Auburn, NY - The Auburn Doubledays of the New York-Penn League, Single-A Short-Season affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Voutsinas as the club's General Manager. Voutsinas will begin his duties at the Doubledays' Falcon Park offices immediately.
A lifelong resident of Central New York, Voutsinas brings more than 15 years of experience in the field of sport administration to Auburn. He most recently held the position of Assistant General Manager/Director of Marketing & Promotions for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs of the International League.
"I am looking forward to this great opportunity," Voutsinas said. "It has long been my career goal to become a Minor League Baseball General Manager and I am very excited to lead a team with a fan base as strong as the Auburn Doubledays."
Voutsinas received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies from Northeastern University, where he also worked as a student assistant in the school's athletic department. He went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Sport Administration from Canisius College.
"We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the Auburn Doubledays," said team President David Daum. "To have a General Manager with the experience and connections within Minor League Baseball that Mike has will surely benefit our organization and, more importantly, our fans."
The Doubledays will open the 2014 season with a home game on Friday, June 13 at Leo Pinckney Field at Falcon Park against the Batavia Muckdogs. Season ticket plans for the upcoming season are on sale now and can be purchased by calling the Doubledays at (315) 255-2489.