Central Washington FCA Area Director
Barry officially joined FCA staff September 1, 2014 as the Area Representative serving Yakima County. In February of 2017, Ellen joined the staff part time as an administrative assistant. Barry and Ellen have been involved with FCA since 1976 as athletes, coaches, leadership board members and now staff! They were in the FCA huddle at Washington State University where Barry played and coached football and Ellen played club softball. FCA had a profound impact on their lives at WSU where they both grew in their relationship with Christ through strong biblical teaching and fellowship. Barry was the head football coach at East Valley High School in Yakima for 26 years with 12 state playoff appearances, 3 semifinal appearances and placed 2nd in the state twice. In 2016 Barry was inducted into the Washington State Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Barry and Ellen attended and served at West Side Baptist Church from 1986 to 2003 and have attended and served at Sun Valley Church in Yakima for the past 13 years. They have 6 children and 7 grandchildren. We are thrilled to have Barry serving on FCA staff in Yakima County! If you would like to be on Barry and Ellen's Home Team as a monthly supporter Click Here.
Yakima County Area Representative
Austyn Chynoweth originally is from Caldwell, ID and was a multi sport athlete in high school, but Soccer lead her to Kansas where she played four seasons at Central Christian College. Austyn earned her BS In Communications from CCC where she was also active in student life and team ministry for the Lady Tigers. Austyn began her coaching career while still at CCC coaching elementary, middle school and even college. Austyn Moved back to Idaho where she became the assistant girls coach at her alma mater, and the college and career advisor, but Gods call on her life was to serve in women's ministry, specifically women's ministry with in FCA! Austyn is passionate about athletes knowing who they are and who's they are through intentional discipleship. If you would like to support Austyn with in the ministry of FCA Click Here.
Kittitas County Area Representatives
Devin and Nikole McCollow
Devin and Nikole are on FCA staff serving Kittitas County. They both have incredible ministry experience serving previously with Campus Crusade for Christ and Discipleship Network of America from 2009 before coming on staff with FCA. Their dream is to see coaches and athletes at the local campuses in Kittitas County come to a saving relationship with Jesus Christ, growing in their walk with the Lord and pouring into their communities for God's glory. They also serve faithfully at Calvary Baptist Church in Ellensburg.