Daniel Stephan

Daniel Stephan

Director, Push the Rock Brazil

Daniel joined the Push The Rock staff in 2016. He currently oversees the weekly sports programs in Brazil, coaches tennis at AECA and plans and leads Push The Rock short-term trips to Brazil. Prior to starting at Push The Rock, Daniel was a bank manager, a personal trainer and worked in the import and export business. Daniel has a BA in Physical Education from Faculdade de Ciências Humanas (FCH), and a Leadership Biblical Training degree from WOLBI (Word of life Bible Institute) – Hungary. 

Daniel has taken part in a youth basketball league, has coached tennis for many years and was in the National Top 10 in the Youth Brazilian Tennis League!

He grew up in a Christian home, but at the age of 12 years old that the Lord used his father to help him understand what it means to follow Christ.

“I learned my best lesson about sportsmanship at age of 13. I learned that to be a successful tennis player is how much you dedicate yourself. It is about what you eat, what time you go to bed, and who your friends are.”