Board of Directors updates: Montgomery, officers appointed

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 12, 2022) – The US Club Soccer Board of Directors made a series of appointments during recent meetings, all of which are effective immediately.

Colette Montgomery, who has served on the board since 2018, has been appointed to a two-year term as At-Large Director. Montgomery is the Manager of Soccer and head men’s and women’s coach at North Central University. She has more than 20 years of coaching experience, holds a U.S. Soccer ‘B’ License and is a licensed U.S. Soccer Grassroots Coach Educator.

“I am honored for the re-appointment to the US Club Soccer Board of Directors,” Montgomery said. “I look forward to the year ahead for the staff, board and membership, as we continue to fulfill the goals of the organization.”

Three officer appointments were made over the past two board meetings. Eddie Henderson was re-appointed to Vice Chairperson; Tim Lesiak, formerly serving as Secretary, was appointed as Treasurer; and Montgomery was named Secretary. They join Gary Buete (Chairperson) as officers of the board.

Here is the full US Club Soccer Board of Directors:

  • Chairperson: Gary Buete
  • Regional Board Directors – East Region: Jason Dewhurst, Kevin James
  • Regional Board Directors – Midwest Region: Tim Lesiak, Mike Sweeney
  • Regional Board Directors – South Region: Hue Menzies, Mo Gonda
  • Regional Board Directors – West Region: Benjamin Ziemer, Eddie Henderson
  • At-Large Director: Colette Montgomery


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