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Communications, Community, Marketing & Merchandise

The Basics
Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA
College: University of New Haven
Years in MiLB: 9
Years in Curve, PA: 1 (2021 to present)

Curve Cuts
Walk-up song: "The Seed 2.0" by The Roots
Favorite sports team: Philadelphia 76ers
Favorite TV Show: The Wire
Dream Vacation: Sailing in the Mediterranean Sea to all of the Greek Islands

Jon joined the Curve as Director of Communications and Broadcasting in 2021 after six seasons as a member of the broadcast team for the Trenton Thunder (Double-A, NYY). Jon served as the lead voice for the 2018 Eastern League All-Star Classic and was on the call as the Thunder secured their fourth Eastern League Championship in franchise history in 2019. In addition to his role in the broadcast booth, Jon took a leadership role in the development of the team's marketing and promotional plans, overseeing all team communications and was a member of the team's corporate sales department.

In addition to his work on the diamond, Jon is the voice of Princeton University Volleyball and Women's Basketball as well as the sideline reporter for Princeton Football on ESPN+. Additionally, Jon is a radio and ESPN+ broadcast talent for Rider University's Men's and Women's Basketball programs. A Philadelphia native, Jon graduated from the University of New Haven (CT) in 2012 with a degree in Sport Management and a minor in Communications.

The Basics
Hometown:
Bedford, PA
College: IUP
Years in MiLB: 3
Years in Curve, PA: 3 (2017 to present)

Curve Cuts
Walk-up song: "Got to Give It Up" by Marvin Gaye
Favorite sports team: Philadelphia 76ers
Hidden talents: I sing and play bass guitar
What do you like to do in your spare time: Help lead a college ministry at IUP

Josh is in entering his third year with the Curve but his first as part of the full-time staff. He is a recent graduate of the incredible and illustrious Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he got his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications Media with a focus in production. Also, the co-founder of YouTube came from IUP as well, so take that, Slippery Rock. Josh is passionate about serving the local church, so when he is not at the Curve he is back home in Indiana serving at Summit Church.

Ballpark Operations & Concessions

The Basics
Hometown:
Forest Hill, Md.
Years in MiLB: 13
Years in Curve, PA: 13 (2009-present)

Curve Cuts
Walk-up song? "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith
Favorite place to eat in Blair County? Tim's American Cafe
Favorite sports teams? Maryland Terrapins
Dream vacation? Mars

Glenn McComas has been the head of concessions at Peoples Natural Gas Field since 2011. He joined the front office in 2009 as the Assistant Concessions Manager and moved into his current role in November 2010. The Lozinak family bought the Curve back from Chuck Greenberg after the 2008 season and overhauled the concessions operation for the 2009 season and Glenn has been cooking with the Curve ever since. Glenn worked in the food industry for 30 years, including time with the Lozinaks' McDonald's franchises, before he came to Altoona.

The Basics
Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.
College: University of Akron
Years in MiLB: 7
Years in Curve, PA: 1 (2020-present)
Past MiLB organizations: Akron RubberDucks & Tacoma Rainiers

Curve Cuts
Walk-up song? "Bad Blood" by Taylor S
Favorite TV show(s)? Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Rick and Morty
Favorite movie? Guardians of the Galaxy
What do you like to do in your spare time? What spare time?

James Petrella joins the Curve for his first season as the team's head groundskeeper in 2020. He comes to Altoona by way of the Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Indians), where he spent the previous two seasons as an assistant groundskeeper. The Tacoma, Wash. native started his baseball career with the RubberDucks in 2014 while he was a student at the University of Akron. Petrella completed his degree in Sport Management at Akron in 2016 and continued to work with the RubberDucks through the 2016 season. He spent 2017 back in Washington state as a gameday groundskeeper with the Tacoma Rainiers and an intern at the Seattle Seahawks practice facility before he returned to Northeast Ohio the following year. James now lives in Altoona and will be getting married after the season.

The Basics
Hometown: Wadsworth, Ohio
College: University of Louisville
Years in MiLB: 3

Curve Cuts
Favorite Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Baseball Team
Favorite TV Show: Family Guy
Favorite Movie: Once upon a time in Hollywood
Walk-up Song: "Raspberry Beret" by Prince

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Address and Phone

Peoples Natural Gas Field
1000 Park Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
877.99.CURVE or
814.943.5400