Thomas Breach Named Bucks Broadcaster
Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks have announced that Thomas Breach has been hired as the team’s play-by-play broadcaster. Breach begins his first season as “The Voice of the Bucks.” All broadcasts will be streamed online at www.waterloobucks.com and his calls during home games will be simulcast on the NWLTV webcasting platform.
Originally from western Minnesota, with deep family ties to Iowa, Breach attends St. Cloud State University, where he is a Mass Communications major with a minor in Athletic Coaching. At SCSU, Breach is the Voice of St. Cloud State Baseball and Volleyball and is the Sports Director at KVSC 88.1 FM. He also serves at the Director of Baseball Operations for St. Cloud State, assisting in advance scouting, player development and data analysis.
“I’m so excited to begin my first year with the Bucks. I can’t wait to meet the fantastic fans that help make the Waterloo Bucks one of the true gems of the Midwest,” said Breach. “I’m certainly blessed to have the opportunity to share my passion for this great game.”
In his free time, Breach enjoys attending bible study, golfing, listening to country music, spending time with family and friends, and of course, watching baseball.
“Thomas will be a great addition to the Waterloo Bucks,” said Bucks Sales and Broadcasting Manager Morgan Hawk. “Thomas is very passionate about broadcasting baseball, and our fans will enjoy listening to him bring all the exciting action of Bucks baseball.”
The Bucks open the 2018 season at home on May 29 versus the La Crosse Loggers at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium where the team welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association. Team ownership has invested more than $170,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, kids zone inflatables, and concessions equipment. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch during the off-season with the Bucks by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com or utilizing the Northwoods League Mobile App.
The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.