Zac Charbonneau – Field Manager


Zac Charbonneau, the first manager of the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders, will return as field manager for the club in the 2022 season. Next season will mark Charbonneau’s fifth as field manager and sixth as a member of the organization. He spent 2021 as Fond du Lac’s Director of Player Personnel.

Charbonneau served as field manager of the Dock Spiders for four seasons (2017-20) and compiled a regular season record of 144-117. He led the club to their first Northwoods League Championship in 2018 and won the Northwoods League Wisconsin-Illinois Pod Championship in 2020. A total of twenty former Dock Spiders players have been drafted by Major League Baseball teams.

Charbonneau is currently the head baseball coach at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC). Prior to becoming the head coach at MATC, he was an assistant coach at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Ill. The Millikin University (IL) graduate also has experience as an assistant coach in collegiate baseball at his alma mater and with Roosevelt University (IL).

Charbonneau was the manager of the Springfield Sliders of the Prospect League in 2016 and led the team to the best record in the league. That season was capped off with the 2016 Prospect League Manager of the Year award. His other experience in collegiate wood bat leagues includes managing the Des Plaines Patriots of the Metro Collegiate League for three seasons and coaching the Slippery Rock Sliders of the Prospect League.