By Charlotte PR | 6/20/11 11:00 AM
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Charlotte Lacrosse LLC
Charlotte Major League Lacrosse Announces New Hire
Charlotte, NC - May 26, 2011- Charlotte Lacrosse LLC has hired Damon Roschke (@damonroschke) as Ticket Sales Manager. He officially joins the Charlotte-based team of Jim McPhilliamy (@McPhilliamy) and Wade Leaphart (@Leaphart3) on June 1.
Roschke spent the last year and a half with the U.S. National Whitewater Center, focused on group sales. The San Jose State University grad has an impressive track record in professional sports that includes stints with the Charlotte Bobcats, Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
“Damon was one of the top revenue producers at the Bobcats and I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with him again” said Wade Leaphart, Director of Sales & Marketing. “He has a genuine approach and thinks big picture. We’re a small group so getting somebody who gets results and contributes to culture is crucial.”
As Ticket Sales Manager, Roschke will primarily focus on the team’s season ticket sales and service effort, group ticket sales and fundraiser programs, as well as day-to-day management of the team’s CRM system.
About Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse (MLL) was founded by Jake Steinfeld and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Major League Lacrosse commenced play in June of 2001 and is comprised of six teams located in Boston, Chesapeake, Denver, Hamilton, Long Island and Rochester. Expansion markets for 2012 include Charlotte, NC and Columbus, OH.
Major League Lacrosse’s 2011 Sports Authority All Star Game will take place on July 9 at Harvard Stadium in Boston. The 2011 Sports Authority MLL Championship Weekend, Presented by Warrior, is scheduled for August 27 & 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD.
For more information, please visit the Official League website at www.majorleaguelacrosse.com