(April 6, 2011) Aaron Morse will be spending this summer very close to where he recently spent four years in college. An STAA client and 2010 graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago, Morse is joining the Joliet Slammers as Media Relations Coordinator.
An independent team known as the Jackhammers, and members of the Northern League prior to a recent change in ownership, the Slammers now play in the Frontier League. Morse will be performing media relations and broadcasting duties.
“I’ll be like a utility player,” Morse says. “They told me I’ll be like the guy swinging the bat in the dugout getting ready to go into the game.”
Morse spent last season as a broadcaster with the Huntsville Stars. With Joliet, he will have pre and post-game hosting responsibilities and will handle play-by-play when needed. He will also do a lot of work in media relations.
The Slammers No. 1 broadcaster is Morse’s fellow STAA client Mark Vasko. Morse credits a third STAA client, his friend Adam Young, with helping him get the gig. Young is entering his first season as voice of the Frontier League’s Gateway Grizzlies.
“I wouldn’t have known the Slammers job even existed without the email Adam sent me back in December,” Morse says.
“I’m looking forward to working with the crew; Mark has a ton of experience in minor league baseball and is a great announcer,” Morse said. “It’s going to be a fun year bringing Slammers fans lots of interesting interviews and stories.”
(Visit Aaron’s STAA Talent Page).