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MSHSL Student Advisory and Leadership Team


Minnesota State High School League

Student Advisory and Leadership Team

What: We are seeking applications for the MSHSL Student Advisory and Leadership Team (SALT). SALT is a student-led advocacy group that will advise the MSHSL Staff and its Board of Directors and create leadership training and development opportunities for students in MN. 

Who: Current 10th graders who will be in 11th grade during the 2023-2024 school year 

Purposes of the MSHSL Student Advisory and Leadership Team: 

  • Provide student input to League staff and the MSHSL Board of Directors 
  • Communicate needs and challenges facing today’s student participants 
  • Identify best practices for coaches and advisors  
  • Develop leadership skills in Team members 
  • Inspire thoughtful, student-led action that supports the purpose and desired outcomes of the Student Advisory and Leadership Team


  • Involved in one or more MSHSL athletic or fine arts activities 
  • Willing to engage in the community and region to be a spokesperson for the representative area 
  • Desire to make a impact in their school and region 
  • Innovative and energetic 

Team Member Expectations: 

  • Required attendance at two (2) in-person seasonal meetings. Tentatively planned for June 14-15, 2023, and November 8, 2023
  • Assume and expand leadership roles and responsibilities in their school and community 
  • Assist a minimum of one state tournament each season (Fall, Winter, Spring)
  • Assist with promotional and educational materials, and leadership training opportunities as desired and/or directed 
  • Attend virtual meetings as needed/requested by MSHSL staff, or SALT Officers and committee 

Please reach out to MSHSL Associate Directors for any questions:

Current SALT Members: 

  • Gus Burrows - DeLaSalle
  • Brianna Hanneken - Pine River Backus
  • Ava Roots - Stillwater Area 
  • Ella Yates - Warroad 
  • Caleb Zejdlik - East Grand Forks 

If you would like to get in touch with the students, please contact Lisa or Charlie

Application Deadline: Saturday, May 20th, 2023


Click here for the SALT Application