Staff Directory

2023-2024 New Faculty & Staff (1128)
Cassie Allen

Cassie Allen

Titles: Advancement Services Coordinator
Departments: Advancement
Email:
Katie Archambault

Katie Archambault

Titles: Librarian, Technology & Information Literacy, Lead House Parent (St. Mary's), Girls' Varsity/JV Volleyball, DEB Coordinator
Degrees: B.A., History, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.S., Information Science, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Departments: Science & Technology, Residential Life, Middle School, Library
Email:
Kinion Asmus

Kinion Asmus

Titles: Humanities, Art History, 8th Grade Class Coordinator, Textile Arts, Adventure Cycling, Literary Magazine
Degrees: B.A., Sewanee: The University of the South
M.A., Bowling Green State University
Departments: Arts, Humanities, Middle School, Interdisciplinary Studies
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651 ext. 1017
Speed Baranco

Speed Baranco

Titles: Mountain Biking Coach
Degrees: B.S., Sewanee: The University of the South
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651
Jana Barnett

Jana Barnett

Class of 1996
Titles: Academic Administrative Assistant
Degrees: Southeastern School of Neuromuscular and Massage Therapy
Departments: Administrative Support
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651 ext. 3132
Denise Barry

Denise Barry

Titles: Transportation
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651
James Barry

James Barry

Titles: Transportation
Email:
Jessica Bauman

Jessica Bauman

Class of 2000
Titles: Alumni & Stewardship Events Manager
Degrees: B.A., Fine Art, University of the South
Departments: Advancement
Email:

Scott Bennett

Titles: Technology Coordinator, Assistant Tennis Coach
Departments: Humanities
Email:
Kelley Black

Kelley Black

Titles: Academic Dean/Associate Head of School, Advanced Biology, Tennis (Head)
Degrees: B.A. English, Sewanee: The University of the South
M.S. Biology, University of Texas
Departments: Administration, Science & Technology, Department Chairs
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2135
Robert S. Black

Robert S. Black

Titles: Director of Enrollment Management
Degrees: B.A., English, The University of the South
M.A., Educational Leadership, Concordia University (Portland)
Departments: Administration, Admission, Communications & Marketing
Email:
Tara Bonds

Tara Bonds

Titles: Latin
Degrees: PH.D., Humanities with concentration in Classics, minor in Medieval Culture, Florida State University
M.A., Classics, Florida State University
Graduate, Museum Studies, Florida State University
B.A., History and Classics, University of South Florida
Departments: Language & Culture Studies
Email:
Andrea Booher

Andrea Booher

Titles: Assistant to Head of School, Liaison to the Board of Trustees
Degrees: B.A. English Literature, The University of Tennessee
Departments: Administrative Support
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2113
Stephen Brehm

Stephen Brehm

Titles: Assistant Director of Advancement, Residential Faculty, Lead House Parent-Warner
Degrees: B.A., Film Scoring, Berklee College of Music
Departments: Residential Life, Advancement
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2125
Elizabeth Jane Brown

Elizabeth Jane Brown

Titles: Chief Financial & Operations Officer
Degrees: M.Ed., Educational Administration, Hope International University
B.S., Management and Ethics, Williamson Christian College
Departments: Administration, Business Office
Email:
Doug Burns

Doug Burns

Titles: Faculty, Mathematics Department Chair, Honor Council
Degrees: M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Denver
B.A., Mathematics, The Colorado College
Departments: Mathematics
Email:
Margot Burns

Margot Burns

Titles: Mathematics, Track & Field (Head), Assistant Athletic Director
Degrees: B.A., Mathematics, Colorado College
Departments: Mathematics
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651
Malia Carlos

Malia Carlos

Class of 1987
Titles: Fort Chair in Writing, Humanities Department Co-Chair, 10th Grade Level Program Lead, Mind*Body*Exercise
Degrees: New England College, MFA in Poetry
UMass Amherst, MEd in Secondary English Education
Tufts University, BA in English
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, '87
Departments: Humanities, Wellness, Department Chairs, Student Life
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651
Jeff Christopher

Jeff Christopher

Titles: Math, Assistant MS and Varsity Track and Field Coach
Degrees: M.S., Pre-Professional Mathematics, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
B.S., Mathematics, The University of the South
Departments: Mathematics
Email:
Ashley Close

Ashley Close

Titles: Associate Director of Admission, Residential Faculty, Lead House Parent-Harvey, AOD
Degrees: Elmira College - BS; M.Ed
UCLA - Certificate in College Counseling
Certificate in College Counseling, College Counseling, UCLA
Departments: Administration, Residential Life, Admission
Email:
Lesley Cole

Lesley Cole

Titles: Director of Advancement
Degrees: B.S., Business Administration, Auburn University
Departments: Administration, Advancement
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2127
David Deutsch

David Deutsch

Titles: Educational Technology Coordinator
Degrees: B.A., Mathematics, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
B.A., Quantitative Methods of Computer Science, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul
Cybersecurity and Risk Management, University of California, Irvine
Email:
Elizabeth Duncan

