Dale is the Academy Director, Co-Owner, and one of the original Founding Members of Momemtum Baseball Academy. Dale has been the Field Manager for the Express since the inaugural 2005 season. The 2010 Northwoods League Manager of the Year has led the Express to the playoffs five times, winning Eau Claire’s first NWL Championship in 2010. The Express also reached the Championship Series in 2007, 2016, and 2019 and the Divisional Series in 2009. The 2021 season will mark his 16th as the team’s Director of Operations.
A native of Marshfied, Wis., Dale is no stranger to Eau Claire baseball, having played a number of years for the Eau Claire Cavaliers. He also served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, UW-Eau Claire. After a short coaching stint at UW-River Falls, Dale served as the head coach and Director of Facilities at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis. from 1998-2001.
Dale and his wife Jennifer live in Eau Claire with their three children: Jake, Averie and Christian.