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About the MB Thunder

The Manitoba Thunder is a non-profit AAA fastpitch organization, based out of the North East area of Winnipeg, MB. We play within the Manitoba Premier Softball League and travel to tournaments within Canada and the USA between May and July each year. Our tryouts take place in the fall prior to the upcoming season, typically in early September. Teams are formed immediately following tryouts and they begin practicing in January.

 

The Manitoba Thunder strives to provide an accepting and encouraging environment for everyone in our programs. Our high performance coaches see the whole person, not just the athlete. We believe that success is more than just the number of trophies you win, it's about the person you are off the field. 

 

If this sounds like the program for you, please don't hesitate to reach out using the contact sheet below. We would love to hear from you. 

Meet the Executive

Drew Howard (he/him)

President

The President is a voting member, responsible for chairing the board, executive and special meetings and exercises the power of the Executive in the case of an emergency. 

 

The President represents the Thunder organization at various meetings and events, and assists in the preparation of the annual operating budget along with the Vice-President and Treasurer.  

Vacant

Vice-President

The Vice-President is a voting member, responsible for acting as a signing officer for organization, assists the Treasurer in the preparation and review of the annual operating budget and assists the Registrar in performing their duties. 

Should the President be absent or unable to act, the Vice-President will have and exercise all powers. 

Andrea Schutz (she/her)

Registrar

The Registrar is a voting member, responsible for working with the Vice-President to maintain an annual contact list of players, coaches and team managers, including the preparation and maintenance of team rosters.

 

They distribute, collect, compile and submit official Softball MB team registrations along with necessary fees.  

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Chelsea Mulroy (she/her)

Treasurer

The Treasurer is a voting member, responsible for keeping proper books of each account and making them available to the Executive/Board at each meeting, or whenever requested.

 

They receive and record all monies payable to the organization and pay all accounts payable via cheque that have been approved by the Board.

Sabrina Torres (she/her)

Secretary

The Secretary is a voting member, responsible for keeping all records of the Organization, conducting official correspondence and maintaining communication with team managers. 

They record and distribute minutes and agenda of all Executive, Board, Annual General Meetings and Special Meetings to all members of the Executive and Board.

Sarah Shotton (she/her)

Coach & Player Development

The Director of Coach & Player Development is a voting member, responsible for building and executing a long-term development plan for both the coaches and athletes within the Thunder organization.

 

Have questions, or want to get involved? Email sarah.shotton@hotmail.com