Michele is grateful to support the Champion of Choices mission and to have worked alongside Marc since 2010. Currently, she serves as the “community contact” for Champion of Choices, answering the many inquiries that come in on a daily basis. She works to schedule as many events as possible by strategically coordinating Tours and accommodating requests for our program. She also assists with Donor Relations. Michele is passionate about family, health, writing / performing songs, and sharing Christ’s love. As a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor, she is currently writing a book about her journey back to health in order to educate, encourage, and inspire others.
Michael has been involved in the non-profit world for over 35 years having founded Champions for Life in 1983 and Ministro Ministries. The mission of both these organizations parallel the purpose of Champion of Choices so his passion runs deep to serve as the executive director in helping our youth make positive choices. He was a past member of the United States Junior Olympic coaching staff producing state, regional and national champions. He was also the founder of the first home in the country where gymnasts lived and trained away from home called GymNest. He is presently a certified tennis teaching professional for the USPTA. The author of two books: Go For God’s Gold(Developing your spiritual strength through sports) and a children’s book on bullying called Meeting Someone Special.
Ryan is an integral part of the Champion of Choices Team. He provides tech support, graphic arts, social media, and video production services to our organization and others. Prior to forming his own company called 3 Arrows Creative, Ryan worked in many capacities at Champion of Choices and helped develop systems for operation efficiency using technology. He previously spend much time on the road with Marc as Production Director. Ryan is a worship leader, talented musician, family man, and father of three sons.