Sports Domain Leader

Matt Marasco

Matt Marasco

Sr. Director – Leadership & Cultural Development

Matt Marasco is in his fourth season as a full-time member of the Royals’ front office, serving as the Sr. Director – Leadership & Cultural Development. In this role, he serves Baseball and Business Operations with the goal of empowering leaders for impact on and off the field. The Leadership Development department provides an intentional process, effective programming, and a qualified leadership community to produce transformation in the character and competencies of team members.

He also coordinates Baseball Chapel at every level within the organization, ensuring that it remains an interdenominational program that is inclusive for all who choose to participate.

Matt has previously worked with the Royals as the team’s Chaplain through Baseball Chapel and pastored in Kansas City for seven years. In 2014, he led the launching of a congregation. Prior to vocational ministry and leadership, he worked in the fields of exercise science and corporate wellness.

He received a Bachelor of Science in health promotion from Emporia State University in 2008. A native of Wichita, Kan., Matt and his wife, Jenn, reside in Kansas City, with their sons, Titus and Bram and daughters, Mabeline and Lottie.