The hardworking people that bring this team together to work efficiently.
General Manager, Owner

Adam Stowe

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. The Stowe Family purchased the SLO Blues in 2016 and can be found at most Blues games welcoming fans and cheering on the team!
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Assistant General Manager

Dana Applegarth

Dana is a San Luis Obispo native with a strong love for the community that’s raised her. Although she started with the SLO Blues as the Director of VIP during the 2019 season, Dana has been attending Blues games since she was a kid. Since graduating high school in 2014, Dana received her bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is currently pursuing masters degrees in Recreation Management and Coaching Education from Ohio University. Dana’s passion for the sports industry has largely been sparked by her position managing Ohio University’s Ice Arena, home to the Ohio Bobcat’s hockey team and the larger Athens community.
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Host Family Coordinator, Owner

Marianne Stowe

Marianne Stowe is the volunteer Blues Host Family Coordinator. She has spent many years matching our “out of town” Blues players with generous families in our county who are known for their hospitality. She says the best part of her job is knowing that many host families maintain relationships with their players for many years after the they have played with the Blues. Marianne, a retired RN/Chaplin, and her husband Keith have been residents of San Luis Obispo county for over 45 years.
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Director of Baseball Operations, Head Coach

Clay Cederquist

Clay Cederquist is returning as the new head coach for the upcoming 2020 summer season. Cederquist’s local family ties include his father who has been a major league associate scout and his brother who coaches the California Expos – a rival of the Blues in the California Collegiate League. After his athletic career and earning a master’s degree in Communication, Cederquist also developed a resume of coaching and instruction at the college level. He joined the Blues in 2015, became Head Coach in 2016, and then left to coach with the San Jose State Spartans, where he helped guide them to one of their best seasons in recent history. He was earlier a coach at Sacramento State University, American River College in Sacramento and most recently assists with the baseball program at Dodge City Community College, where he is a member of their instructional faculty in Speech and Communications. While in Kansas, he extended his collegiate coaching experience through the summer as Head Coach of another collegiate baseball team similar to the Blues, the Dodge City A’s of the Jayhawk League.
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