The Maritime Academy Coordination Team serves the Youth With A Mission and the Univesity of the Nations to develop maritime courses, degree programs, workshops, and coordniate efforts with program locations and partners around the world to deliver the best training possible.
Grants and Research
The Academic Committee serves the Maritime Academy by helping develop and write degree programs and courses to fit the needs of marine-based ministries and individuals seeking to enter the maritime industry professionally. The Academic Committee also helps maintain training and operating standards within our training locations.
Examiner, Royal Yachting Association
Instructor, American Sailing Association
Instructor, STCW Basic Training - USCG
Instructor, STCW Basic Training - Malta
Julianne Af Petersens
Consultant, Australian Accreditation
Our Coaching Team is a group of trusted, quallified, and ministry minded professionals dedicated to helping individuals obtain qualifications and equipping teams to start marine-based ministries.
USCG Master, m/v YWAM PNG
RYA Yachtmaster, s/y Next Wave
Founder, YWAM Ships Croatia
DPA and Fleet Support
Our Advisory Group is made up of experianced individuals in business, ministry, and communications who help guide the growth and development of the Maritime Academy.
Dean, College of Sci and Tech
Managing Director, YWAM Ships Australia
Leader, YWAM Int Communications
Jonathan De Jong
Committee, College of Communication
Leadership Team, YWAM Harpenden
Senior Consultant, GiANT Worldwide
Many of the individuals listed here serve in a number of these groups, but each is listed in their primary role. All individuals are fulltime in ministry or in the maritime industry and volunteer their time to serve and partner with the Youth With A Mission Maritime Academy.