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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

Finance/Human Resources

Sales

Looking forward to another great season, Kyle will enter his fifth season in Minor League Baseball with the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Kyle's career in baseball began during the 2014 season, interning for the Hot Rods. He worked in several different departments including marketing, sales, merchandise, and stadium operations. Concluding the 2014 season, Kyle was offered a position with the Hot Rods as an Account Executive. His main areas of focus involved customer service and inbound/outbound sales. Since then, Kyle was previously the Box Office Manager for the 2015 and 2016 season, where he oversaw the daily operations of the box office, individual tickets, and outbound group calls. Now the Director of Ticket Sales, Kyle will oversee all individual/group transactions, with a strong emphasis in client and company entertainment! Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Kyle attended Western Kentucky University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management in 2014. He spends most of his free time on the golf course, enjoying music and hanging out with his friends and family. Growing up a sports fanatic, he continues to root for his Louisville Cardinals, Tennessee Titans, Minnesota Vikings and the Cincinnati Reds.

Email : kwolz@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6032

Daniel Kline is in his second season working in Professional baseball, his first with the Hot Rods. Daniel's career in baseball began during the 2016 season, working for the Washington Wild Things in the Frontier League. While in Washington, he served as an Account Executive. Daniel was born in Pittsburgh, PA and attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia for his undergraduate degree. After completing his Bachelors, he moved on to Western Kentucky University and completed his Masters in Recreation and Sport Administration. He resides in Bowling Green, Kentucky with his wife Sydney. He is looking forward to a great first season with the Hot Rods.

Email : dkline@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6019

Jon joined the Hot Rods in the beginning of 2018. This is Jon's third season in professional baseball and his first season with the Hot Rods. He spent two seasons working for the Washington Wild Things out of the Frontier League. He started out as a box office assistant and worked his way up to box office manager with Wild Things. Jon is originally from Sidney, Ohio. He got his bachelor's degree in 2014 from Marshall University. Then he completed his masters in Recreation and Sport Administration from Western Kentucky University in the spring of 2016. Jon is a huge a sports fan. His favorite teams are the Columbus Crew, Pittsburgh Steelers, Marshall Thundering Herd and Xavier Men's Basketball Team. Jon also enjoys playing tennis and anything outdoors.

Email:jbarhorst@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6040

Marketing/Creative Services/Communications

Laura is entering her first season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2018. She joined the Hot Rods in January 2018 as the Promotions & Community Relations Manager. Laura graduated with a degree in Communication from Lindsey Wilson College and is originally from Columbia, KY. She is excited for the upcoming season!

Email: lfeese@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6021

Todd is entering his first season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2018. He joined the Hot Rods in January after graduating with a degree in Communications and Multimedia Production from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games and rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Florida Gators, North Florida Ospreys, Miami Heat and Tampa Bay Rays.

 

Email twarren@bghotrods.com

Operations

2018 will mark Wallace's fourth season in professional baseball. He joined the Hot Rods mid-way through the 2016 season after serving as an Operations Technician with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN. Wallace began his career in baseball as a Stadium Operations Assistant with the Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves) during the 2015 season and has since wrapped his focus on event and facility operations. A Statesboro, GA native and 2014 graduate of Georgia Southern University, Wallace enjoys golfing, fishing and cheering on the GS Eagles every Saturday afternoon.

Email: wbrown@bghotrods.com

Phone: 270.495.6022

Brock enters his second season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2018, his fifth season in professional baseball. He began his baseball career in 2013 as a Stadium Operations Intern with the Frontier League Evansville Otters and went on to serve as Stadium Operations Apprentice for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs and Stadium Operations Assistant for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, Brock graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors and rooting for the Chicago Cubs and Indiana Hoosiers.

Email: bwilson@bghotrods.com

 

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