The Fayetteville SwampDogs are pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Lewis as the assistant general manager.
Prior to being hired in the Fayetteville SwampDogs front office, Lewis spent the last 11 seasons as the Athletic trainer for the Fayetteville SwampDogs. Lewis brings 15 years of management, customer service, and sales/marketing experience to “The Swamp.”
“I am very excited to continue first-class family, affordable entertainment with a first-class organization,” said Lewis. “I have had the great pleasure of working hand-in-hand with some of the most well respected politicians, businessmen and women, and leadership figures in the area that helped me to learn how becoming active in the community impacts everyone’s success. I have had the upmost pleasure of working for two of the most knowledgeable and hard-working bosses that I know in Lew Handelsman and Jeremy Aagard. Outside of providing an enormous amount experience and knowledge in the sports business and providing family fun entertainment, they have taught me a valuable lesson in how important the family atmosphere and involvement is to success, both in family and life.”
Prior to the front office position at “The Swamp,” Lewis served as an EMT-Paramedic in Cumberland County. He has held multiple leadership roles in Cumberland County including, president of the North Fayetteville Youth Association for six years. Lewis also served as one of the assistant JV baseball coaches for Pine Forest High School for seven years, as well as baseball coach from the T-ball level to high school athletes.
Lewis’s duties at “The Swamp” will include game day operations, corporate partnerships, and overseeing the athletic training department.
He and his wife Stephanie recently got married on the baseball field at “The Swamp”. Lewis emphasizes that family participation is essential to ensure a strong family “team”.
“We’re proud to have Eric join the office in a full-time capacity,” said SwampDogs general manager Jeremy Aagard. “His commitment to the team is unparalleled and his passion for the community will continue to have a positive impact in many local organizations. He’s already an asset for a small staff that does BIG things!”