Meet Our Staff
Matt and Jenni Cox
Matt and Jenni Cox came on staff in 1992. Matt has served as Farmer, Program Director, Director of Equine Ministries and now as the Executive Director. Jenni serves as his secretary and home schools their children. Matt and Jenni teach some classes for the School of Discipleship as well. Both Matt and Jenni are School of Discipleship alumni.
Chip and Sandy Hungerford
Chip and Sandy Hungerford came on staff in 1988. Chip serves as the Business Manager and Guest Service Director overseeing Finances, Guest Registration, and Housing. Sandy is the Buckboard Store Manager and assists in the horse program. They have six children and have served at Miracle Mountain Ranch since 1988.
Mark and Jen Brenner
Mark is the Chief Financial Officer and teaches classes for the School of Discipleship. Mark and Jen are both graduates of the School of Discipleship.
Mark and Shari Carpenter
Mark and Shari Carpenter came on staff in 2001. Mark is the Director of Operations. He heads up all construction and maintenance, in addition to teaching the School Of Discipleship class on Servant Leadership. Mark and Shari have six children. Shari assists in the Buckboard store.
Donnie and Tonya Rosie
Donnie attended the School of Discipleship program from 2000 to 2002, and works as the Marketing Director for the Ranch. In 2010 he graduated with Bachelors of Science in Business at Edinboro University of PA. Tonya teaches homeschool for their four children, George, Cole, Grant, and Karis.
Daniel and Kara Stanley
Daniel and Kara Stanley are both graduates of the School of Discipleship. Daniel came on staff in 2015, and now serves as the Director of the School of Discipleship. He is heavily involved with teaching and writing curriculum for the students. He has a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Bethlehem College and Seminary. Kara serves as the Dean of Women for the School of Discipleship in which she oversees the day-to-day life of the student body. They have one son, Gavin.
Tyler and Harmony Chundrlek
Tyler Chundrlek, is a graduate of the School of Discipleship. In 2010, Tyler came on staff and is currently serving as the Camp Director and is responsible for summer camp, retreats, as well as several aspects involving the School of Discipleship. Tyler earned a Master’s degree in Christian Leadership Studies in 2013 from Liberty University. Harmony is a Miracle Mountain Ranch summer staff alumni. They have four children; Frank, Grace, Gideon, and Jael.
Teddy and Noelle Purdie
Noelle is a 2010 graduate and Teddy a 2011 graduate of the School of Discipleship. They were married in April 2018. Teddy has been on staff since September of 2014 and works in the Program Department as the Activities Director. His job includes maintaining current programming activities, handling the Boys Wilderness Camps, paintball, assisting with retreats and events, leading student work crews, and researching and implementing new ideas. Noelle has been on staff since September of 2011 and is our Guest Services Manager and Accountant’s assistant. Her responsibilities include organizing volunteers, overseeing the cleaning and upkeep of the facilities, and general work in the accounting department. Teddy and Noelle have two daughters, Hannah (2) and Ruby who was born May 19, 2021.
Adam and Chelsea Marshall
Adam came on staff in January of 2014. He went through the School of Discipleship in 2004 after being a Rancher and on summer staff for about six years. He graduated from the program in 2005 and went into the work field where he held multiple jobs throughout the years. From his work, he was able to obtain different skills that he now applies in the Operations Department where he now serves. Chelsea stays home with their son, Titus, and volunteers at the Ranch when she can.
Benjamin and Stephanie Freeman
Benjamin grew up in Brazil and Stephanie comes from Oklahoma. Having met at the Ranch while Benjamin was a student (class of 03-05) and Stephanie (class of 99/01) was serving as the receptionist, they were married in 2005. A passion for ministry and discipleship led them back to the Ranch after 10 years of ministry as missionaries in Brazil. They have been a part of the staff team since 2015. Benjamin currently serves in the Equine Department and Stephanie is found helping out here and there, but mostly at home with their 4 daughters. Rebekah, 15, Rachael, 13, Esther, 12 and Janessa, 4.
Nathan and Kelsey Snyder
Nathan and Kelsey are both graduates from the School of Discipleship. Nathan’s primary role is working in Operations, he also assists in blacksmithing, vaulting, and promotion. Kelsey stays home, raising their three children: Judah, Hadassah, and Jane.
Joshua and Alyssa Bridges
Bridges are both graduates of the School of Discipleship program. Josh serves as the Program Director; his job primarily entails scheduling retreats and overseeing summer camp. Josh and Alyssa both have a passion for discipling young men and women and enjoy the opportunities the Ranch avails them. They have one daughter, Tessa.
Daniel and Cherish
Daniel and Cherish both graduated from the School of Discipleship and then joined our staff team in 2019. Daniel is the Assistant to the Director of the School of Discipleship. He is involved in teaching Bible classes, helping with school admissions, and assisting the students on a daily basis. Cherish serves in the office as our full time Receptionist and Registrar. Her job entails answering phones and emails, registering people for retreats and summer camps, and assisting in finances as needed. Daniel and Cherish both have a passion for discipleship.
Darci Hatley has been coming to the ranch since she was eight years old and graduated from the School of Discipleship. After graduating, she moved to TX to complete her degree in Equine Science. Darci and her son, Christopher moved to the ranch in the Spring of 2016. Darci currently serves as our Kitchen Manager.
Hannah Snyder began attending camp as a rancher, and then continued on to be an in-training and summer staff. She then came as a student and graduated from our School of Discipleship program. From there in the fall of 2016, Hannah began working as staff as the head cook in the kitchen.
Christina Coder is a graduate of the School of Discipleship (Class of 2016/2017) who continued on staff after graduation. After serving in the kitchen for 4 years she transitioned to the horse barn in the fall of 2021 where she assists in the training program and teaches riding lessons. She also assists in the barn office whenever needed.
Matthew Hungerford grew up at the Ranch, where he spent many of his summers working as a Wrangler and as a counselor. After graduating high school, Matthew attended Ethnos Bible Institute (New Tribes Bible Institute), where he received his associates in Biblical Studies. Matthew serves in our Barn assisting our Equine Director with everyday work projects, horse training, and student education.
Megan Wallace joined on staff spring of 2019. She has previously served as summer staff in the camp season for multiple years, as well as volunteering during some of the retreats. As resident staff Megan is now serving in the Programming department. Her responsibilities are focused primarily with our summer camp program year round. She works directly with the summer staff, helps host our events and retreats, develops new summer camp resources, and implements changes to the Summer camp program.
Katy joined our staff in January of 2021. She has previously served as summer staff and volunteer during our summer camp season for multiple years. As resident staff Katy will be serving in the Guest Services department in the area of Hospitality. Her principle focus will be preparing our facilities for guest along with minor facility upkeep, she will also assist in hosting our guest as well as having direct one on one ministry with our students and summer volunteers.
Rachel Rothey grew up coming to the Ranch for Summer Camps and Retreats. She graduated from the School of Discipleship in August 2021. Rachel joined us on staff in the Operations Department in the fall of 2021. She will be doing landscape as well as light construction work and operations paperwork.
Ben Harrison graduated from horseshoeing school, came as summer staff, and saw the opportunity to serve. Ben loved the unique opportunity the Ranch provided to both boldly share the Gospel as well as teach about God’s amazing creation. Ben came on staff in the fall of 2021 and serves as the resident Farrier and Assistant Trainer.