Board of Directors

Mark Erickson, President
Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission and National Sports Center

Kevin Merkle, Vice President
Minnesota State High School League

Christine Nickels, Secretary
United States Tennis Association (USTA) Northern

Glen Andresen
Minnesota Hockey

Kent Campbell
Minnesota Youth Soccer Association
Executive Director

Dawson Blanck
Minnesota Youth Athletic Services
Executive Director, Trusted Coaches

Amy Sinclair
Positive Coaching Alliance – Minnesota

Steve Ketter
Southdale YMCA

If you are interested in serving on the SAM Board or helping SAM in other ways, please email