Brookstone School

Brookstone Summer Camp Directors

Sara Berry
Sara teaches second grade at Brookstone School and is the assistant varsity cheerleading coach.

Lynn Brown
Lynn has been a computer teacher at Brookstone School for 5 years. She recently attended the Google Apps for Education Southern Summit and iPad Training Conference and can't wait to teach campers all that she knows.

Leslie Bryan
Leslie is a third grade teacher at Brookstone. She has travelled extensively trying many different cuisines along the way. Leslie likes to share her love for cooking with children and to instill in them lifelong skills during her culinary camps.

Ashley Byard
Ashley graduated from Columbus State University in 2006 with a bachelor of science degree in art education. This is her seventh year as an art teacher and second as a Brookstone Summer camp director.

Billy Byrd
This is Billy Byrd's seventh year as Brookstone's varsity soccer coach and the coach for Brookstone Summer soccer camp. When he's not coaching soccer, Coach Byrd is in the classroom teaching upper school social studies.

Dorothy Cheruiyot
Dorothy is in her first year of teaching biology and ecology at Brookstone School and is the head coach of the cross country program and assistant track coach. A native of Kenya, Dr. Cheruiyot is looking forward to her first Brookstone Summer Camp.

Shawn Connors
Shawn is the head wrestling coach at Brookstone. Before Brookstone, Shawn coached at numerous independent and public schools in Virginia.

Judy Cottrell
Judy is the owner of Cottrell Dance Studio. Her students have won numerous regional and national awards and have been featured in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as performed at various football bowl games.

Brad Dehem
Brad is in his first season as the head football coach at Brookstone School. He coached for several years at Wesleyan School, taking the team to state championship in 2008, as well as coaching at other independent schools in the southeast.

Dolly Figueroa
"Ms. Dolly" has worked with children for several years, the last six of those at Brookstone School's extended day program. This will be her fourth year leading Cougar Tots on a pirate camp adventure.

Anna Flournoy
Anna teaches English in the upper school at Brookstone. This will be her second year leading Huck Finn Camp. She's looking forward to two weeks of fantastic duct tape crafts, fort-building, and perfecting her S'mores recipe.

Karen Hearn
Karen Hearn teaches lower and intermediate school music at Brookstone where she also directs the Cougar Chorus and Intermediate Chorus.

Donna Hightower
Donna is a former second grade assistant at Brookstone School. She is currently the director of St. Paul's preschool program. This is Donna's second year directing a Brookstone Summer program, and she's looking forward to this year's underwater adventures.

Becky Kenimer
Becky teaches sixth grade science at Brookstone School. She loves to use hands-on methods to teach children the fundamentals of science and looks forward to giving your child a fun summer camp experience!

Tricia Lassen
Tricia Lassen earned a bachelor of music degree from Columbus State. She has been teaching at Brookstone School since 2000 and enjoys making the learning of music fun and interesting for children.

Toncy Little
Toncy is a former first grade assistant at Brookstone. This is her fifth year running a Cougar Tot camp.

Vince Massey
Vince is the head baseball coach at Brookstone and has been coaching baseball on the collegiate and high school level for over twenty years. He has been a camp director for Columbus State University and Brookstone School.

Jarrett McCall
Jarrett is in his first year of teaching at Brookstone School and is the assistant JV and varsity girls soccer coach. He has played soccer at the semiprofessional and professional level.

Hannah Mize
Hannah serves as the director of guidance at Brookstone, as well as an assistant cheerleading coach.

George Novy
George spends his time substitute teaching, fishing, and spending time in his cabin in Minnesota. This will be George's tenth year of fishing expeditions with Brookstone Summer camps.

Sarah Polattie
Sarah is a third grade teacher assistant at Brookstone School. A graduate of Georgia Southern she is looking forward to a fun camp and hanging out in her pajamas this summer at Slumber Party camp!

Brandon Ponder
Brandon has a degree in culinary arts from Faulkner State. An executive chef for fifteen years, he's spent most of his time in New Orleans and along the Gulf coast. His style includes cooking fresh seafood with Cajun influence and of course "good ol' Southern cuisine."

Olivia Salgado
Olivia is a graduate of Columbus State University. Throughout college, she worked at Brookstone School's extended day program and as an assistant camp director. She is currently teaching third grade at Eagle Ridge Academy.

Joy Sloan
Joy is the middle school Spanish teacher. Coach Sloan is in her third year as assistant girls basketball coach and has coached basketball at various levels throughout her teaching career.

Bentley Sparks
Bentley is in his first year of teaching lower school physical education and is also the head boys basketball coach.

Jill Steinhauser
Jill is a third grade teacher at Reese Road Leadership Academy. She enjoys participating in many sports with her family. This will be her fourth year with Brookstone Summer's sports mania camp.

John Terrell
Jon is the upper school college coordinator. He has coached middle school football for two years and has been an assistant coach for the varsity soccer team and is the jv soccer coach.

Cindy Todt
Cindy is the head volleyball coach at Brookstone. She earned volleyball and tennis scholarships at Milligan College and has been coaching since graduating in 1994.

Garrett Tovey
Garrett currently teaches science in both the middle and upper schools. He has previously worked as a biologist and loves teaching students about our local plants and animals. Garrett is currently the assistant coach for the Brookstone varsity wrestling team with over 9 years of experience, wrestling in both high school and college. In addition, Garrett has played guitar for over 20 years. He also has 8 years of experience as a percussionist.

Erin Trotter
Erin is a graduate of Wofford College with a degree in spanish. Last year she taught first grade in Central Florida and is currently a kindergarten teaching assistant at Brookstone School.

Jodi Waldrep
Jodi Waldrep has taught for 9 years, the last 6 years in a second grade classroom at Brookstone School. Now a teacher in the learning center at Brookstone, Jodi also enjoys leading an afterschool Lego robotics club.

Kitty Walker
Kitty has previously taught second grade at Brookstone School and at St. Thomas Day School. This is her second year as a Brookstone Summer camp director.