Charge Front Office

Mike Gansey
General Manager, Cleveland Cavaliers
Brendon Yu
General Manager, Charge
Liron Fanan
Assistant General Manager, Charge
Dan Geriot
Head Coach
Chris Darnell
Associate Head Coach
Tyler Neal
Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development
Kendall Chones
Assistant Coach
Austin Peterson
Assistant Coach/Coaching Analytics 
Kevin Kamlowsky
Head Athletic Trainer
Juan Acquino
Strength & Conditioning Coach
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), Cleveland 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.


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.


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.


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


Joanna Radov
Manager, Community Relations and Corporate Communications, 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.


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.


Hannah Merritt
Digital Marketing Specialist, Charge


Mark Mazzagatti
Director, Franchise Partnerships, Charge/Monsters


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.


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.


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


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.


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 with the Charge in a new role. Steve is a BGSU grad and is obsessed with all things Cleveland sports.


Josh Chua
Senior, Premium Development Consultant, Franchise Properties
Joshua was born in England, spent 15 years in Toronto, and 6 years in Los Angeles before coming out East for College and has called Ohio home since 2016. He started with the organization as an Account Executive with the Cleveland Cavaliers in June of 2018 and has worked with the franchise teams in various roles since December of that year. In his free time, Joshua enjoys playing video games and watching all Cleveland Sports or going to the occasional show at Playhouse Square.

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Brian McManus
Group Events Specialist
Cody Dawson
Business Development Specialist 
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.


August Palchanis
Group Events Specialist
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.


Wyatt Eisen
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
Wyatt joined the Charge in November of 2021 after graduating from Wisconsin with a degree in Marketing and Operations. Wyatt attended Shaker Heights High School, where he played hockey and baseball. He is pumped to start his sports career with the Cleveland Charge and Monsters. Previously, he was a marketing intern for UW Athletics, where he facilitated on court contests at all Badger basketball games.

Tyler Borders
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
Tyler grew up in Maple Heights, OH. He attended Kent State University and graduated in August of 2021 with a BBA in Marketing. His previous stops in the sports industry include Cleveland State University’s Athletic Department and The Edge Sports and Arts Academy where he served as a marketing intern at both. He has a huge passion for sports as he grew up a Cleveland sports fan where the Cavaliers, Browns and Indians/Guardians were his favorite teams. In my free time I enjoy listening to music, roller skating, working out and spending time with family and friends.

(216) 420-2968

Max Zaller
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
Max grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He attended Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and graduated in May of 2021 with a BSBA in Sports Marketing. Previously he worked for the Lake County Captains where he worked in the box office, game day operations, and of course, Max pulled his fair share of tarp! Max is looking forward to not having to pull tarp but instead is hoping to maybe use the Zamboni. Max loves all sports, and grew up a Notre Dame fan, as well as a Browns, Cavs, and Indians/Guardians fan. In his free time, Max enjoys recording his podcast (Dynasty Monarchy Podcast), going on walks with his dog and being with
family and friends.

(216) 420-2974

David Workum
Account Executive, Charge/Monsters
David was born and raised in the greater Cleveland area his entire life. He spent four years at Miami University and graduated in May 2021 with a BA in Sport Management and a minor in Business. David loves to hike, watch movies, try new places to eat in the area, but most of all he is a sports fanatic. Any chance of watching a game on television, whether it be baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, etc., he will without hesitation. Lastly, a fun fact about David is that he is a triplet!

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