By: Eric Reiske // December 21th, 2021 // Distinctives Featured Stories
On December 18, 2021, Delmarva Christian Schools inducted the first six members into the Delmarva Christian Athletics Hall of Fame.
The purpose of the Delmarva Christian High School Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor the excellent athletic achievements of its alumni and coaches whose accomplishments of “A Higher Standard” have helped Delmarva Christian fulfill its mission and vision. The induction class of 2021 are as follows:
Coach “Moose” Mohr Bio
Coach Moose Mohr is the Founding Athletic Director of Delmarva Christian Schools. He was hired by the board of directors in 2002 and given the vision to create an excellent Christian athletics program that could compete at the highest levels of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association. Coach Mohr valiantly accepted and accomplished this task during his tenure as Athletic Director and Coach at DCHS. Moose served as the Royals Varsity Lacrosse Coach from 2005-2019. He also served as the Field Hockey coach in 2006. In 2016, his care of Delmarva Christian Schools athletic facilities received the DIAA Outstanding Field Maintenance award. His impact on the Delaware Lacrosse Community is impressive. In Over 40 years of coaching, he has over 300 wins. He was inducted into the Delaware Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2000. He was inducted into The Peddie School Hall of Fame in 1999 for his performance in Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse where he was captain of all three sports. In addition to his impressive list of athletic accomplishments, he has also taught over 1000 Delaware students Drivers Education. Coach Jeff ‘Moose’ Mohr’s legacy will always be remembered here at Delmarva Christian Schools and as such we are proud to introduce him as the FIRST inductee of the Delmarva Christian High School Athletics Hall of Fame.
Coach John Keevan Bio
Coach John Keevan is the Founding Track & Field Coach at Delmarva Christian Schools. Coach Keevan led the Royals Track & Field program from 2005 – 2012. During his time at DCHS he led Royals athletes to 5 individual state championships, and 5 runner-up finishes at the DIAA State Championships. He coached 4 All-State Selection athletes and numerous Diamond State All-Conference selections. In addition, two of his DCHS athletes went on to compete at the Division 1 level after their time at Delmarva Christian. Justin Savini, at Liberty University and Kayla Burd at Radford University.
His coaching expertise in the event of Pole Vault is extremely well-known and respected throughout the state and his impact on Pole Vaulters in the state of DE is unmatched. In his career as a Delaware Coach he has led his athletes to 26 state championships, 16 runner-up finishes, and 15 3rd place finishes at the DIAA State Meet.
Justin Savini Bio
Justin Savini was one of the initial 70 students to attend Delmarva Christian High School in its inaugural year and was a part of the second graduating class of DCHS. In his two years as a DCHS Royal, Justin was a 2004 and 2005 ESIAC All-Conference Selection in Soccer. He was also a 2005 Diamond State All Conference selection in Soccer and was selected to play in the 2005 Delaware Senior Blue-White All-Star Game. Justin was Delmarva Christian High School’s first individual State Champion winning the DIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship in the Pole Vault in 2005. He went on to win the indoor state championship in 2006, was the runner-up at the outdoor state meet in 2006 and went on to win the DIAA Meet of Champions that same year. He was the Diamond State Conference Champion in the Pole Vault in 2005 and 2006. He was a 3-time DIAA 1st Team All-State Selection in Track & Field.
Justin was the 2005 DCHS MVP for Indoor and Outdoor Track. He was the 2006 DCHS MVP for Winter Track and the 2006 DCHS Outstanding Male Athlete. Justin was a part of Delmarva Christians 1st Chapter of the National Honor Society, was a recipient of the Distinguished Athletic Achievement award, and was the secretary of the DCHS Student Leadership Council.
After graduating from DCHS Justin went on to be a 4 year letterwinner for Division 1 Liberty University in Track & Field. Justin was on the Big South Conference Presidential Honor Roll from 2007-2010. He was a team captain for the 2009-2010 season, a Big South all-conference selection in 2010, the bronze medalist at the 2010 Indoor Big South Championships, and the recipient of the 2010 “Most Inspirational Athlete” award for Liberty Track & Field.
