Upper School Faculty

Faculty

List of 71 members.

  • Photo of Andres Aceves

    Andy Aceves 

    English Instructor
    Texas State University - M.F.A.
    Trinity University - B.S.
    2015
  • Photo of Michelle Avery

    Michelle Avery 

    Fine Arts
    Art Instructor
    The Maryland Institute College of Art - M.F.A.
    Parsons School of Design - B.F.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Ann Befroy

    Ann Befroy Ph.D. 

    Modern Languages Dept. Chair
    Spanish Instructor
    New York University - Ph.D.
    Dartmouth College - B.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Jodi Blount

    Jodi Blount D.M.A. 

    Fine Arts
    Music Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - D.M.A.
    University of Maryland at College Park - M.M.
    Furman University - B.M.
    2014
  • Photo of John Branch

    John Branch 

    Southwestern University - B. M.
    2018
  • Photo of Lindsay Brustein

    Lindsay Brustein 

    Fine Arts
    Director of Theatre Focus, Theatre Instructor
    University of Texas - M.F.A.
    Northwestern - B.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Christopher Caselli

    Chris Caselli 82

    Fine Arts
    Photography Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    2005
  • Photo of Christopher Colvin

    Christopher Colvin Ph.D. 

    Mathematics & History Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    Northwestern University - M.A. (Philosophy)
    Northwestern University - M.A. (Classics)
    Yale University - B.A.
    1995
  • Photo of Bonnie Cox

    Bonnie Cox 

    Director of Dance
    University of Colorado Boulder - M.F.A.
    Texas State University - B.F.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Trevor Detling

    Trevor Detling 

    Fine Arts
    Music Instructor
    University of Texas - B. A.
    2001
  • Photo of Michael Dolan

    Mike Dolan 

    Fine Arts
    Film & Theatre Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - M.F.A.
    City College of New York - M.S.
    Empire State College - B.A.
    2007
  • Photo of Laurel Eskridge

    Laurel Eskridge 

    Mathematics Dept. Chair
    University of Memphis - M.S.
    Millsaps College - B.A.
    Towner Endowed Teaching Chair, 2014
    1999
  • Photo of Marilyse Figueroa

    Marilyse Figueroa 

    English Instructor
    Texas State University - MFA
    University of Oklahoma - BA
    2019
  • Photo of Daniel Fisher

    Daniel Fisher Ph.D. 

    Chemistry Instructor
    Virginia Commonwealth University - Ph.D.
    University of Richmond - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Malcolm Friend

    Malcolm Friend 

    English Instructor
    University of Pittsburgh - M.F.A.
    Vanderbilt University - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Kim Garey

    Kim Garey 

    Administration
    Head of Upper School
    Holy Cross - B.A.
    1994
  • Photo of Rebecca Gibbs

    Rebecca Gibbs 

    Mathematics Instructor
    University of Michigan - B.A.
    1992
  • Photo of Wallis Goodman

    Wallis Goodman 

    Dean of Faculty, History Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    Davidson College - B.A.
    1993
  • Photo of Benjamin Hines

    Ben Hines 91

    English Instructor
    Pomona College - B.A.
    Middlbury College - M.A.
    2010
  • Photo of JanMarie Hines

    Jan Hines Ph.D. 

    English Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1982
  • Photo of Danielle Horton

    Danielle Horton 

    Physics and Engineering Instructor
    Louisiana State University - M.Ed.
    University of Arizona - B.S.
    2012
  • Photo of Jennifer Huth

    Jenny Huth Ph.D. 

    English Dept. Chair
    The University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    The University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Colorado - B.A.
    1996
  • Photo of Colleen Hynes

    Colleen Hynes Ph.D. 

