About

 

Great Kids Start Here.

For thirty years, the Boys & Girls Club of Holland has proudly served our community’s children and teens.

Our program is all about teamwork, education, creativity, healthy habits, and community—the five keys we give to our amazing kids—including yours.

Executive Staff

Craig Spoelhof

Craig Spoelhof

Executive Director
Ty Tanis

Ty Tanis

Director of Development
Laurie Vall

Laurie Vall

Human Resources Administrator
AJ VanKampen

AJ VanKampen

Finance & Facilities Coordinator
Rich Tiethof

Rich Tiethof

Building Superintendant
Mary Carrizales

Mary Carrizales

Senior Area Director

North Side Program Staff

Ben Vick

Ben Vick

Elementary Program Assistant
Olivia Atlee-Loudon

Olivia Atlee-Loudon

Registrar
Justin Caserta

Justin Caserta

Unit Director / Education Coordinator
Elena Gardea

Elena Gardea

Junior Room Program Coordinator
Aimee Riemersma

Aimee Riemersma

Elementary Program Coordinator
Kate Boeve

Kate Boeve

Education Assistant
Kevin Martinez

Kevin Martinez

Junior Program Assistant
Emily Bradley

Emily Bradley

Elementary Program Assistant
Ruby Frank

Ruby Frank

Teen Program Assistant
Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas

Health & PE Coordinator
Brii Ruiz

Brii Ruiz

Program Assistant
Vivi Rodriguez

Vivi Rodriguez

Elementary Assistant
Donna Martinez

Donna Martinez

Homework Assistant
JoAnna Garza

JoAnna Garza

Teen Program Coordinator

South Side Program Staff

Kerry Fyfe

Kerry Fyfe

Unit Director
Kayla Liggett

Kayla Liggett

Elementary Program Coordinator
Bea Hughes

Bea Hughes

Teen Center Registrar
Sara DelBene

Sara DelBene

Teen Program Coordinator
Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Junior Program Coordinator
Cloti Martinez

Cloti Martinez

Registrar
Hannah Thomas-Perez

Hannah Thomas-Perez

Elementary Program Assistant
Natalie Pacholke

Natalie Pacholke

Art Program Coordinator
Liz Rocha

Liz Rocha

Education Assistant
Kayleigh Soule

Kayleigh Soule

Teen Program Assistant
McKenna Speed

McKenna Speed

Junior Program Assistant
TJ Abraham

TJ Abraham

Health & PE Coordinator
Greg Woods

Greg Woods

Junior Room Program Assistant
Kayleigh Soule

Kayleigh Soule

Teen Program Assistant
Haley Galloway

Haley Galloway

Education Coordinator

Holland Heights Program Staff

Max Milanowski

Max Milanowski

Health & PE Coordinator
Sonrisa Cortes

Sonrisa Cortes

Elementary Program Coordinator
Kayli Kendall

Kayli Kendall

Site Director
Mark Cichosz

Mark Cichosz

Program Coordinator
Nini Rodriguez

Nini Rodriguez

Registrar

Saugatuck – Douglas Elementary School

Jaunine Hackmon

Jaunine Hackmon

Site Director
Abby Finnegan

Abby Finnegan

Junior Program Coordinator
Nichole Sanderson

Nichole Sanderson

Elementary Coordinator

Board of Trustees

Michael Camarota

Michael Camarota

I grew up in Holland and attended Holland High School. Then, I went to undergraduate at Marquette University and law school at the University of Connecticut. My wife's name is Laura and we have two daughters, Sophia and Isabella. I am the President of ITC, Incorporated. I find it extremely rewarding to be a part of an organization that provides value to so many kids. I have had many blessings and being able to contribute in a small part to lives of others is meaningful.
Kyle Engbers

Kyle Engbers

Born and raised in Massachusetts. Graduated from Calvin College with a degree in engineering. My wife, Erica, and I have three curious and energetic children, Landon, Owen, and Hadley. What a blessing they are! Vocation: Vice President of Lakewood Construction. Why involved at BGC: Youth Engagement, character, learning, and growth are big deals. I want to provide youth the support they need to flourish in God's world.

Tim Gerrits

Tim Gerrits

I grew up in Hudsonville and Graduated from MSU. I moved to Holland after graduating and started working at GMB Architects and Engineers. Over 25 years later I am still with the company, and now as Executive Vice President. I am married to Jodi and have three children (Max, Clair, and Andrea). I love working with the B & G Club because it has such a lasting and positive impact on so many kids in our community.

Johnny Rodriguez

Johnny Rodriguez

I am the son of a Mexican immigrant and the youngest in a migrant working family that settled in Holland MI. I'm a graduate of Hope College and currently the Director of Team Member Services at Quality Car Wash. My wife Nini and I enjoy raising our two girls Jayliz and Mila. I began attending the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holland in 1994 in 2nd grade. Little did I know the staff Mary, Joey, Gene, Ruben, and Julie would have such an impact on my life. The Boys and Girls Club provided me and some of my closes friends with a stable, supportive, fun, and safe environment while also providing opportunities and resources to build a better life. These are the reasons why I am still involved with BGC today and blessed to be on the Board.

Timothy Hemingway

Timothy Hemingway

Timothy grew up in New England, went to college, and grad school in Boston. He married his wonderful wife, Anne, in 1968, and has two kids (Kristen & Graham), and three grandkids (Dylan, Penny, Archer). Timothy retired from transportation component manufacturing. He was a part of the team that started the Boys & Girls Club of Holland in 1989— to have a positive place for kids.

