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MN/USA Wrestling Board of Directors Annual Membership meeting and Board Elections

The MN/USA Wrestling Board of Directors Annual Membership meeting and Board Elections will take place on October 30th from 12pm-4pm on the Augsburg University Campus in Rooms 303 and 305 of the Kennedy Center.

The Board (Executive Committee and Competition Council) Elections will happen at this time. All Club Leaders will be able to cast one vote according to the criteria listed below:

The designated representative from a club chartered under MN/USA Wrestling; provided the club was chartered prior to May 31 in the year in which the vote is set to take place and the club must have a minimum of ten (10) members with USA Wrestling. The designated club representative must either be the club director (as noted in the USA Wrestling membership system) or a designated MN/USA Wrestling member in good standing with written authorization to act on behalf of the club from the club director.  Each Voting Member shall be entitled to one vote.

Open Board positions and those up for re-election for the Executive Committee and Competition Council are listed below:

Executive Committee

These are open positions with a 3-year term:

  • Chairperson
  • Awards Director
  • Table worker Director
  • Medical Director
  • Juniors Director
  • Girls/Women’s Director 
  • Media Director
  • UWW U23 Director

There are also open positions with remaining term listed:

  • Treasurer 2 years remaining
  • Kids Director 2 years remaining
  • Southern Club Liaison 1 year remaining

Competition Council positions with 1 year term:

  • State Greco Coach
  • State Freestyle Coach
  • State Girls/Womens Freestyle Coach
  • Financial Advisor
  • Kids Coaches Council Advocate
  • Assistant Cadet Director
  • Assistant Junior Director
  • Assistant Girls/Womens Director
  • Assistant Awards Director

Please email Nick Lyden, your nominations prior to the meeting on October 30th to get on the ballot and/or with any questions in regard to this meeting. 

We appreciate your membership and participation in MN/USA Wrestling! #MNStorm

MN/USA Wrestling Board of Directors

Chair Nick Lyden

Chair Nick Lyden

Phone: 612-770-8293

President David Peterson

President David Peterson

Phone: 763-248-9374

Vice President Angie Bizal

Vice President Angie Bizal

Phone: 612-799-7285

Treasurer Mackenzie Saatzer

Phone: 763-300-3594

Secretary Jen Wadsen

Secretary Jen Wadsen

Phone: 651-274-5724

Membership Director Ryan Fischer

Phone: 641-512-9082

Mat Officials Director  Tom Kuisle

Mat Officials Director Tom Kuisle

Phone: 507-236-1066

Pairing Officials Director Merilee Cardinal

Phone: 651-235-1497

Marketing Director Jamie Nelson

Phone: 920-277-1102

Media Director Kelly Refsnider

Open Tournament Coordinator Noah Glenn

Open Tournament Coordinator Noah Glenn

Phone: 763-464-6718

Medical Director Open Position

Juniors Director Champ Hesch

Juniors Director Champ Hesch

Phone: 612-363-5143

16U (Cadet) Director Jim Moulsoff

Phone: (651) 587-8067

Kids Director Open Position

Girls'/Women's Director Ali Bernard-Sprenger

Girls'/Women's Director Ali Bernard-Sprenger

Phone: 507-217-9731

Northern Club Liaison Mike Quamme

Phone: 507-301-9098

Southern Club Liaison Open Position

UWW U23 Director Luke Becker

Phone: 612-600-5853

Table Workers Director Nicole Altringer


Awards Director Kelly Rogotzke

At Large Pete Kuisle

Phone: 507-236-1068

At Large Jeff Lathrop

Phone: 612-709-4362