Co-Founder and Executive Director
After serving as the ministry director for the Urban Eagles in Grier Heights for 8 years, Ben and his wife Nicki co-founded I AM 24/7. “Coach Ben” is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus in practical ways and developing leaders who give back to their communities.
Co-Founder and Director of Operations
“Mamma Nicki” (as she is called in the neighborhood) is a beautiful picture of God’s love, compassion, and grace in action. She is passionate about creating a caring environment, providing emotional support, and encouraging youth to reach their full potential.
Elementary School Ministry Director
After being an Urban Eagles player and growing up in Grier Heights, Ryan joins staff to work with elementary aged students by coaching soccer and basketball teams. Ryan is passionate about the power of the teachings of Jesus in transforming individuals. He is excited to give back to his community through coaching, mentoring, tutoring, and leading Bible studies. Ryan is a current student at Belmont Abbey College and also plays on their varsity soccer team.