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Staff

Rec. Sports Staff

Meet the dedicated people who make Messiah Rec. Sports happen! Scroll down to see the friendly faces and learn a bit more about those who give their time and energy to bring you fun and competitive opportunities.

Director of Rec. Sports: Heather Greer

Referees and Supervisors

Kristy Wise
Kristy Wise

Senior Psychology Major

Kristy Wise

Senior Psychology Major

Kristy is from Hegins, Pennsylvania. She went to Tri-Valley HS where she played soccer and softball and announced the band at football games. Here at Messiah, she plays Women's Ultimate Frisbee. She is able to make the noise of a seagull and can always guess how many jellybeans are in a jar even if she is not right. People seem to like me because she is polite and rarely late. She likes to eat ice cream and she really enjoys a nice pair of slacks.

Garth Martin
Garth Martin

Senior Accounting Major

Garth Martin

Senior Accounting Major

I am an Accounting major with a minor in Pre-Law. I grew up in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, but in the town of New Holland. I love skiing, snowboarding, playing sports, and anything else that is competitive and challenging. I try to spend as much time as possible outside since I also enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities. I work a Dick’s Sporting Goods selling shoes. So stop by and I will sell you a new pair of kicks to use for rec sports! 

Ida Ehrhardt
Ida Ehrhardt

Junior Politics Major

Ida Ehrhardt

Junior Politics Major

Ida Ehrhardt is a sophomore Politics and Economics major from Bel Air, Maryland. Ida is always up for a challenge and loves to play games and solve puzzles. She also enjoys competing in sports, watching movies and reading books. But Ida is always happiest when she is playing lacrosse for Messiah. 

Ethan Peck
Ethan Peck

Senior Economics Major

Ethan Peck

Senior Economics Major

Hey everyone, you can call me Ethan! I'm a senior studying marketing and economics, but more importantly, I enjoy listening to country music and Switchfoot, playing ultimate frisbee, and relaxing with friends! Say hi, if you'd like!

Ben Talbot
Ben Talbot

Sophomore Christian Ministries Major

Ben Talbot

Sophomore Christian Ministries Major

Ben is a British & Swiss dual citizen who grew up in Thailand prior to coming to Messiah. He is a Biblical Studies and Cross-Cultural Christian Ministry double major with a minor in Religion. He loves to play, watch and ref football (soccer) and enjoys playing other sports as well.

Jake Ashton
Jake Ashton

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Jake Ashton

Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Jake is from Chantilly, Va. He graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Sport & Recreation Management, and a Minor in Coaching. He played both football and Lacrosse at JMU. In the future, he hopes to become a Division 1 Lacrosse coach and to help grow the game of lacrosse internationally. He enjoys listening to Christian Rock. Jake believes in "Bigfoot" and is close to finding real evidence it exists...

Sean Doherty
Sean Doherty

Sophomore Education Major

Sean Doherty

Sophomore Education Major

Joey Bankert
Joey Bankert

Junior Sports Management Major

Joey Bankert

Junior Sports Management Major

Joey Bankert is a junior sport management major.  He is from Sellersville, PA. He attended Pennridge High School.  He enjoy sports, sports, more sports, and long walks on the beach. Did he mention sports?

Curtis Mather
Curtis Mather

First Year Biochemistry Major

Curtis Mather

First Year Biochemistry Major

Curtis Mather is a freshman who arrived at Messiah from Millerstown, Pennsylvania. He attended Greenwood High School where he played soccer, wrestling, and track and field. Growing up in a rural community installed a love of the outdoors on Curtis. That said if he is not completing Biochemistry homework, he is either hiking, kayaking, or trying something new. ​

Bekah Feiler
Bekah Feiler

Senior Sports Management Major

Bekah Feiler

Senior Sports Management Major

Hey folks! My name is Bekah Feiler and I am a last semester senior sport management major. This is my third year working with Rec Sports. I am from Perkasie, PA which is not too far from the best city, Philadelphia! I love playing and watching sports. My favorite teams are the Philadelphia Flyers, Phillies, and Eagles. I have a really big fear of snakes and don't like to eat seafood. I am recently engaged so in my spare time I love to plan my wedding! That's pretty much my life in a nutshell.

Melanie Johnson
Melanie Johnson

Sophomore Athletic Training Major

Melanie Johnson

Sophomore Athletic Training Major

Lisa Wright
Lisa Wright

Junior Applied Health Science Major

Lisa Wright

Junior Applied Health Science Major

Her name is Lisa Wright. She was born and raised in West Africa as a missionary kid (MK) and so she calls that part of the world home.  At Messiah she is studying Applied Health Science for PA school but also enjoys playing soccer and going on runs.

Nathaniel Litman
Nathaniel Litman

First Year International Business Major

Nathaniel Litman

First Year International Business Major

My name is Nate Litman. I am an International Business major and from Lebanon, Pennsylvania! I love virtually every sport, especially soccer! I can't wait to meet everyone through Rec-Sports in my first year here at Messiah!

Molly Smith
Molly Smith

Junior Business Administration Major

Molly Smith

Junior Business Administration Major

I'm Molly, and I'm a junior business administration major with a concentration in finance. I'm from the Poconos, so naturally I love Wawa and hate Sheetz. I'm a sales associate at GNC, which is a lot of fun, and I love to lift. I've also been told that I look/act like Tina Fey, so that's a pretty big accomplishment.

Aaron Mistry
Aaron Mistry

Senior Applied Health Science Major

Aaron Mistry

Senior Applied Health Science Major

He is from Jamison Pennsylvania.  He went to a small private school outside of Philadelphia and loves playing soccer.  He will be attending Graduate School next fall to study to become an Occupational Therapist.  He loves FIFA and enjoys spending time with friends.  And above all, he has a loving father, also known as Jesus.

Lizzy Chang
Lizzy Chang

Sophomore Engineering Major

Lizzy Chang

Sophomore Engineering Major

She is from Monkton, MD and is a sophomore Engineering major with concentrations in Civil and Environmental engineering. She hopes to one day do storm response work. She loves to be outdoors, run, and play field hockey.

Josiah Peck
Josiah Peck

Sophomore Engineering Major

Josiah Peck

Sophomore Engineering Major

Josiah is from Trumansburg, NY. He loves just about every sport, specifically soccer, tennis, and ultimate Frisbee. He also loves anything outdoors, such as hiking, sailing, and skiing.

Conner Hankinson
Conner Hankinson

Sophomore Business Administration Major

Conner Hankinson

Sophomore Business Administration Major

Hello, my name is Conner Hankinson and I am a sophomore here at Messiah. I am majoring in Business administration with a concentration in finance. I am from Annapolis, Maryland and went to Annapolis Area Christian School. There, I played lacrosse and was apart of the swim team. I love anything outdoors and anything relating to sports.

Andrew Eyster
Andrew Eyster

Junior Applied Health Sciences Major

Andrew Eyster

Junior Applied Health Sciences Major

My name is Andrew Eyster , I'm from Northumberland, PA, and I am an Applied Human Physiology major (pre-PT). I enjoy anything having to do with sports and music. I play baseball here at Messiah and also love to play basketball, football, tennis, play the piano and sing. I hope to attend a graduate program after college to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Landon Leinbach
Landon Leinbach

First Year Business Administration Major

Landon Leinbach

First Year Business Administration Major

Seth Daisey
Seth Daisey

First Year Undeclared Major

Seth Daisey

First Year Undeclared Major

My name is Seth Daisey and I am a first year student here at Messiah. I am an undeclared major. I am from Georgetown, DE, a small town in southern Delaware about 15 minutes from the coast. My interest include a variety of beach sports, music, and many other sports, my favorite being soccer, volleyball, and tennis.

Maggie Young

Junior Adventure Education Major

Maggie Young

Junior Adventure Education Major

Alex Reinhard

Sophomore Undeclared Major

Alex Reinhard

Sophomore Undeclared Major

Alex Reinhard is from Derwood, Maryland. He lives, he breathes, and he dreams of Rec sports. He graduated in 2013 from Washington Christian Academy where he played Varsity Soccer, Basketball and Baseball. On the rare occasion that he is not involved with a sport, Alex also loves to play the drums and other various musical instruments and is a part of the Chapel and Powerhouse teams. Later on in life, Alex would like to obtain a career in the field of Sports Ministry. 

Sean Stevenson

Senior History Major

Sean Stevenson

Senior History Major

Sean Stevenson was born in Marlton, New Jersey and is currently a senior History major with a certification in Secondary Education. He loves history, music, the great outdoors, family, friends, but nothing compares to the thrill of reffing.

Steven Ridings

Junior Sports Management Major

Steven Ridings

Junior Sports Management Major

My name is Steven Ridings and I am a junior Sport Management major with a Business Administration minor. I am a pitcher on the Messiah College Baseball and I am also a Residential Assistant of the Fry/Miller staff. I am from Harwood, Maryland and grew up playing soccer, basketball, football, and baseball. After my senior year, I hope to work in sports management analysis, operations management, coaching, and marketing. 

Ryan Fitzgerald

Junior Economic Development Major

Ryan Fitzgerald

Junior Economic Development Major

My name is Ryan Fitzgerald. I am a sophomore from Long Island, NY. I play for the Messiah Club soccer team. I am a nationally ranked Spikeball player. I love the beach, hanging out with friends, and competing in just about anything!