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Front Office Staff

Jeff Gray | General Manager

Jeff Gray is entering his second season as the General Manager of the Beloit Snappers. Previously, Gray spent more than 13 years with the Toronto Blue Jays organization, most recently as General Manager of the Bluefield Blue Jays from 2012-2016. Originally from Auburn, NY, Gray worked a season in the United Soccer League (USL) with the Swope Park Rangers in 2017 before joining the Snappers in 2018. Gray holds a bachelor's degree in Sports Business from Saint Leo University in Florida and an associate's degree from Cayuga CC in Auburn, NY. 

Ticket and Group Sales Operations

Tommy Himebaugh | Ticket and Group Sales Manager

Tommy Himebaugh will join the Beloit Snappers organization for the 2019 campaign as the Ticket and Group Sales Manager. This will be Tommy's sixth season in Minor League Baseball and first with the Snappers. Born and raised in Cincinnati Ohio, he is a graduate of Concord University (Athens, WV) with a degree in Sports Management. Tommy has worked for affiliates of the Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros with past experience in the Midwest League as well.

Marketing, Media, & Community Relations

Ben Vigliarolo | Marketing and Media Relations Manager

Ben Vigliarolo enters his first year as Marketing and Media Manager for the Beloit Snappers. Vigliarolo will also be serving as the Community Relations Coordinator and be working hand-in-hand with Snappy in the community. Previously, Vigliarolo served 2 years as the Creative Services Coordinator for the West Virginia Miners, a collegiate summer ball team, in Beckley, WV. Vigliarolo holds a bachelor's degree in Communication with a minor in Marketing from Trine University. 

Sam Cohen | Graphic Designer and Media Assistant

Sam Cohen is entering his first season with the Beloit Snappers organization. Prior to the Snappers, Sam attended University of Wisconsin - Madison and was working towards a communications degree with an emphasis in video postproduction. This is Sam's first professional baseball position and he is eager to enjoy baseball from the front office this year!

Pohlman Field Operations

Nick Hire | Head Groundskeeper

Nick Hire joins the Beloit Snappers 2019 campaign as the Head Groundskeeper.He is originally from Mt. Pleasant, Michigan with a Master's degree in Sports Administration from Central Michigan University. He completed his undergrad degree at Northwood University with a major in Entertainment Sports Management. Nick has worked two seasons with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, while spending last summer working for the PGA of America.

Cathy Mateljan | Stadium Operations Supervisor

Cathy Mateljan joined the Beloit Snappers for the 2019 season in May. From the Milwaukee area, Cathy went to school at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. Graduating in December of 2018 with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. Cathy previously worked as an Operations Intern for the AJGA in Georgia before joining the Snappers' staff.

Austin Parrish | Gameday Operations Manager

Austin Parrish is entering his first season as Gameday Operations Manager for the Beloit Snappers. Parrish is a native of Beckley, West Viginia and received his bachelor's degree in Sports Management from West Virginia University. Previously, Parrish worked a season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, two season for the West Virginia Miners, and a season as an equipment manager for the Fairmont State University football.