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Mercer Island FC

Board of Directors

MIFC Board of Directors

Greg Snyder
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Greg has two boys playing soccer, and he played youth, high school, college and in a men's league. He has "retired" from playing but enjoys watching and coaching. He volunteers for the Club because he feels that soccer has given him so much, including lifelong friendships, and he wants to model that for his own boys. He believes it doesn't matter what level you play as long as you have fun. 

Colin Rigby
VP of Player & Coach Development
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Colin grew up playing soccer on Mercer Island before playing in college at University of Denver and SPU. He was drafted by the Timbers, played for the Sounders and had some small stints in Europe. Colin coached MIHS from 2011-2018. He has a great affinity for soccer on Mercer Island, despite living in West Seattle with his wife, Sara and child Greyson. He is excited to work with the board, coaches, players and families on and off the field.

Heidi Martin
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Heidi grew up playing soccer on the island and continued to play through high school, college, and recreational teams as an adult. She has two kids who have been involved with MIFC, and she has coached her daughter's recreational team for the past eight years. She is passionate about this sport and the opportunity it provides to develop lifelong skills and friendships.

David Bunker
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David grew up playing soccer in England and now has two boys who are involved with MIFC's recreational programs. He has been coaching with MIFC since moving to the island in 2015. David believes that MIFC is an important part of the community for our children and that soccer can build lifelong friendships and team skills.

Ketu Shah
VP of Competition
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Involved in soccer all his life, Ketu brings vast experience to the board. He played for four years in college, has coached young kids, middle school kids and high school boys. As a kid he once played in the old Kingdome during halftime of a Sounder's game in the 1970's! Ketu has two daughters who played Recreational and Select. He is passionate about soccer because it "is both an analytical and fluid game that allows for creativity and invention." He volunteers for the board because "it has our kids' best interests in mind and gives them the opportunity to play with their friends and community in a safe and skilled environment, teaching them how to persevere, compete and work as a team and have fun."

VP of Select Soccer

Sarah LeClercq
VP of Recreational Soccer
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Sarah is a longtime resident of Mercer Island and has four active boys who have played in every program MIFC has to offer. She grew up playing soccer in Portland, OR and has enjoyed playing both outdoor and indoor soccer as an adult. Over the years, Sarah has volunteered with MIFC in various positions, including as the coach of her oldest son's U14 Recreational soccer team. Sarah is excited to continue in her role as VP of Recreational Soccer.

Jody Kris
VP Marketing & Communications
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Jody joined MIFC as a head coach for her older daughter's GU11 recreational team in 2011 after moving to Mercer Island from the East Coast.  She coached that team for six seasons and then expanded her soccer horizons as an assistant coach for her younger daughter's GU14 Select team. Jody is grateful to the Club, fellow coaches and her players for teaching her the game and inspiring her to love it. 

Justin Bell

Juniors/Micro Development Liaison
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Justin belongs to a ‘soccer family’. A player and coach himself, he has two boys, a nephew and nieces, sister and brother-in-law who are all deeply involved with the sport. Justin moved to Mercer Island in 2014 and joined the board in 2018 with a passion to help foster and develop programs for our youngest players just learning to love and play the game.

Marc Chappell
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Marc's initial love of soccer came from growing up next door to the Arsenal stadium in the U.K. and like all Brits, grew up playing, watching and listening to the sport. Marc moved to Mercer Island in 2016 with his wife and three boys. Since then he has coached all three sons in the Micro and Recreational programs. In his position overseeing MIFC Microsoccer, Marc looks forward to introducing kids throughout the Island to the fun and sportsmanship of the game.

Scott Barbara
Past President
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Appointed Directors

Toby Suhm
Board Member At Large
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A longtime Mercer Island Resident, Toby has two daughters who played both Recreational and Select soccer with the Club. He is involved in a myriad of Mercer Island volunteer organizations and served three terms as MIFC President. Toby has previously served as the Club's VP for Recreational Soccer and Treasurer.


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