About CWS, Inc.

About CWS of Omaha, Inc.

College World Series of Omaha, Inc., the local organizing committee, is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1967, with roots going back before the first Men’s CWS in Omaha in 1950. The mission of its all-volunteer board of directors is enlisting community support for the NCAA® Men’s College World Series from business, government, civic organizations and individuals.

Guiding the activities of the local contributors and the many volunteers involved in the Series is the executive committee of the College World Series of Omaha, Inc., board. This group of dedicated individuals meets each month to develop policies and plans that assure the success and growth of each year’s event. 

Officers and Executive Committee

John D. Diesing, Jr., Chairman/President/Treasurer
W. Gary Gates, Vice President
Herb E. Hames, Secretary
David Goeschel, General Counsel
Marcus Blossom
Keith Clark
Lisa Diesing
Eric Oxley
Harley D. Schrager


Len Adams
Tom Barker
Mary Ann Borgeson
Craig Callahan
Elisa Davies
Josh Dotzler
Jennifer Hamann
Maggie Hoops
Veta Jeffery
Paul Maass
Kyle Peterson
Chris Reichert
Roman Siciunas
Tarci Slaybaugh
George (Bill) Wachtler

Emeritus Members

Bruce Rasmussen

College World Series of Omaha, Inc., Staff

Amy Hornocker | Executive Director
Carol Foreman | Director of Ticketing
Katie Karmazin | Senior Project Coordinator
Liz Clifford | Operations & Events Manager
Joey Gardner | Marketing & Creative Manager
Darcy Estes | Chief Financial Consultant