Scott Lubbers

Scott Lubbers

I am a West Michigan native, graduated from Hamilton Community Schools and Grand Valley State University, and love spending time with my wonderful wife Stacey and our boys, Miles and Tensae. Vocation: Lakeshore Community President at Fifth Third Bank. I love being a part of a place that helps kids grow each day and realize their full potential

Joe Novakoski

Joe Novakoski

Joe is originally from Grand Rapids, but has worked in Holland for the past 23 years and lived on the lakeshore for the past nine. He is happily married to Jennifer, his wife of 15 years, and has five children— Mackenzie, Anna, Lyla, Ellery and Caleb. Joe is the Vice President of Operations at Elzinga & Volkers Construction Professionals. Joe says "The Club is a priceless resource in our community and I'm proud to be a part of it.
Steve Panse

Steve Panse

Steve was born and raised in West Michigan (Otsego). He attended Hope, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Steve and his wife, Michele, have three amazing kids: Kylee, Spencer, and Abby. Steve is the Vice President of Development and Commercialization at Herman Miller. Steve says "I have a passion for helping youth gain a sense of self-confidence and belonging to achieve whatever they want to."
Phillip Perkins

Phillip Perkins

Phil grew up in suburban Chicago and rural Ohio.  After graduating from the University of Cincinnati he and his wife, Jill moved to Holland where they raised their two daughters, Caroline and Abby.  Phil works at Chicago based Perkins Malo Hunter Foundation where they support education programs for disadvantaged kids throughout the country.  Phil is a big fan of the Club because of their professional staff and quality programs.
Peter Rhoades

Peter Rhoades

I grew up in Ada, MI, and attended Forest Hills Central High School (1985), Hope College (1989) and Valparaiso University School of Law (1993). I am married to Jill and we have 3 children. I am a partner in the Law Firm of Rhoades McKee. The Club is a critical part of the Holland Community!
Tom Postma

Tom Postma

I grew up in Grandville and graduated from Calvin College. I am married to Pat (who also volunteers at the BGC). Our family of 6 includes Derek, Grant, Madison, and Damonta. I work at Colliers International Holland. I've always been interested in encouraging young kids to be the best that they can be, so volunteering at BGC was a great fit for me. In 1997, I was involved in the purchase of the first Boys and girls Club in Holland and it's been such a rewarding experience being a part of this organization. Involvement in BGC provides young kids encouragement by great staff members to help them in their journey to adulthood.
Robyn Hofmeyer

Robyn Hofmeyer

Robyn grew up in Lansing, MI and graduated from Michigan State University (Finance, 1988).  She has lived in Holland for almost 30 years with husband Mark and three children. Robyn works at Herman Miller and has volunteered on other community boards.  The Boys and Girls Club with their amazing staff are committed to serving the youth in our community.  She is proud and excited to serve the organization in supporting that mission.
Kurt Wassink

Kurt Wassink

I grew in up in Holland, attended Holland Christian and received my BBA and MBA from Grand Valley State University.  I have been fortunate to be engaged in this community as a father of four boys, through my role as VP of Human Resources at Gentex Corporation and now as an HR Consultant and volunteer on multiple area non-profit boards.  The Boys and Girls Club is making such a positive impact in this community and I am excited to be part of this great organization.

Dan Stauch

Dan Stauch

I moved to Southwest Michigan in 1990, into the Kalamazoo area. I attended and graduated from Cornerstone University where I met my amazing wife, Emily. We have two incredible, energetic, and often crazy, boys: Jackson and Judah. I work at BHS Insurance and love what I do. I am blessed and honored to be a part of BGCA and look forward to helping the Club provide kids with opportunities to flourish and grow.
Sgt. John Weatherwax

Sgt. John Weatherwax

I grew up in northern Michigan where I met my wife Tracey. After high school, I spent almost 6 years in the Army before finding my way to West Michigan. I attended GVSU for undergraduate and graduate degrees. I have worked for the Holland Department of Public Safety since 2003 of which the majority of that time has been in Community Policing.
Trenton Herald

Trenton Herald

Trenton Herald is an international rising voice to this generation. He carries a message of revival and leadership with a heart to see young people step fully into their God given destiny. Trenton completed ministry training at Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow, OK. He currently resides in Holland,MI with his wife Jessica and their two children Zyon and Maverick. They pastor City Hill Church which launched in 2019. His desire is to stir passion in hearts and see authentic transformation in young people around the globe.
Donna Daunter

Donna Daunter

Born and raised in Naperville, Illinois. My husband, Dominic (a Michigan native), and I have lived in the Ravines Subdivision in Saugatuck since February 2019. We have three adult sons (Aiden, Drake and Michael). Before early retirement, my background consisted of Human Resources, Event Planning and Training and Development. Since retirement I have been active in working with a variety of charitable organizations, as well as volunteering at church and different schools (elementary through high school years). I love giving back to the community and have a heart and passion to serve others. I feel proud and blessed to be a part of an organization that is so committed to inspire and empower children and teens to realize their full potential.

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South Side Club & Main Offices
435 VanRaalte Ave Holland, MI 49423
616-392-4102

 

 

North Side Club
583 Riley St. Holland, MI 49424
616-786-9011

 

 

Holland Heights
856 E 12th St. Holland, MI 49423
616-298-0764

 

Douglas Elementary
261 W Randolph Street Douglas, MI 49406
616-210-4932

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Holland is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization as designated by the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal Tax ID number is 38-2756671.