Meet the Leadership Team of

Wellspring Church

Jason Coache, Lead Pastor

Pastor Jason (hence forth just Jason), is the former youth pastor of Bayside Chapel. During his time there he was asked to consider starting a church in Toms River. Since you are reading this, you can now fill in the blank with what eventually happened! 


Here is the nerdy stuff you may want to know about him, he graduated with his bachelors degree in Biblical Studies from Cairn University. He has a masters degree in Discipleship Ministries from Liberty Theological Seminary and is currently working on a second masters. 


Here is what you really need to know. Play him in any sport and he is going to find a way to win. He loves all his New England sports teams. If you're a hater, its probably just cause you're jealous. Fantasy football. He will crush you. 


He sounds real aggressive, he's not in actuality. He wicked loves his family and his job. Time with his wife is priceless. He loves showing kindness to his community. He's good with the occasional sappy movie (flash back to Save the Last Dance). 

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Ava Coache, Volunteer Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

My husband is by far the funniest person in the world ( and I'm not just saying that for points!) and he can make me laugh more than anyone else. There is also nothing better than laughing all night with my closest friends! 


What Makes You Cry?

Literally I feel like I cry about everything in the world....I am a self professed cryer! I immediately start to choke up when I start telling anyone about my children simply because of the joy I feel when I start to think about them. I also have been known to sob over every death in Grey's Anatomy. 

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Carly Voinski, Worship & Weekend Experience Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

Carly can be summed up by her addictions; her family, the local church, coffee, and instagram. She thinks Jersey pizza is a cure for most things, really enjoys a good boy band medley and spends way too much time on snapchat.


What Makes You Cry?

Becoming a mom at a young age has given her a heart for young people within the church. It breaks her heart when she sees judgments placed on others based on their appearance and age. She also has a hard time embracing the comeback of velvet clothing. 

Michelle Engroff, Guest Experience Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

Apart from God, her husband and 3 kids mean the world to Michelle. Her ideal day is spent at home, enjoying the silliness and playing with her children. 


What Makes You Cry?

Everything. Those that know Michelle even for a short time, aren't surprised when she starts to tear up, whether happy, sad or having a good laugh, her mascara needs regular reapplication.

Graeme Wilson, Marketing & Communication Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

I love my wife Heather, she brings so much joy to my life and when she does something crazy, I can't help but laugh. Oh, the Office is pretty great too!


What Makes You Cry?

Growing up with family members with mental disabilities (autism, epilepsy), my heart breaks when I see someone taken advantage of because of it. I will always fight and love on those who need it most.

Jillian Apa Goodhew, Well Kids Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

I love really corny jokes. The more groan worthy the joke, the better! If there is a pun, then I'll likely even add it too my inventory of bad jokes. All puns are funny. I eat Laughy Taffy just for the jokes.



What Makes You Cry?

I'm an avid reader and have cried far too often over people that never existed and events that never happened. I once had a flight attendant check that I was OK while I was reading Marley and Me. I am more selective about what I read on planes now.

Josh Raj, Well Youth Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

I laugh a lot and it doesn't take much. Family, friends, funny movies, game night, memes, and the list could go on. Life on this earth is too short to be serious all of the time. 


What Makes You Cry?

Not much makes me cry, but child abuse definitely makes the list. Especially as a new father, it breaks my heart to know that people intentionally bring harm to their children. 

Krista Raj, Care Lead


What Makes You Laugh?

My husband, Josh makes me laugh even when I want to cry. My family is the best. It's always a good time when we are together and laughter will always happen.


What Makes You Cry?

Injustice. I'm a social worker at heart (and it says it on my college degree) so any form of social injustice hurts me deeply. Also, the fox and the hound has been known to cause me to cry, A LOT... 

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