FISHKILL NY-- Hudson Valley Renegades Senior Vice President and General Manager, Eben Yager, announced today the promotion of 20-year P.A. Announcer and Director of Special Events, Rick Zolzer, to Vice President of the Renegades organization. Zolzer began his career with the Hudson Valley Renegades in its inaugural season as a part-time P.A. Announcer. Zolzer was then brought on full-time in 2001 as the Director of Special Events for the ball club.
"Being named Vice President of the Renegades organization is a ridiculous honor," said Zolzer. "I have had no off switch for the 'Gades and enjoyed being a part of the team 24/7 over the past 20 years. I will always have the utmost passion for this organization and am thankful for this opportunity as I look toward the next 20 years."
Yager has also appointed two new faces to the Renegades organization. Dominic Costantino, who will assume the role of Director of Ticket Sales and Breven Zimmerman who will serve as Merchandise Coordinator and Food & Beverage Assistant. Costantino joins the Renegades Front Office after serving as Vice President of Business Development for Glitner Ticketing, a long-time ticketing provider of the Renegades. Costantino began his career in the baseball industry with the Staten Island Yankees (Short Season Class-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees) where he served in a variety of roles during his tenure with the club. Zimmerman is joining the Front Office after spending the 2013 season with the Renegades organization interning as the Merchandise Assistant.
In addition, Yager has announced several position changes within the Hudson Valley Renegades Front Office. Former Director of Corporate Partnerships, Andrew Willmert will now assume the role of Director of Stadium Operations. Former Sales Account Executive, Rob Bell has been promoted to Director of Corporate Sales, and Social Media and Marketing Coordinator Morgan Powell will now obtain the role of Box Office Manager.
For more information on the Hudson Valley Renegades Front Office Staff or 2014 ticket information, visit hvrenegades.com or contact the Renegades Front Office at 845-838-0094.
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