Elizabeth Duncan

Class of 1976
Titles: Director of Auxiliary Programs and Special Events, School Store Manager, 12th Grade Level Program Lead
Degrees: B.S. Education/Special Education, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
Departments: Business Office, Student Life
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2119
Kinsey Ercole

Kinsey Ercole

Titles: Biology
Degrees: B.S., Neuroscience, Furman University
Departments: Science & Technology, Mathematics
Email:
Nicholas Ercole

Nicholas Ercole

Titles: Humanities, Assistant Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach
Degrees: Ph.D., History, American University
M.A., History, American University
B.A., History, George Mason University
Departments: Humanities
Email:
Will Eyerly

Will Eyerly

Titles: Music and Theatre Director
Degrees: PH.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Northcentral University in San Diego
Masters, Secondary Education, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Jones International University
B.A., Theatre, Stetson University
B.A., Theatre, Thomas Edison State University
Departments: Arts
Email:
Melissa Gilliam

Melissa Gilliam

Titles: Nurse
Degrees: ASN, Nursing, Chattanooga State Community College
Departments: Residential Life, Wellness, Health & Safety
Email:
Sandy Glacet

Sandy Glacet

Titles: Assistant to the Academic Dean and Registrar
Degrees: B.A., International and Global Studies, The University of the South
Departments: Administrative Support
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2139
Larson Heitzenrater

Larson Heitzenrater

Titles: Middle School Boys Soccer Head Coach
Degrees: B.S., Economics, Wofford College
Email:

Kelly Henley

Titles: Facilities Team Member
Email:
Crystal Hill

Crystal Hill

Titles: Accounting Manager
Departments: Business Office
Email:
Patricia Hodges

Patricia Hodges

Titles: Maintenance
Departments: Maintenance
Email:
Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

Titles: Maintenance
Email:
Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson

Titles: Spanish, Head Golf Coach, Chair of the Language and Cultural Studies
Degrees: PH.D., Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Studies, University of Miami
M.A., Latin American Studies, University of New Mexico
M.A., Spanish and Portuguese, University of New Mexico
B.A., History and Spanish, Aquinas College
Departments: Language & Culture Studies
Email:
Marion Knoll

Marion Knoll

Titles: Science, Archaeology, MS and Varsity Swimming (Head), 8th Grade Level Program Lead, Varsity Boys' Soccer (Head)
Degrees: B.S., Sewanee: The University of the South
M.Ed., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Departments: Science & Technology, Middle School, Student Life
Email:
Erin Lamers-Johnson

Erin Lamers-Johnson

Titles: Assistant Tennis Coach
Email:
Kira Lomeli

Kira Lomeli

Titles: Humanities, MS Volleyball Co-Head Coach
Degrees: M.F.A., Creative Writing, Queens University of Charlotte
B.A., English, University of the South
Departments: Humanities
Email:
Rafael Lomeli

Rafael Lomeli

Titles: Spanish, Assistant Mountain Biking Coach, Assistant Middle School Boys' Soccer Coach
Degrees: B.A., Fine/Studio Arts, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
B.A., Graphic Design, Universidad de Estudios Avanzados
Departments: Arts, Language & Culture Studies
Email:
Fhae Long

Fhae Long

Titles: Visual Arts, Ceramics Instructor
Degrees: B.A., Ceramics and Marketing, Austin Peay State University
A.A., Early Childhood Education, Nashville State Community College
Departments: Arts, Outdoor & Physical Education
Email:
Nan Long

Nan Long

Titles: Assistant Swim Coach
Paige Lowe

Paige Lowe

Titles: School Mental Health Counselor, Wellness Programming Coordinator, Girls' Middle School Basketball (Head)
Degrees: M.Ed., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Middle Tennessee State University
B.A., Psychology, The University of the South
Departments: Wellness, Health & Safety
Email:
Bob MacLellan

Bob MacLellan

Titles: Director of College Counseling, Residential Faculty, Head Boys' Middle School Coach
Degrees: B.S., Business Administration, Norwich University
Departments: Residential Life, College Counseling
Email:
Kathie MacLellan

Kathie MacLellan

Titles: Transportation Coordinator, Substitute Teacher
Degrees: B.A., Human Services, Norwich University
Departments: Residential Life
Email:

Joe Mahler

Titles: Physics Teacher, Head Coach of Cross Country
Departments: Science & Technology
Email:
Rachel Malde

Rachel Malde

Titles: Middle School Coordinator, Arts Department Chair, Photography, IDE8, Service Coordinator, Art Gallery and Visiting Artist Co-Coordinator
Degrees: B.A., The University of the South
Departments: Arts, Middle School, Wellness, Interdisciplinary Studies, Department Chairs, Student Life
Email:
Ellis Mayfield

Ellis Mayfield

Titles: Assistant Track and Field Coach
Email:
Tab McNabb

Tab McNabb

Titles: Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach.
Leah Moore

Leah Moore

Titles: Director Marketing & Communications
Degrees: B.S., Communications, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Departments: Administration, Communications & Marketing
Email:
Amy Neubauer

Amy Neubauer

Titles: Head Coach, Mountain Biking
Degrees: B.S., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Email:
Dele Odusote

