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Former Staff Members Excel in Pursuit of Sports Careers

10/05/2011 9:10 AM -

While the Kansas City T-Bones are proud when players advance their careers after stints with the club, we are just as excited about the former staff members who have moved on to different challenges in the sports industry.

The list below features a number of former T-Bones employees that have used the experiences gained from their time in our organization to develop and build a foundation for a career in sports (Name – Department – Current Job):

  • Kevin Bell – Tickets – Account Executive, Kansas City Royals
  • Kyle Fetters – Operations – Assistant General Manager, St. Joseph Mustangs
  • Joey Fitzgerald – Grounds Crew – Head Groundskeeper, Chattanooga Lookouts
  • Brian Fleetwood – Promotions – Ticket Sales Rep, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Sara Grasmon – Media – Director of Community Relations and Marketing, Hagerstown Suns
  • Laura Hayes – Merchandise – Retail Supervisor, ARAMARK (Kansas City Royals)
  • Colby Higgins – Tickets – Media Relations Assistant, Kansas City Royals
  • Sarah Keel – Tickets – Assistant Retail Manager – Delaware North Companies (Chicago Bears)
  • Rob Lang – Promotions – Sports Marketing and Promotions Director, Benedictine College
  • Jake Laxen – Media – Sports Reporter, Ames Tribune
  • David Nicholson – Promotions – Kansas City Chiefs Game Day Staff
  • Nick Relic – Operations – Minor League Video, Baseball Operations, Kansas City Royals
  • Isaac Riffel – Operations – Stadium Operations Assistant, Kansas City Royals
  • Tommy Thrall – Media – Director of Media Relations, Quad Cities River Bandits
  • Sarah Valencia – Promotions – Media Relations Assistant, Kansas City Royals

When asked about his tenure with the T-Bones, former intern, media director and broadcaster Tommy Thrall expressed his gratitude for the organization:

“My time with the T-Bones was truly unforgettable,” Thrall said. “The friendships I made while there are still some of my strongest that continue today. I gained invaluable experience and cherish my time with the organization and the memories associated with it. I will be forever grateful to everyone I worked for during my T-Bones tenure for giving me such a tremendous opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.”

The T-Bones wish all of their former employees the best in their endeavors, and look forward to welcoming future team members to the organization. If you would like to be a part of the T-Bones family, the application process for our 2012 summer internship program will open in December. For more information, and to apply when the process begins, send your resume to Stan Duitsman at