Recreation Team

Jerome Jones

Director of Recreation Ministry

Phone: 850.475.1120

Jerome trusted Jesus Christ as his Savior in 1991 while serving in the US Navy. He and his wife, Allison, have been married over 21 years and God has blessed them with three beautiful children: Brianna, Josh and Hannah.

They have been members of Olive since 2009. Jerome served as the Athletic Director/Dean of Students for 4 years at Aletheia Christian Academy before joining the Olive staff. He has coached high school basketball for over 14 years.

Bennett Traylor

Team Sports Director

Phone: 850.475.3167

Bennett moved to Pensacola in 1990 when his father, Ted Traylor, was called to be the pastor of Olive. He graduated from Tate High School in 2004 and spent the next four years away at college; one at the University of Alabama, where he was a Long Snapper on the Crimson Tide football team, followed by 3 years at the University of Mobile.

Bennett and his wife, Amanda, have been married since August 22, 2009. Bennett came to faith in the Lord at the age of 11 on November 16, 1996. Little did he know the journey that God had him on starting with that day. After college graduation, he was offered the position of Team Sports Director and has been enjoying his post since 2009.

Brenda Hiatt

Administrative Assistant to the Recreation Ministry

Phone: 850.475.1120

Brenda began a relationship with Jesus Christ at age 13. She has been active in serving the Lord in many areas, from preschool director to pastoral administrative assistant. Since 2006 Brenda has served as the Team Sports Administrative Assistant for the sports programs offered to Olive’s children and youth as well as our community.