Rochester Sports Names Esau as New Executive Director

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Matt Esau, the former director of the Mayo Civic Center sales for Experience Rochester has been named the executive director of Rochester Sports.

In his past position, Esau worked with Rochester Sports to bring multiple sporting events to the Rochester community.

“For the past 15 years, Matt has established himself and his passion for sports by actively participating on multiple boards of local sports programs, coaching numerous youth sports teams, and volunteering at sporting events throughout our community,” said Rochester Sports Board President Brian Zmolek in a recent statement. “He is a fantastic team player and leader that will enhance stakeholder engagement, communication, experience and relationships; he is a perfect fit for our role of executive director as we move Rochester Sports forward.” For more information, visit