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Basketball Leadership


Dave Erickson

Interim President

President

  • Oversees the operations of all basketball programs during the transition period. ​​​​​​
  • Oversees all Directors of Boys and Girls programs.
  • Presides over monthly meeting.
  • Provides guidance as it relates to budgets and finances.
  • Ensures compliance with Minnesota Department of Health and the CDC. 
     

Molly Thomas

Vice President

Vice President

  • Presides over monthly meetings when President is absent. 
  • Receives and processes financial scholarship requests. 
  • Provide information about scholarships at parent meetings. 
  • Provides guidance as it relates to budgets and finances.

Mike Ramler

Treasurer

Treasurer

  • Align with CAA Treasurer on basketball budget.
  • Monitor financials for all basketball programs. 
  • Provide financial statement updates to the board on a quarterly basis.
  • Coordinate with Tournament Director for annual tournament.

Mary Isenburg

Communications Director

Communications Director

  • Schedule monthly board meetings and prepare agenda.
  • Take meeting minutes and post on the website.
  • Send out communications for CAA Basketball programs and events.
  • Maintain current information on the website.

Shaun LaDue

Uniforms & Apparel and Midwest Tournament Director

Uniforms, Apparel & Midwest Tournament

  • Responsible for the selection and distribution of uniforms for all basketball programs.  
  • Responsible for coordinating the Midwest 3 on 3 Tournament.

Kayla Walsh

Chanhassen High School Girls Coach

Chanhassen High School Girls Head Coach

  • Liaise between the Chanhassen Girls Basketball program and the CAA program.
  • Work with the Development Director to create programs to offer opportunities for player development. 
  • Work with the Communications Director on marketing efforts to promote development programs.

Corey Christohperson

Chanhassen High School Boys Head Coach

Chanhassen High School Boys Head Coach

  • Liaise between the Chanhassen Boys Basketball program and the CAA program.
  • Work with the Development Director to create programs to offer opportunities for player development. 
  • Work with the Communications Director on marketing efforts to promote development programs.


Community League


Position Vacant

Director Girls Community League (4-8)

Director Girls Community League (4-8)

  • Point of contact for girls 4-8 community basketball teams.
  • Liaise with representatives of surrounding communities that make up the West Metro Girls Basketball League (WMGBL).
  • Recruit players and coaches into the program.
  • Lead roster determination and coach selection process.
  • Schedule officials, score table, and supervise weekend games hosted by Chanhassen (shared with Boys Community Director).
  • Coordinate with fellow leaders for: scheduling, uniforms, photos, equipment and coaching / player development.

Position Vacant

Director Boys Community League (4-8)

Director Boys Community League (4-8)

  • Point of contact for boys 4-8 community basketball teams.
  • Liaise with representatives of surrounding communities.
  • Recruit players and coaches into the program.
  • Lead roster determination and coach selection process.
  • Schedule officials, score table, and supervise weekend games hosted by Chanhassen (shared with Girls Community Director).
  • Coordinate with fellow leaders for: scheduling, uniforms, photos, equipment and coaching / player development.


Travel Program


Travis Christl

Travel Tournament Director

Travel Tournament Director

  • Recruit and register teams to play in annual tournament.
  • Staff with volunteers to run the tournament. 
  • Coordinate all the officiating/concessions/EMT/awards at all the tournament sites.
  • Develop brackets for each division.
  • Solicit tournament sponsorships.

Harmon Bergenheier

Director Girls Travel Program (4-8)

Director Girls Travel Program (4-8)

  • Register for all tournaments.
  • Liaise between tournament directors and coaches.
  • Select head coaches for travel teams. 
  • Serve as resource for coaches and parents throughout the season.

Chris Daly

Director Boys Travel Program (4-8)

Director Boys Travel Program (4-8)

  • Register for all tournaments.
  • Liaise between tournament directors and coaches.
  • Select head coaches for travel teams. 
  • Serve as resource for coaches and parents throughout the season.


Player Development


Jason Schmit

Director Boys Developmental League (1-3)

Director Developmental League (1-3)

  • Create teams for 1st-3rd grade leagues
  • Assign qualified head coaches to teams
  • Share practice and game schedules
  • Provide a beginning of the year clinic for each league
  • Responding to parent questions throughout the season
     

Jason Schmidt

Director Developmental & Community Leagues Player & Coach Development (1-8)

Director Developmental & Community Leagues Player and Coach Development (1-8)


Jeff Jacobs

Girls Traveling Player and Coach Development Director (4-8)

Girls Traveling Player and Coach Development Director (4-8)

  • Consult with Girls varsity program to develop an approach to CAA boys player development to guide coaches and players with a goal of producing a strong high school program. 
  • Provide resources for players during the off-season to improve skills including skills clinics, open gyms, and ball handling/shooting videos.  
  • Support coaches in season by attending practices, reviewing game videos and providing feedback, consulting on game strategy, developing/sharing practice drills focused on team-specific needs, etc.

Jason Schmit

Boys Traveling Player and Coach Development Director (4-6)

Boys Traveling Player and Coach Development Director (4-6)

  • Consult with Boys varsity program to develop an approach to CAA boys player development to guide coaches and players with a goal of producing a strong high school program. 
  • Provide resources for players during the off-season to improve skills including skills clinics, open gyms, and ball handling/shooting videos.  
  • Support coaches in season by attending practices, reviewing game videos and providing feedback, consulting on game strategy, developing/sharing practice drills focused on team-specific needs, etc.

Doug Pyle

Boys Traveling Player and Coach Development Director (7-8)

Boys Traveling Player and Coach Development Director (7-8)

  • Consult with Boys varsity program to develop an approach to CAA boys player development to guide coaches and players with a goal of producing a strong high school program. 
  • Provide resources for players during the off-season to improve skills including skills clinics, open gyms, and ball handling/shooting videos.  
  • Support coaches in season by attending practices, reviewing game videos and providing feedback, consulting on game strategy, developing/sharing practice drills focused on team-specific needs, etc.


Key Volunteers

Key Volunteers perform critical roles for our program, but are not Board Members, and have no voting rights. 

Andrea Daly

Scheduling Coordinator

Scheduling Coordinator

  • Work with District 112 Facilities to secure gym space for all basketball travel and developmental programs. 
  • Schedule travel team practices and grades 1-8 in-house practices and games.
  • Schedule all development camps/programs throughout the year.

Bill Kemble

Equipment Coordinator

Equipment Coordinator

  • Maintain equipment inventory and ensure all equipment bags are stocked.
  • Purchase replacement equipment when necessary. 
  • Supply coaches with equipment bags as needed throughout the season.


Rachel Gustad

Team Picture Coordinator

Team Pictures Coordinator

  • Work with approved picture vendor.
  • Set schedule for Picture Day and communicate with coaches and families.
  • Coordinate schedule with the Directors for the community, developmental and travel teams.

Ashley Pyle

Social Media Coordinator

Social Media Coordinator

  • Maintain social media presence for CAA Basketball programs 
  • Create posts on Facebook and Twitter for current events, news, photos, lost and found, sponsorships, etc. 


Meeting Minutes


All positions will fulfill the volunteer hours for the season. It is the responsibility of every family to fulfill the volunteer hours. The League does not take any responsibility if hours are not met.