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Pocono (PA) Adds Key Staff Members
November 22, 2017
Pocono Raceway (Long Pond, PA) CEO Nick Igdalsky and President Ben May have announced the addition of two new employees as well as several key staff promotions. Craig Amhaus and Kayla Houser were brought on as new employees of the Pennsylvania track.
Pocono (PA) Adds Key Staff Members

Pocono Raceway (Long Pond, PA) CEO Nick Igdalsky and President Ben May have announced the addition of two new employees and several key staff promotions.

Craig Amhaus joins Pocono Raceway as the Executive Managing Director, Partnership Sales and Service. He will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive internal and external sales, sponsorship and partner relations with the goal of increasing service, partners and returns.

Amhaus joins Pocono after working for Upstage Video at Rock Lititz as the Vice President of Business Development.

Kayla Houser joins the Pocono Raceway as a Ticketing Specialist after a successful summer internship position with the department in 2016. She graduated from Seton Hill University in May 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management and Minor in Business Administration.

Key staff promotions include the following:

Kevin Henry was promoted to Managing Director, Facility Operations as he enters his fifth year at Pocono.

Ryan Yanoshak starts his third year at ‘The Tricky Triangle’ as the Managing Director, Marketing Communications.

Ricky Durst, who will begin his seventh season with Pocono, has been promoted to Senior Director, Marketing and Fan Engagement. He will also continue to serve as the track’s government affairs liaison.

Kevin Heaney will begin his eighth season at the raceway and will lead the newly-created Content Department, handling all outbound fan engagement over social media, e-mail marketing and website communications, as Director, Content.

Kevin Teel joins the Content Department as the Manager, Content after six seasons as a member of the Ticket Office staff.

J.J. LaRose enters his fifth season at Pocono Raceway and also joins the Content Department as Manager, Content & Promotions.