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Published On: December 18th, 2016

Zac Pallissard Named Kingfish General Manager

Rich Marks named Director of Operations for Big Top Baseball


Kenosha, Wis. – Zac Pallissard has been promoted to serve as General Manager of the Kenosha Kingfish. Pallissard, who is entering his fourth season with the Kingfish, will assume the responsibilities immediately.

“I am very excited for my new role with the Kingfish,” said Pallissard. “To be given an opportunity like this, in a city that I am proud to call my home is an honor.  This is a goal I’ve been working towards since I started here and I look forward to working with our talented staff to make this our best year ever.”

“One of our main goals is to provide opportunities and challenges for young people in the sports business, this move is consistent with that mission,” Kingfish owners Steve Schmitt, Vern Stenman and Conor Caloia said in a joint statement. “Zac has continued to grow within the organization and has built strong community relationships. We are confident that he will continue to build upon the fun atmosphere that has been established at Simmons Field.”

Pallissard is a native of Bourbonnais, IL. He is a 2015 graduate of Carthage College where he earned a degree in Public Relations. While attending Carthage, Zac began his tenure with the Kingfish in 2014 as an Operations Intern. He was then promoted to Operations Manager and most recently served as Corporate Accounts Manager.

Rich Marks, who most recently served as the GM of Operations for the Kingfish, has been promoted to Director of Operations for Big Top Baseball. Big Top Baseball owns and operates the Kenosha Kingfish, Madison Mallards, Green Bay Bullfrogs and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters of the Northwoods League. Marks will remain based in Kenosha for the 2017 season.

Tickets and merchandise for the Kenosha Kingfish are on sale now. For more information on Meijer 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please visit or call 262.653.0900. The Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems is open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday at Simmons Field, 7817 Sheridan Rd. in Kenosha.


The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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, more than 160 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). 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 Kingfish as your favorite team.