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2021/2022 Board of Directors

Minnesota Flyers Track and Field, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.  The Board of Directors holds monthly meetings that are open to the public with an annual meeting held in August.  Click name to email members of the BOD. 

President Shantel Schmale

Vice President James Ferrell

Treasurer Derek Schmale

Secretary Open

Directors Brendon Snyders, Calista Snyders, Curt Harder, Jen Schomaker, Keysha McClellon, Michelle Heilman, 

Coaches Committee Chair Kelly Snyders

Program Administrator Calista Snyders

Next Board of Directors Meeting:

All meetings are currently held virtually but remain open to the public.  If you would like to join a meeting, please send your request HERE.  Thank you! 

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Coaching Staff & Positions

Interim Head Coach

Calista Snyders

Brendon Snyders

Nolyn Snyders, USATF National Junior Olympic Multi Athlete

Jen Schomaker, Lead

Ann Layne

Natalie Doornink

Jackson Thoe, USATF National Junior Olympic 800m Finalist

Ethan May, Lead

Marla Martin

Ellen McDaniel

Megan Schwartz

George Jackson, USATF Region 8 110H & 400H Champion, NBI/NBO Champion

Brendon Snyders, Lead Coach Pole Vault

Kaylee Fisher, Co-Lead Coach Long and Triple Jump

Moselle Punni, Co-Lead Coach Long and Triple Jump

Mike Ramirez, Lead Coach High Jump

Dan Sobiech, Long Jump

Derek Fisher, Triple Jump

Derek Schmale, Long Jump

Sarah Silbert, Long, Triple, and High Jump

Wyatt Schmale, USATF National Junior Olympic Long Jump Bronze Medalist
Sprints & Relays

Jon Rummels, Lead

Kaylee Fisher

Moselle Punni

Keysha McClellon

Zeke Clark, USATF 100m, 200m, & 4x100m Champion, NBI/NBO Qualifier

Calista Snyders, Lead Coach All Throws

James Ferrell, Lead Coach Javelin

Brendon Snyders, Javelin

Chad Blank, Shot, Hammer, Weight

Devin Snyders, All Throws

Megan Schwartz, Javelin

Calista Snyders, USATF Multi-year National Qualifier Shot, Disc, Hammer, & Javelin

Brendon Snyders, Co-Lead

Kelly Snyders, Co-Lead

Marla Martin

Megan Schwartz

Calder Erick, USATF National Qualifier Decathlon & Multi-year Champion Open Events
Performance Strength

Craig Telshaw, Co-Lead

Kelly Snyders, Co-Lead

Hans Wucherpfennig, Co-Lead

Brendon Snyders

Calista Snyders

Devin Snyders

Maddie Tadewald, USATF Multi-year National Qualifier - Squat Max 410 lbs

General & Team Managers


Michelle Heilman, Team Manager - Rosters, Meets, and Team Communications

Tracey Rummels aka. "Team Mom", Team Manager - Volunteer and Concessions

LaTrice Woods, Team Manager - Gear and Apparel



Genevieve Larson, Senior

Vivienne Larson, Senior

Jenny Heilman, Junior

Tyler Beaton, Junior

Noah Johnson, Sophomore

Nolyn Snyders, Freshman

Shiya Murphy-Johnson, Freshman

Ophelia Schomaker, Junior Captain

Wyatt Schmale, Junior Captain

London Harder, Youth Captain

Savannah Sincheff, Youth Captain

Our captain criteria is stringent, especially since captains are also junior directors on our Board of Directors and help with team rules, policy creation and implementation, and operate as overall liaisons between Flyers athletes and staff.  Captains need to embody the student-athlete role, be positive influences, strongly mentor younger teammates, lead the team with dedication and enthusiasm, and be the essence of what makes us unique - what makes us FLY.  It is a tribute to the character of the athletes in our program that every individual on our leadership council DESERVES to be there.  We are fortunate to have so many positive leaders and role models!  It's with pride we share the above individuals as this year's team captains and junior board members!