Boys & Girls Club of Mankato will be opening in fall 2018!

Boys and Girls Club Mankato MinnesotaVision

Boys & Girls Club of Mankato, under the leadership of Boys & Girls Club Rochester, has a vision to serve underrepresented youth in the Mankato, Minnesota community beginning in 2018. The vision includes positive youth development outcomes in three key areas of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character and Citizenship. The five positive youth development core program components to be implemented are Education & Career Development, Character & Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, Sports, Fitness & Recreation and the Arts. Overall, Boys & Girls Club of Mankato will engage youth in the participation of generation changing programs that support a commitment to education, positive values, healthy habits and high expectations for success as an adult.

Mankato Boys and Girls Club Community Board Leadership

  • Les Koppendrayer - Retired Principal (Chair)
  • Laura Bowman – Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato (Vice Chair)
  • Mike Brennan – Brennan Companies (Campaign Chair)
  • Andy Nessler – Wells Fargo Home Mortgage (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • DeAndre Adams – Mankato Area Public Schools Community Ed & Rec (Officer)
  • Marcia Bahr – Mankato Clinic (Officer)
  • Shane Baier – Mankato Area Public Schools Principal (Officer)
  • Jo Bailey – Radio Mankato (Officer)
  • Ryan McKeown – Wealth Enhancement Team (Officer)
  • Elizabeth Harstad – Greater Mankato Area United Way(Officer)


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Mankato Boys and Girls ClubWe’re Hiring!

Unit Director - Mankato Branch

The community of Mankato has seen a need for a Boys & Girls Club in their area, and are in need of a Unit Director. The Unit Director will provide strong leadership to a team of professionals, drive results, innovate and implement organizational goals. Manages overall daily operations of the Club and potential outreach sites; with the primary concern for programs and service delivery, supervision and training of staff, community relations and membership administration. 

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Future Location

Boys & Girls Club of Mankato will be centrally located in Mankato at:
709 South Broad Street