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
Tuesday, the ODAC announced its recipients of the Marjorie T. Berkley and Harry G. “Doc” Jopson Awards, awarded to the conference’s top female and male scholar-athletes. A familiar name was seen ... read more about Isaac Alderfer earns ODAC’s Jopson Award as top male scholar-athlete
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
The way the EMU track and field team showed out last weekend in Lynchburg, it would have been appropriate for Oprah to narrate the results: “You get your name in ... read more about Eight track athletes break into the record books
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
The COVID-19 pandemic certainly caused upheaval, notably pushing all 2020-21 collegiate sports seasons into the spring semester. But Isaac Alderfer (Broadway, Va./Broadway) also used that upheaval to his advantage, thriving under unique ... read more about Alderfer earns Academic All-America Award
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