SOAR Team

Meet the SOAR Team

Emanuell Sloan #2

Emanuell is a three year veteran from Seattle, WA, majoring in Worship Studies & Music. He enjoys playing and creating music and also enjoys rocking the mic as the team emcee.

Nick Fike #13

Nick is 2 year member of the team from Roanoke, VA. He is majoring in business marketing and professional sales. Some of his hobbies include playing guitar, flying, and making soy candles. Nick is an extremely organized and punctual person.

Chandler Bronkema #7

Chandler is currently the team leader of the SOAR Dunk team and has been a member since 2014. He is a senior at Liberty University and is studying Biomedical Sciences. He will be attending medical school next fall. Chandler enjoys leisurely studying British literature from the Neoclassical era and is a croquet enthusiast.

Jacob Jenkins #30

Jacob is in his second year as a member of the SOAR DUNK team. He is from Cocoa Beach, Florida where he spends most of his time at the beach playing volleyball or in the water surfing. He is a counseling psychology major and hopes to open up a Christian surf camp either in Florida or in a foreign country one day.  

Ryan Kahoun #11 

Ryan is a new member of Soar dunk. He is an LU Sophomore studying Unmanned Aerial Systems in Aviation. Ryan is from Cleveland, Ohio and is a big fan of all Cleveland sports and The Ohio State Buckeyes. He is very close to his family and is the youngest of three siblings. Ryan has a heart for ministry and spreading the Gospel. He has enjoyed being on this team and having the opportunity to tell kids more about the Gospel and Liberty. After school Ryan plans to fly drones for corporate businesses and outdoor companies like North Face and Patagonia.

Jacob Stermer #24

Jake Stermer is from upstate New York and is a junior at Liberty university. He is studying business marketing and is a sports fanatic. This is his first year on the soar dunk team.

Austin Banks #1

Austin is in his first year with the Soar Dunk team. He is a sophomore and is majoring in Exercise Science. His hometown is Virginia Beach. He loves listening to NF and eating steak. Most importantly, Austin is a follower of Christ and wants nothing more than to further the kingdom of Heaven.

Joseph Carroll #18 

Joey is a sophomore in the nursing program at Liberty University. Joey has been on SOAR Dunk for two semesters and plans to stay until he graduates. Joey is from Cincinnati Ohio along with his four siblings and two loving parents. His hobbies include playing the piano, hiking, playing sports, and hanging out with friends