Coordination Team

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.

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Brian Sloan

Curriculum Development

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Domanic Jordan

International Operations

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Sheri White

Grants and Research

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Daniel White

Public Communications

Academic Committee

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.

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Matthew Webster

Examiner, Royal Yachting Association

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Ann Ford

Instructor, American Sailing Association

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Matthew Baumgardner

Instructor, STCW Basic Training - USCG

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Ashley McDonald

Instructor, STCW Basic Training - Malta

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Julianne Af Petersens

Consultant, Australian Accreditation

Coaching Team

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.

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Jeremy Schierer

USCG Master, m/v YWAM PNG

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Jeremy McWilliam

RYA Yachtmaster, s/y Next Wave

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Louis Novak

USCG Master

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Jarod Graham

Founder, YWAM Ships Croatia

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Tony Fish

DPA and Fleet Support

Advisory Group

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.

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Derek Chignell

Dean, College of Sci and Tech

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Ken Mulligan

Managing Director, YWAM Ships Australia

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Lynn Green

Leader, YWAM Int Communications

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Jonathan De Jong

Committee, College of Communication

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Michael Green

Leadership Team, YWAM Harpenden

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John Mansour

Senior Consultant, GiANT Worldwide

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Rachel Cohen

Owner, BrandBold

 

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.