Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have announced the hiring of Jay Haskovec as the team’s new Director of Sales and Marketing. Haskovec (pronounced HASK-o-vek) will join General Manager Dan Corbin and Assistant General Manager Clayton Grandquist in the front office for the 20th season of Bucks Baseball.
During the summer of 2012, Haskovec worked with the Bucks as a Stadium Operations intern. With the team, Haskovec handled stadium set-up and teardown on a daily basis, helped maintain stadium policies on customer service, and assisted in leading part-time staff.
Haskovec recently graduated from the University of Iowa where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Leisure Studies-Recreation and Sports Business. While at UI, Haskovec was a marketing intern for the Cedar Rapids Titans and a concessions manager for University of Iowa Recreational Services.
“I am excited to join the Bucks organization,” said Haskovec. “I hope to help the Bucks continually produce affordable family entertainment in the Cedar Valley and I look forward to interacting with our fans and partners.”
“We are very happy to have Jay join our team,” said Corbin. “He will be a great addition to our front office and his familiarity with the Bucks is extremely valuable.”
The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus Rochester on May 28. Season tickets and group outings are currently on sale. For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st 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 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.
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