Vanessa Waidmann joins the Big Sticks in 2023 as the Marketing, Content and Graphic Design Manager. She joins having recently graduated from Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, MO) in May of 2023 with her B.S. in Sport Management and a minor in Business Administration. While in school, Vanessa ran for the Missouri Baptist Spartans Women’s Cross Country and Distance Track and Field team, and served as the Vice President for the MBU Student Government Association. Vanessa has a wide array of experience in the sports industry. Vanessa has interned with The Badlands Big Sticks (2021) as an On-Field Host, The St. Louis Blues (2021-2022) as a Game Entertainment intern, Missouri Baptist University (2022-2023) as the Athletic Operations Assistant, and with Sport Management Worldwide as the Football Career Conference social media and graphics intern (2022-2023).
After graduating college Vanessa worked for the Indianapolis Colts as a Consumer Sales Associate before making the move back to Dickinson where she began her sports journey. Vanessa’s hometown is in St. Louis, MO. Vanessa now resides in Dickinson with her fiancé, Logan.
Vanessa oversees marketing, content and graphic design as well as intern recruitment.