• Soccer Chaplains United is pleased to announce that Moody Bible Institute Men's Soccer is being served by the newest chaplain to join Soccer Chaplains United. Chaplain Pete Distler has a long history of working in soccer and recently joined Soccer Chaplains United as the organization's first collegiate chaplain. Distler, who works at Moody as Director of Digital Marketing, spoke about the chaplaincy, The new chaplain role...has been rewarding for all. It is a blessing... [especially for] the partnership between the chaplain and coaches for each unique mentoring opportunity that arises. From my trip last December, I was able to meet with Coach Chris McHugh and help offer some feedback on writing the job description for Moody's first chaplain to serve the

    Sep 26,
  • Welcome to Soccer Chaplains United! We are glad that you've found our new website and we are excited with moving forward. In 2002, when I first began to work as a chaplain with the Colorado Rapids, I was looking for a framework, a phrase for doing ministry. Cross-training, at the time, was an emerging philosophy of exercise where the whole of a person was considered. The idea was that an athlete needed to cross-train in order to be a better all-around athlete. Taking that idea further — I felt that those in sport needed to cross-train, but in emotional and spiritual areas. And so, CrossTraining was born. But in more recent times, with the emergence of the crossfit  exercise movement, we've

    Sep 09,