Admissions Team

The Admissions Office Team

The Admissions Team is a dynamic group of individuals that are available to help you with your questions about Crown College. Whether you are a first-year, PSEO, transfer, or international student, we can connect you with one of our recruiters to offer insight and guidance through the enrollment process. They are great resources when it comes to more specific questions about your future Crown experience.

Contact the Admissions Office:
Phone: 1-800-68-CROWN

Meet Your Admissions Team

Brad Nelson

Associate Director of Admission & International Counselor

Phone: 952-446-4145
Text: 612-266-4637
Email: or
Hometown: Big Lake, MN
Current Town: Waconia, MN
College Major: Intercultural Studies
Family Info: My wife’s name is Julie and we have two young boys.
Favorite thing about Crown College: The community of believers seeking to make an impact for Christ.
Favorite Twin Cities spot: Lowery Nature Center
Before working at Crown, I worked in business and sales.


Thomas Morimoto

Admission Counselor & Athletic Liasion

Phone: 952-446-4346
Hometown: Waconia, MN
Current Town: Eden Prairie, MN
College Major: Sport Management
Family Info: I am now married and we haev no kids but we do have a dog that acts like one.
Favorite thing about Crown College: The sense of family that the community provides – it doesn’t matter if you’re a freshman or a senior, everyone seems to care.
Favorite Twin Cities spot: Uptown – because of the unique restaurants and shops within walking distance.
Before working at Crown: I was a licensed realtor in MN, selling mostly in the west metro area.

Cheryl Owczarek

Visit Coordinator/College Receptionist

Birthplace: Minnesota
College Major: Elementary Education
Family Info: My husband Kevin and I have four sons and one daughter-in-law.
Hobbies: I enjoy music, creative pursuits like card-making and scrapbooking, reading, boating, and long conversations with my kids.
Favorite Thing About Crown College: I love all the great people I get to meet! Before working at Crown, I taught kindergarten and music for a few years.

Rachel Roethel

Admission Counselor

Phone: 952-446-4347
Hometown: Leesburg, FL
Current town: St. Bonifacius, MN
College Major: Youth and Social Ministry
Family Info: I grew up in Florida with my parents and my two brothers.
Favorite thing about Crown College: The community. When I was a student here I loved how the Professors knew me outside of class and pursued me on a deeper level; they were genuinely concerned about my spiritual well-being and wanted the best for me. I also loved how their focus went beyond the course material and more importantly taught me how to be a disciple in my profession.
Hobbies: I love to read books, knit scarves for myself and others, hike, canoe, and fish and will be trying out hunting!


Megan Wright

Admission Counselor

Phone: 952-446-4143
Hometown: Newton, IA
Current Town: Mound, MN
College Major: Communication- Relational Emphasis
Family Info: My amazing family is currently residing in Iowa. I have a brother and sister and just welcomed two new nephews!
Favorite thing about Crown College: Servanthood Mentality and Community
Favorite Twin Cities spot: The Zoo