Mr. Chase brings 40 seasons of experience to the Boomers, not only as General Manager in Independent Professional Baseball in the U.S., but also in the CanAm League. In addition, he served as the commissioner of the Prospect League.
During his tenure with the Memphis Redbirds, they became the top grossing team in Minor League Baseball. Mr. Chase joins the Boomers after serving two seasons as General Manager of the CanAm League’s Sussex County Miners. During his time with the team, Mr. Chase was charged with building the staff and operations for the expansion franchise. As such, he oversaw both the business and baseball side of the operations. Under his leadership, the Miners and Skylands Stadium saw a remarkable increase in attendance.
In addition to his extraordinary experience, Mr. Chase brings a passion for baseball, community and mentorship to the Boomers.
“The Boomers have an incredible fan base, stadium and championship-level talent both on the field and in the front office,” said Mr. Chase. “I am excited to join this world-class organization and hope to continue to give the Village of Schaumburg and baseball fans of the surrounding communities something special to celebrate for many seasons to come.”
The Schaumburg Boomers are owned by Pat and Lindy Salvi of Chicago. The team, which is part of the Frontier League, strives to create positive lasting impressions by providing a product that is fun, affordable, welcoming, entertaining, and family friendly.