Her Next Play

Empowering female athletes to confidently launch successful careers. 

Email: info@hernextplay.org

Phone: 612-564-9140

Edina, Minnesota 55424

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Our  Mission and Values

Her Next Play empowers female athletes to confidently launch successful careers

GROWTH

We inspire female athletes to grow and develop their leadership and career skills.

EQUITY

We believe investing in career development for female athletes helps build the pipeline of women leaders.

INCLUSION

We respect differences and welcome allies. We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to achieve their potential. 

PARTNERSHIP

We unite people and organizations with the belief that we make a stronger impact together.

Executive Board

Sara Wegmann 

President & Executive Director

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Audra Emerson

Vice President

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Margarita Dimas Cultu

Marketing Director

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Nell Wegmann 

Secretary

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Cindy Tupy

Treasurer

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Christa Perkins

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Stacy Solow

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Kara Joy Lazarus

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Advisory Board

Ronda Engelhardt

Head Coach for the Minnesota Whitecaps Professional Hockey Team and Licensed School Counselor

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Justin Hu

Life Time

Vice President 

Member Experience,  Insight and Analytics

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Steph Hu 

CEO of Fitness

Together Franchise

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Sue Newton

Salo

Sr. Business Development Director 

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Troy Pearson

Executive Director,

Minnesota Positive

Coaching Alliance

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Mikinzee Salo

Assistant Director, Gustavus Tennis & Life Camps

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Lea B. Olsen

Broadcaster, Speaker, and Founder of Rethink the Win

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Katie Aafedt

Head Coach, Edina High School Girls Soccer

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Heather Bergeson

Sports Medicine Physician; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics University of MN; Team Physician Gopher Athletics; Medical Director TRIA Pediatric Orthopedic Program

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Bethany Brausen

Gopher Women's Hockey Assistant Coach 

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Rebecca Busanich

Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Studies at St. Catherine University

Varsity Board

Ellyn Adelmann

Gustavus Adolphus

Class of 2018

Soccer

Training Coordinator at

Timberland Partners

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Alison Baker

Gustavus Adolphus 

Class of 2018

Tennis

Lead TennisWorks Coach at Fred Wells Tennis and Education Center

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Mandy Boyle

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Class of 2019

Golf

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Denae Dominguez

University of Texas San Antonio

Class of 2019

Volleyball

San Antonio Volleyball Group Club Head Volleyball Coach

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Taylor Finley

Harvard

Class of 2017

Basketball

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Sam Macken

University of Minnesota 

Class of 2017

Softball

Director of Softball Operations

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Courtney Place

Augustana University 

Class of 2019

Volleyball

Media Marketing Specialist & SEE US Program Manager at Her Next Play

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Taylor Williamson

University of Minnesota 

Class of 2019

Ice Hockey

Wayzata Girls Hockey Varsity Head Coach & Athletes in Action Part-Time Field Staff

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Junior Varsity Board

Carolina

Claire

Hailey

Joely

Lila

Lilly

Lucia

Molly 

Olivia

"The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you're strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble."

Serena Williams