WCBL Appoints Managing Director of Corporate Sponsorships
Lethbridge, Alberta – The WESTERN CANADIAN BASEBALL LEAGUE (“WCBL”) is pleased to announce that Mark Stiles has joined the WCBL as Managing Director of Corporate Sponsorships and Marketing. In his role, Mark will lead the development and management of the organization’s corporate strategies with respect to league-wide sponsorships sales and activations.
WCBL President Kevin Kvame stated: “The WCBL is delighted to have Mark join our management team. Mark’s experience and connections in his role as Senior Director of Sponsorship with Calgary Sports and Entertainment, where he managed sponsorship portfolios for the Calgary Flames (NHL), Calgary Stampeders (CFL), Calgary Roughnecks (NLL) and Calgary Hitmen (WHL), will be a tremendous asset to the WCBL. We look forward to Mark growing our corporate sponsorship relationships with communities throughout western Canada.”
Patrick Cassidy, member of the WCBL’s Management Committee, added: “After a thorough search, we are thrilled to have someone of Mark’s caliber join the WCBL team. We are confident that Mark’s extensive experience and knowledge in the business of sports and entertainment will grow the WCBL’s corporate and business partnerships, and be a catalyst in the evolution and growth of our league.”
About the WCBL
The WBCL is Canada’s pre-eminent summer collegiate baseball league, boasting a long-standing tradition of showcasing top Canadian and American professional prospects, with several former WCBL players being drafted by Major League Baseball (MLB) teams.
The WCBL currently features 10 teams playing a 56-game schedule. The league looks forward to the return of the Edmonton Prospects in Alberta, and is very excited about our newest WCBL franchise in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan hitting the field of play in 2024.
The WCBL’s high quality and exciting brand of baseball, together with its affordable family friendly pricing, draws approximately 300,000 enthusiastic baseball fans to ballparks throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan each season. Professional scouts have consistently compared the WCBL’s caliber of baseball to single-A professional level; a tradition that will continue.
For further information, contact:
WCBL President Kevin Kvame, [email protected], 403-315-4064 (cell)