wired4sport promotes the love, integrity and value of sport
wired4sport believes in the power of faith and the importance of excelling in one's sport. Our mission is to equip and train exceptional sportspeople to be the presence of Christ in sports.
We believe faith and sport should seamlessly go hand in hand. We aim to provide the best practical resources to equip and empower faithful sportspeople to excel and impact the way sport is played.
Learn from our Faith in Practice Courses for athletes, gamers, coaches and parents.
Meet our Team
Experienced. Passionate. Hopeful. Christ-followers.
We are passionate athletes, coaches, gamers and parents
who desire our skills and faith to impact the way sport is
played, watched and valued!
Learn from our experiences and expertise--our wins, our losses,
our mistakes and successes. We share best practices to enable you to live out your faith in the context of your sport.
Scott Allenby has taught, coached, and worked at independent schools since 2005. He has served as an assistant varsity basketball and soccer coach at Proctor Academy for over a decade. In his current role of Chief Strategy and Communications Officer at Proctor, Scott writes often about the impact of athletics, teams, and community on student learning and belonging.
Cheryl is a mental health professional with experience in parenting, conflict resolution, family dynamics and suicide prevention. She has an MA in Clinical Psychology and is a licensed professional counselor currently on staff with Cedar Tree Counseling Center.
She and her husband are parents of three collegiate athletes. Cheryl is a graduate of Wheaton College where she led her volleyball team to the NCAA Division III National Championship!
Dr. George Barber is the Greenville University head men's basketball coach. Before Greenville, Barber served as an administrative assistant at the University of Kentucky where he was a member of Coach Rick Pitino's staff for the 1996 national championship team.
George is the longest tenured head men's basketball coach in Greenville College history and is the school's all-time leader in wins as head men's basketball coach.
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Skylar is a former collegiate Head Women’s basketball coach. She has coached 5 All-USA South West Division selections, 21 USA South All-Academic honorees and her team won the 2020 USA South Team Sportsmanship Award. She also served as Assistant Coach where her team won the NCCAA National Championship in 2017. Sky played collegiate basketball and softball.
Andrew Beach has been around athletics and ministry his entire life. He played lacrosse at Gordon College participating on the first men's program to qualify and compete in the NCAA Tournament. He has coached lacrosse for several years in the Memphis area, where he also served on a church staff. Andrew is the Director of Life Planning and Retirement and the founder the Encore Initiative.
Jen Bell is a Cultural Transformation Specialist and Executive Coach with True North. For 15 years Jen worked with Community Bible Study, developing leadership teams, coaching individual leaders, clarifying organizational strategies and teaching. She is a gifted speaker and workshop facilitator. Jen was a standout collegiate softball player and head softball coach at Gordon College for seven years.
Dale Clayton currently serves as the Vice President of Coaches’ Ministries of Nations of Coaches. Dale has the most wins of any coach in the history of Carson-Newman basketball. Clayton also served as the President of the Black Coaches Association and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Dale played collegiate basketball at Milligan University.
Josh Crutchfield is a graduate assistant basketball coach at Southern Methodist University. Josh was the starting point guard at Gordon College where he majored in Recreation, Sport and Wellness and minored in Kinesiology. He also holds a MS in Coaching from Greenville University. Josh is from Ladera Ranch, CA.
Dr. Doug Faulkner coached mens and womens basketball for 30 years and served as Director of Athletics for 15 years at Greenville University. He is a Professor of Sport and Kinesiology. Doug graduated from Greenville College and holds master's degrees at Bethel College and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. and a doctorate from Saint Louis University.
Isaac Fowler has coached youth to collegiate basketball players. He has coached in developmental teams, YMCA and was the assistant women's basketball coach at Fisher College and Gordon College. Isaac has worked in the Registrar's office at Harvard University and was a YMCA Senior Program Coordinator. He holds a MS in Leadership and Administration from Boston College and a BS ifrom Gordon College.
Val is the Executive Director and founder of wired4sport.
As a coach, she led her volleyball team to multiple NCAA appearances and earned several New England Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year honors. Val has written numerous articles, book chapters and two books, Focus on Sport in Ministry and When Girls Became Lions. She holds a doctorate in human movement from Boston University.
Molly Guthrie is an Admissions Counselor and volunteer assistant volleyball coach at Covenant College. Molly also offers private lacrosse lessons for high school athletes. She was a standout lacrosse and volleyball athlete at Gordon College.
Jessica Hain is a certified strategist with CoreClarity. She is a former professional and international soccer player, who spent 20+ years coaching both collegiately and internationally. Hain coached at the University of Delaware, Creighton University, Clemson University, Carolina Dynamo, Charlotte Eagles, Liberty University and Cotia FC (Brazil). Jess holds a M.Ed. in Leadership and is a doctoral candidate at Columbia International University.
Debbie Haliday serves as the Executive Director of the WEST Project and the director of Restoration Sports. Debbie worked as Program Director for UCLA women’s basketball and prior to that coached girls’ high school basketball for 25 years and was a K-12 athletic director. As a student athlete at UCLA, Haliday competed in two National Championship teams in 1978.
Roger Lipe is the Character Coach Director for Nations of Coaches. Lipe served with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and has served as the Chaplain for many Southern Illinois University teams including SIU football and is a key leader in the Global Sports Chaplaincy Association. Roger has written fourteen books. The latest is titled, Front Lines -Becoming an Effective Sports Chaplain or Character Coach.
Jerry holds a PhD in Higher Education from Boston College and an MEd in Higher Education Administration from the College of William and Mary. He co-authored two books, The Cinderella Strategy: The Game Plan behind Butler University's Rise to Prominence, (2021) and Unbracketed: Big-Time College Basketball Done the Right Way, (2022).. Jerry played collegiate basketball at Gordon College.
Roy Mulholland is the head women's basketball coach at Greenville University. As a high school and collegiate coach, Roy has amassed over 500th career wins. He led the GU program to its first NCCAA National Championship in 2017. Roy holds a bachelor's degree from Greenville College and a master's degree from the United States Sports Academy.
Jennifer Myhre is the Anderson University head women's soccer coach. Prior to Anderson, Jen was an assistant women’s soccer coach at Carnegie Mellon University and at Luther College. She played soccer at Messiah College and during her tenure the Falcons went to four straight NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Final Four. Jen's team captured the NCAA Division III National Championship in 2005.
Coach Robbie Schomaker is head football coach at Greenville University. Prior to Greenville, Schomaker was at Trinity International University where he spent four seasons as the offensive line coach and two seasons as the special teams coordinator.
Robbie holds a bachelor's degree in business management at Trinity International where he played defensive end.
Coach John Stiegelmeier, is the winningest football coach in South Dakota State history. He built the Jackrabbit program into a yearly contender within the Missouri Valley Football Conference and the Football Championship Subdivision, culminating with a national title during his final season in 2022. John is now head coach emeritus of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
Phil Worrell was head men’s basketball coach at his alma mater, Milligan College Coach Worrell was named Coach of the Year 3 times and he became Milligans all time winningest basketball coach during his eighth season as head coach, a distinction he held for over 20 years. Coach has been inducted into the Milligan College Athletics Hall of Fame and the Virginia Intermont Sports Hall of Fame