MS & HS Faculty
Meet the MS & HS Faculty at The King’s Academy, West Palm Beach, Florida.
Previously, Randy worked in commercial real estate as Vice President, Accounting for Woolbright Development, Inc. as well as Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer for the New York Stock Exchange-listed CRT Properties, Inc. and Dycom Industries, Inc. He began his career as an auditor at the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP […]
Building relationships with students and inspiring them to find God’s best for their lives has been a daily commitment in Mr. Raines’ time at The King’s Academy. He enjoys observing students and teachers as they work together to cultivate learning. Doug enjoys reading history and theology, following sports, and listening to good Southern Gospel music. […]
Before taking on the roll as The King’s Academy COO, Jeff was President for 17 years. Jeff also coached Football and Basketball for 20 years and loved being a coach. His 1996 football squad made it to the final four in the state playoffs.
During her 18 years in education, Jennifer has worked in all divisions of administration and college counseling, both at the high school and collegiate level. Her passion is working with students to help them realize their potential and achieve their goals. Outside of school, Jennifer can be found traveling the country visiting baseball stadiums, watching […]
Michelle and her husband Jim were missionaries with Word of Life Fellowship for 15 years. They served in Barcelona, Spain and here in South Florida. They have 3 grown children who all graduated from The King’s Academy: Jonathan (’05), Jordan (’06), and Jason (’10).
With 32 total years of experience in education, Coach Toulson has worked as teacher, coach and administrator. While he has coached in the football program all of his 20 years at TKA, he also coached JV Boys Basketball and Baseball for several seasons. Coach Toulson and his wife Rebecca attend the Beacon Baptist Church of […]
Outside the classroom, Deborah has coached tennis. She has taught English for 18 years, teaching 7th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. Deborah has also been involved in the speech program at her previous school, and she is currently teaching Public Speaking at Palm Beach Atlantic. Deborah and her son attend Family Church Village, where she […]
With almost 25 years in the education field (half of that spent at The King’s Academy), one could say that education is Mrs. Collins’s passion. She is married to Dr. Glenn Collins, and together, they stay quite busy raising their family of five girls. They enjoy attending weekend services at Christ Fellowship. Being from the […]
Jeff has enjoyed many experiences at The King’s Academy in addition to his Bible, English, Psychology, Speech, and Journalism teaching roles. He was instrumental in beginning and establishing the academic counseling department and greatly valued his years of leadership as secondary principal. Jeff has managed the JV baseball team, coaching many of the players who […]
Ms. Breckenridge’s family is originally from Memphis, TN, but she grew up in Arkansas. She went back to school when her children were in middle and high school, and began teaching during her daughter’s 8th grade year at the same school where she had graduated twenty years before. Ms. Breckenridge had been working as a […]
Domenica was an elite level athlete in high school and enjoys coaching and playing recreational sports with her family and friends. She also volunteers a great deal of her time at Christ Fellowship where she, her husband Vince, and their three small children have attended for the last 4 years. In her free time, Domenica […]
Cammie and her husband Tim attend Family Church West where Cammie serves as a Preschool teacher. In her free time, Cammie enjoys camping, hiking, reading, cooking, and being with her family.
When not in the classroom, Nancy loves teaching Bible study classes in her church and reads a variety of books. She also was the play director at King’s for many years directing plays like, Cheaper by the Dozen, Arsenic and Old Lace, and The Beverly Hillbillies. Currently, she is the high school debate coach, and […]
Ms. Jin has over three years’ experience teaching Mandarin and Chinese culture in New York City. Before coming to US, she worked in one of top 500 enterprises in China. Ms. Jin loves to travel around the world and notes down everything she has seen and experienced. She was also a freelancer for Shanghai Morning […]
John’s experience in Christian education spans over 14 years. He currently serves as the Department Chair of Social Studies and teaches AP United States History, AP US Government and Politics and Global Studies. He is also the Director of TKA Online. John is an innovative educator who has presented at numerous academic workshops providing training […]
Outside of the classroom, Cathleen enjoys investigating new and exciting learning opportunities for her students, reading for personal enjoyment, cooking and entertaining, attempting to keep plants alive, hosting game nights, and sewing. Cathleen and her husband, Scott, have five children and three grandchildren. They attend Truth Point Church.
