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
Colton Overway

Colton Overway

Development Director
Laurie Vall

Laurie Vall

Human Resources Administrative Assistant
AJ VanKampen

AJ VanKampen

Finance & Facilities Coordinator
Richard Tiethof

Richard Tiethof

Building Superintendant
Mary Carrizales

Mary Carrizales

Director of Program Development
Sarah Conway

Sarah Conway

Junior Program Coordinator

North Side Program Staff

Natalie Pacholke

Natalie Pacholke

Art Program Director
Mark Rhoades

Mark Rhoades

Elementary Program Director
Rey Pena

Rey Pena

Junior Program Director
Madelyn Bredeweg

Madelyn Bredeweg

Education Assistant
Claire Bouwkamp

Claire Bouwkamp

Junior Room Program Assistant
Jo Anna Garza

Jo Anna Garza

Teen Program Coordinator
Brandon Perez

Brandon Perez

Health & PE Coordinator
Sarah Narukawa

Sarah Narukawa

Elementary Program Assistant
Angelena Figueroa

Angelena Figueroa

Elementary Program Assistant
Maribel Ramirez

Maribel Ramirez

Registrar
Justin Caserta

Justin Caserta

Unit Director / Education Coordinator

South Side Program Staff

Natalie Pacholke

Natalie Pacholke

Art Program Director
Coltilde Martinez

Coltilde Martinez

Registrar
Sara Dekker

Sara Dekker

Unit Director / Education Coordinator
Kerry Fyfe

Kerry Fyfe

Elementary Program Director
Kerry Munoz

Kerry Munoz

Elementary Program Assistant
Kayla Liggett

Kayla Liggett

Elementary Program Assistant
Bea Hughes

Bea Hughes

Teen Center Registrar
Sara DelBene

Sara DelBene

Teen Program Coordinator
Joe Spelde

Joe Spelde

Teen Program Assistant
Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Junior Room Program Assistant
Valerie Webb

Valerie Webb

Health & PE Coordinator
Jonathan Brownson

Jonathan Brownson

Homework Assistant

Holland Heights Program Staff

Sonrisa Cortes

Sonrisa Cortes

Elementary Program Coordinator
Kayli Trusty

Kayli Trusty

Site Director
Elena Gardea

Elena Gardea

Junior Program Coordinator
Jaunine Hackmon

Jaunine Hackmon

Registrar

Board of Trustees

Lisa Bailey

Lisa Bailey

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.

Jason Grant

Jason Grant

I am originally from Annapolis, Maryland and have lived in Holland for 13 years. I studied at University of Maryland, Stanford, and UCLA. I have three amazing kids: Emily, Ryan and Abby. CEO of Fleetwood. I work with BGCH because I want to do everything I can to help our children reach their full potential.

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.

Diane Kooiker

Diane Kooiker

I was raised in Zeeland, am married to Larry and we have three grown children, Blaine (wife Sandra), Brynn, and Tycen (wife Olivia) and one grandson, Henry. I am the director of the Hendrick District Library and involved with the Boys & Girls Club because I want kids to feel a sense of belonging in our community and the community to be made even better.

Sarah Lilly

Sarah Lilly

Holland resident since 2007, Michigan State Graduate. Enjoy spending time in the community with husband Jim and little dog Lola. My vocation is Associate Broker for Relationship Based Realty through Five Star Real Estate Lakeshore. Why am I involved in the club? To give all our kids the tools and opportunity to succeed.

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

Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Matt Messer

Matt Messer

Grew up in Wayland, MI. Attended Ferris State University and Grand Valley State University. Worked for the City of Holland since 1991. Boys & Girls Club Board member since 2006.
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, Grand, 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.
Sheryl Wright

Sheryl Wright

I'm from Holland, a graduate of West Ottawa High School & Western Michigan University. My husband, Scott & I have 3 kids, Max, Evan, and Natasha. Career Volunteer. Community service has always been important to me. I'm passionate about helping make a difference in the lives of kids. The Boys & Girls club offers this opportunity, and I'm proud to be a part of an organization that encourages positive connections, incredible support, and a safe environment for kids on a daily basis.
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.

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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

 

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.