JOHNSTOWN, PA – The Johnstown Mill Rats are pleased to announce that local residents – Chad & Jill Gontkovic and Bart & Stacy Vickroy have become part-owners of the Prospect League team.
“When we established the Mill Rats in September 2021, one of our goals was for local residents to become members of the ownership team,” said Bill Davidson, co-owner of the Mill Rats. “Our vision has always been for a robust ownership group of local business and community leaders to chart the course for the organization.”
Chad and Jill (Skowron) Gontkovic are Johnstown natives and co-owners of Coal Tubin’ Pennsylvania, an outdoor recreation outfitter in Johnstown specializing in whitewater rafting, river tubin’, biking adventures and adventure shuttles in the Alleghenies and Laurel Highlands region. Jill is an Eco/Graphic designer who brings to life the vision of an urban/outdoor recreation landscape for Johnstown.
“Jill and I are raising our four children in Johnstown and we believe so much in it’s future, that when the opportunity to own part of the Mill Rats presented itself, we didn’t hesitate,” stated Gontkovic.
Bart and Stacy (Pomroy) Vickroy are natives to the Johnstown area and still call the area home. Bart is a University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown alumni, where he studied Business Management and Marketing. He is currently serving as Sr. Director & Client Partner for Oracle.
“With three young boys, we are thrilled to have a family friendly venue in Sargent’s Stadium to host the Mill Rats,” said Bart Vickroy. “We believe sowing into the local community is an important family value to pass onto our children.”
“We are hopeful that more residents of the Greater Johnstown Area will join the Gontkovic’s and Vickroy’s to become part of the ownership team and provide leadership to really make the Mill Rats Johnstown’s team,” said Davidson.