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R.J. Parks

Director & Founder

RJ founded the FLASH program in 2010 and has been running the program ever since. RJ has coached numerous FLASH teams throughout the years and also spent time coaching at North Polk High School and Ankeny Christian Academy

Justin Porter

2nd Grade Coach

Robert Burkhartsmeier

5th Grade Coach

Joe Koppin

7th Grade Coach

Andy Wierck

6th Grade Coach

Steve Scheidecker

7th Grade Coach
5th Grade Coach

Brock Parks


Brock has always had a passion for sports, playing basketball in the FLASH program, a 4 year varsity basketball player at Ankeny Christian. A few years ago, he started coaching in the FLASH program and has transitioned into an administrative role within the program.

Joe O'Tool

3rd Grade Coach

Adam Sherwood

6th & 8th Grade Coach

Paige Ryburn

6th Grade Girls Coach

Erin Mckenna

6th Grade Girls Coach

Del Lowry

5th Grade Coach
7th Grade Coach

Zach Eichmeier

7th Grade Coach

Nate Hutchins

8th Grade Coach

Dan Schellhase

4th Grade Coach
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