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Board of Directors

The Hopkins Fastpitch board consists entirely of volunteers. The board meets monthly, typically the third Monday of each month from 7-9 p.m. in the Oak Knoll Room of the Minnetonka Community Center. Board meetings are open to league families and players. Note that if you have a topic you would like to specifically address to the board at a meeting, please contact the president in advance to discuss your topic in order to get on the agenda.

There also are typically one or more open board positions at any time. If interested in serving on the board, please contact any of the board members to express your interest to the board president. Board minutes of the meeting will be posted regularly. Click to see an archive of meeting minutes.

Executive Board

John Kuhl, President

John has loved baseball and softball since he was a kid. As he grew up he realized he was a much better fan than a player. Has been an assistant coach for a couple of years and has recently been elected President of the Hopkins Fastpitch Board.  John's daughter plays at the 12U level.

Phone: 952-270-7681

Dan Dohse, Vice President

Dan has served on the board since 2014 and can also be seen coaching at the 12U level.  Dan assists in player and coach development for Hopkins Fastpitch and is a lead clinician at our winter skills clinics.

Phone:  612.759.0699

Sara Jessen, Secretary & Umpire Coordinator

Sara Jessen's interest in softball began in high school as a player in a recreational program.  Sara's daughter has participated in the league since 2011 and in 2014, Sara joined the board and has served as a coach at the D2 and 10U level.  She is very excited to help grow the program and in addition to her executive position she helps with marketing, fundraising, coordination of travel umpires, and special events.

Phone:  612-419-4091

Terri Osland, Treasurer & Registrar

Terri has served on the board since the summer of 2013.  Terri Osland graduated in 1986 from Hopkins High School where she played Varsity Fastpitch Softball.  From there, Terri went on to play fastpitch at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Terri has been coaching for the organization since her daughter was in 1st grade in 2012.  When not coaching fastpitch, Terri trains teachers in technology in the Hopkins Public Schools.

Phone:  952-939-0744

Board Members

Dave Lindstrom

Dave has been involved with Hopkins Fastpitch as a coach and a board member where he has served as both vice president and president. Dave is currently managing our equipment and his daughter is currently a 14U player.

Phone: 612-743-7058

Scott Allen

Scott has served on the board since 2014 and is a coach at the 14U level.  Scott is both a coach and a clinician for the league and has two daughters who play for Hopkins Fastpitch.

Phone:  952.367.6556

Barry Stern

Barry has served on the board since 2015 and is a coach at the 12U level.  Barry is one of our lead clinicians in our winter skills clinics and oversees player and coach development.

Toni Hofstad

Toni Hofstad has served on the board since the spring of 2017. Her daughter plays 12U.

Chris Sanchez

Chris has served on the board since 2016 and his daughter plays 12U.

Mara Gollin-Garrett

Mara has served on the board since September of 2017 and has 2 girls playing fastpitch.

Matt Hanson

Matt has served on the board since November of 2017 and his daughter plays machine pitch for Hopkins Fastpitch. We are excited to welcome Matt to the board.

Shannon Crowell

Shannon has served on the board since December of 2017 and he has 3 (yes 3!) daughters who play Hopkins Fastpitch. Shannon has been very involved in the association for years serving as a head coach, an assistant coach and a winter skills clinician.


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