    English Instructor
    The University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    The University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    Indiana University - B.S.
    2007
  • Photo of Gretchen Inman

    Gretchen Inman 

    Director of Health Services
    The University of Texas at Austin - M.S.N.
    The University of Delaware - B.A.
    Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist-Adult Health
    Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
    2006
  • Photo of Daniel Jean-Jacques

    Daniel Jean-Jacques 

    History Instructor
    University of Central Florida - BA
    University of Central Florida - MA
    2018
  • Photo of Hen Kennedy

    Hen Kennedy 

    Upper School Learning Specialist
    National Louis University - Ed.S.
    University of Chicago - M.A.T.
    Yale University - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Jennie Kim

    Jennie Kim 

    Upper School Counselor and Wellness Instructor
    University of Pennsylvania - M.S.Ed.
    Eastern University - M.Ed.
    University of Michigan - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Philip King

    Philip King 

    Spanish Instructor
    New Mexico State University - M.A.T.
    Durham University - PGCE
    Heriot-Watt University - M.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Meri Krueger

    Meri Krueger D.M.A. 

    Assistant to the Bands/Orchestras/Applied Percussion
    The University of Texas at Austin - D.M.A.
    The University of Texas at Austin - M.M.
    South Dakota State University - B.A.
    2005
  • Photo of Alix Lacelarie-Kautz

    Alix Lacelarie-Kautz 

    French Instructor
    Clemson University - M.A.
    Clemson University - B.A.
    2007
  • Photo of Troy Lanier

    Troy Lanier 

    Electronics & Robotics Instructor
    University of Wisconsin - M.A.
    Georgia Institute of Technology - B.S.
    2017
  • Photo of Daniel Laws

    Dan Laws 

    Director of Technology, Computer Science Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1999
  • Photo of Kendra Lipman

    Kendra Lipman 

    Director of Choral Music
    University of Texas at Austin - B.M.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.S.
    2013
  • Photo of Melissa Livsey

    Melissa Livsey 

    Science Instructor
    University of Maine at Orono - B.S.
    1995
  • Photo of Jonathan McCain

    Jon McCain 

    Athletics Director, Economics Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1992
  • Photo of Kathy McCain

    Kathy McCain 

    Science Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.S.
    2000
  • Photo of Alison McLafferty

    Ali McLafferty Ph.D. 

    History Instructor
    University of California at Berkeley - Ph.D.
    University of California, Berkeley - MA
    Duke University - B.A.
    2018
  • Photo of Kim Meyer

    Kim Meyer 

    Mathematics Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.S.
    2013
  • Photo of Francis Mikan

    Frank Mikan 

    Science Dept. Chair
    Physics Instructor
    Ohio State University - M.S.
    Youngstown State University - B.S.
    1994
  • Photo of Dean Mohlman

    Dean Mohlman 

    Science Instructor
    St. John’s College - M.A.
    East Texas State University - M.Ed.
    Texas A&M University - B.S.
    1993
  • Photo of Elizabeth Moon

    Liz Moon 

    Fine Arts Dept. Chair
    Music Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - M.M.
    Luther College - B.A.
    1989
  • Photo of John Moon

    John Moon 

    Fine Arts
    Director of Orchestras and Chamber Music
    University of Texas at Austin - M.M.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.M.
    1997
  • Photo of Lauren Murphy

    Lauren Murphy 

    Science Instructor
    Eckerd College - B.S.
    2018
  • Photo of Katherine Miller

    Katherine Miller 

    Mathematics Instructor
    University of Texas at Arlington - M.Ed.
    University of Texas at San Antonio - B.S.
    2015
  • Photo of Luis Murillo

    Luis Murillo Ph.D. 

    History Instructor
    University of California, San Diego - Ph.D.
    George Washington University - M.A.
    Hamilton College - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Michael Oberle

    Michael Oberle 

    Mathematics Instructor
    Yale University - M.S.
    Oklahoma State University - B.S.
    2002
  • Photo of Kurt Oehler

    Kurt Oehler 93

    Mathematics Instructor
    Harvard Graduate School of Education - Ed.M.
    Rice University - B.S.
    2006
  • Photo of Hai Olefsky

    Hai Olefsky 

    Associate Director International Program, Coordinator of Chinese Studies
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1999
  • Photo of Charlton Perry

