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Hot Rods Mission Statement


Ownership

JBlackstock@BGHotRods.com

Team Management

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.

Email: eleach@bghotrods.com

Phone : 270.901.2121

Matt has spent his entire career in the sport industry. He received his degree in sports management from Western Kentucky University in 2012 and began interning with the Bowling Green Hot Rods the same year. From 2012-2016 Matt worked his way up with the Hot Rods eventually becoming the Director of Sales. In 2016 he took a job as the Senior Account Executive and Team Lead of Group Sales for the Cincinnati Bengals where he worked for two seasons; Matt returned to the Hot Rods in November 2017 as Assistant General Manager and is focused on continuing to grow the Hot Rods as a member of the South Central Kentucky Community. Matt spends his time away from the park with his wife Megan and their three boys, Jack, Teddy and Hank.

Email : mingram@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6023

Sales

Kyle Wolz manages all aspects of ticket sales, focusing on all ticket revenue sources while developing and managing the Hot Rods' sales team. Kyle joined the Hot Rods in February of 2014 as an intern. Once the season concluded, Kyle was promoted to Account Executive then to Box Office Manager to oversee the day to day operation of the Hot Rods Ticket office, while focusing on group sales. Since then, Kyle has taken on the role as the Director of Sales, where he oversees the Hot Rods sales team and the selling of season tickets, mini plans and planning of large company and group outings. Kyle, a native from Louisville, Kentucky, holds a bachelor's degree in sports management from Western Kentucky University. In his free time, you can find him on the golf course working on his golf game. His favorite sports teams are the Louisville Cardinals, WKU Hilltoppers, and Tennessee Titans.

Email : kwolz@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6032

Creative Services/Marketing/Communications

Nick is entering his first season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2019. He comes to Bowling Green after working with ESPN in Charlotte, NC. While there, he worked on multiple nationally televised college sports events in various roles, including collegiate national championships. A 2016 graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Media, Nick can be found cheering on his Kentucky Wildcats and Nashville Predators year-round.

NJourdan@BGHotRods.com

Operations

Grounds Crew

Finances

Vette City Catering

Interns

TBD