Tone King Bio
Tone King is a 2007 graduate of Delmarva Christian High School. Tone transferred to DCHS as a Junior for the 2005-2006 school year and made an immediate impact on the Royals Athletic Program. Tone’s talent on the soccer field helped lead the Royals to their first DIAA state tournament appearance in 2006. That year, Tone was selected to the DIAA all-state soccer team, the first field sport athlete to receive All-State honors at Delmarva Christian High School. He was a 1st team All-Conference selection in Soccer for both the ESIAC and Diamond State conferences in 2005 and 2006. He was also a key contributor for the Royals Basketball program that made its first state tournament debut in 2006. Additionally, Tone was an ESIAC and Diamond State All-Conference selection in lacrosse in 2007. DCHS Honors awarded to Tone include the DCHS Distinguished Student in Academic Excellence and Athletic Achievement. He was the 2006 and 2007 DCHS MVP in Boys Soccer, the 2007 DCHS MVP in Boys Lacrosse and the 2007 DCHS Outstanding Male Athlete. After graduating from Delmarva Christian High School Tone went on to be a captain for Delaware Tech-Stanton’s Soccer Program. It is my distinct honor to introduce Mr. Tone King as the 4th inductee to Delmarva Christian High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Jeffrey Mohr Bio
Jeffrey Mohr is a 2009 graduate of Delmarva Christian High School where he was a 3-sport athlete all 4 years of his high school career in Soccer, Basketball, and Lacrosse. Jeffrey was a 2006, 2007, and 2008 All-Conference Soccer Selection for both the ESIAC and Diamond State Conferences. In Lacrosse, he was a 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 All-Conference Selection for the ESIAC and Diamond State Conferences. Jeffrey was a 2008 and 2009 DIAA All-State Lacrosse Selection, the first Lacrosse player to receive all-state honors at DCHS. He was also a 2009 Academic All-American Lacrosse Selection and was selected to play in the 2009 Delaware Senior Blue-White All-Star Game. DCHS Honors awarded to Jeffrey include being a member of the Delmarva Christian Chapter of the National Honor Society. The DCHS Distinguished Student award of Athletic Achievement. He was on the Academic Honor Roll all 4 years of his high school career. Jeffrey was the 2008 DCHS MVP for Boys Soccer, the 2009 DCHS MVP for Boys Lacrosse, and the 2009 DCHS Outstanding Male Athlete of the year. Jeffrey was a recipient of the WBOC/Mountaire Scholar Athlete award and the WGMD Scholar Athlete Scholarship Recipient in 2009. Following graduation at DCHS, Jeffrey went on to be a 4 year letterwinner at Division 1 Manhattan College in Lacrosse.
Meghan Whittington Keating
Meghan Whittington Keating is a 2009 graduate of Delmarva Christian High School. During her 4 year athletic career as a Royal, Meghan made a profound impact on the Lady Royals Athletic Program. Meghan was awarded the unsung hero award of the varsity field hockey program during the 2005 season. That season she received honorable-mention ESIAC All-Conference Honors. She went on to be an ESIAC all-conference selection in Field Hockey in 2006, 2007, and 2008. She was also a Diamond State All-Conference selection in the 2007 and 2008 seasons. In 2008 and 2009 she was an ESIAC and Diamond State All Conference selection in women’s lacrosse. In 2009 she was a DIAA All-State Lacrosse Selection, making her the first field-sport athlete in school history to receive all-state honors. DCHS Honors awarded to Meghan include being a member of the Delmarva Christian Chapter of the National Honor Society. The DCHS Distinguished Student award for spiritual leadership and academic achievement. Meghan was a member of the DCHS Student Leadership Council, the Science Olympiad Team, the DCHS Representative for the Youth Philanthropy Board, and the DCHS Representative for Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership. Meghan was the 2008 DCHS MVP for Field Hockey, the 2008 and 2009 DCHS MVP for Girls Lacrosse, and the 2009 DCHS Outstanding Female Athlete. She was selected as a Ben Carson Scholar, a recipient of the Delaware Women’s Alliance for Sport and Fitness Outstanding Female Athlete award, and a WGMD Scholar Athlete Scholarship Recipient. Following graduation Meghan went on to play Tennis at Cairn University where she was the 2010 Most Improved Player and the teams Most Valuable Player in 2011 and 2012. I