Surge Partners

 

Rob & Mary Prokop

Rob & Mary Prokop

  • Pastor of CIG
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Pastor Rob and Mary have a heart and vision for reaching the people of Vienna for Christ. As our primary partner in Vienna, CIG has drawn along side Surge as a key effort to evangelize through soccer and related outreaches to the streets of Vienna. We are very grateful for the assistance and accountability for our GPI program. Learn more about CIG at http://www.cigwien.at
Misael & Dr. Yolanda Morales

Misael & Dr. Yolanda Morales

  • Directors and Parents of the San Juan del Bosco Orphanage
  • Tecate, Mexico
  • For 25 years this faithful couple has served over 1300 children. Yolanda is a medical doctor and serves the community from the orphanage clinic.
Dugeree & Bettina Palm

Dugeree & Bettina Palm

  • Missionary Church Planter and Pastor
  • Baruun Urt, Mongolia
  • Dugeree met Bettina when she served in Mongolia as a single missionary. Dugeree's testimony includes how he lost is arm in an industrial accident that was the beginning of desperation causing him to turn to the Lord. Later in an atempt to reach the youth in Mongolia, he took up soccer as a means of outreach.
Mark, Celesteand Isabella Yocom

Mark, Celesteand Isabella Yocom

  • Missionary Church Planter and Pastor
  • Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Mark is a Calvary Chapel pastor and missionary serving in Prishtina, Kosovo.
    Mark not only pastors the local fellowship but is also a volunteer civilian chaplain for the US Joint Task Force serving at NATO HQ in Prishtina.
    He uses soccer as an outreach to youth, in the community and has been partnering with one of the soccer clubs, providing equipment donated through Surge Int.
    Mark's wife, Celeste leads a fellowship group for moms and home schools their 5 year old daughter Isabella.
Nate Brewer

Nate Brewer

  • Founder of SBUX Fellowship
  • Vienna, Austria STAFF
  • Originally from Springfield, Illinois, Nate played four years of collegiate soccer at Pt Loma before joining the Surge's PDL team in Salem, OR. Nate traveled with the team to the Amazon River before being one of two pioneers of the Surge's Global Player Initiative in Vienna in 2007. He played for Gerasdorf SV when he first arrived and also served as our Vienna director in 2012. He now concentrates on being the Young Adults Leader at Christliche Internationale Gemeinde(CIG) and leadsthe SBUX Fellowship (Starbucks Bible Study).
Hank DeGraan

Hank DeGraan

  • Owner / Founder, Aztec Washer Company
  • Tecate, Mexico
  • Hank and his company have been instrumental in providing resources like fresh milk, bread, fruit and vegetables on a weekly basis to the orphanages in Tecate. Hank and his many friends in Mexico and in the USA have also coordinated fund raising events for construction and maintenance of the facilities.
David Welk

David Welk

  • CFO, Aztec Washer Company
  • Poway, CA
  • Co-captain of the Surge Over-50 team, Dave now helps organize the Over-50's special projects. Dave helped pioneer soccer ministry, first as a player at Azusa Pacific University and then as a long-serving board member for Surge International. He has made regular trips to the RSJB orphanage and has travelled on multiple soccer mission trips with the Surge.
Luis Palau

Luis Palau

  • The Luis Palau Association
  • Portland, OR
  • Surge Soccer is a member of the Next Generation Alliance, which is a coalition of like minded evangelists serving around the world. It will be interesting to see where the Lord will take this association and what He will do through it!
CRM

CRM

  • Christian Resource Management
  • In handeling funds as a Non-Profit (501c3) we recognize the importance of good stewardship in all financial transactions. For greater accountability we process our annual financial report in partnership with CRM.