Game Day Staff


We are happy to introduce our 2017 Game Day Staff! If you are interested in joining the Aces Game Day Staff in 2017, please visit http://www.alexandriaaces.org/internships/ to see what openings we still have.

Press Box Interns

Paul Fritschner
Broadcaster
A lifetime resident of Springfield, Virginia, Paul has a long history of baseball experience and is excited to bring the games to Aces fans over the airwaves. He attends Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio where he is a rising junior majoring in public relations and sports management. While at Xavier, he has handled broadcasting duties for various teams, including volleyball, women’s basketball, and baseball. He writes for the Xavier newspaper and is a regular sports anchor for Xavier’s television channel. During the summer of 2016, Paul was on the broadcast team for the Hamilton Joes’ run to a Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League championship, and he is hoping to bring that experience and excitement to Alexandria.
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Chris Miller
Public Address Announcer
Chris is returning to the Aces Game Day Staff for their 10th season in 2017. This spring will be his fifth season as the stadium announcer for GW University Colonials baseball team. He is a member in good standing of NASPAA and was the sole announcer for the 2015 A-10 championship tournament held at Tucker Field at Barcroft Park in Arlington. He was born and raised in Springfield, VA and is retired from the US Army and currently employed by US Department of Homeland Security. For 30 years, Chris has been a volunteer Little League umpire and has a great passion for the game and giving back to the game!
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Guthrie Edson
Music Coordinator
A sports management major at the George Washington University, Guthrie has been involved in sports for as long as he can remember. When he’s not with the Aces, you can find him behind the mic at a variety of GW athletic events, umpiring Little League baseball, or running social media for student organizations he's heavily involved in
Mike Stehn
Official Scorer
Mike is originally from NY, he works for Deloitte Consulting LLP where he works in the firm's federal practice. Mike is a retired Army officer, who served for 21 years. This is his second year with the Aces after being a host family in 2016. His baseball background includes over 10 years of coaching youth baseball. He currently Manages a U9 team in Pioneer Baseball League in Alexandria. Mike will be serving as the official scorekeeper for the Aces this year. He currently resides in Alexandria.
Andrew Walker
Broadcaster
A senior at West Virginia University majoring in Sports Management and Journalism, Andrew has had the chance to work with the award winning college radio station U92. In his time as Assistant Sports director, Andrew hosted a pre-game football show every week for WVU football and has had the chance to broadcast WVU baseball, hockey, women's basketball, and women's soccer. When he is not covering sports, Andrew enjoys being in the outdoors hiking, backpacking, or rock climbing. The past two summers Andrew led orientation trips for Adventure West Virginia, where he introduced incoming freshman to the great state of West Virginia. Andrew is originally from Burke, VA, and is looking forward to broadcasting the excitement of Aces baseball to the entire DC, Maryland, and Virginia area.
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Tommy Cloud
Scoreboard and Social Media Coordinator
Tommy is a rising junior at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio majoring in Kinesiology. This is his first year with the Aces and he is looking to continue a career into sport and physical fitness. Baseball has always been an important part of Tommy's life and he played all the way through high school at Saint Stephen's Saint Agnes School. Tommy is looking forward to the start of the season and he cannot wait to become involved with the Aces.
Will Decker
Broadcaster
Will Decker, 24 years old is an aspiring broadcaster and lifelong baseball fan who attended Arizona State. When not doing play by play, Will’s interests include hiking, attending concerts with friends, and binge watching the latest Netflix show.
David Jarman
Radio Broadcaster/PA Annoucer/Dir. of Corporate Partnerships
David is a native of South Jersey and just graduated from Villanova University, where he had his broadcasting experience with Villanova Student Radio. He had the privilege to be the student voice of Villanova football and the three-time national champion Villanova Men's Basketball team for three seasons, highlighted by calling back-to-back Big East Tournament Championships at Madison Square Garden. Additionally, he was the lead beat writer for the football team, and one of the beat writer's for the men's and women's basketball team for three seasons as well. In his first season with the Aces, he comes to the Alexandria to enhance his broadcasting repertoire both on Aces Radio and the Public Address Announcer at Aces home games. Sports Broadcasting has been his passion since he was ten years old and enjoys every chance he can step in front of a microphone at all Aces games. When he's not broadcasting or watching sports he enjoys spending time with his family, going on Caribbean vacations, and watching movies.

Game Day Interns

LauraLee McHugh
Public Relations & Field Event Coordinator
This is LauraLee McHugh's first year with the Aces. Currently a rising senior at the University of South Carolina, she is majoring in Sport and Entertainment Management. Growing up a Washington D.C. sports fan, she wants to further her knowledge and skills in a sports organization. LauraLee played youth lacrosse and eventually played lacrosse and field hockey while attending T.C. Williams High School. She cannot wait for the season to start and to get the city of Alexandria involved with the Aces 10th season.
Bob Shelton
Ticket Sales/Merchandise Coordinator
Bob Shelton is returning for his third season of helping the Aces and starting his second year of retirement from government service. Bob is an avid baseball fan and a member of the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR). He played on a 60 + team in a tournament in late 2016 and went to the Ponce de Leon Baseball camp in early 2017. His baseball trips in 2017 will include the west coast major league stadiums, which he has not seen before, plus various other minor league teams.
Sam Yarnell
Game Day Operations
Sam is returning for his third year on the Aces game day staff. Preparing to enter his Senior year at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA, Sam is a lifelong baseball fan. He looks forward to another Aces season and hopes to develop both broadcasting and stadium and baseball operations. Sam's ultimate goal is to study sports broadcasting at the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.
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John Perlman
Ticket Sales/Merchandise Coordinator
Aaron Whavers
Game Day Operations
Aaron is currently in his first season with the Aces. He is originally from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi but attended Pass Christian High School. Aaron has been active in sports since the 8th grade. After high school, he received a scholarship to play basketball at East Mississippi community college. He is currently pursuing his bachelors degree in kinesiology and sports management at the University of Southern Mississippi. He now wants to gain more knowledge and learn how sport agents work. He also would like to be an instructor for training athletes.
Leo Wu
Game Day Operations