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Become a Shepherd Coach 


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“There are few more impactful roles than a coach and few more impactful years than time in college.

 - Assistant Coach
St. Petersburg College

Luke Sawyer


Hampton Clark

"College is a foundational and transformational period in a young adult’s life.  A Shepherd Coach provides a much-needed resource that college baseball players need.

- University of

the Cumberlands 

Class of 2019

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Will Mackenzie 

"A Shepherd Coach is a must-have for every college baseball program that cares for the health and well-being of its players. 

- Stetson University 


Alex Childers

"The spiritual impact of having a Shepherd Coach on staff, for our players, coaches, and families is beyond words!

- Head Coach, Goshen College

Apply to Become a Turn2 Ministries Certified Shepherd Coach Today!

Are you looking to impact the next generation through the game of baseball?
Turn2 Ministries is seeking followers of Jesus Christ, who love the game and desires to use it to further His Kingdom.
A Shepherd Coach Helps College Baseball Teams Win More: 
  • On the Field 
  • Off the Field 
  • And Where it Matters The Most: In the Hearts of Your Players
Click here to learn more about becoming a Certified Shepherd Coach. 
Who We Are: 
  • Non-Profit, 501c3 that focuses on leading college baseball players and coaches into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
What We Do:
  • In partnership with Shepherd Coach and their Founder Tom Roy, we provide the tools and resources college coaches need to win, both on, and off the field.
  • We work with current college head coaches, their staff, and those that are looking to enter the coaching field to improve their ability to connect and Shepherd their teams like Jesus.
  • Tom is a former Professional Baseball Player, Head College Coach, and Founder of UPI, a ministry to professional baseball players. UPI helps players learn a new way of life and a new way of thinking about the world based on the life and teaching of Jesus.
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"The experience of becoming a Certified Shepherd Coach has exceeded my expectations. Tom’s experience as a player, coach, chaplain, and personal communication style is unique. 


He helped me conceptualize a more intentional approach to serving athletes while pushing me to put my learning into practical applications to minister to today’s athletes.


If you are thinking about doing the program, stop thinking and do it!

- Dr. Chris Hail, Certified Shepherd Coach 

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"I thoroughly enjoyed the Shepherd Coach Certification process through Turn2 Ministries. Their team was able to give insight from their years of experience, which makes the training to become a Shepherd Coach extremely valuable. I would strongly recommend any college coach looking to create a more significant impact in the lives of their players to become certified.

- Mike Manes, Head Coach, Cedarville University


About Tom Roy

  • Former President and Founder of UPI

  • 6-time author, international speaker and sought-after expert in the field of Sports Management Relations

  • NCCAA Chaplain 28 Years

  • Former Chaplain & Bible Study teacher for Chicago White Sox

  • Played briefly in the San Francisco Giants organization before starting his coaching and speaking career

  • Most recent coaching position was with the Grace College Lancers

  • Spent close to 15 years as a scout for Major League Baseball

  • Associate international scout for the Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, Philadelphia Phillies

Tom’s Books

Shepherd Coach, Tom Roy Has Spoken To:

Become A Turn2 Ministries Shepherd Coach  Today

Become A Turn2 Ministries Shepherd Coach

“A coach will impact more people in one year than the average person will in an entire lifetime.” 

Billy Graham

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