Meet the Leaders

St. Andrew's Youth Discipleship Ministry Staff

Director of Youth Discipleship Ministry
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Katie was born and raised in Tucson. She graduated from Flowing Wells High School and completed her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Religious Studies at University of Arizona. She and her husband, Frank, have served in ministry with Young Life and Young Life Capernaum for the last 9 years. Katie is a lover of books, running, and watching Netflix with her husband. Their newest addition to the family is Fitzgerald the cat. Katie would love to be a resource to students and parents as they navigate this crazy time of Middle School and High School!

Assistant Director of Youth Discipleship Ministry
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Tim was born and raised in Tucson. He has been involved in the Youth Ministry here at St. Andrew's for the last 7 years. Tim is a graduated from the University of Arizona, with a major in General Studies, with a focus on Social Behavior and Human  Understanding. He has been a Youth Ministry Intern for two summers and served as the Interim Middle School Coordinator this last year. This past summer, Tim served as an Assistant Director of Neighborhood Day Camp for the second year in a row. Tim enjoys cold brew coffee, is passionate about hip-hop culture, and loves board sports!

Youth Ministry Worship Intern

Shannon is attending the University of Arizona, studying Nursing. She has been playing guitar for the last eight years and has been a part of our Youth Worship Team for the last five years. Shannon has also been a Middle School Youth Leader for the past three years and has been a Youth Ministry Intern for three years.



Amanda Badegian

Middle School Leader


Erik Wong

Middle School Leader


Heather Brannock

High School Leader


Jake Toole

Middle School Leader



John Rhodes

High School and
Middle School Leader


Kristen Rizzo

Middle School Leader



Ronnie Crider

High School Leader


Sandy Seymour

Middle School Leader



Shannon Kratzer

Middle School Leader


Shaun Madden

Middle School Leader