PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League announced today that Matt Bomberg has been hired as the newest member of the NWL’s front office staff. He and former Director of Operations Curt Carstensen are now Vice Presidents of the Northwoods League working alongside League President Dick Radatz, Jr.
Bomberg joins the Northwoods League front office after spending the past two seasons as General Manager of the Green Bay Bullfrogs of the Northwoods League. Prior to his time in Green Bay he spent eight seasons working for two teams in the Goldklang Group. As the Senior Director of Ticket Sales with the Fort Myers Miracle, the single A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, he led the team’s ticket sales initiatives focusing on groups, mini plans and season tickets. Matt also was instrumental in the operations of Minnesota Twins Spring Training during his time in Florida. Prior to Fort Myers, he was involved with the Saint Paul Saints for six seasons. Matt began as an intern with the Saints and ended as the Director of Ticket Sales. During his time in St. Paul he led a group sales department that posted record ticket and picnic sales each season. Before working with the Saints, Matt spent five years working for Dorna USA, a rotational signage company, where he was involved with the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Wild. Previous to Dorna, Matt also worked three years for Inside Edge, a baseball scouting company based in Bloomington, MN. Matt, his wife Kristyn and their three children, Noah, Liana and Jonah reside in Green Bay, WI.
Carstensen has been involved with the Northwoods League for 11 years including the last five years as Director of Operations for the NWL. Prior to moving to the NWL Front Office, Curt spent five seasons with the Alexandria Beetles as the team’s play-by-play announcer and Director of Media Relations, beginning in 2002. In 2000, Curt worked as the official scorer for the Brainerd Mighty Gulls when his older brother Chuck served as the Assistant General Manager. In addition to five summers with Alexandria, Curt has broadcasted games for University of Minnesota Women’s Hockey and Baseball, a wide variety of sports at his alma mater St. Cloud State University, as well as for several high schools in central Minnesota. He’s originally from Browerville, MN and resides in Rochester, MN.
The Northwoods League has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other Summer Collegiate Baseball League in North America. The League has 16 teams in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, and Ontario.