Courtney McGowen - Member since 2016, Head of Volleyball
Courtney has lived in Cottage Grove her whole life. She's played volleyball since the 6th grade and is one of her favorite hobbies. She is very much a people person and loves getting to know new people.
Kendall Torgrimson - Member since 2018, Basketball, Volleyball
Kendall grew up in Cottage Grove and played varsity basketball and volleyball here at the high school. She is married with a one year old little girl, Skylar. She also has two nieces and a nephew that will be playing at South Valley that Kendall plans on coaching. Kendall works at Cottage Grove PeaceHealth and loves helping people in our community. She wants kids to grow up and enjoy sports like she was able to when she played for South Valley Athletics. She is very excited to be on the board.
Josh Burnes - Member since 2018, Basketball, Soccer
Torrin Torgrimson - Member since 2018, Head of Basketball
Torrin grew up in Springfield and played basketball and football. He married his wife and moved to her hometown of Cottage Grove and has loved it ever since. He has a daughter Skylar who will grow up playing for South Valley Athletics. He’s an account executive for Aramark and loves helping a company grow. Torrin is a huge people person and loves being with kids. He’s very grateful for the opportunity to help the kids here in South Valley.
Ken Hornick - Member since 2013, President
Jennifer Violette - Member since 2013, Soccer
Jennifer was born and raised here in Cottage Grove. She is married and has three daughters, Carson, Halle and Brooke. Two of their children play soccer through SVA and they enjoy playing as a family as well. Jennifer owns her own travel agency in addition to working as a bookkeeper for several companies locally. She enjoys volunteering for SVA as she loves working with an organization that promotes kids getting out and being active, sportsmanship and having fun! She currently serves as secretary for SVA and has been on the board since 2013. She hopes to see you out kicking a ball around on the field!
Dustin Bengtson - Member since 2014, Soccer
Ryan Williams - Member since 2015, Soccer
Dewey Epperson - Member since 2017, Secretary, Soccer
Jessica Schloss - Member since 2016, Vice President, Basketball
Tom Perkins - Member since 2013, Basketball, Volleyball
Tom was born and raised here in the South Valley. He has two children, a son, Dylan and a daughter, Morgan, who both participated in sports through SVA. He now enjoys volunteering his time to support a positive program in our community, that promises good values like teamwork and good sportsmanship. He hopes to see you in the gym or on the fields!
Colleen Valley - Member since 2011, Soccer
Colleen moved to Cottage Grove in 2009. She began coaching soccer in 2010 and joined the board in 2011. She has served as secretary and president from 2012 until June 2014 and currently is serving as Vice President. Colleen also serves as Vice President of the South Lane Mental Health board and is an active member of Harrison Elementary's Parent Club. She is married with two kids.
Kim Stokem - Member since 2018, Treasurer
Jeff Schloss - Member since 2016, Head of Soccer
Garrett Bridgens - Member since 2016, Basketball camp