. His experience includes nearly another decade of play-by-play broadcasting with other organizations, but he also brings a corporate sales background to the table, working tirelessly in the offseason to bring in new revenue to the ballpark.

When looking for the go-to source for River Cats baseball, there is no better option than Johnny. Coupled with his travels across the country, Johnny brings a unique perspective to not just baseball and the River Cats, but to Sacramento as a community.

Johnny Doskow Speaker Subjects

  • 2016 Season Recap
  • River Cats History
  • Cities On The Road
  • Career Overview

For more information, please contact Marketing Coordinator Kriselle Pons at

To request a speaker, please fill out the attached Speaker Request form and return to Kriselle Pons at