MACK Athletics is a partnership between founder, Matt Acker, and new creative partner Dean Reynolds. Both are excited about raising the bar for regional baseball and expect great things on the field this year.
Matt Acker – Managing Owner
Matt is a Washington native as well as a renowned baseball coach and player development expert. His training philosophies can be seen on every field MACK Athletics operates, and his commitment to the athletes in his organizations is unrivaled.
Dean Reynolds – Owner
Dean Reynolds was born in Southern California and relocated to Western Washington in 2004. He and his wife Sheri run Visual Research, a marketing services company, and SleepyDog Studios, a full service film production company. He is also a respected research photographer for clients like Raytheon, Boeing and the U.S. government.
Jacob Oppelt – Owner
Jacob is a Port Angeles Native, and entrepreneur. He runs a number of business ventures, including The Next Door Gastro Pub which is one of the top restaurants in Port Angeles. Jake graduated from Port Angeles High school, also attended college at Peninsula College, and the University of Washington. Jake joined Matt and Dean in 2016 to help bring baseball to the Peninsula.
Ryan Hickey – General Manager
Ryan is a Washington native, graduating from Tumwater High School. After high school he relocated to central California to play baseball. He played baseball up and down the West Coast, before resettling back in Tumwater. Before joining Mack Athletics, he successfully ran his own business for 12 years. This will be Ryan’s second year with Mack Athletics, spending time overseeing baseball operations in Kitsap in 2016. He is also an assistant coach at Yelm High School, in Yelm, WA.