Pastor Waylon & Dana have served in ministry as Pastors for over 20 years. Both he and his wife, Dana Sears, have served as Youth Pastors in Kansas City, Orlando, and Omaha. In 2005, God led them to Victory Worship Center to serve as Youth Pastor for Elevate Youth Church. After 8 years as the Youth Pastors, Pastor Waylon moved to serving as the Executive Pastor and Pastor Dana serves as the Associate Outreach and Prayer Pastor. Most recently, he and Pastor Dana were announced as the Lead Pastors for Victory Worship Center. Along with Waylon’s passion for reaching the lost, God has given him a great purpose of developing connection within the church. Pastor Waylon and Dana have been married for 25 years and have four children: Taylor, Emilee, Alyssa, and Judah. They love spending time together as a family.
Pastor Zane and Jan recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, thirty of those years they have been ministering together in pastoral ministries. Today, they have four adult married children and ten incredible grand-children! They have been pastoring Victory Worship Center in Tucson Arizona for the past two decades, where they have been blessed with changing a city through growth and community outreach. Pastor Zane and Jan have a passion for Christ, if you have been around them long you will experience their contagious faith and see the gifts of the Spirit flow freely through their ministry. They are excellent at communicating the love of the Father, the redemption of Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit. They are sought after conference speakers individually, but also together. Experiencing the tag-team style of joint ministry is unique, entertaining and very powerful. The most recent venue of ministry they have launched is The Gathering; an intimate group setting for pastors and their spouses to receive new vision, a fresh infilling and personal prophetic ministry.
Scott and Sarah Berkey joined the Victory Worship Center pastoral team in August of 2013. With over 17 years of full-time ministry under their belts, they bring a wealth of experience and energy to our church! Scott serves as the Executive Pastor here at Victory and Sarah serves as our Ministry Assistant for the Prayer team. In the time they have been here they have fallen in love with Tucson and the families of Victory Worship Center.
Scott and Sarah are blessed with three beautiful children: Madeline, Myah, and Mason. Whether at the neighborhood pool or around the table playing a game, they enjoy spending their free time together as a family. Madeline enjoys the Jr High ministry and Bible Quiz while Myah and Mason both participate in Cool Water Kids and Junior Bible Quiz here at Victory.
Pastor Tony and Angelica are originally from the El Paso and Las Cruces area and have been in Tucson for about 10 years. Pastor Tony has led worship and was a youth pastor before coming on staff here. They both serve as campus pastors for our Spanish speaking community Victory Español. Since the launch of Victory Español in March of 2016 they have seen God move in extraordinary ways. They love people and have a passion for showing the love of God to the Spanish-speaking community. They have five beautiful kids, AmarÍs, Adiel, Andrés and Aryanna. In their free time they enjoy traveling, drinking coffee and spending time with their kids.
ORO VALLEY CAMPUS
Pastor Danny has served in worship ministries for over a decade. Both he and his wife served in youth ministry leadership and have most recently began serving as campus pastors. Pastor Danny and his wife are passionate about developing people to see all that Christ has for them, challenging them to reach new heights in Him, and discovering their calling and purpose to live an extraordinary life empowered by the Holy Spirit. They enjoy spending time together and with friends and family, traveling, and trying new cuisine in new places!
Pastor Ryan was born and raised in Des Moines, IA but absolutely loves the desert. He has been married to his wife Nicole since 2007 and has two energetic boys – Wesley and Henry. He enjoys spending time with family and friends especially while watch the Chicago Cubs. Pastor Ryan is passionate about raising up a generation of Christ-followers that never turn back!
COOL WATER KID’S MINISTRY
Pastor Joey has been serving in Kid’s Ministry for over 10 years. Pastor Joey and his wife Debby joined the Victory Worship Center staff in 2016 to serve on the Cool Water Kids team as Kid’s Pastors. Debby also works full-time as an Elementary teacher in the public school system. They are passionate about sharing the love of God with children so they can find relationship with Jesus at an early age.
ELEVATE STUDENT MINISTRY
Pastor Brandon loves combining his over 10 years of youth/young adult & worship ministry experience with his musical, public speaking, and theatrical gifts to zealously articulate God’s Word in a relevant way to youth and young adults of this generation. He is married to the love of his life, Octavia Cormier, and they are enjoying being parents to Riyan Nicole (4 yrs. old) & Norah Grace (2 yrs old). After serving in Colorado Springs as the lead director of a national youth movement that reached thousands of young people each summer, Pastor Brandon & Octavia joined the Victory Worship Center Team in 2016 as Pastor of Elevate Youth Church and Director of The Edge Internship, where Pastor Brandon will continue challenging students to live a life that is in desperate pursuit of Jesus Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit!
Pastor Buckie has served in the local church for the last 7 years. Moving from Colorado Springs, CO to Tucson, he and his wife Abree came on staff at Victory Worship Center in 2017 as Associate Pastor and Discipleship Director for the Edge Internship. Pastor Buckie and Abree met in a college internship in Colorado from which they both Graduated with their Bachelor degrees from the King’s University. They have a passion to see a generation of young adults who encounter the presence of God, lead in their sphere of influence, and honor the Lord through their vibrant relationship with Jesus! They enjoy everything that the outdoors has to offer, including hiking, camping, and fishing, and doing all of this with their Border Collie, Oliver!
Pastor Tim has served in various roles over 15 years in ministry ranging from Youth Pastor to Executive Pastor. Moving from the Baltimore / Washington D.C. area to Tucson, he and his wife Yalexa came on staff at Victory Worship Center in 2015 as Groups Pastors. Yalexa works full-time in property management and is assists Pastor Tim in leading Groups Ministry. Pastor Tim and Yalexa have a passion to connect people to God and to other believers. Their desire is to see people experience a life in Christ and mature in their faith. They enjoy traveling, sports, hiking ,and being outdoors.
Pastor Tom has been pastoring for 44 years in the states of New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Moving from Pennsylvania, Pastor Tom serves as our Pastoral Care Pastor, (counseling, hospital visitation and nursing home ministries). His wife, Beverly is currently employed at Wal Mart and both enjoy working with the seniors encouraging transgenerational connections with various age groups in the church. Pastor enjoys hunting and fishing and both he and his wife enjoy bowling, walking, reading, conducting a small group in Red Rock and overseeing the 65+ group which meets on campus.