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Volunteer Leaders Help Create A Great AYSO Experience

Each AYSO Region is led by a Region Board who help with strategy and implementation of creating a great soccer program for children. There are seven required board positions in every Region, but the board can include others to help with the process. If you are interested in serving in these important volunteer positions, step forward and speak with your Regional Commissioner today!

Meet our Board Members 

Regional Commissioner - Jessica Hernandez
Contact Information:
phone:  231-580-5668
email:  [email protected]

Regional Commissioner
Leads the Region and its Regional Board. They consider the needs of their community in providing a vibrant, growing Region ensuring as many players as possible get the AYSO experience. Their role includes overseeing strategy, finances, volunteer recruitment, scheduling, policies and procedures, growth and most of all, making soccer fun for the players.

Treasurer - Wendy Lenon

Handles the financial activity of the Region, and its paperwork, including registration collection and recording, savings,
paying bills and deposits.

Registrar -Heather Shadley
Contact Information:
phone:  616-293-6597
email:  [email protected]

Plans and carries out the annual registration of all players including choosing sign-up locations, coordinating on-site
and gathering applications and fees.
Safety Director - POSITION OPEN

Safety Director
Applies safety requirements and oversees maintenance to all soccer equipment, nets, fields and facilities.

Coach Administrator - Rebecca Walkwitz

Coach Admin
Leads the Region's volunteer coaching program.

Referee Administrator - Vanessa Busch

Referee Admin
Implements the AYSO National Referee Program at the Region level, including implementing training and development, 
certification, mentoring our youth referee's, and more.

CVPA - Christa Nagy

Plans and implements the annual registration of all Region volunteers. They follow the guidelines of the Safe Haven
program including gathering applications for volunteer positions, screening applicants and upholding state laws that
protect children.

Fundraiser Coordinator - Amy Bowen

Fundraiser Coordinator
Plans, organizes and implements fundraisers for our region

Web Development & Community Relations - POSITION OPEN
Oversees development of website and information



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AYSO Region 1298 Tri County Vikings

Howard City, Michigan  

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 616-293-6597
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