Friday, June 7, 2013

Phantoms Name Schnarrs New Game Ops, Community Relations Coordinator

Press Release

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Phantoms have named Jamie Schnarrs their new game day operations and community relations coordinator, team owner Bruce J. Zoldan announced today. Schnarrs, a Girard native and 2012 graduate of Baldwin Wallace, joins the Phantoms organization after interning with the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, and was a member of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers dance team last season.

Jamie Schnarrs responsibilities as game day operations and community relations coordinator will include cultivating an entertaining and interactive game night environment at the Covelli Centre, as well as promoting the Phantoms throughout Mahoning Valley and surrounding communities.

“We could not be more excited to welcome Jamie to our team and our family,” Zoldan said. “Her experience working at the highest level of professional sport will be a welcome addition to our already top-tier in-game fan environment, and her enthusiasm and passion for the community will be an asset as we continue to expand our presence across the region.”

In addition interning at for Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, where her focus was marketing and communications, Schnarrs also completed a corporate partnership internship with the Cleveland Indians in 2012.

Upon finishing with the Indians, she joined the Cavalier Girls dance team, where she performed during breaks in play and interacted with the audience during Cavaliers home games. Additionally, she gained valuable experience representing the team at numerous promotional and community outreach events throughout the past NBA season.

“I want to thank Mr. Zoldan for this tremendous opportunity,” Schnarrs said. “I cannot wait to start getting the word out about the team to help increase attendance during games and help make the fan experience the even more memorable. I love working with new people and interacting fans to make sure they’re happy, getting everything they want and having a good time.”

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