Denise Brown currently serves as Director of the Pre-Law Studies program and teaches courses within the program. Denise is a Florida-bar-licensed attorney with a background practice of commercial litigation and appellate law. In addition to her prior practice, she served as staff attorney for the US District Court in the chambers of the late Honorable […]
Mr. Burrage was named Director of The King’s Academy’s International Student Program in 2013. A military veteran, Mr. Burrage proudly served with the US Army’s 25th Infantry Division in Afghanistan and has extensive experience living and working abroad. Mr. Burrage and his wife, Jennifer are the proud parents to two daughters who are both students […]
Michael graduate from The King’s Academy in 1990. A Florida native, Michael, his wife Becky, and children, Victoria (class of 2020), and David (class of 2022), serve at Haverhill Baptist Church. The family enjoys spending time with friends in the mountains of northeast Georgia. Michael is a big baseball fan and enjoys listening to the […]
Mrs. Martin teaches in the Mathematics department. She is currently the Key Club sponsor. She also is actively involved in assisting Student Life with the production of the Homecoming Skits for each class.
Mr. Gille serves as the International Marketing and Admissions Coordinator for The King’s Academy. Mr. Gille is responsible for all phases of international recruitment, enrollment, and partner management at the school. Mr. Gille studied Multinational Business Operations and Chinese at Florida State University before completing a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. […]
Cheryl and husband Doug are parents to two young daughters (both in the elementary school at TKA). In addition to spending time with her family, Cheryl enjoys scrapbooking, watching movies, and playing games.
Wes Lowe joined The King’s Academy as Assistant Director of Instrumental Arts in the spring of 2016. He is an alumnus from the class of 2012 and was actively involved in the Instrumental Arts Program from 2004-2012. During this time, he was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging top tubist with numerous Solo and Ensemble […]
Jeff has been in full-time ministry since 1977 serving as a pastor, youth pastor, college theology professor, and in Christian education as an administrator, teacher and coach. He has been nominated in Who’s Who in American High School Teachers and won numerous district championships in baseball and football, plus back to back Texas State Football […]
Brittany previously taught World History courses in Upstate New York for 4 years before moving to TKA. She currently teaches World History, European History, and Art History courses. Outside of the classroom, Brittany enjoys traveling, visiting art and history museums, swimming, visiting the beach, and reading.
Tammy has taught Secondary Mathematics in Palm Beach County since 1995. When not working with students at The King’s Academy, she enjoys serving on Student Ministry staff at Family Church Downtown. Investing in the spiritual lives of students is her passion! When not working, Tammy enjoys traveling, Grisham novels, sports, and the outdoors.
Anne is the sponsor of The King’s Academy’s Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America. She is the mother of 4 children and a member of Family Church Downtown. Anne was the 2013-2014 recipient of the William H. Vimont Award.
High School Faculty
Outside of the classroom, Susan enjoys her family, her home and her church. She also loves to cook and entertain. Susan and her husband attend Family Church at their Gardens Campus. They have been faithful members there since 1985 and have been involved in many areas of service. Currently, she and David can be found […]
When not teaching or tutoring, Charlene enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, having company and going to the beach. She has sponsored and played an active role in The National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, and National Math Honor Society. Charlene and her husband attend Grace Chapel and are both active in teaching […]
Cherri and her husband, Tracy, who teaches science for the PBC school district, have two children that attended TKA from JK-12. Their daughter, Aubrey, is working on her PhD in Biomedical Science at UAB and their son, Robert, a recent graduate of FSU, works in accounting for a local business.
In my spare time I enjoy catching up on reading, spending time with my four grown children, their spouses, and of course my seven little grandchildren. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for thirty -five years and am grateful for his leadership in our home. Prior to fulltime teaching at The King’s […]
Craig teaches in the Psychology Department at Palm Beach Atlantic University, as well as running a private therapy practice at his church in Palm Beach Gardens.
