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Published On: April 2nd, 2015

Mequon, WI  – The Lakeshore Chinooks are proud to announce the hiring of Robin Steadman and Kelly Schmitz to the team’s front office. Both will be sales associates for the organization. They will assist with all areas of sales including group, season, and single game tickets. Robin and Kelly will focus on bringing new clients to Kapco Park for group outings and season tickets as well as help with ticket renewals.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be adding both Robin and Kelly to our front office. As our organization grows, our front office needs to grow and they will both help us take our sales to the next level. Their experience with the Chinooks in past seasons will help them continue to be success in a full time role,” stated Chinooks Director of Sales Eric Snodgrass.

Snodgrass is referring to their time as interns in past seasons. Kelly joined the Chinooks internship staff during the 2013 season and helped out on the marketing staff and assisted in running all on-field activities and sponsorship fulfillments. Robin was a sales intern last winter and spring before being hired on in a seasonal role last summer. During the Chinooks 2014 championship season, Robin assisted with all areas of sales and was a big help in bringing new groups and season ticket holders out to Kapco Park. The organizations goal each off-season is to be able to hire interns from past seasons for front office positions

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Robin Steadman (left) and Kelly Schmitz both had internships with the Chinooks.

Robin Steadman graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. Robin also spent some time as a player on the Parkside Rangers baseball team. Following his time on the diamond at Parkside, Steadman was the athletic director at Parkway Christian Academy in Oak Creek. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Robin still resides in the Milwaukee area with his wife Rachel and two daughters, Allison and Kaylee.

Kelly Schmitz is a 2013 graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Throughout her time at UWM, Kelly was captain of the Panther’s cheerleading squad. After graduation, Schmitz spent a year as a special projects coordinator for Kapco Metal Stamping in Grafton. She is from Waukesha and currently resides in Milwaukee.

Please help us welcome both Robin and Kelly to the Chinooks front office. For all your ticket needs, Steadman and Schmitz are here to assist you!

The Lakeshore Chinooks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit