Ryan Gehman '14 coaches cross country and works in the wellness department at Landis Homes, a senior living community in Lititz. Gehman was born with autism, first diagnosed at age 4, when a doctor told his parents he would never be able to write, never be able to read beyond a fifth-grade level and would struggle with physical coordination and fine-motor skills.
... read more about Lancaster Mennonite coach Ryan Gehman ’14 says ‘running has saved my life’ from Lancaster Online
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) has announced the 2022 Yoder and Webb Scholars. The scholarships cover full tuition and include admission into EMU’s Honors Program. The Yoder Scholars program was founded ... read more about Meet this year’s Yoder and Webb Scholars
The following article by Head Coach Bob Hepler, with assistants Kyle Dickinson and Joanna Friesen, was published in the Spring/Summer 2022 Crossroads magazine. In 2018, I arrived at EMU after ... read more about Revitalized EMU track and field program ready for new facility
If Jesus coached women’s track and cross country at an Ivy League university, what would that look like?
“It’s kind of a crazy question,” Hannah Chappell-Dick, the women’s cross country and assistant track coach at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, said this week during the “A Matter of Faith” podcast..
... read more about PODCAST: Hannah Chappell-Dick ’16, on reimagining Jesus as an Ivy League track and cross-country coach from A Matter of Faith
Six student-athletes were recognized with special awards at the April’s athletics awards banquet. Allison Shelly and Isaac Alderfer were recognized as Male and Female President’s Award honorees. The President’s Award ... read more about Athletics Awards highlight six for special recognition
Eastern Mennonite University will induct three new members to the Hall of Honor this fall: Richy Bikko ‘11, Alyssa Derstine Landis ‘11, and Michelle Leaman Richards ‘10. The induction ceremony, ... read more about EMU Hall of Honor to induct three alumni athletes during Homecoming and Family Weekend
Philip Watson Jr. ‘16 has found a new mission — from hoping to become an Olympian himself to helping others perform on the world’s biggest sports stage. Watson, a citizen of ... read more about Alum aims advocacy efforts at Paralympic athletes
Hannah Chappell-Dick was most recently a graduate assistant cross country and track & field coach at the University of Florida, where she earned her MBA. She was also a volunteer assistant coach at Georgia Tech from 2018-19, and an interim coach at EMU. She was a five-time NCAA DIII All-American and three-time Regional Athlete of the Year for Eastern Mennonite University.
... read more about Brown XC/TF adds alumna Hannah Chappell-Dick to staff as assistant coach from Brown University Athletics
This spring, EMU Athletics has been celebrating alumni-athletes working in the health care professions. “It has been so exciting to reconnect with former Royals for this special social media campaign ... read more about EMU Athletics shares ‘Royal Dose of Gratitude’ to alumni working in healthcare
EMU track & field standouts Isaac Alderfer (Broadway, Va./Broadway) and Alijah Johnson (Upper Marlboro, Md./Frederick Douglass) added more medals to their recently completed indoor season as both were named the All-Region Team today. Alderfer ... read more about Johnson and Alderfer named to indoor track All-Region team