Bre Miller, President/General Manager
The 2018 season marks Bre’s 12th year with the Corvallis Knights. In 2017, Miller was promoted to team president, after four seasons as the Knights general manager. Bre will continue in her general manager’s role while also acting as the hometown team’s president.
Miller is also the team’s director of business development. She’s worked with the Knights ever since the club moved to Corvallis from Gresham, Oregon; starting as an intern in 2007. She was named the club’s 2011 Staff Member of the Year and assumed her general manager’s position in 2012. At the time, Bre was the first female general manager in the West Coast League.
Bre is a graduate of the Leadership Corvallis class of 2013 and Leadership Albany class of 2014. She is also very active in Rotary, and serves on the board of directors for many area community public service organizations.
In 2012, Miller, then Bre Kerkvliet, earned Albany Junior First Citizen honors.
Born and raised in Corvallis, Bre grew up playing sports. She played varsity soccer at Crescent Valley and Corvallis High Schools and she’s been around baseball her entire life, starting as a volunteer at Richey’s Market American Legion games.
Bre graduated from Corvallis High in 2004 and earned a degree in speech communications from Oregon State in 2009. She resides in Monroe, Oregon with her husband Bryan and their daughter Harper.
Korey Kozaryn is entering her second season with the Knights after being named the Corvallis Knights Director of Ticketing & Promotions in September of 2017.
Kozaryn, originally from New Jersey, earned her BS in Sport Administration from Lock Haven University and is currently attending Montclair State University where she will graduate in May with a MS in Sport Administration and Coaching.
Prior to the season, Kozaryn is responsible for developing the hometown team’s promotional schedule. Her focus during the season will be directing the in-game show, managing the promotional staff and organizing everything to do with entertainment. Koko’s mission is to create a fun and memorable atmosphere for all the team’s fans.
Korey previously worked for the Oklahoma City RedHawks, Oklahoma City Dodgers and The New Jersey Jackals.
Korey Kozaryn, Director of Ticketing & Promotions
Brooks Hatch, Director of Media Relations
Brooks joined the Knights in 2011 following a 34-year newspaper career, the last 26 of which were spent at the Corvallis Gazette-Times. He covered the Knights for the G-T for four seasons from the club’s first year in Corvallis until joining the team. Hatch was named the Knights Staff Member of the Year in 2014.
Brooks is a 1972 graduate of East Aurora (N.Y). High School, where he played baseball and soccer. He graduated from the University of Richmond (Va.) in 1976 with degrees in history and journalism. He worked at the Minot (N.D.) Daily News from 1976-79 and at the Bismarck (N.D.) Tribune from 1979-84 before moving to Corvallis to join the Gazette-Times in Oct., 1984.
Brooks also worked as the Director of Writing/Sports Communication Assistant at Oregon State from Aug., 2014 until May, 2017. He and his wife, Margi Dusek, have a son, Owen, a 2016 Crescent Valley High School graduate who now attends Oregon State.