NDA CC Parent Organization

Updated: Aug 22, 2023

  • Parent Volunteer Opportunities – Below are the SignUp links that include all positions and meets for the season.  If you have already signed up for a team/group via the volunteer signup from last week, you have already been sent the links to signup for meet dates. As our first meet is this coming Thursday, August 24, at Two Rivers High School-please sign up if you are available.  Camp Gard Crew volunteers are especially needed. If you have any questions, please reach out to Michelle Nowak, Parent Volunteer Coordinator at 920-634-9065.  All parents are encouraged to volunteer.  You don’t know how to fulfill a role?  No worries, you will be trained.  Many Hands Make Light Work!

    Camp Gard Crew SignUp

    Warm Up Collection SignUp

    Chute Volunteer SignUp

    Cold Towel Prep SignUp

    Chocolate Milk SignUp

    Fruit Bin SignUp

    Attendance & Backpack Driver SignUp

Click Here to see our needs and sign up today!

Welcome to Cross Country at NDA.  As we work to create the best possible experience for our runners, we are looking for some specific help from our parent volunteers.  We ask each parent to please participate in at least one activity to support the team. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to me, Michelle Nowak, Parent Volunteer Coordinator, at culinaryrd1@gmail.com or 920-634-9065.

NDA CC 2023 Parent Organization Directory: Category Leaders

Opportunities are available to help the category leaders and to become their shadow, so if something looks interesting reach out to Michelle Nowak 920-634-9065!

Parent Volunteer Coordinator: Michelle Nowak
Parent Organization Treasurer:  Laura Letter
Uniform Manager: Tracy Capomaccio
Booster Club Representative:  Michelle Nowak

Social Events Chair/Co-Chairs: Pam Gerstner/Jean Healy
Opening Season Party Hosts: Andy and Elizabeth Lulloff
Pasta Dinner Hosts:  Heidi Tilot (Braeden Tilot)/Lynn Wagner (Zita Lulloff)
Team/Family Mass Brunch Chair: Pam Gerstner
Banquet Chair: Elizabeth Lulloff
      Banquet Shadows: Anne Johnson and Heidi Mirao
Videographer for Banquet Chair: OPEN

Attendance Chair:  Anne Johnson
Backpack Transportation Chair:  Sara Beno-Chambers
Bibs and Chips: Leslie Vogel/Cate Zeuske
Camp Gard” Set-Up Co-Chairs : Andy and Elizabeth Lulloff
     “Camp Gard” Shadow: OPEN
     “Camp Gard” Helpers: Amy Fogarty, Jaris Briski, Maureen    and Michael Volk.
Chute Chair:  TBD
Chocolate Milk/Camp Ice Chair:  Beinings
Fruit Chair:  Julia Broullire
Sub Sandwich Chair:  Jenny Hawley
     Sub Sandwich Shadow:  Katie Carlton
Supplies Manager Chair: Tracy Capomaccio
Travel Coordinators: Kerri and Scott Hunt
Travel Food Coordinator: Jenny Hawley
     Travel Food Shadow:  Katie Carlton
Warm Up Collection: TBD

Registration Chair: Amy Neveau
Foreign Exchange Student Liaison: OPEN
Photography Chair: OPEN
Historian: Eric Johanski
Team Newsletter Editor: Sarah Stumpf
Remind: Lauri Cullen
Website: Lauri Cullen, Sarah Stumpf

NDA CC Parent Group Volunteer Roles 

Welcome to our NDA Cross Country family. We are blessed to have so many dedicated parents who help with our large team. Our Parent Group motto is “Many Hands Make Light Work.”

We have found that not only are we helping the CC team, but we are forming a wonderful family atmosphere at NDA.  Below is a summary of the volunteer roles to be filled.  If you are willing to fill one of these roles, please let me know. Thank you so much! Michelle Nowak, Parent Volunteer Coordinator email: ndaccparentvolunteering@gmail.com, cell: 920-634-9065.

Social Events:

Opening Season Party Assistants: Assists the host family with party plans; helps the host with set-up and clean-up duties.

Pasta Dinner Hosts: Hosts & provides the pasta/main course for the athletes’ pasta dinner (80 to 120 athletes) following their practice. Pasta dinners can be held at the host family’s home or at the NDA Commons, with advanced reservations made at the school. (Parents of senior athletes have first preference).

Pasta Dinner Assistants: Assists the host family with party plans, provides needed food, helps with set-up and clean-up duties.

Team/Family Mass & Brunch: Parents work together to organize, set-up and clean-up for our Team/Family Potluck Brunch at St. John the Baptist school gym, which follows Mass at St. John the Baptist

Year End Banquet Assistants:  Help coordinators with various duties as needed to prepare for year end banquet.

Meet Organization:

Bus Attendance:  Be at school prior to runner release for meets.  Gather any coolers of supplies from the Atrium for the meet (milk, etc.) Help make sure runners are quiets and respectful when leaving school. Confirm bus attendance with the office at school.

Chocolate Milk/Camp Ice:  Buys and delivers chocolate milk and ice for the meet; adds ice to the drink coolers at the meets.  Makes baggies of ice for first aid use.  (Expenses are reimbursed.)

Sub Sandwiches:  Picks up pre-ordered sub sandwiches from Cousins on Webster Ave & delivers them to the meets or to NDA on meet days.

Banana Bin: Responsible for purchasing bananas & oranges and maintaining the banana bin for meets.

Booster Club Representative: Represents the team at the school-wide Booster Club as the representative for Cross Country.

Chute Volunteers: The chair will schedule the Chute volunteers for meets. (Need not be present at each meet) Chute volunteers assist winded athletes after their race, providing possible chute or post chute care (distributing a band-aid, providing water, etc). Parents with calm and comforting dispositions are needed.

Cold Towel Volunteers: Prepare and distribute cold towels to athletes at the end of the race chutes.

Camp Gard: Assists with setup and take down of camp, maintains supplies and area for runners needs.

Communication and Team Organization

Website: Maintains the NDA CC Team Website.

Works in tandem with the newsletter owner to provide information to/from the newsletter and website. Works in tandem with coaches and parent leaders to keep website current.

Uniform Distribution: Organizes group that sorts and distributes uniforms at beginning of season. Organizes group that collects, sorts and stores uniforms at end of season. Keeps the spreadsheet of uniform assignments current, and works with the athletic department to make sure all uniforms are returned each season.

Photography Chair: Confirms a platform to collect, store and share photos taken by families of the team. Provides directions to the team on how to use the platform. Keeps the storage platform updated year to year.

Videographer for Banquet Chair: Responsible for creating our year-end team video for the CC banquet.

Foreign Exchange Student Liaison: Works in conjunction with coaching staff and the register assist families of exchange students get their runner registered to run, answer questions of host families, provide information about our team to the students and their host families. Exchange students generally arrive after the season has started.

Team Historian: Updates the Team History section of our team website. Provides information to the website owner to document on the website. (history: newspaper articles, team records, state qualifiers and results, etc.)