(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils have announced two new hires that are effective immediately. R- Phils General Manager Scott Hunsicker made the announcements. The R-Phils have proudly hired from within their successful internship program.
Nicole Fetchko, a member of the 2018 internship class, will now take the role as Extra Events Manager. Fetchko is a 2010 graduate from Parkland High School. After graduating high school, she started her college career at West Virginia University. With a change of major, she transferred to the University of Pittsburgh to study dentistry. Changing majors one last time, she graduated closer to home, from Kutztown University in 2018. She graduated with a degree in Sports Management & Leisure Studies with a minor in fitness, earning her personal trainers certification as well.
Prior to becoming a full-time employee with the R-Phils, she was a full-time promotions intern with the organization in the 2018 season. Fetchko grew up in the Lehigh Valley and now resides in Reading.
Nick Mayer, also a member of the 2018 internship class, has been hired as a Group Outings Manager. Mayer, a native of Hamburg, graduated from Hamburg Area High School in 2012. He went to college at Lock Haven University and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science. Mayer played offensive tackle for Lock Haven and played for Hamburg in high school. He's also a member of the coaching staff for Hamburg Area High School.
17 of the 22 front office members were initially interns for the organization before being hired full-time.
Here's a list of the R-Phils Front Office Staff:
Scott Hunsicker - General Manager - 28th season
Matt Hoffmaster - Assistant General Manager - 14th season
Joe Bialek - Executive Director of Sales - 21st season
Kevin Sklenarik - Executive Director of Baseball Operations - 24th season
Mike Becker - Executive Director of Tickets - 21st season
Mike Robinson - Executive Director of Community & Fan Development - 17th season
Anthony Pignetti - Executive Director of Business Development - 10th season
Kristyne Haver, CPA, CGMA - Controller - 18th season
Dan "Dirt" Douglas - Head Groundskeeper - 29th season
Todd Hunsicker - Chief Director of Promotions - 10th season
Tonya Petrunak - Director of Marketing / Executive Director of Baseballtown Charities - 10th season
Andy Kauffman - Video Director - 17th season
Travis Hart - Director of Food & Beverage - 7th season
Deneen Giesen - Office Manager - 18th season
Jon Nally - Director of Groups - 8th Season
Mike Ventola - Director of PR / Media Relations / Radio Broadcaster - 5th season
Andrew Nelson - Director of Client Fulfillment / Clubhouse Operations - 9th season
Ryan Springborn - Director of Graphic Arts / Merchandise - 6th season
Brian Wells - Assistant Director of Groups - 4th season
Nick Crosby - Assistant Director of Food & Beverage - 4th season
Nick Mayer - Group Outings Manager - 2nd season
Nicole Fetchko - Extra Events Manager - 2nd season
America's Classic Ballpark is proud to be a part of Pennsylvania's Americana Region and was voted the #1 stadium in all of Double-A by MiLB's Ben Hill. Individual and group tickets are available online at Fightins.com, by phone at 610-370-BALL, and in-person at FirstEnergy Stadium. Follow the R-Phils on Twitter at @ReadingFightins and like them on Facebook via www.facebook.com/fightins.
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