Donna is a proud alumnus of TKA, class of 1996 and is married to a fellow alumnus, Michael Phillips, class of 1994. They have two boys, Aiden and Carter. They attend Christ Fellowship in Royal Palm Beach. Donna loves Gator football, spending time with her family, doing outdoor activities, having girl time with her sweet […]
High School Faculty
Linda is a mom of two teens (1 TKA sophomore and 1 TKA grad). She has been teaching computer science since 2006. While she is not teaching she loves to reading, writing and trying every cool coffee shop in South Florida. Her passion is to plant seeds of love for computer science and to see […]
Keith Allen will begin his 6th season at TKA this fall and 4th as Varsity Football Head Coach after serving the previous two as Defensive Coordinator. Coach Allen is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduate of Union High School. After high school Coach Allen went on to earn his BS in Civil Engineering from […]
Craig Osterhus (Mr. O) joined the Kings faculty in 2018 after eight years at Liberty University, where he worked in information technology, global engagement and music outreach. Prior to his tenure at Liberty University, he taught science and math in public school, private school, and homeschool settings in the U.S. and in Haiti. His diverse […]
Deanna’s greatest joy is to be able to encourage and assist others in pursuing their God-given purposes and passions. Her teaching experiences include private and public school settings. She enjoys kayaking, hiking and going to the beach. Her husband, Larry, is the campus pastor at Life.Church Wellington. All 3 of her children are graduates of […]
Cathy graduated from TKA and taught for 15 years in the dance department at the prestigious Dreyfoos School of the Arts, as well as 15 years for the Thomas Dance Studio, 5 years at the School of Ballet Arts and served as commissioned guest choreographer and master teacher at the Los Angeles County High School […]
College counseling is Robin’s dream job. She has presented at SACAC’s College Bootcamp for underprivileged high school students at the University of Miami. Robin is a member of ACSI, NACAC, SACAC, and NACCAP. After 20 years in the business world, Robin’s career in education commenced as a substitute teacher, followed by an eight-year tenure as […]
I grew up in Miami, Florida. I have been married for 18 years and have two children who currently attend TKA. I am passionate about teaching both Spanish and Math. I enjoy spending time with my family, attending Miami Hurricane football games, and watching movies.
Conservatory of Fine Arts
Music has been a large part of Robin’s life as she began piano lessons at six years old continuing through college. She has used her love for God and music throughout her lifetime in both Christian education and at church. Robin and her husband, Glenn, have two daughters who graduated from The King’s Academy and […]
Outside of teaching, Ashlei is the Middle School B Girls Volleyball Coach and the Middle School Girls Basketball Coach. She also coaches club volleyball for Palm Beach Jrs. Volleyball in Palm Beach County. Ashlei and her husband David are both graduates of TKA (’97 and ’92 respectively) and have three children: Madeline (2018 now playing […]
Chris Hobbs is an expert in the field of educational leadership with a track record of inspiring communities to rally behind a vision of educational-based athletics. Over the last two decades Hobbs has had the privilege of leading successful athletic departments, coaching championship athletic teams, creating new streams of revenue for schools, rebranding school web […]
Adam has coached MS Baseball, MS Basketball, JV Basketball, V Softball, V Baseball, Junior College Baseball winning conference championships at the high school and collegiate level in baseball. Adam and his wife Jane have four children; Nathan (’17), Jordan (’19), Morgan (’21), and Ryan (’26). Adam and his family attend Family Church – Sherbrooke.
Andrea’s focus has been her family for the last several years as a soccer mom, a volleyball mom, a room mom, and a school volunteer. In her free time, she loves to read. Finding, cooking and baking new recipes is also her joy, and she is famous for her chocolate chip cookies. Andrea and her […]
Austin Parenti earned his film degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He was recognized as the outstanding graduate of the Cinema/Television program. He joined TKA in 2018 as a Technology Specialist and Broadcasting Teacher. In addition to having crewed many award-winning videos and commercials, Austin also directed several short films which garnered awards from prestigious, […]
Mr. Clifford began his violin studies at age six. Many of his formative years were spent studying at the University of Michigan School of Music with Robert Culver. His summer studies include Interlochen International Music Camp, Meadowmount School, and Encore School for Strings. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance from the […]
Dana has been a nurse for 20 years. She worked at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in the PICU for 4 years and she is currently working as the Assistant Nurse Manager of the Emergency Room at Bethesda Health. She has worked in the ER for 16 years. She has been married for 20 years and […]