Steve Tice graduated from Messiah College, Pennsylvania, in 1981 with a Bachelor of
Science degree in Music Education. He received a Masters of Music degree in Composition at Ohio University in 1983, There Steve and his wife, Audrey met Andy Puleo and became involved with the Navigators OU campus ministry. In 1985 they moved to the NY Metro area to help the Puleos open a ministry at New York University. They joined Navigator staff in 1988 and served at NYU until 1994 when they transferred to Navigator Church Ministries (NCM).
In 2013 Steve completed his doctoral studies, receiving a Doctorate of Worship Studies degree from the Robert E. Weber Institute for Worship Studies in Florida. In addition to their work with The Navigators, they have served a number of churches in music ministry, and they own The Malverne School of Music on the south shore of Long Island. Steve has a passion to help churches understand the relationship between Worship and Discipleship, applying this passion through his teaching at Alliance Theological Seminary and the New York School of the Bible, as well as through his work with the Navigators. They have two married sons, Jeremy and Jonathan, and currently one granddaughter, one grandson and another grandchild on the way.