Brazos Valley Bombers
The Brazos Valley Bombers are a local collegiate summer league baseball team located in Bryan, Texas. They live by a few rules when it comes to running their organization. Their motto for getting people to come their games is affordable family fun. This is what they live by when making strategic decisions in the office. They also have three mottos as an organization. The first is “All we do is Win”. The Bombers want to build winners and want to accomplish many great things. To win, you have to have the right mindset and have the confidence that you are going to win no matter what, which leads into motto number two. The second motto is “Make it Happen”. This motto not only is useful on the field to the players but also to the interns and staff. When something goes completely wrong and things are looking bad, we just think of these three words. No matter the case of what’s happening, we just have to make it happen and get the job done even if the task seems way too tall to tackle. The last one is, “One Team, One Dream”. We win as a team and lose as a team. No matter what is going on, we always stick together as one team. Always put the team first and never let the team down is what this last one is all about.
My job as an intern is mainly focused in Operations. This includes game day operations and facility operations. On game days, I’m in charge of the seventy interns and place them in their spots/roles that they will be working that day during the game. During the game, I do not have just one spot or area that I cover. I have to be at multiple spots to keep the game running smoothly. If any part of the ballpark needs help, it is my job to be there and assist that area of the ballpark. When it comes to the facility part of operations, I am in charge of setting up the whole facility on game days. It takes about two hours to get everything set up and get everything into place of where it needs to be. Whether that's setting up tents or getting the field ready for the game that night, I am in charge of making sure the filed is ready. It’s a lot of balancing and being in the right place at the right time, but it’s a role that I have thrived in so far and a role that lets me learn a lot of different things about running a ballpark.