Dele Odusote

Titles: Math Teacher
Degrees: M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Penn State University
B.A., Mathematics, Bucknell University
Diploma, Advanced Electronic Technology
Email:
Charles Parsons

Charles Parsons

Titles: Maintenance
Departments: Maintenance
Email:
Courtney Penny

Courtney Penny

Titles: Maintenance
Departments: Maintenance
Email:
Kimberly Perkins

Kimberly Perkins

Titles: Learning Resources Coordinator, SSD Coordinator, Lead House Parent (Woods), Faculty Representative to the Board
Degrees: B.A., Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University
M.S., Communicative Disorders, East Tennessee State University
Departments: Residential Life, Learning Resources
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651 ext. 3145

John Phillips

Titles: Dean of Students
Departments: Humanities
Email:
Tracy Randolph

Tracy Randolph

Titles: Humanities, Writing Center, Conduct Council
Degrees: B.S. Public Relations, Middle Tennessee State University
M.Ed., Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Departments: Humanities, Middle School, Learning Resources, Student Life
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651 ext. 1018
John Relford

John Relford

Titles: Maintenance Lead Technician
Departments: Maintenance
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2109
Lucy Rudman

Lucy Rudman

Titles: Admission Counselor
Degrees: B.S., Biology, The University of the South
Departments: Admission
Email:
Linsay Shattuck

Linsay Shattuck

Titles: Business Office Clerk
Departments: Business Office
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651 ext. 2115
Trevor Shattuck

Trevor Shattuck

Titles: Transportation
Michael Short

Michael Short

Titles: Outdoor Education & Place-Based Learning Coordinator, Humanities, Mountain Biking (Co-Head), Outdoor Adventure, 6th Grade Level Program Lead, Residential Faculty
Degrees: B.A. English and Environmental Studies, Furman University
M.Ed. English Language Arts, Wake Forest University
Departments: Humanities, Residential Life, Middle School, Outdoor & Physical Education, Student Life
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.598.5651 ext. 1019
Molly Short

Molly Short

Titles: Chaplain, Residential Faculty, A.O.D (Thursday), Religion & Ethics
Degrees: B.S. Earth and Environmental Studies, Furman University
M.Div., Duke Divinity School
D.A.S., The School of Theology, The University of the South
Departments: Administration, Humanities, Residential Life, Wellness, Religion, Health & Safety
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2140
Karl Sjolund

Karl Sjolund

Titles: Head of School, A.O.D (Sunday)
Degrees: B.A., Virginia Military Institute
M.A., Columbia University
Departments: Administration
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2113
Jocelyn Snider

Jocelyn Snider

Titles: Seminarian Intern
Email:
Matt Sparacio

Matt Sparacio

Titles: Middle School Science, Physical Education Teacher, Head Wrestling Coach
Degrees: B.S., History & Elementary Education, Roger Williams University
Departments: Science & Technology, Outdoor & Physical Education
Email:
Tracy Terry

Tracy Terry

Titles: Chemistry, Math & Science Lab, Outdoor Adventure
Degrees: Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Stanford University
B.S., Chemistry, The University of the South
Departments: Science & Technology, Residential Life, Outdoor & Physical Education, Learning Resources
Email:
Steven Ventola

Steven Ventola

Titles: Interim Facilities Manager
Degrees: A.S., Turfgrass Management, University of Massachusetts
Email:

Tim Wallace

Titles: Humanities Department, Head Coach of Girls' Varsity Soccer
Departments: Humanities, Outdoor & Physical Education
Email:
Wade Whisnand

Wade Whisnand

Titles: Facilities Team Member
Degrees: B.A., Belmont University
M.Acc., Belmont University
Tonya Wockasen

Tonya Wockasen

Class of 1994
Titles: Admission Administrative Assistant
Degrees: Marine Biology, Eckerd College
Departments: Admission, Administrative Support
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2116
Rob Zeitler

Rob Zeitler

Titles: Director of Athletics, Health and Fitness, Physical Education, Varsity Volleyball (Head), Varsity Boys' Basketball (Head), Residential Faculty, A.O.D (Wednesday)
Degrees: B.S. Physical Education and English, University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse
M.S. Sports Administration, Georgia State University
Departments: Administration, Residential Life, Wellness, Outdoor & Physical Education
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 931.463.2147

ESSENTIAL CONTACTS

Main Number 931.598.5651*
Teacher-in-Charge 931.636.1377
Administrator-on-Duty 931.636.4720

*Links to dial-by-name option

ACADEMICS
Sandy Glacet
Assistant to the Academic Dean and Registrar

Jana Barnett
Academic Administrative Assistant

Kelley Black
Associate Head of School/Academic Dean

Rachel Malde
Middle School Coordinator 

ADMISSION
Robert Black
Director of Enrollment

ATHLETICS
Rob Zeitler
Director of Athletics

HEALTH SERVICES
Melissa Gilliam
School Nurse

Paige Lowe
Mental Health Counselor

RELIGIOUS LIFE 
Molly Short
Chaplain

STUDENT LIFE (NON-ACADEMIC)
John Phillips
Dean of Students

COMMUNICATIONS/WEBSITE
Leah Moore
Director of Marketing & Communications