Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2022-03-16T15:43:13+00:00

East Select Soccer – Board of Directors

Governed By

East Select Soccer is governed by the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) as part of US Youth Soccer (USYS), for a complete list of rules and bylaws of those organizations please visit the MYSA Bylaws Manual»


East Select Soccer is run by a volunteer group of people dedicated to working on improving the soccer experience in the Duluth area.

Alina HeydtCo-President
Toni ChristensenCo-President
Cass WelhouseLSO Tournament Director
Leah StellmakerTreasurer
Laura Kuettel At Large
David BolfAt-Large
Sarah WilmotExecutive Director
Lindsey MartinsonAt Large
Holly KassingAt Large
Roni RudolphAt-Large
Cass WelhouseDirector of Coaching
Erica Witmers-GravesSecretary
Sara VallieVice President
Melissa Modec-MurphyAt-Large

ESS Registar

Act as the main contact during try-outs, put initial rosters together, work with coaches

  • Verify and Submit player information to AYSA
  • Receive players passes from AYSA, distribute to team managers to be signed
  • Get signed passes back from team managers, laminate, distribute.
  • Other tasks as necessary (contact MYSA if a player drops out or joins)
  • Update website – Attend Board meetings and update website on a monthly and as needed basis

Board Member – Year-long commitment

This is not your run-of-the-mill Board. Serving on the Board is a Great way to meet other parents and become more involved in ESS!

Tryout Committee

Help organize and be involved during tryouts. 1-month time commitment

  • Distribute Flyers and recruit new players
  • Reserve Sites
  • Help with Field Set-up and registration the days of tryouts

Tournament Committee

Help organize/run the Lake Superior Open. 4-month time commitment

Tournament Registrar

Be the contact for registering teams for the LSO. 4-month time commitment

House a coach

If you have an extra room in your home, have an English Coach stay with you! 3-months

Team Manager

Season-long commitment. Please ask for more information.

ESS Address:

PO Box 3272
Duluth MN 55803-3272