Senior Director - Event Operations
Isaac Riffel is in his 13th year with the Royals organization, his third as Senior Director of Event Operations. Riffel oversees the Ballpark Operations of the organization including Event Staff, Parking, Medical, Cleaning, Grounds, and Security for Kauffman Stadium. Riffel began his career as a Stadium Operations Assistant in 2008 followed by a Promotion to Manager of Ballpark Services in 2009 where he remained until 2013. In 2013 Riffel was promoted to Director of Event Operations where he remained until 2018.
The Phillipsburg, KS, native earned his bachelor of education degree in Exercise Science with a Sports Management emphasis from the University of Kansas. He currently resides in Olathe, KS with his wife, Ashleah, and their children Reeslyn, Raef, and Raelyn.