Athletics Department Staff

Real Life Christian Academy offers an active athletic program with more than 55 teams for students from kindergarten through 12th grade that are led by a dedicated team of coaches.

Debi Lawson, RLCA Athletics Director

Coach Lawson joined RLCA in 2008, bringing 20 years of experience with her to build the athletic program from the ground up. Currently she is the coach for varsity girls volleyball and the spring volleyball program. In 2015, she coached the varsity girls volleyball team to a national championship, and in 2013 led both the girls basketball and girls volleyball teams to state championships. Under her leadership, the level of play in competitive athletics at RLCA has risen significantly, leading to RLCA join the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA), a more competitive league for high school athletics. There are more than 55 athletic teams for students of every age at RLCA, and Coach continues to enhance and grow the program annually.

    • Peggy Alex – RLCA teacher, Coach girls varsity softball
    • Aaron BenDavid – Coach boys middle school basketball
    • David Bohner – Coach and RLCA teacher middle and high school cross country, middle school track, varsity soccer
    • Mike Boyack – Assistant Coach Boys varsity baseball
    • Chad Clark – Real Life Christian Church staff,
    • Tyree Crutchfield – Coach girls varsity basketball
    • David Jerkins – Coach varsity boys basketball, boys junior varsity basketball
    • Jackie Kibby – Real Life Christian Church staff, Coach girls middle school volleyball, assistant coach girls basketball, assistant coach girls softball
    • Mike Koronka – Coach boys varsity baseball
    • Ron Lawson – Coach boys varsity golf
    • Rosa Mateo – Coach middle school girls basketball
    • Kellie Monteleone – RLCA Director of Admissions, Coach cheerleading
    • Blake Moore – Assistant coach girls varsity softball
    • Josh Norton – RLCA teacher, Coach boys middle school soccer, boys middle school basketball, middle school baseball
    • Brandon Ragbir – RLCA teacher, Coach varsity soccer, girls middle school soccer
    • Josh Wilmore – Assistant Coach boys varsity basketball