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Meet Our Board

We are here to provide you and your family with the best Little League experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.  

Andrew Kimmy

League President

Email: [email protected]


About Andrew: Andrew grew up in North East and played baseball with the NELL Program for 9 years starting with t-ball. Ending his playing career playing for the North East Pickers Varsity Baseball Team. Most recently he's been seen on the field coaching his son's t-ball team. Andrew and his wife both grew up here in North East and moved back to the area in April of 2019. Together they have a 8 year old son who plays for the NELL Program and a soon to be 3 year old daughter. On game days, Andrew and his family are rooting for the Pittsburgh Pirates. 


Mike Wilkinson

Vice President


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Katrina Heuvel

Softball Director/Fundraising

Email: [email protected]


About Katrina Heuvel: Growing up Katrina played little league for Harborcreek before playing for Mercyhurst Prep in high school. Her husband played for the NELL Program growing up and his parents were very involved in coaching. Katrina has coached t-ball for the NELL Program for the last 2 years and now this will be her daughters first year playing minors softball for the program! 

Welcome Katrina! 

Sara Ochterski

Player Agent
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (814)873-5729


About Sara Ochterski: Sara has been involved with coaching a variety of youth sports since 2014. She played many seasons of Little League growing up and is currently pursuing a degree at Mercyhurst University. Her favorite part of coaching is seeing the players smile and helping them to develop a love for the game.  Sara's team is the Toronto Blue Jays.

Jennifer Smith

VP Challenger League

Email: [email protected]


About Jennifer Smith: Jennifer has been an advocate for children with special needs for more than 10 years and committed volunteer with NELL, St. Gregory's Parish and Therapy Dogs United.  Jennifer and her husband have 3 beautiful children , two of which play in the NELL Challenger Program. Jennifer's teams of choice are the Cleveland Indians and our very own Erie Seawolves. 

Brian Fuller


Email: [email protected]

About Brian Fuller:  After 24 Years in the U.S Army, Brian retired as a First Sergeant in 2019. Brian has coached numerous youth sports for over 20 years at ages raging from 5-14. Brian works as the Assistant Football Coach for the North East High School's Varsity Football Team. This is Brian and his families first year in the NELL Program. Brian's son will be participating in his first year of teeball. 

"I hope to help make NELL the best Little League in the state and one of the best in the country, in order to ensure our children, and young men and women of the NE community have the opportunity to play ball for generations to come."

Welcome Brian! Thank you for your service!


Danny Carter

Safety Officer

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (814)431-4230


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