We have personnel news to report from the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Low A; Midwest League) and the Scranton Wilkes/Barre RailRiders (Class AAA; International League).
In Bowling Green, the Hot Rods have announced that Matt Ingram is returning to the team as the Assistant General Manager. Ingram had been with the Hot Rods for four seasons before leaving in April of 2016 to join the Cincinnati Bengals as Senior Account Executive and Team Lead of Group Sales.
“We are tremendously excited to have Matt back as part of the Hot Rods family,” said Eric C. Leach, General Manager of the Hot Rods. “Matt brings a tremendous amount of knowledge, energy, and passion to our staff.”
Ingram is a native of Bowling Green and graduated from Bowling Green High School. He started out his career with the Hot Rods as an intern and quickly rose through the ranks to the role of Director of Sales prior to his departure for the NFL.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to return to the Hot Rods and thankful to Eric and his team for welcoming me back with open arms,” said Matt Ingram. “I am thrilled to be back for the 10th season and eager to get to back to work in Bowling Green.”
Ingram will be leading the Corporate Partnership department along with helping to bring the award-winning promotions, entertainment, and fun to Bowling Green Ballpark.
The RailRiders have announced that Adam Marco is joining the team as the new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. He will lead the RailRiders broadcasts and media efforts while also assisting in several other aspects of the team’s operation, including sales and design. Marco replaces John Sadak, who recently announced his departure after five successful seasons with the RailRiders.
“We are extremely excited to have someone of Adam’s talent and experience join the RailRiders organization,” said RailRiders team president and general manager Josh Olerud. Adam brings a lot to the table as an experienced front office member, he will have an immediate impact and be involved in a variety of roles with the team.”
Marco brings nearly two decades of broadcast experience to the position, the last 11 of which were spent with various clubs within Minor League Baseball. Most recently, he served as the Director of Marketing and Media for the West Virginia Power (Low A; Sally League), where his responsibilities included handling all aspects of the team’s marketing in Charleston, WV, and surrounding area, as well as serving as the team’s broadcaster and managing corporate sponsorship and group sales accounts.
In 2014, Marco was honored by the South Atlantic League as the Media Relations Director of the Year.
Prior to his tenure with the Power, Marco worked for the Williamsport Crosscutters (Short Season A; NY-Penn League) and Oklahoma City RedHawks (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League). He is a native of Western Pennsylvania and graduated from Mercyhurst College in 2001. He spent seven years on the air professionally before to his first season in Minor League Baseball and has called a broad range of high school and collegiate sports on television and radio.
“I’m ecstatic to join such a tremendous organization and work under the leadership of [Team President] Josh Olerud and [Co-Managing Owner] David Abrams,” Marco said. “The RailRiders have proven time and again to be a class organization and I certainly look forward to calling the next generation of talent for the New York Yankees.”
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