Our Faculty & Staff
At Youthworks College you will develop close relationships with faculty who will seek to love and care for you as shepherds under Christ (1 Peter 5:1–4) and support staff who will seek to serve you with diligence and joy (Romans 12:6–8).
B.Ec., B.Th., Dip.Min., Dip.A.(Th), M.Ed. (Adult Ed.)
T: (02) 8093 3401
Lectures in: Theology, Spiritual Life & Youth Ministry.
Graham studied economics and worked as a business economist before entering Moore College in 1991. After completing four years of theological study, Graham was ordained as a minister in the Anglican Church of Australia Diocese of Sydney.
As Principal of the College, Graham is responsible for the day to day running of the College community as well as lecturing first year students in theology and mentoring Anglican ordination candidates.
Graham is married to Kate and they have three children. They are members of Austinmer Anglican Church in northern Wollongong.
Click here to watch Graham Stanton answer frequently asked questions on what makes Youthworks College unique, how lives are being changed through this ministry, what Youthworks graduates look like and more.
T: (02) 8093 3415
Lectures in Youth & Young Adults Ministry, New Testament and Old Testament Exegesis.
Jim joined the College faculty in 2007. An electrician by trade, Jim spent a number of years in local church youth ministry, including eight years as the Youth Minister at Orange Evangelical Church in the Central West of New South Wales. Jim has recently completed the Master of Arts in Theology at Moore Theological College with a research focus on emerging adulthood.
As Vice Principal of the College, Jim is responsible for day to day ministry on campus including oversight of the pastoral and ministry formation aspects of the College program.
Jim is married to Tanja who, along with theirtwo young children, are members of Bulli Anglican Church in northern Wollongong.
M.A., B.Th., Dip.Min., M.A. (Theology)
T: (02) 8093 3416
Lectures in: Old Testament, Greek, New Testament Exegesis & Family Ministry.
Andy joined the College faculty in January 2001 from St. Philips Theological College in Kongwa, Tanzania. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, he came to Australia to study at Moore College from 1990 to 1993.
Andy spent five years teaching Certificate, Diploma and Degree students in Tanzania with the Crosslinks mission organisation in the UK from 1994 to 1999. His interest is in understanding the Old Testament and relating it to Jesus' life and mission, and the place of family in ministry to children and youth. Andy is married to Kathy. They have three children, Alex, Chris and James. They have three children and areare members of St Paul's Anglican Church in Menai, southern Sydney.
B.A (Hons), B.Th, Dip. Min.
Lecturer (Part Time)
T: (02) 8093 3418
Lectures in Church History & Evangelism.
Ruth joined the faculty in 2006 having been a visiting lecturer for the previous three years.Ruth studied history at the University of Sydney and theology at Moore College, and has extensive experience in pastoral ministry among tertiary students and the local church.
Ruth has a keen interest in the value of reflecting on our past for gaining insight into our ministry in the present. Ruth is involved in ministry at Dundas Anglican Church where her husband Alan is the senior minister. They have three young children.
B.Div (Hons), Dip. Th.
Distance Education Coordinator
Mike studied at Youthworks college in its inaugural year, graduating in 2002, and spent a number of years alternating between youth ministry and software development. After completing his Bachelor of Divinity at Moore College, he returned to Youthworks College to work on the distance program called the Timothy Partnership. Mike teaches both online and face to face in various subjects including theology, New Testament, ministry and Greek, and is passionate about extending theological education throughout Australia and the rest of the world through online technologies. Mike is married to Jackie, has one baby son, attends Engadine Anglican Church, and lives within a bike ride of the College.
BComm, BTh, DipMin, DipA(Th), MA (Theol)
Chief Executive Officer
T: (02) 82683301
Zac lectures in leadership and Anglican ministry. Zac studied Commerce at UNSW before working as an accountant. He then studied at Moore Theological College, graduating in 1992. Zac was one of the assistant ministers at St. John's Parramatta for three years and then was appointed as Rector of St. James' Carlton in 1996. The church grew into a multi-centred ministry and became St. George North Parish. In 2007 Zac was appointed as CEO of Anglican Youthworks. As CEO Zac leads a large team of highly talented individuals who work with churches and schools in Word ministry to children, youth and families, through Youthworks' college, training, outdoors, media and support ministries. He is also the Minister of the Sydney Diocese' smallest parish, Lord Howe Island.
Zac is married to the wonderful Sheree and they have three delightful daughters. The Veron family continues to attend and minister in and through St. George North Parish.
Head of Ministry Support
Jon heads the Ministry Support arm of Youthworks Training, lectures at College in Youth Ministry and coordinates the Ministry Skills program. As Head of Ministry Support Jon coordinates a team of people supporting local churches in ministry with children and young people in churches and schools. These field trainers work with College students in observing them in their ministry placements and leading annual mission teams.
For more information about the Ministry Support Team click here.
Nola Betts – Office Administrator
T: (02) 8093 3400
Nola is the first point of contact for any enquiries regarding application and enrolment at Youthworks College.
Wolfgang Koecke – Cook
Jason Arthur – Property Caretaker
T: (02) 8093 3413
John and Jan Marshall - Pastoral Care
Generously giving their time as volunteers, John and Jan are retired from full-time paid work and spend time at the College each week to share in relationship with students and staff. The College community is richly blessed through their service and