Front Office & Ballpark Staff

John E. Wuerfel

John E. Wuerfel


231-943-0100 ext. 214

John Wuerfel is the President of both the Traverse City Beach Bums, LLC and Wuerfel Sports Development; family owned and operated businesses. He has 28 years of experience in the hospitality & service industry. With a career that spanned from 1970 through 1998, Wuerfel succeeded in the past with Wuerfel Resorts, building and developing two of the finest hotels in the Traverse City area; The Grand Beach Resort Hotel and the Sugar Beach Resort Hotel.

Fans can expect to see John anywhere around the park, donning one of his many hats.  Just don't expect to see him in a suit sitting behind his desk answering emails.  

Wuerfel and his wife, Leslye have three sons: Joshua, John Andrew and Jason, and five grandchildren, Alexandra, Cameron, Quinn, Anastasia and Caroline Jean "Callie" and a Baby Wuerfel expected in September '16. The Wuerfels make their home in the heart of the beautiful Leelanau County.