While John's establishment of the Dirt Dawgs in 2011 was his first sports venture, he brings a 20+ year track record of operating successful enterprises as the co-founder and principal owner of Fosta-Tek Optics, a leading manufacturer of polymer optics for military, safety, automotive, lighting and electronics markets, employing 150 at their Leominster headquarters. Fosta-Tek represents one of the more notable turnarounds in the region as a successor in 1991 to the local operations of the Foster Grant Company.
Kaylee Grosso is a '11 graduate of Franklin Pierce University where she received her B.S. in Sports and Recreation Management. During her time at Franklin Pierce she gained experience interning for Worcester Tornado Baseball rotating through all operations including: ticketing, fan assistance, and promotions focusing on the fan's experience at Hanover Park. She also volunteered at a summer camp for unprivelaged kids organizing daily activities and was on the executive board for the Sports and Recreation Club at Franklin Pierce University as secretary and treasurer helping to plan promotions for campus sporting events. This will be her first season with the Dirt Dawgs.
In Kaylee's spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially with her husband Nick and their dog Zoe in her hometown of New Ipswich, NH. Kaylee is excited and looking forward to having a great first season with the Dirt Dawgs this summer.