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MYSA Staff Responsibilities

[Updated: 09/30/2014]

Executive Director


  • Business Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Human Resources
  • Contracts/Legal
  • Risk Management
  • Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Partnership/Sponsorship Agreements
  • Community/Diversity Outreach Development
  • Liaison to Appeals, Hearing, Personnel and Policy & Rules Committees


Coaching/Player Development Administrator

Chato Alvarado

  • District/State Select (ODP) Administration
  • Coaching School Administration
  • Player Camp Administration
  • Video Library and Educational Materials
  • Liaison to Development Committee
  • Liaison to Diversity Committee

Recreation/State Cup Manager

Katie Stollenwerk

  • Minnesota State Cup and US Youth Soccer National Championship Series
  • Rec/Rec Plus Programs and Festivals (Kohl’s American Cup)
  • Annual Recognition Banquet
  • Winter Symposium
  • Mike Warter Scholarship
  • Promotional Materials
  • Liaison to State Cup and Recreation Committees

Director of Education

Andy Coutts

  • Player Development
  • Player Camps and Clinics
  • Coaching Education
  • Coaching Clinics and Schools
  • District/State Select (ODP)
  • School Programs
  • PACT (Parent And Coaches Together) Education


Director of Coaching & Player Development

John Curtis

  • Player Development
  • Player Camps and Clinics
  • Coaching Education
  • Coaching Clinics and Schools
  • District/State Select (ODP)
  • Inner City Programs
  • Equipment/Field/Goal Grants
  • Liaison to Region II MRL (Midwest Regional League)

Website/Technology Manager

Sue Gjerset

  • Website and Network Administration
  • Database Management
  • Soccer Times Editor
  • Graphic Design
  • Technology Support
  • Liaison to Technology & Registration Committee

Program/League Administrator

Joe Golish

  • U9/U10 Jamborees
  • League Administration Support
  • Insurance Certificates
  • Tournament Sanctioning
  • Equipment/Field/Goal Grant Administration
  • Referee Academies
  • OATHS (Outstanding Ambassadors of Teams Honoring Sportsmanship) Administration
  • Liaison to Referee Development Committee

Financial Specialist

Norine Olson

  • Financial Operations
  • Technology Support
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • Winter Symposium
  • Special Events Support
  • Liaison to Budget and Technology Committees

Director of League Operations

Ranae Orr

  • Competitive League Management and Results/Standings
  • Summer and Fall State Tournament Administration
  • Registration (players, coaches and teams)
  • Midwest Regional League (MRL)
  • Travel Notification
  • Participant Insurance Claims
  • Liaison to Competitive Committee

Director of Member Services

Ivan Woyno

  • Membership Services
  • Club Development
  • Club Compliance
  • Diversity Outreach
  • Soccer Start
  • PACT (Parents And Coaches Together) Administration
  • TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) Administration
  • Liaison to Education Committee and TOPSoccer Committees