MEET OUR TEAM

DAVE GITTINGS

DAVE GITTINGS

FCA Football Chaplain and Campus Sports Ministry Director

Dave’s passion is to bring the gospel message to players, coaches, athletes, and all whom they influence. He is a powerful speaker who has touched the lives of hundreds of student athletes and coaches around the country. He is uniquely gifted in delivering messages that are relevant to a diversity of people from various age groups and cultures, and has presented pregame devotions to the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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LESLEY CLAPP

LESLEY CLAPP

FCA Women's Ministry

Lesley desires to see coaches and female athletes introduced to and growing in a personal, intimate relationship with the One Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Lesley learned the Gospel early in life and also developed a passion for athletics of all kinds, attending and playing softball at Wheaton College. Lesley realizes the enormously unique opportunity and influence that a daughter of the King can have as a female athlete in today’s culture.

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E.L. SMILING

E.L. SMILING

FCA Men’s Basketball & Men’s Soccer

E. L. comes from a large family of collegiate athletes. Being a preacher’s kid with five sisters and a brother, there was never a dull moment. He also developed a love for athletics early in high school and played wide receiver for the Hokies. He has dedicated himself to ministering to athletes and coaches on the Virginia Tech campus, and continues to press toward the mark of the high calling in Jesus Christ.

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CORY BYRD

CORY BYRD

FCA Cross Country and Track & Field

Cory developed a love for athletics early in his life as he grew up around athletic teams with his mom and dad being high school basketball coaches. A long snapper for the Hokies, he knew he wanted to work around athletics and with student-athletes after graduation. God has blessed Cory with a call to ministry and a passion for leading others into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

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BRIAN McHONE

BRIAN McHONE

Baseball Chaplain (volunteer)

A member of The Power Team based out of Dallas, Texas, Brian traveled the country reaching people for Christ. He has taught bible studies and Sunday school, lead small groups, and served as a small group director. Brian has a strong conviction that everyone matters and everyone needs to be loved.

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TAYLOR FRANKLIN

TAYLOR FRANKLIN

FCA Administrative Assistant

Taylor oversees the day-to-day happenings in the FCA office, manages schedules and events, and assists the chaplains and executive board.

KIM GITTINGS

KIM GITTINGS

FCA Behind the Bench Coaches Wives' Ministry

“Mama Kim” leads this ministry to the ladies who love and support the coaches and staff.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Would you like one of our staff members to speak to your church or organization?
We’re happy to talk with you about those opportunities.

 

Please contact Ms. Taylor-Kate Franklin via email tfranklin@fca.org or call 540-231-8037 for more information.

Due to the rapidly changing situation involving COVID-19, we, as a ministry, want to do our part to both help prevent the spread of the virus and also protect our communities – including the athletes, coaches and families that are so dear to us.
For those reasons, with the rest of the country, we are making the necessary changes to our ministry, events and day today.
For a list of updates and how to connect with your local area please visit:
MAR FCA’s Response to COVID-19
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