Biography

Greg Aydt is a Director of Youth Ministry at Advent Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN. A native of South Jersey, Greg obtained his undergraduate degree from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. After getting married to Heather, they moved to Western Pennsylvania where Greg received his seminary degree from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA.

Much of Greg’s life has been at the intersection of soccer and Jesus. After playing soccer in high school, Greg decided to join a prison ministry soccer team. On the weekend, this team would travel to various prisons and share the Gospel around a soccer match with the inmates. As well, he became a soccer referee at the varsity level and participated in church soccer leagues as an outreach to unchurched soccer players. And as a youth director in Pennsylvania, he was privileged to coach the local high school soccer team.

Greg and his wife have two young, energetic children. Greg enjoys road trips and spending time at a park with his family, playing chess, reading, and being bad at golf.

Greg serves as chaplain to Memphis 901 FC starting with their inaugural season in 2019.

Education

BA, History and Secondary Education, Rowan University (2011)

MA, Religion, Trinity School for Ministry (2016)

Personal Contact Information

greg@soccerchaplainsunited.org