January 10, 2019 4:06 PM

JOHNSON CITY- Boyd Sports, LLC has announced that Kat Deal will be the Assistant General Manager of the Johnson City Cardinals, effective immediately.  

Kat Deal is entering her first year as Assistant General Manager with the Johnson City Cardinals, as it will be her 6th year in baseball overall. Deal has worked with the Bluefield Orioles, and with Roger Dean (Chevrolet) Stadium as their Director of Corporate Sales and Marketing.

"I'm beyond excited and honored to be able to be a part of the Johnson City Cardinals," added Deal. "My passion has always been in sports, especially baseball. After taking some time away, I'm ready to be back in this great sport and to be a part of such a wonderful team here with Zac, Carter and Brandon."

Deal attended Bluefield College where she played volleyball and achieved her bachelor's degree in Sports Marketing with a double minor in Strength and Conditioning and Drug Education. Kat is originally from Tampa, Florida, but lived in Jupiter, Fl until her move to Johnson City.

"I couldn't be more excited about bringing Kat on board here in Johnson City," Stated Johnson City Cardinals General Manager, Zac Clark. "Kat's experience working in baseball and her tireless work ethic will make her a perfect fit here. She is going to set the tone for us this year and I expect her to make a huge impact on our staff from day one!"



The Johnson City Cardinals are the Rookie affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Members of the ten-team Appalachian League, Cardinals baseball has been entertaining families and fans of America's national pastime in the East Tennessee region for over 50 years. To learn more about the Johnson City Cardinals, visit www.jccardinals.com

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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