David Kay has been hired by Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment to serve as the General Manager for Valpo Athletics Sponsorships – the partnership between Valpo Athletics and Van Wagner.
Kay brings 19 years of experience working within minor league baseball, most recently spending the last five seasons as the Vice President and Assistant General Manager for the Gary Southshore RailCats of the American Association. Kay handled all aspects of corporate sponsorships with the RailCats, as well as group outings. Prior to joining the RailCats organization, Kay held positions with the Tulsa Drillers, the Arkansas Travelers, and the Carolina Mudcats.
“We are excited to welcome David as we move forward in our partnership with Van Wagner,” said director of athletics Mark LaBarbera. “He brings an extensive background in corporate partnerships from his years in minor league baseball. The connections David has made in Northwest Indiana over the last five years working in Gary will also prove beneficial as we look to strengthen relationships within The Region.”