Thomas C. Settles III (FCA) was born on April 3, 1981 and spiritually born again on December 2, 1996.  He played football at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.  On March 25, 2001, He delivered his first sermon at Grace Baptist Tabernacle and on January 9, 2002, he was licensed as a Minster by the Baptist Church. After graduating from Morehouse College in May of 2003, Thomas enrolled at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University.  After graduating from Divinity school, Thomas accepted a position as chaplain to the athletic community at the University of Georgia. Thomas considers his current position as a tremendous privilege because it affords him the opportunity to partake in the ministry of presence, prayer and preaching within the athletic community of UGA.


Jonathan Irby (AIA) graduated from UGA in 2008 with a degree in Economics.  Irby spent his four years at UGA as a member of the Redcoat Marching Band.  It was during that time that he got involved with Team United.  He joined staff with AIA in 2009, and has been at UGA since then.  Irby serves mostly with the Olympic sports and Redcoat Band.





Chris & Carrie Davis – (AIA) Bio – Coming Soon,




Ray and Judy

Ray & Judy Lawrence (GAO) have been doing sports ministry at the University of Georgia for 32 years.  Ray is the chaplain for Georgia Baseball and Judy recently joined to work with the women athletes.  They have four children:  Rachel, Melissa, Audrey and John.



nolenNolen Wood (FCA) –  Nolen is from Carrollton, Ga and graduated from UGA in 2009. He attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville and pursued a Masters of Divinity degree. While attending seminary, Nolen was the Assistant Head Basketball coach at Boyce College for two years. Following seminary, Nolen married his best friend (Ashley Wood) and came on staff with FCA in 2014. Nolen and Ashley have two children (Mckenya and Spencer). Nolen is serving at UGA as our Men’s Basketball team Chaplain. He looks forward to many years of productive ministry within the athletic community at the University.




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