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Modesto Nuts Front Office Staff Listing

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Mike Gorrasi

Executive Vice President

Modesto Nuts Debut: 2001
Past Teams: Asheville Tourists, Quad City River Bandits
Hometown: Rockland County, NY
90s Jock Jam: Let's Get Ready to Rumble
Special Skills: Dad Jokes
Favorite TV Show: Breaking Bad
Favorite Quote: "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." -Bob Dylan
Favorite Accomplishments: 2010 and 2011 Organization of the Year

Zach Brockman

General Manager 

Modesto Nuts Debut: 2007, 2017
Past Teams: Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Hometown: Chicago, IL
90s Jock Jam: Mo Money Mo Problems
Special Skills: CrossFit, Texas Hold'em
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld, Breaking Bad
Favorite Quote: Life isn't about finding yourself it's about creating
Favorite Accomplishments: 4 consecutive franchise attendance records with the Nuts (08-11), Back to Back Organization of the Year with the Nuts (10-11), 3 consecutive franchise sales records with Myrtle Beach (12-15)

Kate Mendoza

Office Manager

Modesto Nuts Debut: Gameday employee in 2006, Front Office employee in 2011.
Past Teams: The Nuts are my one and only.
Hometown: Modesto, California.
90s Jock Jam: Tootsee Roll
Special Skills: Can type 150 words a minute (on a stenograph machine).
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Quote: When you focus on the good, the good gets better.
Favorite Accomplishments: Mom to the coolest 3 year old you'll ever meet, Macie James.

Food & Beverage/Operations

Kyle Gogo

Food and Beverage Manager

Modesto Nuts Debut: 2018
Past Teams: West Michigan Whitecaps, Richmond Flying Squirrels
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan
90s Jock Jam: Feelin' it - Jay-Z
Special Skills: 3-putting every hole while golfing
Favorite TV Show: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite Quote: "Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it's bobsled time"
Favorite Accomplishments: Going to College

Chris Ambler

Head Groundskeeper

Modesto Nuts Debut: 2017
Past Teams: Seattle Mariners
Hometown: Walla Walla
90s Jock Jam: Cotton Eye Joe
Special Skills: Can cook minute rice in 58 seconds
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Quote: The Office
Favorite Accomplishments: "Get out the rye bread and mustard grandma cause this is a grand salami!!" Dave Niehaus


Steven Webster

Account Executive

Modesto Nuts Debut: 2018
Past Teams: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Hometown: Reeders, PA
90s Jock Jam: Jump Around -House of Pain
Special Skills: Flying airplanes
Favorite TV Show: The Walking Dead
Favorite Quote: "Learning never exhausts the mind" -Leonardo da Vinci
Favorite Accomplishments: Graduating grad school, working for a professional baseball team


Sarah Lopes

 Community Outreach Manager

Modesto Nuts Debut: April 2016
Past Teams: N/A
Hometown: Gustine, CA
90s Jock Jam: Pump up the Jam
Special Skills: Can drink 5 Red Bulls and still be tired
Favorite TV Show: Full House
Favorite Quote: You're doing great, sweetie.
Favorite Accomplishments: Made the top 100 highest scores list in Temple Run in 2012

Keaton Gillogly

Director of Broadcasting

Modesto Nuts Debut: April 2014
Past Teams: Gary SouthShore RailCats, Green Bay Bullfrogs, Lansing Lugnuts, Kane County Cougars
Hometown: Chicago, IL
90s Jock Jam: House of Pain -Jump Around
Special Skills: Debating semantics
Favorite TV Show: Westworld
Favorite Quote: "If you think classy, you'll be classy." -Crash Davis
Favorite Accomplishments: Hiking to the top of El Capitan