Charge Front Office

BASKETBALL OPERATIONS STAFF
Mike Gansey
Assistant General Manager, Cleveland Cavaliers
Brendon Yu
General Manager, Charge
Dan Geriot
Head Coach
Kendall Chones
Assistant Coach
Tyler Neal
Assistant Coach
Austin Peterson
Assistant Coach/Video Coordinator
Kevin Kamlowsky
Head Athletic Trainer
Liron Fanan
Director of G League Player Development, Cleveland Cavaliers
FRONT OFFICE STAFF
Mike Ostrowski
President, Franchise Operations, Charge/Monsters
Mike Ostrowski has been a part of the Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), Lake Erie / Cleveland Monsters (American Hockey League), Canton Charge (NBA G League) and Quicken Loans Arena / Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Sales and Leadership Teams in various capacities for the past 21 years. He began his career as an outside sales representative for the Cleveland Cavaliers and has held various leadership positions with the Cavs including sales manager, director of sales and senior director of sales and service, where he led the new business development teams and premium sales teams, guided the creation of a dedicated customer service and season ticket holder retention team and led the ticket operations and box office teams at The Q.

216-575-6489
mostrowski@cavs.com

Rocco Maragas
Vice President, Business Operations, Charge 

Rocco joined the Charge in 2014 and has been involved in sports his entire life growing up in Canton. Rocco was a quarterback for the University of Kentucky and remains a die-hard a Wildcats fan. He graduated in 2007 with a degree in Communications and Marketing.

330-203-7043
rmaragas@cavs.com

Sean Wyatt
Vice President, Communications & Team Services, Charge
Aside from watching the first game in the stands as a fan, Sean has been with the Charge throughout the franchise’s history. He is a Canton native who has a degree from Baldwin Wallace in Sports Management and is a 2005 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School.

330-203-6771
swyatt@cavs.com

Matt Kalister
Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service, Charge/Monsters
 

216-420-2564
mkalister@clevelandmonsters.com

Joanna Radov
Manager, Marketing and Community Relations, Charge
Before joining the Charge, Joanna worked as an Athletic Communications Assistant for her alma mater, Franklin and Marshall College, where she studied Anthropology and Sociology. Joanna also attended the University of Edinburgh, where she has a MScR in Social Anthropology.

216-403-8318
jradov@cavs.com

Sam Armstrong
Manager, Game Presentation and Promotions, Charge/Monsters
Sam joined the Charge team in 2018 after working as the Marketing Manager for Wright State Athletics. He hails from the small town of Danville,OH (which had one stoplight before it was taken away by ODOT). Sam graduated from Kent State in 2015 with a degree in Sports Administration and a minor in Business.

216-314-6262
sarmstrong@cavs.com

Hannah Merritt
Digital Marketing Specialist, Charge
 

216-287-5884
hmerritt@cavs.com

Mark Mazzagatti
Director, Franchise Partnerships, Charge/Monsters
 

216-420-2567
mmazzagatti@cavs.com

Dallas Godfrey
Manager, Franchise Operations Partnership Development, Charge/Monsters
Before joining the Charge in 2019, Dallas worked for the Charlotte Knights and Kansas City Chiefs, where he also focused on marketing and community based partnerships. A transplant from North Carolina, Dallas studied Business Marketing at UNC Wilmington.

216-217-6199
dgodfrey@cavs.com

Cassidy Lowther
Manager, Franchise Partnerships, Charge/Monsters
Cassidy joins the Charge with her master’s in marketing and 5+ years of diverse work experience spanning industries, including everything from sports and education to consumer goods and real estate. With a focus on strategic planning, business development, and branding, she looks forward to bringing her knowledge and expertise to the Charge and finding new ways to bridge the connections between the game, the fanbase, and the larger community.

216-420-2550
clowther@cavs.com

Jessica Fisher
Director, Group Experiences, Charge/Monsters
Jessica joined the Lake Erie/Cleveland Monsters as an Inside Sales representative in 2013 after graduating from Robert Morris University with a degree in Sport Management. She has been with the organization for 8 years, primarily working in the Group Events space.

216-420-2143
jfisher@clevelandmonsters.com

Ryan Caler
Director, Organizational Business Development and Client Retention, Charge/Monsters
 

216-420-2502
rcaler@clevelandmonsters.com

Keith Dea
Manager, Ticket Operations 

Keith worked for a number of organizations (including the San Antonio Scorpions, DC United and Kent State) before joining the Charge as the Manager of Ticket Operations. He has a B.S. in Sports Management from Ohio University and a M.A. in Sports and Recreation Management from Kent State. Keith is a Northeast Ohio native and has attended over 250 Cavaliers, Indians and Browns games.

330-489-5949
kdea@cavs.com

Steve McClave
Manager, Business Development, Charge
Steve began his career with the Charge as a Group Events Specialist from 2012-2016 before spending the last 5 seasons with the Cleveland Gladiators and Cleveland Monsters. He is excited to be back in Canton in a new role. Steve is a BGSU grad and is obsessed with all things Cleveland sports.

216-420-2586
smcclave@clevelandmonsters.com

Brian McManus
Group Events Specialist
bmcmanus@cavs.com
Cody Dawson
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
Before joining the Charge, Cody worked for East Carolina University in the Athletic Department. He obtained his Masters and B.S. Degree from Kent State University.

216-420-2446
cdawson@rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com

Daniel Hayes
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
Before joining the Charge in 2021 Daniel worked for the Kentucky Speedway on their Sales and Service team. He is a proud graduate of Wilmington College (OH) where he played baseball and majored in Sports Management and Business Marketing.

216-420-2447
dhayes@rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com

August Palchanis
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters 

August is form the Wilkes-Barre, PA area. She graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in May of 2020 with a degree in Sport Management and minor in Coaching and Athletic Administration. August is currently pursuing a masters degree in Sport Management from California University of Pennsylvania. When she has free time, August enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring new areas, and finding new coffee spots.

216-420-2442
apalchanis@rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com

Tom Schutzman
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
Tom Schutzman graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.S. in Sport Administration. He is from Northern Kentucky, and joined the Charge in June 2021 in the organizational business development department.

216-420-2461
tschutzman@rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com