With the completion of the Voyageurs inaugural season in the books the team has announced the hiring of Michael Richmond who has spent the past four seasons in Madison with the Madison Mallards, as the new Assistant General Manager.
Richmond began his Mallards tenure in 2016 as an Inside Sales Ticket Representative. While working for the Mallards Richmond worked with a wide variety of groups and season ticket holders. He also managed Usher and Fan Zone employees and helped in the Human Resource Department alongside Liz Kern.
Richmond began his career interning with the Green Bay Blizzards as a Gameday Intern in 2013. He received a degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay in 2013. After graduating he spent a year with the Beloit Snappers working in Ticket Operations.
“I’m excited to be back in Green Bay and to have an opportunity to continue work with Big Top Sports and Entertainment.” Richmond said. “I want to take the next steps to lead this organization to grow both on the field and in the community, I am looking forward to working with Voyageur fans in 2020.”
Supporters section, revamped season ticket packages and group tickets are on sale now. The Voyageurs first match at Capital Credit Union Park is set for Saturday, May 16th at 7:00. Please call the ticket office at Capital Credit Union Park at 920-497-7225 or visit 2231 Holmgren Way to purchase your tickets or merchandise today.
About Green Bay Voyageurs FC: Green Bay is a member of USL League Two and will begin play in May 2019 in the Heartland Division of the Central Conference. The team name, colors and crest are being developed with input from the public to build a team that truly represents the community. The team will play its home games at the new Capital Credit Union Park. The multi-purpose stadium opens in May at 2231 Holmgren Way, less than a mile from historic Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. It is very accessible throughout Northeastern Wisconsin, less than 30 minutes from the youth soccer hotbed of Appleton, WI and 15 minutes from the ten-field Akzo-Nobel Soccer Complex in Howard, WI. Information about Capital Credit Union Park can be found here.
About USL League Two: USL League Two is a pre-professional league affiliated with USL Championship, USL League One and Major League Soccer (MLS). Expected opponents in the Heartland Division include WSA Winnipeg, Thunder Bay Chill, Kaw Valley FC, Des Moines Menace and St. Louis Lions. The proven developmental leader in North American soccer's evolving tiered structure, USL League Two (formerly the PDL) features more than 70 franchises in four conferences throughout the United States and Canada, including 18 clubs that are owned and operated by a professional club, or that hold a partnership with a professional club. League Two has proven to be an important stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout the world, with more than 70 percent of all selections in the MLS SuperDraft since 2010 having PDL experience, including over 80 percent of selections in the 2019 SuperDraft.