Pastor Barry Clingan

Senior Pastor      

Pastor Barry and Amy were married in 1985. They have four adult children

A native of Tennessee, Barry was licensed and ordained to the Gospel Ministry at Central Baptist Church in Hixson, TN. He graduated from Bryan College with a BA in Religious Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity as well as doctoral seminars at New Orleans Seminary and the University of Tennessee.

He served in churches throughout Tennessee and Mississippi before being called in 1988 as the Preaching Associate for Dr. Ron Phillips at Central Baptist Church in Hixson, TN. He also served on the North American Mission Board of the SBC. 

Amy is called to minister to her husband and family as a homemaker, but also is used by God as a teacher and speaker. She serves on the Family Ministry Team in Children’s Ministry, and the Intercessory Prayer Ministry

Terri Thompson, Academy Director

Terri is the Director of Trophy Lakes Academy and Interim Children's Ministry Director at the Church at Trophy Lakes.  She is the mother of  two children,  Samantha and Trent.  Recently she became a "Gigi" when her son Trent and his wife Nikki introduced a new addition to their family;  baby Aurora KayLee.  Terri holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Texas Tech University and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Phoenix and recently received her second Masters Degree for her Principal’s Certification. She taught in public school for 19 years and joined the Academy in 2008.. Terri's love of children, commitment to the highest standards of education, and her heart for the Academy is what makes her an exceptional leader of this ministry.  

Samantha Thompson

Director of Media Ministry

Samantha Thompson joined Trophy Lakes Academy in 2009 as a teacher and is now the Media and Konnect Program Director. She has a Bachelor's in English and Music and a Master's in Family Ministry. Sam has been the Director of Media Ministry for 2 years, and has been at the Academy for 12 years. Sam also does photography for the Church and the Academy so that we can capture the work that God is doing around the World and here within our community.

Ryan & leanne smithee

Youth Minister

Ryan and LeAnne were married in 2005 while students at Oklahoma Baptist University.  While both are from Oklahoma, they moved to Texas where Ryan graduated from Southwestern Seminary in 2002.  In all, Ryan has served as a student minister for 25 years in churches in Oklahoma, Texas, Kentucky, Texas again, and Louisiana.  While taking a year out of ministry in 2018, God brought the Smithee family to Trophy Club, TX where Ryan began a career as a financial representative with Western & Southern.  Shortly after moving to Trophy Club, they became active members of The Church at Trophy Lakes where Ryan and LeAnne are now Interm Student Ministers. They have 3 daughters; Jordan, Jessica, and Jayden. They love ministering to Students and raising their daughters.