CUSA Staff Profiles

Stacey Hatcher

Position: Executive Director
With CUSA Since: June 2024
Email: Stacey Hatcher
Phone: 403.648.0861

Stacey has over 20 years of experience in the communications and public relations fields, across several different sectors, including political, corporate and not-for-profit, working in senior and leadership positions, leading teams and individuals to achieve their very best.

Most recently, she has worked in tourism in Calgary, where she continued to expand her professional skills in operations and working with many different partners across the civic space in the city. There she discovered a great love of being a city-champion and a city-builder.

At the heart of Stacey’s strengths is that she is a collaborator and a builder, with a knack for helping people discover what they have in common, and an instinct for putting people together to do great work.

She believes strongly in the power of sport and has watched its positive influence on youth, adults and communities.  Stacey has been a ‘sport mom’ for several years, both in soccer and hockey.

Stacey lives in Calgary with her spouse and two children.



Patti Newfield

Position: Office Manager
With CUSA Since: July 2002
Email: Patti Newfield
Phone: 403.648.0862


A visionary leader focused on building community, growing sport and organizational capacity. Patti graduated from the University of Manitoba with a degree in Physical Education and followed it up with Management Diploma from Langara College. Following graduation, she went on to pursue a 5-year work experience in the NWT having fun delivering all things communities want to make their leisure time more interesting, enjoyable, and personally satisfying.

An experienced civic-minded senior manager and native Albertan led her to accept a position with CUSA and she has managed its daily operations for over 20 years. She is committed to lifelong learning and has completed numerous courses and training opportunities in Financial and Human Resources Management. Her goal is to deliver exceptional member service while striving for a rewarding and productive work atmosphere.

Outside of work, Patti held various roles as a volunteer having a positive impact on the sport community in Alberta, BC and the NWT as a participant, community leader, coach and administrator. She is past director with Sport Calgary and president & founder of the Calgary Female Sport Development Association. Life is about balance. She enjoys golf, playing women's and coed hockey, exploring Calgary's pathways, travel, and venturing out with her 4-leggeds Dexter & Dakota.


Adelle Young

Position: Manager - League Operations
With CUSA Since: March 2010
Email: Adelle Young


Adelle graduated from Mount Royal University 2010 with a Bachelor of Business and Entrepreneurship in Sport and Recreation. A born and raised Calgarian, Adelle grew up playing Ringette and Fastpitch Softball and continues to be involved in those sports as a participant and Board Member. Adelle has a passion for adult participation in sport and has held various positions on board of directors for both Ringette and Softball, currently the Past President of Calgary Minor Softball Association and the Vice President for Calgary Open Ringette Association.


Maureen Farrell

Position: Program Coordinator - Discipline
With CUSA Since: April 2024
Email: Maureen Farrell
Phone: 403.648.0860

Maureen graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Arts and a minor in Communications.  For 20+ years, Maureen worked in the oil and gas industry in Human Resources as a Compensation Consultant.  A mother of three boys, Maureen was a Soccer Mom chauffer for many years (with assistance from her husband).  Maureen started coaching her sons when they were little, graduated to the position of Team Manager and ended up becoming a referee to be a better Assistant Referee for her boys’ games.  Currently, Maureen is filling in for Ric while he is on paternity leave.  In addition to working at CUSA, Maureen also sits on Discipline Committees for Calgary Minor Soccer (CMSA) and Alberta Soccer Association (ASA).


Keenan Ince

Position: Program Coordinator - Administration  
With CUSA Since: April 2024
Email: Keenan Ince
Phone: 403-270-0363

Soccer has always been a part of Keenan's life. Growing up in Indonesia and moving to Calgary in 2008, he has played for many community teams, recreational teams, school teams, and organized men’s and co-ed teams. He has coached minor soccer for over 10 years in Calgary, and he has worked for non-profit organizations such as Calgary Minor Soccer Association, Parks Foundation Calgary, and MNP Community and Sport Centre. Keenan completed a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary, and more recently completed a Sport and Recreation Management graduate certificate at the University of Alberta. His professional goals are to continue to build his business acumen in sport and recreation management, to lead by example and deeply involve himself in Calgary soccer, and to continue to assist those who want to play soccer for life by building connections within the sport and recreation sector in Calgary and in Canada.

Trina Buitenwerf

Position: Program Assistant  
With CUSA Since: July 2018
Email: Trina Buitenwerf
Phone: 403-270-0363

 Supporter, soccer wife, soccer mom, soccer for life. While Trina has many interests, and hobbies, soccer has been a common thread. CUSA was a big part of Trina's life in university years as the ultimate summer job. Years later, the role presented itself again - history repeats in a good way.


Carla Welsh

Position: Records Technician, Archives (Summer Staff)  
With CUSA Since: June 2024
Email: Carla Welsh
Phone: 403-270-0363

Soccer was an integral part of Carla’s life growing up. After moving to Calgary from Scotland in 2005, Carla found lifelong friendships and community through competitive soccer. Graduating from Mount Royal University with a Criminal Justice (Honours) Degree and a minor in Biology in 2023, Carla understands the importance of documenting history and records from the past. She enjoys playing soccer, golf, and staying active. She is passionate about sports as she believes they build a sense of community and pride within individuals while fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for all.


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