James River A/G "Bread of Life", Springfield, MO
John Porterhas been coaching for 27 years and this will be his 23nd consecutive year coaching at Nationals (more than any other coach). Previously he coached at Stone Church (Il), Allison Park, PA and Dunwoody, GA. He also coached the National championship team from Allison Park in 1995.
Assistant: Danielle BrozovichFirst year coaching at Nationals, quizzed at Nationals for 3 years for JRA.
Whitney GarrisonCaptain, this is her 6th year quizzing and 4th year quizzing at Nationals, received her MMA and NMA
Devon Colegrovethis will be his 4th year quizzing and his 3rd year at Nationals, previously quizzed with Corydon, IA, received his MMA and NMA
Daniel Clarkthis is Daniels' 4th year quizzing....2nd year to make it to National Finals...received his MMA and NMA
Jason Goodthis is his 3rd year of quizzing and his first year at Nationals, received his NMA
James River has competed at every National Finals since 2001, sending two teams in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010 as well as this year. One of their teams has finished in the top four in the Championship Division five out of the last six years.
Most exciting match this season
Playing Wesley Chapel at the Friendship Classic. Everyone quizzed with passion and focus.
Favorite verse from John
John 13:7 Jesus replied, You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.
Tournaments attended this year
Favorite non-quiz related moment(s) this year
Going to the Kansas City Chiefs game as a team. Playing cards and fun games at tournaments. Going to an Evangel basketball game as a team. Randomly playing basketball in practice. Going to the Incline in Pittsburgh.
What opportunities has your team had to use Bible Quiz outside of the church?
The quizzers have used the material theyve memorized to encourage friends to stay on track with God and make wise choices.