Troy grew up in Illinois. He and his wife Jessica met at college in Springfield, MO where Troy was an All American basketball player at Central Bible College and Jessica was an education major at Evangel University. They were married in the summer of 1995 and began several years of student and associate pastor ministry. In over 18 years of ministry, Troy and Jessica have been blessed to be on staff at some amazing churches from the midwest to the west coast.
Troy and Jessica are blessed with three amazing kids: Reiley, Reygan, and Trevan. They all stay busy with school, friends, sports and youth group activities.
Troy is the lead pastor of Venture Church and is also actively involved in coaching high school basketball at San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas. Jessica is a 5th grade teacher at Santa Fe Christian School in Solana Beach.