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Coaches Retreat

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes engages coaches and athletes to grow in their faith and sport.

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400 Sawmill Creek Drive | Huron, OH 44839 | (800) 729-6455

June 22-23, 2019

Cost | $250 per couple
A $125 deposit is due with all registrations.

(Includes the Coaches Marriage Retreat Program, guest room on Saturday night, lunch, dinner, and breakfast on Sunday. For those that may want to arrive Friday night, that option is available for the price of the room. Please contact Kari Richards for more information.)

Join Great Lakes FCA staff, coaches, and their spouses at a marriage retreat designed just for coaching couples. Plan now to gather at the beautiful Sawmill Creek Resort on the shores of Lake Erie in Huron, Ohio for a relaxing two-day, one-night getaway to have fun, reconnect with your spouse, and be encouraged in your faith. 

Focus on the Family’s Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley will be with us to share biblically-based strategies proven to help you navigate relationship roadblocks, improve communication and build a romance that lasts a lifetime!

Space is limited and on a first-come basis, so register soon!



10:00 - 12:00 noon - Arrival + Registration
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch
 1:00 - 2:30 pm - Session 1
 2:30 - 3:00 pm - Huddles
 3:00 - 6:00 pm - Free Time
 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Dinner
 7:30 - 9:00 pm - Session 2
 9:00 - 9:45 pm - Huddle
10:00 pm - S'mores on the Beach

SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019

 7:00 - 9:00 am - Breakfast (at your leisure)
 9:00 - 11:00 am - Session 3

11:00 - 11:45 am - Huddle
11:45 - 12:00 noon - Wrap Up


Sawmill Creek Resort is home to many amenities! Please follow the link below to help plan your overnight stay or email Kari Richards. Please note, some may require additional fees or require pre-planned reservations.



Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley is the vice president of Marriage and Family Formation at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises. Prior to joining Focus, Smalley worked for the Center for Relationship Enrichment at John Brown University and as president of the National Institute of Marriage. Married since 1992, Greg and Erin live in Colorado with their three daughters, Taylor, Maddy and Annie, and their son, Garrison.


Keegan Ferrell

Keegan Ferrell has been playing piano and singing since he was 7 years old, and has been writing songs since his freshman year of high school. Now at age 19, Keegan is looking to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter and moved to Nashville in November in the hopes of pursuing a career in music.

Throughout high school, Keegan played hundreds of gigs with a band, as well as several solo shows at restaurants, weddings, fundraisers, and parties. After high school, Keegan attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA on scholarship, studying jazz piano and songwriting. Since studying at Berklee, Keegan has recorded a studio album, Finer Things, comprised of 13 original songs that released in November. Be on the lookout for his new music and make sure to follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @keeganferrellmusic to hear more updates on his upcoming album and career in Nashville.

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