The hardworking people that bring this team together to work efficiently.
General Manager, Owner
Adam Stowe has been with the Blues since 2010 as the Director of Sales, and took over as General Manager in 2012. He was born in SLO’s General Hospital. Graduated first from Morro Bay High School and later from Cal Poly with a degree in Business. Adam’s first business interaction with the Blues came while working with Ultrex Business Products as the Director of Marking. He constructed the Ultrex Ox which now grazes in left-center field each season. He and his family reside just steps away from Sinsheimer Stadium. Wife Lauren and daughter Quinzi are ardent fans and can be seen at most Blues home games.
Assistant General Manager
Grace started her journey with the Blues in 2017 as a Promotional Intern and has quickly moved her way up with the organization. Grace graduated from Cal Poly this past Spring 2018 with a degree in Experience Industry Management focusing on Sports Management and Outdoor Recreation. During school, Grace worked for Intramural Sports which allowed her to gain knowledge in the sports industry. Other than working with the Blues, Grace is an outdoor enthusiast and loves seeking new adventures.
Host Family Coordinator, Owner
Marianne Stowe is our volunteer Blues Host Family Coordinator. This is her 4th year of matching our “out of town” Blues players with generous families in our county who are known for their hospitality Marianne and her husband, Keith, are 45 year residents of San Luis Obispo county. She is a retired RN/Chaplain. She says the best part of her job is knowing that many host families maintain relationships with their players for many years after the players have played with the Blues.
Director of Baseball Operations, Head Coach
Marple, a California native, began his coaching career at Cuesta College in 1979. He was an assistant coach at Templeton high school for ten years and most recently coached baseball for the North County Indians, a semi-professional baseball team, from 2012 to 2014. Prior to a 26 year career with the California Highway Patrol, where he served Ventura, San Luis Obispo and Templeton, Marple’s baseball career began as a player for Huenemee High School where he was named to 1st team All-CIF as a senior in 1971. Later that year, he was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, but chose to attend Cal Poly on a baseball scholarship instead. Marple currently resides in Paso Robles, CA, with his wife, Susan, of twenty-seven years. They have two sons and two daughters. Both sons played collegiate baseball and one went on to play in the Phillies Organization for 6 years in the minor league system.