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Join Team MN-DAK

General responsibilities of a Team MN-DAK member are:

  • Attend and contribute to team meetings, held every 2 – 3 months
  • Fill out a Gallery of Hope submission to be posted on our website
  • Share your own story with your community to encourage support for donation and transplantation and to increase the number of people who register as a donor
  • Submit a team membership fee of $150 by March 2022
  • Fundraise. Although not required, fundraising provides funding for continuing the mission of Team MN-DAK and helps offset the costs of attending the Games.
  • Cheer on and support fellow teammates at the Transplant Games of America!
Donate Life Ambassadors


Team MN-DAK is a program of LifeSource. Team members are categorized as either primary or support team members. Download the Team MN-DAK manual for more information.

Primary team members include:

  • Recipients of a lifesaving kidney, pancreas, liver, heart, lung, intestine, cornea, tissue or allogeneic bone marrow/stem cell transplant
  • Living donors of lifesaving solid organs (of any organ or tissue)
  • Donor family members

Support team members include:

  • Family members and friends of Team MN-DAK athletes
  • Donation or transplant professionals
  • Other interested individuals who would like to support the team

Athletes are primary team members and must meet the following requirements:

  • Have received an organ, tissue, bone marrow or cornea transplant, regardless of whether you are taking anti-rejection medication or not, OR be a living donor of any organ or tissue;
  • Transplant occurred at least nine months prior to the start of the Games;
  • Be in healthy condition with all forms within the medical waiver packet completed and approval from your doctor allowing you to participate.

Interested in joining Team MN-DAK?

Please email or reach out to our Team MN-DAK coaches: