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Shoreline Staff

Robert Koke, Senior Pastor

Robert Koke is founder and Senior Pastor of Shoreline Church, one of America’s largest churches. Before founding Shoreline, Pastor Koke spent several years doing extensive missionary work throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, and smuggling bibles into the former Soviet Union. He and his wife, Dr. Laura Koke, touch and inspire thousands of lives each week through the ministry of Shoreline Church and its various outreaches. Pastor Koke’s positive message of grace will inspire and instruct you how to live out your faith in Jesus Christ.


Dr. Laura Koke, Co-Pastor

Laura Koke is a woman who has been touched by the love of God, and she radiates that love in a delightful, fascinating, and elegant manner. She lives her life with a unique combination of cheerfulness, adventure, and discipline. Laura’s enthusiasm for being real, genuine, and true to life is both contagious and refreshing. A native Austinite, Laura co-pastors Shoreline Church with her husband Robert Koke. Laura is a Doctor of Chiropractic and a mother of three – Luke, Caleb, and Danielle.


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Krysta Koenig

Executive Assistant

Michael Rodriguez

Early Elementary Coordinator

Samantha Hargis

Youth Admin Assistant

Andrew Markakis

Youth Worship Leader

Jennifer Orenstein

Asst. to Cheryl Luke - Assimilation, Women, Celebrate Recovery

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Eric Little

South Worship Director

Craig Goodall

Children's Worship Director & Admin

Darrick King

AVL Tech

Joshua Koshy

AVL Tech

Whitley Degollado

Worship Resident

Tino Gomez

Worship Resident

Aaron Spina

Worship Resident

Dorothy Timmerman


Robert Mata

T.V. Assistant

Cheryl Luke

Women's Pastor and Logistics

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Anita Janke

Outreach & Care Pastor

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Lynn Cherry


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D.R. Dickey

Executive Administrator

Carolyn Doolittle CPA

Finance Director

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Dee Crosby

Business Admin Assistant

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Jana Gordon

HR Assistant

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Ken King

Children's Pastor

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Carol Barba

Nursery/Preschool Director

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Tammy Frank

Database Manager


Brent Pierce


Bryan Martin

Art Director

Emil Traber

Facility Manager

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Bill Nellenbach

Chief Carpenter

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Desmond Bynum

IT Manager

Luke Koke

Shoreline Young Adults Pastor


Katy Koke

Youth Pastor


Danielle Koke

Youth/Celebrate Recovery

Sam Mata

Executive Pastor, South Campus Pastor

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Kelly Mata

Executive Pastor of Small Groups, South Campus Pastor


David O'Donnell

Men's Assistant

Cissy Luke

Events & Resource Director

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Stacy McVane

Director of Small Groups

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Sharee Walter



Thomas Wright

Tyson Morlet

Worship Pastor

Julianna Morlet

Worship Leader-Vocal Lead

Sophie Martinez

Small Group assistant


Lindsey Fischer

Production Director


Kathy Smith

Shoreline Learning Center Director


Barbara Chovanec

Personal Assistant to Kokes

Suzanne Jackson

Children’s Resources


Zak Schweitzer

Percussion Director

Andrew Ward

Lighting Director

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