Through a football coach/youth pastor Cole was introduced to Jesus. He went to college at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He moved to St. Louis to go to seminary and joined the staff at Central Presbyterian Church in 2012. He was recently ordained as an Assistant Pastor of College Ministry. In his job he is charged with helping students follow Jesus and to equip them to do that for a lifetime. He works with all types of students from many different backgrounds and finds it is a joy to create a place of belonging and hope for them. His wife Kirk and Cole have two beautiful little boys. Jude is four years old and Owen is almost two. Cole joined the CrossRoads Board in November 2019.