The Martinsville Mustangs have announced Next P.L.A.N. Athletics as the new managing partner of the franchise.
The newly formed Next P.L.A.N. Athletics officially assumed control of the Coastal Plain League team on September 1, 2021 and is comprised of Jason Davis, company president; Tonya Davis, director of marketing; Joe Haynes; director of baseball operations and April Haynes, vice president of the company.
“We are going to create a baseball experience that is something special for baseball fans of all ages with community engagement and community pride,” Jason Davis said. “Hooker Field is a door to the community and we are going to showcase the field and the people who play on it.”
With community and fans at the forefront of the mission of NPA, the firm will move forward with day-to-day operations of the team as well as hold discussions on new branding, uniforms, stadium renovations, promotional nights and more in the coming months.
“We feel strongly about making the Hooker Field baseball experience something better for everyone,” Davis added. “It’s extremely important to us that this area and baseball community thrives together as one.”
The Mustangs are entering their 18th season of play in the CPL in 2022 and will open the new campaign on Thursday, May 26. Martinsville will host a total of 29 home games at historic Hooker Field throughout the summer.