The Eau Claire native has been involved with baseball in Eau Claire for most of his life, having played on high school and amateur state baseball championship teams in Eau Claire.
The four-year letter winner at UW-Eau Claire was captain during his junior and senior seasons. While attending college, he managed the American Legion team and directed the city's youth baseball programs.
Over the years, Bill has served in numerous management roles with local baseball and fast pitch softball programs. The father of two adult sons (Brett and Ron), he and his wife Sue reside in neighboring Elk Mound.
Director of Operations / Field Manager
Dale has been the Field Manager for the Express since the inaugural 2005 season. The 2010 Northwoods League Manager of the Year has led the Express to the playoffs three times, winning Eau Claire's first NWL Championship in 2010. The Express also reached the Championship Series in 2007 and the Divisional Series in 2009. The 2013 season marked his eighth as the team's Director of Operations.
A native of Marshfied, Wis., Dale is no stranger to Eau Claire baseball, having played a number of years for the Eau Claire Cavaliers. He also served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, UW-Eau Claire. After a short coaching stint at UW-River Falls, Dale served as the head coach and Director of Facilities at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis. from 1999-2001.
Dale and his wife Jennifer live in Eau Claire with their three children: Jake, Averie and Christian.
Andy finishes his seventh season as a part of the Express organization, with five of those being full-time. The 2013 season was his fourth year as the General Manager after one year as the Assistant Director of Operations.
Before being hired full-time, he served as the Stadium Operations intern during the 2007 and 2008 seasons. In that role, Andy's duties included the hiring and scheduling of part-time staff, directing all events at Carson Park, concessions and inventory control among other things.
Since moving to Eau Claire, Andy has become heavily involved in the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce, serving on the committee of the Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley. The Waconia, Minn. native graduated from UW-Eau Claire in May of 2008 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management.
Director of Ticket Sales
Michael finishes his second season with the Express and enters his first offseason as a member of the full-time staff as the Director of Ticket Sales.
Michael began his Express career as a Marketing Intern in 2012, focusing on merchandise, youth baseball outings, the Trax Kids Club and sponsor relations. He returned in January of 2013 in a part-time group sales role that transistioned into his second summer internship. This past summer, Michael focused on all walk-in and call-in ticket sales, supervised the intern staff, oversight of all marketing and promotions, along with the managment of game-day operations at Carson Park.
The Holmen, Wis. native graduated in May of 2013 from UW-Eau Claire with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.
Corporate Account Manager
Brittany enters her second season with the Express and first as a member of the full-time staff. She spent the 2013 season as a Marketing Intern for the Express.
As a Marketing Intern, Brittany filled many roles. She created and updated the public address script for each home game, worked with several Express game sponsors and assisted with on-field promotions and public relations during the season.
The Trempealeau, Wis. native graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College in May of 2013 with a degree in Marketing Management and currently lives in Eau Claire.
Marie has been with the Express organization since the inaugural 2005 season working at Carson Park. This was her third season as the Concession Manager.
Marie has been a familiar face to Express fans over the years as the head bartender at Carson Park, which is a role she continues to fill in her current role. She has great knowledge and experience running a concession operation, as she was involved in the operation at Carson Park before the Express began play in Eau Claire. Her current role includes the majority of food and beverage ordering along with supervision of all concession and operations staff at the stadium.
When not at Carson Park, Marie also works at Robbins Elementary School and Oakleaf Surgical Hospital.
Originally from LaCrescent, Minn., Phil served his second season with the Eau Claire Express as the On-Field announcer in 2013. Phil has partnered with the Eau Claire Express on many occassions with his duties at Maverick Media, and is looking forward to his first season in an exciting new role.
A 2006 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, Phil has lived and worked in the Eau Claire area since 2002 and began his broadcasting career as an intern for Maverick Media in 2005. While he has been a familiar voice on almost all of the stations of Maverick Media, you can now listen to Tripper weekdays on Todays WAXX 104.5 FM between 2pm and 7pm.
An avid Express baseball fan since their inaugural season, Phil is excited to finally bring his energy and passion for baseball and broadcasting from the stands to the field. His broadcasting experience and energy are a welcome addition to the Eau Claire Express Family.