Matt Bresee - President

The 2013-14 season is Bresee's sixth with the team and his fifth season serving in the role of President. He was promoted to this role in June, 2009 after serving as as the teams’ Vice President of Business Operations in the BayHawks’ highly successful inaugural season in 2008. Bresee’s duties include oversight of the team’s daily business operations, as well as setting direction in all areas within the BayHawks organization.

Bresee, a native of Erie, returned to sports after spending three years working in public relations with Erie Insurance. Prior to that Bresee spent eight years with the Erie SeaWolves and worked in various capacities with the club including the role of Assistant General Manager for two years.

Bresee serves on the board of directors for VisitErie and the March of Dimes of Northwest PA, and is a member of the United Way’s Young Leaders Society. In 2012 Bresee was a recipient of the Penn State Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award, an annual honor reserved for Penn State alumni age 35 and younger who demonstrate extraordinary professional accomplishment.

Bresee is a graduate of Penn-State Behrend and resides in Harborcreek with his wife, Sue and two children, Lindsey and Logan.

Matt can be reached by phone at 814-790-5600 or by email at