Collegedale Elders

Danny Barron        Bill Fuller        John Huggins        Thad Pittman        Frankie Sims

Collegedale Deacons

James Barron, audio/visual     Solomon Daniels, community outreach     

Robert Hudson, education     Bobby Templin, life groups     Jack Walters, buildings

Collegedale Staff

Bobby Templin, Minister


Bobby is originally from Albany, GA. He came to Troy (State) University for college and his love for this community has kept him here. Bobby has served Collegedale in a couple different capacities: as campus minister as well as his current role as preaching minister. He earned his B.S. in Math and Athletic Training from Troy and still teaches adjunct classes at the university and provides athletic training for a local high school football team. 


As an avid sports fan, Bobby enjoys cheering on his Trojan athletic teams and coaching youth sports. He and his wife Heather have two boys, Will and Wes.

Rick Cochran, Campus Minister


Rick is from Americus, GA, and came to Troy seeking a degree in Music Education. 

After his experience at the Troy Christian Student Center, he decided to pursue a career

in ministry. Rick graduated from Troy with a degree in Speech Communication, then

worked for Big BrothersBig Sisters of Pike County. He married Lauren and they moved

to Marietta, GA to serve in youth ministry. He then returned to Troy in 2009 to be

campus minister at the CSC.


Rick enjoys leading worship, sports and being outdoors.

Rick and Lauren have two boys Benjamin and Elliott.

Leighanne Barron, Secretary