Main GSSM Staff

Staff Member Position Educational Experience Sports Experience
Russ Carr President/Founder Professor of Education, Coach, Athletic Director University Soccer & Baseball Coach
Alyssa Carr Mahone Executive Director B.A. Degree in Biblical Studies/Minor in Missions

Certificate: Word of Life Bible Institute

Certificate: International Sports Leadership School (ISLS)

University Women’s Basketball, Softball, Youth Basketball Coach
       
Steve Burke Management Team; Director of International Operations Bachelors from Houghton College, Masters in Athletic Administration, Associate Professor at Judson College, Athletic Director Judson College Coaching: assistant coach at Ohio State , 31 years at Judson University, NAIA all-time wins leader with 520 wins currently. Six national championships with the NCCAA, College Soccer player, First Team NAIA All-American, drafted by the Buffalo Stallions. Invited to try out for the US Olympic Team.
Larry Leatherman Management Team; Dean of Faculty Teacher/Coach/Pastor University Soccer Player & Coach, Wrestling Coach
Sandie Leatherman Management Team; Faculty Development Teacher/Coach

BA Social Science and 90 post graduate units in Education

Certified International Coaching Federation Life Coach

Skiing Instructor & other sports
Aimee Blanks Director of Student Relations Bachelor of Science in Communication, Worked in Church Administration 6 years  
Barnabas Mwesiga Field Director, Africa Teacher/Coach Former National Coach of Uganda Soccer Player for National Team
Sequoi Phipps Director of Communications B.A. Degree in Geography/Minor in Urban Studies Women’s Volleyball Player, High School and Club Volleyball Coach
Michael Carr Executive Assistant   Collegiate Soccer, track and field player, 12 years of sports ministry experience, camp soccer coach

 

GSSM Faculty/Instructors

Steve Burke   Elgin, IL

Russ Carr       Monroe, VA

Steve Clark     Waco, TX

Dr. Bill Gribbin           Forest, VA

Larry Leatherman     Truckee, CA

Sandie Leatherman  Truckee, CA

Alyssa Carr Mahone  Lynchburg, VA

Barnabas Mwesiga    Kampala, Uganda AFRICA

Hannah Baltz  Truckee, CA

Jered Boyd        Olympia, WA

Dave Carr           Middleown Springs, VT

Gary Collins      Green Valley, AZ

Jeri Collins         Green Valley, AZ

Phil Eager          La Paz, Mexico

Glen Goldie         Henderson, NV

Anthony Thiessen   La Paz, Mexico

Board of Directors

Mr. Ron Brenneman Phoenix, Arizona

Dr. Robert Bryant      Santa Barbara, California

Mr. Michael Cahill     Santa Barbara, California

Mr. Russ Carr             Amherst, Virginia

Dr. Ken Chalfant       Lynchburg, Virginia

Dr. Rolland Jacks       Santa Barbara, California

Rev. Larry Leatherman         Truckee, California

 

Board of Reference

Mr. Chris Appel         Laguna Beach, CA

President, Adventure Education

Former All-American Basketball Player, National Basketball Coach for Central African Republic

 

Mr. Doug Burke         Houghton, NY

Professor, Head Soccer Coach, Athletic Director (Retired) Houghton College, New York

 

Dr. Robert Gustavson            Siloam Springs, AR

Professor, Head Soccer Coach (Retired)

John Brown University

 

Dr. Dean Hirsch         Monrovia, CA

President, World Vision International (Retired)

 

Mr. Chet Kammerer  Los Angeles, CA

Former Basketball Coach at Westmont College & Los Angeles Lakers.

Player acquisition and evaluation for Miami Heat of NBA

 

Dr. Edward Norman             La Mirada, CA

Dean, Biola University (Retired)

 

Mr. Tom Roy              Warsaw, IN

President, Unlimited Potential International

Former Pro-Baseball Player

 

Mr. Steve Sampson   Agura Hills, CA

U.S. National Soccer Coach, Costa Rica National Soccer Coach (Retired)

Consultant, TV commentator

 

Dr. James Witty         San Luis Obispo, CA

President, Care Corps International

 

Rev. Tim Wood          Ometepec, Mexico

Pastor, Sports Ministry Advisor, Advocate

 

Mr. Barnabas Mwesiga         Kampala, Uganda AFRICA

Ugandan National Soccer Coach (Retired)

Teacher, Director of Sports Ministry Africa

 

Mr. Fred Sanborn      Phoenix, AZ

Youth for Christ Director (Retired)

Businessman, Church Leader