    Charlton Perry 

    Director of Outdoor Education
    The University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    Huntingdon College
    1998
  • Photo of Gene Phillips

    GP Phillips Jr 

    Director of Residential Life
    St. Edward’s University - M.A.H.S.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1993
  • Photo of Adriana Redmond

    Adriana Redmond 

    Assistant Director, International Office
    St. Edward's University - M.A.
    Franklin University Switzerland - B.A.
    2001
  • Photo of John Rocklin

    John Rocklin 

    Academic Dean, Classical Languages Dept. Chair
    Columbia University - M.Ed.
    Simmons College - M.S.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Vermont - B.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Adrian Ruiz

    Adrian Ruiz D.M.A. 

    Jazz Band Instructor, Middle School Band Director
    University of Texas at Austin - D.M.A.
    Texas State University - M. M.
    University of Texas at San Antonio - B. M. S.
    2019
  • Photo of Shelley Sallee

    Shelley Sallee Ph.D. 

    History Dept. Chair
    History Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    Smith College - B.A.
    1997
  • Photo of Ilan Sanchez

    Ilan Sanchez 

    Spanish Instructor
    University of Connecticut - M.A.
    Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana - B.S.
    2021
  • Photo of Maria Serrano

    Maria Serrano 

    Spanish Instructor
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - MA
    University of Texas at Austin - BA
    2019
  • Photo of Dhvani Sethi

    Dhvani Sethi 

    Mathematics Instructor
    University of Illinois - M.S.
    University of Illinois - B.A.
    2014
  • Photo of Morgan Stokes

    Morgan Stokes LMSW 

    Lay Chaplain
    The University of Texas at Austin - M.S.S.W.
    The University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    2011
  • Photo of Caitlin Sweetlamb

    Caitlin Sweetlamb 

    English Instructor
    Hunter College - M.S. Ed
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    2011
  • Photo of Sarah Todd

    Sarah Todd 

    Director of International Program, History Instructor
    San Francisco State University - M.A.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1996
  • Photo of Jenneken VanKeppel

    Jenneken VanKeppel Ph.D. 

    English Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    Miami University - B.Ph.
    1999
  • Photo of Adam Varner

    Adam Varner 

    Upper School Chaplain, Upper School Theology Instructor
    University of Chicago Divinity School - M.Div.
    Yale University - B.A.
    2018
  • Photo of Charles Warlick

    Charles Warlick 83

    Modern Languages
    French Instructor
    University of Michigan - M.A.
    Pomona College - B.A.
    2004
  • Photo of Megan Watkins

    Megan Watkins 03

    Mathematics Instructor
    Pace University - M.S.
    Stanford University - B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Robert Whyburn

    Robert Whyburn 

    Production Manager/Technical Director
    University of Texas at Austin - B. A.
    1994
  • Photo of Scott Willson

    Scott Willson 

    History Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - M.Ed.
    Trinity University - B.A.
    2014
  • Photo of William Wofford

    Will Wofford Ph.D. 

    Physics Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - Ph.D.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.S.
    Texas Tech University - B.S.
    2020
  • Photo of James Woodruff

    Jim Woodruff 

    Theology Chair
    Harvard University - M.T.S.
    Trinity University - B.A.
    1990
  • Photo of Nicole Wortham

    Nicole Wortham Ph.D. 

    Educational Technology Coordinator
    Columbia University - Ph.D.
    University of Kentucky - M.Ed.
    University of Kentucky - B.A.
    2017
  • Photo of Ying Xu

    Emilie Xu 

    Mandarin Chinese Instructor
    Harbin Normal University - B.A.
    2019
  • Photo of Elizabeth Zepeda

    Elizabeth Zepeda 

    Fine Arts
    Visual Arts Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.F.A.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    2013

Upper School Administration

List of 15 members.

