Meet the Team

Meet the Team: Andrea

Meet the Team: Andrea

What is your role with Sports Friends? Trainer Mentor with Sports Friends Peru. My role includes sharing the mission and vision of Sports Friends, developing sports and ministry programs, helping and coordinating doing follow up with church teams, coordinating and...

Meet the Team: Chisomo

Meet the Team: Chisomo

What is your role with Sports Friends? I am the Netball Coordinator for Sports Friends Malawi.  What is your favorite sport?  Netball! What is your favorite Bible verse? Joshua 1:8: “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on...

Meet the Team: Mercy

Meet the Team: Mercy

What is your role with Sports Friends?I am the Sports Friends Kenya Office Coordinator. My duties include; Financial reporting/tracking.Liaising with East Africa Support Services when it comes to handling Event Expense Reports and Budget Request Forms.Working on...

Meet the Team: Asrat

Meet the Team: Asrat

What is your role with Sports Friends? Sport Friends Ethiopia Director. What is your favorite sport?  Football (soccer). What is your favorite Bible verse? Romans 15:7: "Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God." When...

Meet the Team: Mee

Meet the Team: Mee

What is your role with Sports Friends? I am the Sports Friends Thailand Admin and Finance Manager. What is your favorite sport?  Swimming. What is your favorite Bible verse? John 13:34: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must...

Meet the Team: Hallie

Meet the Team: Hallie

What is your role with Sports Friends? Administrative Assistant, Sports Friends Thailand. What is your favorite sport?  To watch - futbol or football. To play - is dance a sport? I did ballet, jazz, and tap until I was in college. What is your favorite Bible...

Meet the Team: Alyssa

Meet the Team: Alyssa

What is your favorite sport?  Soccer!!! What’s your favorite Bible verse?    2 Corinthians 12:9 “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness...”  This verse is a huge part of how I ended up in Thailand.  I knew that I...

Meet the Team: Dan Linsz

Meet the Team: Dan Linsz

We are really excited that our International Support Services team is growing with the addition of Dan Linsz. He will be serving as the team leader and based out of Charlotte, NC. Dan was born in Ethiopia to SIM parents and also grew up in Liberia. He and his wife,...

Meet the Pete

Sports Friends currently has over 80 full-time missionaries and staff around the world. Get to know our newest national staff member, Pete, who is serving in Thailand.     What is your role with Sports Friends? Sports Ministry Trainer and Coordinator What is...

Meet the Team: Coach Jhon

Meet the Team: Jhon Ramirez Jhon has served with Sports Friends since 2015. What is your role with Sports Friends? Coordinator of Basic and Ongoing trainings. Favorite sport: My favorite sports is futbol. Favorite Bible verse: “ Then David said to Solomon his son, “Be...

Meet the Team: Maneenoot Temjai

On this month’s edition of Meet the Team, we’d like to introduce you to Maneenoot aka Noot!  What is your role with Sports Friends? Administration, Finance, and Camp Programs Coordinator. Favorite sport: My favorite sports is Volleyball. Favorite Bible verse: "In...

Meet the Team: Charles Millette

On this month’s edition of Meet the Team, we’d like to introduce you to Charles Millette working in Peru! Role with SF: Trainer of Trainers, Communications Coordinator for SF Peru Favorite Sport/Team: Montreal Canadians, NHL team Favorite Bible Verses: 1 Jn 3:16 &...

Meet the Team: Jeremy and Beki

On this month’s edition of Meet the Team, we’d like to introduce you to Beki and Jeremy Helwig working in Niger! Name: Jeremy Helwig Role with SF: Niger team Favorite Sport/Team: Redskins American football Favorite Bible Verse: John 16 Favorite Food: Meat! What do you...

Meet the Team: Brian

On this month’s edition of Meet the Team, we’d like to introduce you to Brian, a SF videographer based out of Thailand!     Name: Brian Yung Role with SF: Videographer Favorite Sport/Team: Basketball/Toronto Raptors Favorite Bible Verse: "He has shown you, O...

Meet the Team: Ishaya

On this month’s edition of Meet the Team, we’d like to introduce you to Ishaya, our SF Nigeria Director! Name: Ishaya Inuwa Durkwa Role with SF: SF Nigeria Team Leader (Country Director) Favorite Sport/Team: SFN FC (Sports Friends Nigeria Football Club) Favorite Bible...

Meet the Team: Luke

On this month’s edition of Meet the Team, we’d like to introduce you to Luke, our SF Malawi Director! Name: Luke Voight Role with SF: SF Malawi Director Favorite Sport/Team: Soccer/Chelsea FC Favorite Bible Verse: “May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his...

Meet the Team: Lindsay

On this month's edition of Meet the Team, we'd like to introduce you to Lindsay, one of our trainers from Peru! Name: Lindsay Geverink (soon to be Segura!) Role with SF: Trainer/Mentor Favorite Sport/Team: Michigan State Spartans/Detroit Tigers Favorite Bible...

Meet the Team: Andrew

For September's addition of Meet the Team, we'd like to tell you a little bit about Andrew, our Deputy Director for Southeast Asia! Name: Andrew Role with SF: Deputy Director of SE Asia Favorite Sport/Team: Football, my favourite team is whomever I am coaching at the...

Meet the Team: Wako

This month we'd like to introduce you to one of our hard-working camp staff members! Wako has been working at Camp Langano in Ethiopia for several years, and his heart to serve all who come to camp is evident! Name: Wako Beriso Role with SF: Camp Langano Staff...

Meet the Team: Bryan

This month we’d like to introduce you to Bryan, a member of the International Support Services team out of Charlotte, NC. Bryan is the Coordinator of Church Partnerships, and this month she will be leading teams as they visit Camp Langano in Ethiopia! Name: Bryan...

Meet the Team: Shane

This month we’d like to introduce you to Shane, the Country Director of SF Kenya! Name: Shane Smith Role with SF: SF Kenya Director Favorite Sport/Team: Soccer / Arsenal Favorite Bible Verse: “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that...

Meet the Team: Ben

This month we’d like to introduce you to Ben, one of the the Country Leaders of SF Ghana! Name: Ben Gariba Amonung Role with SF: Country Leader, SF Ghana Favorite Sport/Team: Football (Soccer) / Chelsea Favorite Bible Verse: "As Scripture says, 'Anyone who believes in...

Meet the Team: Jonathan

This month we'd like to introduce you to Jonathan, the director of SF Niger! Name: Jonathan MooreRole with SF: Director, SF NigerFavorite Sport/Team: NFL, Green Bay PackersFavorite Bible Verse: Romans 12:9-21 Favorite Food: Luku (Fufu) and manioc greensWhat do you...

Meet the Team: Luke

This month we'd like to introduce you to Luke, the director of SF Zambia! Name: Luke WesslerRole with SF: SF Zambia DirectorFavorite Sport: GymnasticsFavorite Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 12:9 "But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made...