Athletic Department Staff

Samantha Whitely

Coach Whitely joined our coaching staff in 2015. She graduated from FBCS in 2014 and played volleyball and basketball throughout her time at First Baptist Christian School. Samantha is married and has two young boys.

Steve Williams

“I am so thankful for First Baptist Christian School.  I have had two of my three children graduate from FBCS, and my daughter is scheduled to graduate in 2022.  I love that everything about the school is Christ-centered.  Every subject that is taught is built around exalting Christ.  I love that the teachers and staff…

Jenn Meng

“I love coaching at FBCS because of the ministry focus of our Sport’s teams, as encouraged by our Athletic Director. I really enjoy basketball, but I love my Lord and Savior even more. It is fun to disciple the young ladies on my team through the sport of basketball and continually use the lessons of…

Matthew Meng

“First Baptist Christian School has great teacher’s and staff that really care about the students.” Matt has been serving on the school board at FBCS since 2011. His three children, Chloe (Class of 2023), Stephen (Class of 2026), and Bradley (Class of 2029) all attend FBCS. Matt also assists his wife, Jennifer in coaching the…

Kim Lehr

Kim joined the athletic staff at FBCS in 2018. She comes to us with a strong volleyball background. She played volleyball at Open Door Christian School and then coached for several years in the Bay Village school system as well as with Junior Olympic (JO) club teams. “FBCS is a school focused on honoring God in all…

Amber Casbohm

“I enjoy coaching at First Baptist because I love being able to help train the next generation not only in the game of volleyball but also to follow and glorify Christ in all that they do.” Amber has been coaching at First Baptist since 2018. She graduated from FBCS in 2004 and played volleyball and…

Reilly Parker

“My desire to give back to the school that has shaped so much of who I have become is what motivates my passion to teach at FBCS. Partnering with parents and implementing the truth of God’s Word into my students’ lives at such an early age are among my favorite blessings of teaching here.” Reilly…

Sam Goodrich

“Back when I was a student-athlete at First Baptist, I greatly benefited from the Christian foundations embedded in the school and basketball programs. Lessons I learned from teachers and coaches then have impacted me throughout my whole life. I love the opportunity now to pass on through coaching those same lessons to the next generation…