Zach Siewert Joins Jackals Front Office
The Dallas Jackals are excited to announce Zach Siewert as Vice President of Ticket Sales. With his wide variety of sports industry experience, Siewert will greatly impact the Jackals Front Office.
An Oklahoma native, Siewert attended The University of Oklahoma graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing in 2014. During his undergraduate, he completed an internship with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Siewert credits this experience for his passion for the sports industry and desire to succeed in the field.
After completing his Bachelor’s degree, Siewert moved to Dallas joining Legends Hospitality, an all inclusive hospitality company specializing in entertainment and sports venues. As an Account Executive at AT&T Stadium, Siewert increased ticket sales for tours & events at AT&T Stadium.
After two years working for Legends Hospitality, Siewert was promoted to Premium Sales Consultant at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas where he sold and promoted for the Las Vegas Raiders. Siewert was a founding team member and played a vital part in the Raiders transition into their new stadium.
Siewert then moved back to Dallas and became Executive Director of the Sports Leadership Institute (SLI). Through the Global Sports Summit and Collegiate Sports Summit, SLI gives sports leaders an unprecedented opportunity to share their experiences. SLI is part of Neltex Sports, parent company of the Dallas Jackals, who owns, develops, and operates various sports and entertainment related properties.
“Being part of the Jackals organization at the ground floor is very exciting. I’m determined to help create experiences for each group and individual to get the most out of attending a match.” Siewert continued, “Rugby is a sport that people just have to give one chance to fall in love with.”
Scott Sonju, Jackals President, said, “Zach will certainly be a huge asset to the Jackals team. He is ready to hit the ground running building the Jackals sales team to help make the inaugural season a success.”
Siewert resides in North Texas with his wife Courtney and dog Obi. In his free time, he enjoys golf and learning new technology trends.
We are happy to welcome Zach Siewert to the pack!
About Dallas Jackals —
The Dallas Jackals are a professional rugby team of Major League Rugby (MLR), the highest level of rugby competition in North America. The Jackals were named as an expansion team in 2020 and will play their inaugural season in 2021. The team’s central mission is to develop domestic talent to a world-class level of play and professionalism while strengthening the high performance pathway in DFW by supporting the local clubs. Through proactive Community Outreach, the Jackals will exemplify and spread the passion of rugby by inspiring tradition, respect, family, and character on and off the pitch.
About MLR —
Major League Rugby is a professional sports league entering its fourth season and represents the highest level of competition in North America. The League evolved from seven teams in 2018, to 13 teams in 2021, featuring 12 from the United States and one from Canada. The competition follows an 18-week regular schedule for a chance to advance to the playoffs. Matches are televised on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports 2, ESPN+, Facebook Live (for international viewers) and on different platforms in each local market. MLR prides itself on its incredible athletes, the passionate community behind them, and its strong values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition.
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