Mon, September 11, 20177:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge
25039 Tame Fish Lake Road
Deerwood, MN 56444
Discover Minnesota Gold in Education!
With the 2018 Winter Olympics approaching,there is a lot of momentum about the topic of Minnesota athletes and their connection and history to the international event. Fourteen of the 57 featured athletes in Minnesota Gold became educators, eight of them made it their lifetime professional career.
Prominent athletes featured include Lindsay Whalen, John Mayasich, Tom Malchow, Jessie Diggins, Wendell Anderson (yes, the former governor was a 1956 Olympian in hockey), Duane Bobick, Buzz Schneider, and Kara Goucher. Among the educators highlighted in the book are Don Timm of Anoka-Hennepin; Van Nelson of Edina; Phil Rogosheske, St. Cloud; Gary Neist, Albert Lea and Minnesota State University, Mankato; Gene Sandvig of Minneapolis; Steve Sertich, Roseville Area Schools; Kari Erickson from Bemidji; Gary Ross, Roseau; and Sara Hildebrand (teaching out-of-state).
Minnesota Gold has been endorsed by local broadcasters Dave Mona Don Shelby, and Joe Schmit, and former University of Minnesota Athletic Director Joel Maturi.
Van Nelson and Patrick Mader at the Education Minnesota Conference;
Val and Phil Rogosheske, a longtime St. Cloud educator and Olympian.