Meet the Roadrunner Board
Married to Emily Cudd, father to 6 children: Amya, Gabe, Wyatt, Mercy, Micah, and Selah. Members at First City Church in Bellevue. Members of Omaha Roadrunners for 5 years. Serve as Athletic Director over all sports and has coached basketball for those 5 years at the Varsity Girls, Jr. High Boys, and Elementary Boys. Dane enjoys serving the Homeschool community and making it easier for Parents to have access to competitive sports and extracurricular activities from the foundation of a Christian Worldview.
Secratary & Treasurer
Katie is in her 3rd year with the RR family. She has 2 daughters playing volleyball. She loves to travel, hike, and spend time with her family.
Melia Vankat, her husband Dave, and their 11 children have been part of the Roadrunner family since 2010. They have graduated 2 players and currently have 6 more playing. Melia has been on the board since 2019, but before that served the program in several different capabilities, including apparel coordinator and Concessions coordinator. The Omaha Roadrunners has been a huge blessing for the Vankat family and they look forward to many more years!
Boys Varsity Head Coach
Riley begins his third year as varsity coach for the Omaha Roadrunners. He believes that basketball can teach young men communication, effort, discipline, and Godly leadership to be used in the home, at work, and in ministry.
Riley played homeschool basketball for six years, his last two for the Omaha Roadrunners where he lead them to a Division II National Championship. He has coached with the Roadrunners at various levels for eight years. During those either years his teams have won multiple accolades including the Junior High Missouri Valley District Title in 2019.
He is married to Martina, a former homeschool player, and current Roadrunner Volleyball coach. They have three kids, Finley (4), Scout (2), and newborn Jane.