  • Photo of Yvonne Adams

    Yvonne Adams 

    Administration
    Director of Equity & Inclusion
    Texas A&M University - B.S.
    University of Texas at Tyler - M.Ed.
    1993
  • Photo of Alison Chang

    Alison Chang 

    Executive Assistant to the Head of School
    University of Tennessee - B.A.
    2014
  • Photo of Alecia Chapman

    Alecia Chapman 

    Receptionist
    San Jose City College - A.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Cathy Crane

    Cathy Crane 

    Testing Coordinator and Fine Arts Assistant
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    2008
  • Photo of Majed Dergham

    Maj Dergham 

    Director of College Counseling
    Lehigh University - M.Ed.
    Lehigh University - B.S.
    2021
  • Photo of Philip Doig

    Philip Doig 81

    Upper School Dean of Students
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    2005
  • Photo of Kim Garey

    Kim Garey 

    Administration
    Head of Upper School
    Holy Cross - B.A.
    1994
  • Photo of Wallis Goodman

    Wallis Goodman 

    Dean of Faculty, History Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    Davidson College - B.A.
    1993
  • Photo of LJ Johnson

    LJ Johnson 

    Director of College Counseling
    Yale University - M.A.
    Columbia University - B.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Chrystal Key

    Chrystal Key 

    College Counseling Office Manager
    The College of William & Mary - M.B.A.
    University of Houston - B.A.
    2020
  • Photo of Tamu King

    Tamu King 

    Registrar & Upper School Administrative Assistant
    Texas State University - B.B.A.
    2021
  • Photo of Charlton Perry

    Charlton Perry 

    Director of Outdoor Education
    The University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    Huntingdon College
    1998
  • Photo of John Rocklin

    John Rocklin 

    Academic Dean, Classical Languages Dept. Chair
    Columbia University - M.Ed.
    Simmons College - M.S.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.A.
    University of Vermont - B.A.
    2015
  • Photo of Lynn Schweber

    Lynn Schweber 

    Director of College Counseling
    Harvard-Radcliffe College - A.B., Music
    Yale Divinity School and Institute of Sacred Music - M.A.
    Temple University - M.A.
    University of Washington - B.A.
    San Francisco State University - Middle School Specialist Certification
    2017
  • Photo of Claire Simmonds

    Claire Simmonds 93

    Director of College Counseling
    Columbia University - A.B.
    St. Edward's University - M.A.T.
    1997

Upper School Athletics

List of 11 members.

  • Photo of Christopher Breckwoldt

    Chris Breckwoldt 86

    Head of Upper School Athletics
    Texas State University - B.S.
    1992
  • Photo of Vicente Casariego

    Vince Casariego 

    Tennis Academy
    2011
  • Photo of Javier Contreras Rodriguez

    Javier Contreras Rodriguez 

    Tennis Academy
    2013
  • Photo of Carlos Di Laura

    Carlos Di Laura 

    Tennis Academy
    Head Coach
    Certified Professional 1 USTA - USPTR Professional
    ATP Certified, UTP (European) Certification
    Pepperdine University
    2004
  • Photo of Liam Forstein

    Liam Forstein 

    Assistant Athletic Trainer
    Texas State University - M.S.
    James Madison University - B.S.
    2017
  • Photo of Lamont King

    LaMont King 

    Head Basketball Coach
    Louisiana Tech University - B.A.
    2002
  • Photo of Shane Maguire

    Shane Maguire 

    Soccer Academy Director, Head Coach
    Liverpool Hope University - B.A.
    2000
  • Photo of Jonathan McCain

    Jon McCain 

    Athletics Director, Economics Instructor
    University of Texas at Austin - B.A.
    1992
  • Photo of Jay Patterson

    Jay Patterson 

    Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
    University of Tulsa - B. A.
    2010
  • Photo of Kathy Rainey

    Kathy Rainey 

    Head Athletic Trainer
    University of Texas at Austin - M.Ed.
    Texas Christian University - B.S.
    2008
  • Photo of Chelsea Richards

    Chelsea Richards 

    Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Information Director, Field Hockey Program Head
    University of Iowa - B.A.
    University of Iowa - B.F.A.
    Texas A&M University - M.S.
    2016
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