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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors serve to support the vision of Surge Soccer.

Dave Smith
Dave Smith
Board Chairman
Tustin, CA

Dave is a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church’s (Santa Ana, CA) Missions Committee and the Missions Care team with his wife Kathy. He is the Maintenance Supervisor at Phoenix House (drug rehab facility). He and his wife Kathy… Read More

David Irby
David Irby
CEO, Surge International
Salem, Oregon
US Soccer “A” Coaching License; M.A.T. – University of La Verne (CA) , Social Science & Physical Education Major & California Teaching Credential - Azusa Pacific University

A native of Southern California, Dave played soccer on the first team at Azusa Pacific University. At the age of twenty-three, he became the Cougars Head Coach, twice being named Coach of the Year, while at the same… Read More

Allen Lotz
Allen Lotz
Senior Vice President
Rome, Georgia
B.A. in Liberal Studies & M.S. in Christian Education

Allen represents Surge International from Atlanta, Georgia. Allen has been a career missionary in MK education in the context of cross cultural church planting. Al played soccer at Azusa Pacific University (CA) and also with one of the… Read More

Likius Hafeni
Likius Hafeni
NEW to the Board
Salem, Oregon
B.Sc. in Exercise Science

Likius grew up in Mariental, Namibia where he was involved in his local church and Youth for Christ. As the pioneer of soccer ministry in his country Likius became the facilitator for sports ministry in Namibia and Church… Read More

Doug DeVries
Doug DeVries
Bellingham, WA
B.A. in Cross-Cultural Communications & Linguistics

Doug joins the Surge Board with over 15 years experience in business & various non-profit ministries. He has lived in both Ecuador & Bolivia as a missionary and teacher. His business life has focused on helping local businesses… Read More