Fellowship of Christian Athletes / FCA

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes ("FCA") is touching millions of lives...one heart at a time. Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
8701 Leeds Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64129

Website: fca.org

Phone: (800) 289-0909

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 440610626

CEO/President: Shane Williamson

Chairman: Clint Herring

Board size: 27

Founder: Mr. Don McClanen

Ruling year: 1956

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 08/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1987


The FCA Vision

To see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.

The FCA Values

FCA relationships strive to demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence.

    Integrity- FCA will demonstrate Christ-like wholeness, privately and publicly.
    Serving- FCA will model Jesus' example of serving.
    Teamwork- FCA will express their unity in Christ in all their relationships.
    Excellence- FCA will honor and glorify God in all they do.
The Ministries of FCA

FCA is an international ministry that seeks to use the platform of sports to reach every coach and athlete competing at every level. FCA pursues its vision and mission through the strategy of "To and Through the Coach". FCA seeks ministry first to coach's hearts, marriages, and families. Then, when ready, FCA staff minister through coaches to their fellow coaches, teams, and athlete leaders. The ultimate goal of FCA is to make disciples through our methods of engaging, equipping, and empowering coaches and athletes to know and grow in Christ and then lead others to do the same.

Mission statement

To lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the only inspired, trustworthy and true, without error, Word of God. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

We believe there is only one God who eternally exists in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19)

We believe Jesus Christ is God, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His death that paid for our sin through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension/rising up to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. (John 1:1; Matthew 1:18,25; Hebrews 4:15; Hebrews 9:15-22; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8; Acts 1:9-11; Hebrews 9:27-28)

We believe that acceptance of Jesus Christ and the corresponding renewal of the Holy Spirit is the only path to salvation for lost/sinful men and women. (John 3:16; John 5:24; Titus 3:3-7)

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, who lives within and guides Christians, so they are enabled to live godly lives. (John 14:15-26; John 16:5-16; Ephesians 1:13-14)

We believe in eternal life and that through belief in Jesus Christ as the Son of God, we spend eternity with the Lord in Heaven. We believe that in rejecting Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, we receive eternal suffering in hell. (Matthew 25:31-46; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ that all believers are members of His body, the church. (Philippians 2:1-4)

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Fellowship Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating326 of 11048 of 32
Fund acquisition rating432 of 110513 of 32
Resource allocation rating506 of 110516 of 32
Asset utilization rating335 of 11049 of 32

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,374,555$1,366,547$1,670,607$1,138,749$1,070,381
Short-term investments$45,375,534$37,495,622$20,759,871$23,264,773$21,543,103
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$115,734,243$103,231,089$78,332,219$69,564,245$60,292,491
Long-term investments$483,371$483,371$493,357$398,857$416,155
Fixed assets$8,992,060$9,423,572$9,962,439$10,688,097$11,474,685
Other long-term assets$0$75,000$175,000$275,000$375,000
Total long-term assets$9,475,431$9,981,943$10,630,796$11,361,954$12,265,840
Total assets$125,209,674$113,213,032$88,963,015$80,926,199$72,558,331
Payables and accrued expenses$6,331,314$3,983,329$4,049,794$3,952,511$4,683,058
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$6,331,314$3,983,329$4,049,794$3,952,511$4,683,058
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$159,908$192,304$223,146$252,532$280,518
Total long-term liabilities$159,908$192,304$223,146$252,532$280,518
Total liabilities$6,491,222$4,175,633$4,272,940$4,205,043$4,963,576
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$117,532,158$107,192,959$83,236,513$12,410,455$12,507,934
With donor restrictions$1,186,294$1,844,440$1,453,562$64,310,701$55,086,821
Net assets$118,718,452$109,037,399$84,690,075$76,721,156$67,594,755
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$180,331,586$156,811,961$129,015,767$128,047,746$114,177,446
Program service revenue$17,603,341$11,917,270$10,064,076$15,830,616$15,282,071
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,216,933$1,360,050$1,623,454$2,073,088$1,364,891
Other revenue$283,194$61,588($31,575)$175,925$174,464
Total other revenue$19,103,468$13,338,908$11,655,955$18,079,629$16,821,426
Total revenue$199,435,054$170,150,869$140,671,722$146,127,375$130,998,872
Program services$153,068,474$120,440,052$108,280,956$112,294,152$106,342,342
Management and general$19,904,643$16,969,158$16,070,889$15,028,882$13,936,025
Total expenses$184,900,124$147,639,661$133,710,267$136,293,835$128,579,804
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$14,534,930$22,511,208$6,961,455$9,833,540$2,419,068
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$14,534,930$22,511,208$6,961,455$9,833,540$2,419,068


Shane WilliamsonPresident/CEO$303,316
Sean McNamaraChief Support Officer$252,768
Ken WilliamsSr. Executive Advisor$188,588
Andrew MartinDir of Campus Sport Ministry$181,829
Therrel R GrandstaffState Director$180,530
Richard IsaiahDiv Vice Pres$180,277
Andrew EvansExec VP of Finance$157,523
David Gittings JrMetro Director$134,078
Fred OlsonAssistant Secretary$132,985
Raymond TurnerAssistant Treasurer$118,439

Compensation data as of: 8/31/2022

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Timeline of FCA History: https://timeline.fca.org/

Program accomplishments


FCA is completely faith-funded with over 54% of revenue coming from individuals. Corporations give over 24%, following by foundations, churches and service organizations.

Volunteers: Thousands of community volunteers carry out the vision of our ministry, by supporting the paid staff, taking on roles from campus sponsors to local Leadership Boards. These volunteers make many local outreach events possible, such as golf scrambles, bowl and championships game breakfasts and coaches conventions.