Minnesota College Athletic Conference Clay Target League

Rochester, Mn-


The Minnesota College Athletic Conference and the USA High School Clay Target League have partnered to pioneer the first varsity Clay Target League for two-year college athletic programs.  The MCAC, comprised of over 20 colleges, includes campuses in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. 

USA High School Clay Target League, based in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, is the nation's largest independent provider of high school clay target shooting sports with nearly 22,000 student athletes representing 804 high school teams in 20 states participating this spring.  Minnesota has the highest participation in the League with almost 12,000 student athletes and more than 340 teams.

The fall of 2018 will represent the first varsity season of competition for ten programs in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference.  The sponsoring MCAC schools (listed below) will compete in a six-week season, culminating in a season-ending event in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. 



         College                 Community                                      Coaching Contact                   
       Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College   Cloquet, MN

Director of Athletics: Laura Sylvester 

(218) 879–0822   

Email: lsylvester@fdltcc.edu

Hibbing Community College  Hibbing, MN

Head Coach: Peter Stoddard


Itasca Community College Grand Rapids, MN

Head Coach: Frank Redfield

218-220-0660 (cell)


Lake Superior College  Duluth, MN

Head Coach: George Pappas

Athletic Director: Keith Turner


Mesabi Range College Virginia, MN 

Head Coach: Cary Satrang 

Ph: 218-744-7496 


Minnesota West Community & Technical College  Worthington, MN

Director of Athletics: Robert Purcell  

Email: robert.purcell@mnwest.edu

Head Coach: TD Hostikaa

Email: td.hostikka@mnwest.edu

Northland Community & Technical College Thief River Falls, MN Head Coach:  Rod Lahren
Ph: 218-793-2614 (office)
  Pine Technical and Community College  Pine City, MN  
Head Coach: Christopher Keeler
Ph: 320-629-4587

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College  Fennimore, WI 

Head Coach: Matt Schneider

Email: mschneider@swtc.edu

Vermilion Community College  Ely, MN

Head Coach: Wade Klingsporn

Ph: 218.235.2145 

Email: Wade.Klingsporn@vcc.edu




For more information on the: USA High School Clay Target League, visit http://usaclaytarget.com | Contact: John Nelson at 612-490-1388 | Email: jnelson@usaclaytarget.com

For more information on the: Minnesota College Athletic Conference, visit http://www.mcacsports.org/landing/index | Contact: Peter Watkins at 331-222-6959 | Email peter.watkins@anokaramsey.edu 



The United Heroes League seeks to keep military kids healthy and active through sports while their parents are serving the nation.  The United Heroes League is headquartered in Hastings, Minnesota and offers several opportunities for colleges, businesses, organizations and individuals to help support their cause.  The #1 goal for the United Heros League is to ensure that all 5 million military kids are able to develop critical life skills through sports.  This intense focus on youth development and serving the families of our miliary service members motivates the United Heroes League to keep programs focused. This focus has also inspired over 90 professional athletes and over 30 sports franchises to lend their name and support to the United Heroes League.

About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.