Chinooks Coaching Staff

 

 
Travis Akre – Field Manager
Travis Akre will return for his thid season as Field Manager for the Lakeshore Chinooks in 2021.  Following in the footsteps of former managers John Vodenlich (2012) and Eddy Morgan (2013-2017), Akre will maintain the helm for the club’s ninth season as a member of the prestigious Northwoods League, widely recognized as the top summer collegiate league. 
Akre has earned his way up the coaching ladder with hard work after a playing career that included stops at Anoka Ramsey Community College in 1999 and Ellsworth Community College in 2000, before finishing his playing career at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN.  Born in Decorah, IA, and a graduate of Winona Senior High School in Winona, MN, Akre holds a bachelor’s degree in Education/Exercise Science from Buena Vista University.

 

Bladen Bales – Assistant Coach

 

Keith Ritsche – Assistant Coach

 

Ryan Colegate – Assistant Coach