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In Play with Craig Mattick: Sanctioning of High School Soccer

This podcast is part of In Play Conversations with Craig Mattick. See past episodes HERE.

The South Dakota High School Activities Association sanctioned high school soccer in South Dakota in 2011. In the fall of 2012, the first sanctioned season took place with Aberdeen Central winning on the girls side and Sioux Falls Christian winning in boys. At that time it was only a one class system. Fast forward a decade and there are two classes of competition and the level of play is as good as ever.

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.