Justin Woods, Director

Arriving at the Academy in 2010, Justin began teaching the Bible and mentoring Midshipmen to be disciples of Jesus. He has been a husband to Tera since 2006 and daddy to Anna and Judah. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 2004, Justin began serving as an Reserve Air Force Chaplain. (Currently the Wing Chaplain at the 459th ARW, JB Andrews) Justin also holds a Master of Theology in Pastoral Counseling and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and a member at Redemption Church. (  Email:


Joey Nickerson – Associate Staff

Since a young age, Joey knew there would be nothing more worthwhile than be a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. By God's grace that is what is doing now at the United States Naval Academy. Originally from Ohio, he made his way to Liberty University where he graduated in 2013 with a degree in Biblical Studies. He is now married to his wife Rebekah, and is pursuing his Masters of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Email:

Tanner Henderson - ASSOCIATE STAFF

Since moving from his island home in Honolulu, Hawai'i, Tanner has had a heart to lead Midshipmen to worship Jesus with their whole life. Previously, he was a youth pastor at Destiny Christian Church Hawai'i and taught Christain Education at his alma mater, the Kamehameha Schools. Tanner loves sharing Jesus and the aloha of his Hawaiin culture with the Navy BCM family. He is happily married to Michelle and they have two sons, Cross and Creed. Email: