Baseball - Spring Sport
Head Coach - Robbie Brown
Assistant Coach - Cole Berger
Cross Country - Fall Sport
Head Coach - Kelli Nolan
Assistant Coach - Brett Nolan
Kelli has worked at CCA since 2015. She is currently the Director of Admissions. Two of her children graduated from CCA and also participated in several of our sports programs. I love everything about CCA, and I am honored to be the Cross Country coach. This is my first time coaching, but I love running and being outdoors. I am looking forward to an exciting season! Go Eagles!!
Golf - Fall Sport
Head Coach - Jim Diehl
Mr. Diehl has been teaching at Christ’s Church Academy since 2012, after being a substitute teacher for several years. He is a retired Naval officer and has been involved with Christ’s Church Academy since it opened in 1995. He loves the game of golf and is anxious to share that love with the students. “Golf provides an opportunity to learn many life lessons in addition to learning a game that will always challenge you to be better.”
Softball - Spring Sport
Head Coach - Jason Aschenbrenner
Assistant - Cheryl Nill
Boy's Basketball - Winter Sport
Head Coach - Bill Ford
Bill has been coaching middle school boy's basketball since 2007 at CCA. He coached the golf team for six years and middle school girl’s basketball for two years. He is married and has three children.
Boy's Soccer - Winter Sport
Cheer - Fall Sport
Head Coach - Melinda Lewis
Melinda has coaching experience at all levels of cheer including, middle school, high school (2 State Titles), All-Star since 1998. Ms. Lewis is a certified Level 5 Tumbling Instructor. She has also enjoyed being the Cheer Coordinator for the Baker County Touchdown Club youth cheer/football program since 2001. She is looking forward to leading the Eagles on the Sideline this season. Go Eagles!!
Football - Fall Sport
Head Coach - Robbie Brown
Assistant Coach - Tad Strong
Assistant Coach - Greg Farah
Assistant - Jason Aschenbrenner
Robbie is the proud parent of 3 CCA Eagle boys, Matthew (Class of 2014), Carson and Hayden. My family and I have been part of CCA since 2001. I played high school football up to my sophomore year and had to put the cleats down due to a back injury. I have been the CCA middle school head football coach since 2012 and look forward to another season.
Tad has been coaching middle school football at CCA since 2012. He attended Ferndale High School in Ferndale, Michigan where he played baseball, football, and ran track and cross country. Tad has coached for 10 years at MAA and River City. He loves teaching the fundamentals. Tad has helped this season with both football and baseball. He is married and has two children.
Greg has been with with the CCA football program since 2015. He serves as the defensive coordinator for the middle school team and as an assistant defensive coach for the varsity team. As a lifelong native of Jacksonville, he has coached youth athletics for over 16 years. He is a graduate of Bishop Kenny High School and Jacksonville University. He and his wife Muna have been married for 23 years and have three children, Jessica, Matthew and Danielle.
Girl's Soccer - Winter Sport
Girl's Volleyball -- Fall Sport
Head Coach - Sarah Kambach
Sarah has coached middle school girl's volleyball since 2012. She played softball, basketball, and volleyball in high school playing all four years on the varsity team. She played recreationally at Eastern Michigan University. She is married and has three girls. Sarah has been a part of CCA since 2006.
Tennis -- Spring Sport
Head Coach - Margaret Tucker
Margaret has been coaching tennis at CCA since 2013. She played tennis for Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Margaret was the Head Coach for the Women's Tennis Team at FSCJ (taking them to three consecutive National Championship Tournaments). She has also served as the Tennis Pro at Deercreek Country Club as well as at San Jose Country Club.
Track & Field
Track & Field -- Spring Sport
Head Coach - Schanna Speight-Johnson
Assistant - Brett Nolan
Junior Varsity Girl's Volleyball
Junior Varsity Girl's Volleyball - Fall Sport
Head Coach - Debbie Christian
Assistant Coach - Sarah Kambach
Debbie has been coaching volleyball at middle school, junior varsity and varsity levels since 1990. She also coached softball for 20 years. In addition to coaching at the high school level, Debbie has been coaching AAU and USAV volleyball at various clubs since 2007, currently at JJVA. She has coached from 12U up to 18U and also ran her own AAU, faith-based volleyball club, Ignite Volleyball Academy, from 2010 to 2014. "Playing sports should be a positive, growing experience for players of all skill levels and ages. As a coach, it's MY job to see that my players walk away from their seasons as better players, teammates and Christians!" Debbie has 2 children, Makynzie-19, and Chayse-14. She lettered in Volleyball, softball, golf, bowling, track and cross country in high school at Robert E. Lee. She went on to play softball and volleyball in college and received all conference awards for volleyball two years. Debbie is a member at Christian Family Chapel.
Sarah has coached the middle school volleyball team since 2012. She played softball, basketball and volleyball in high school playing all four years on the varsity team. She played recreationally at Eastern Michigan University. She is married and has three girls. Sarah has been a part of CCA since 2006.
Junior Varsity Boy's Basketball
Junior Varsity Boy's Basketball - Winter Sport
Head Coach - Shane Jones
Christ follower, married with two children. Background consists of 35 years of playing, coaching, directing and overseeing sports. I have coached basketball, volleyball, tennis, baseball, football, track and coordinated swim teams and water polo teams. Former Athletic Director for 7 years and over saw 18 team sports over three seasons each academic year and have been a basketball commisioner for a recreation program of over 500 kids and helped with many other recreational basketball leagues. Currently coaching basketball at the AAU level and excited about coaching basketball at CCA!