Bucks Announce Grandquist as GM

Waterloo Bucks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Waterloo Bucks have announced the hiring of Clayton Grandquist as the team’s new Assistant General Manager/Director of Stadium Operations.  Grandquist will join General Manager Dan Corbin in the front office for the 20th season of Bucks Baseball.

Waterloo Bucks Announce GMGrandquist, a former Bucks intern, is a recent graduate of the University of Iowa where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing in December.  While at Iowa, Grandquist was the Vice President of the Hawkeye Sports Business Organization.

The summer of 2013 saw Grandquist as a Customer Relations intern with the Bucks.  In that role, Grandquist assisted with coordinating sponsorship fulfillment and partner appreciation events, game operations, and organized game day partner appearances.  Grandquist takes over for former Assistant General Manager Kendall Hughson who recently accepted the position of General Manager of the NWL’s Alexandria Blue Anchors.

“After the great experience I had as an intern with the organization last summer, I am excited to continue working with the Bucks, the fans, and the entire Cedar Valley community,” said Grandquist.  “The community support is unbelievable and is what truly makes the Waterloo Bucks a first-class organization.”

“Clayton is an outstanding addition to our staff,” said Corbin.  “He has great knowledge with our team and in the sports management world, and will certainly help take this organization to the next level.”

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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