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Published On: November 20th, 2023

Women’s Summer Collegiate Softball Coming to ISG Field in 2024

Mankato Softball Announces Staff


MANKATO, MN. – With a new team come new faces to a front office. Mankato Softball is proud to announce two new members to the staff, Caleb Chapman and Tyler Haack.

Caleb Chapman is the inaugural General Manager for the Mankato Softball team. He spent last season with the Mankato MoonDogs as the Group Sales Coordinator. Caleb is a Minnesota State University- Mankato student and alumni, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Studio Art and currently pursuing a Master’s in Sport Management. Additionally, he attended the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles to study Improv and Sketch comedy. Chapman’s history with the Mankato Northwoods teams goes back to the years of the Mankato Mashers from 1999-2001, when he regularly attended games, his parents worked.

Tyler Haack is the Creative Director for both the Mankato MoonDogs and Mankato Softball. He has spent the last three years with the MoonDogs. Tyler has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in sport management from Minnesota State University Mankato.


Leveraging the 30-year success of the Northwoods League, the first for-profit Summer Collegiate Baseball League, Northwoods League Softball (NWLS) will be the first for-profit Women’s Summer Collegiate Softball League beginning play in the Upper Midwest in the summer of 2024.  The purpose of the League will be to develop players for their college, Olympic and future professional play.  Teams will be promoted similar to minor league baseball teams, playing games in front of fans in a fun, friendly, family-oriented environment.