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Published On: March 11th, 2021

FOND DU LAC, WI – Third Base Ventures, the ownership group of the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, has announced the promotion of Noelle Clarke to Assistant General Manager of the Dock Spiders of the Northwoods League.

Clarke was the Director of Tickets during the challenging 2020 campaign for the Dock Spiders.  In her new role with the team, she becomes part of the leadership team responsible for providing great family entertainment to the greater Fond du Lac area.  Clarke will continue to oversee the ticket sales department and work with individual fans and companies to help set up ticket packages and group outings at Herr-Baker Field at Marian University.  She will also take on a larger role in the overall operation of the baseball team including an expanded role in the merchandise, marketing, and food and beverage departments.

“Noelle is a great asset to the organization and helped us through an unprecedented season last year,” said Dock Spiders General Manager Chris Ward.  “She has continued to grow within the organization while becoming part of the Fond du Lac Community.”

Clarke, a native of Menomonee Falls and graduate of North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, joined the Dock Spiders from the Milwaukee Wave in the fall of 2019.

“We’re excited to promote Noelle to the position of Assistant General Manager,” said Ryan Moede, Vice President of the Dock Spiders.  “Her top-end customer service and work ethic has made her a crucial part to our organization’s success.  We look forward to having her take on additional responsibilities and continue to help the Dock Spiders team succeed both on and off the field.”

In 2020, the Dock Spiders were the winners of the Wisconsin-Illinois Pod of the Northwoods League.  They finished the regular season with a record of 31-17 and claimed the Pod Championship with playoff victories over the Green Bay Booyah and the La Crosse Loggers.  The Dock Spiders were also Northwoods League Champions in 2018.

“In her short time with the team, Noelle has done an incredible job growing ticket sales and also assisting in any and every role during a very interesting 2020 season,” said Third Base Ventures President and CEO, Rob Zerjav. “We are big believers in promoting from within and we are excited to see Noelle continue to grow with our organization moving forward.”

The Dock Spiders are set to open their fifth season of baseball with a home game on Monday, May 31 against the Green Bay Booyah at 1:05pm.  Season ticket packages are available from the Dock Spiders ticket office right now over the team’s website or by calling (920) 907-9833.


The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 230 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Dock Spiders as your favorite team.