Eric Snodgrass is the Chinooks’ General Manager after serving as Assistant GM from 2017-2020, Director of Sales from 2015-2016 and Manager of Sales from 2012 to 2014. The 2023 season will be his eleventh season and twelfth year with the organization. Eric oversees the day to day operations including supervising all sales departments and operations departments. He oversees the team’s marketing and advertising, digital media, promotions, employment, internship program, and baseball operations. Snodgrass interned with the Chinooks during the initial planning process. Eric graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside with a degree in Sports Management. Born and raised in Kenosha, Eric currently resides in Milwaukee with his wife Jordan and his daughters Rylie and Brooke.
Assistant General Manager
Robert Rothe is the Chinooks’ Assistant General Manager after serving as Director of Operations, Hospitality & Special Events in 2020, Operations & Hospitality Manager in 2019, and an Account Executive in 2018 . The 2023 season will be his sixth season and seventh year with the organization. Robert oversees all of the team’s operations, stadium operations, concessions/hospitality, and special events and rentals at Kapco Park. Robert interned with the Chinooks concessions and hospitality staff in 2017. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside with a degree in Sports Management. Born and raised in Oak Creek, Robert still resides there with his wife Christina and their daughter Charlotte and son Carter.
Director of Partnerships
David is the Chinooks’ Director of Partnerships after serving as Ticket Operations & Sales Manager in 2021. The 2023 season will be his fourth season and year with the organization. David will oversee the team’s corporate partnerships and tickets sales plus ticket operations and ticket sales departments including managing the stadium box office. Most recently, Christensen worked for the Milwaukee Brewers. David interned with Chinooks ticket sales staff in 2019 and was named an intern of the year. He graduated from University of Wisconsin with a degree in Economics. Born and raised in Germantown, David currently resides in Jackson.
Director of Hospitality
Brie Bartz is the Chinooks’ Hospitality Director. The 2023 season will be her third season and year with the organization. Brie will oversee the team’s hospitality areas and outings, assist with corporate partnerships and ticket sales, and assist with operations, concessions & hospitality, and stadium operations. Brie interned with the Chinooks sales and marketing staff in 2021 before being promoted to Assistant Hospitality Manager that season. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a degree in Recreation Management. Born and raised in Green Bay, Brie currently resides in Fredonia.
Director of Marketing
Ellie is the Chinooks’ Marketing Manager. The 2022 season will be her third season and year with the organization. Ellie will oversee the team’s marketing and advertising, sponsorship fulfillment, game day production, community related programs including Gill’s Reading Challenge, mascot appearances, and donation request plus assist with the team’s digital media, merchandise, and internship program. Ellie interned with Chinooks marketing and operations staff in 2021. She graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin with a degree in Marketing. Born and raised in Jackson, Ellie still resides there.
Media Manager/Ticket Sales Manager
David is the Chinooks’ Media Manager and Account Executive after serving as Assistant Marketing & Media Manager in 2019. The 2022 season will be his fourth season and year with the organization. David will oversee the team’s media and video production including the live stream of all home games, serve on the broadcast team, produce content for the Chinooks social network, and assist with season and group ticket sales. Most recently, Koier worked for the Wichita Falls Warriors hockey club. David interned with Chinooks media and video production staff in 2018 and was named intern of the year. He graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor’s and masters’s degree in Sports Management. Born and raised in Menomonee Falls, David currently resides in Wauwatosa.
| Tony Costa
Director of Jr. Chinooks
Mascot & Brand Ambassador
Gill is the Chinooks’ Mascot & Sales Ambassador. The 2022 season will be his tenth season and eleventh year with the organization. Gill makes appearances at all Chinooks home games and acts as a brand ambassador at community events throughout southeastern Wisconsin. Gill was introduced to Nook Nation in March of 2012 and celebrates his birthday in early June of each year. Born and raised in Lake Michigan, Gill still resides there.