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IMG Faculty

School Administrative Staff

  • Chris Locke
    Chris Locke
    Chris Locke has worked at IMG Academy since 2003.  Prior to serving as the Dean of Students, he was...
  • Sabra Pacheco
    Sabra Pacheco
    Sabra Pacheco has been the Director of Admissions for IMG Academy since 2009. Her prior experience...
  • Mark Riddell
    Mark Riddell
    Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation
    Mark Riddell is the Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation (SAT & ACT) at IMG Academy...
  • Aga Cram
    Aga Cram
    Aga Cram started with IMG Academy in 2012 and has 5 years of experience in International Education. 
  • Lisa Endriss
    Lisa Endriss
    Lisa Endriss has been an Administrative Assistant with IMG Academy since 2012. 
  • James Albritton
    James Albritton
    James Albritton has been a technology specialist with IMG Academy since 2009. A Florida native, he...
  • Carolina Murphy
    Carolina Murphy
    Carolina Murphy has been at IMG Academy since the beginning and has held a variety of roles...
  • Mark Blaweiss
    Mark Blaweiss has worked and held leadership roles in the fields of higher education and college...
  • Wayne Walton
    Wayne works primarily with basketball, golf and baseball student-athletes. Prior to arriving he...
  • Scott Treibly
    Scott Treibly
    Scott Treibly has been with IMG Academy since 2001 and is currently the College Placement/...
  • Heather Von Seggern
    Heather Von Seggern
    College Advisor
    Heather Von Seggern has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and works with soccer, lacrosse, golf, and...

High School Faculty

  • John Gubernat
    John Gubernat
    John Gubernat has been teaching at IMG Academy since 2008 and currently teaches 11th and 12th grade...
  • Ashley Dernbach
    Ashley Dernbach
    Ashley Dernbach currently teaches AP Statistics and Geometry. She played four years of Division I...
  • Allie Turley
    Allie Turley teaches high school biology and AP biology. He arrived at IMG Academy with more than a...
  • Timothy Shrimpton
    Originally from England, Shrimpton has spent the last 16 years teaching in International Schools....
  • Angie Marcinko
    Angie Marcinko has been with IMG Academy since 2004 and currently teaches 9th through 12th grade...
  • Cassia Kite Jaeger
    Cassia Kite Jaeger has been teaching at IMG Academy since 2011and currently teaches high school and...
  • Christopher Monitto
    Christopher Monitto teaches 10th and 11th grade global history and American history.
  • Jessica Stephenson
    Jessica lived and taught abroad for six years in Spanish Speaking countries (three years in Chile...
  • Claude Martin
    Claude Martin has been at IMG Academy since 2001. She is the Department Chair for the ELL...
  • Jean McAllister
    Jean McAllister has been the Elementary, Middle, and High School Library/Media Center Specialist...
  • Lori Gubernat
    Lori Gubernat
    Lori Gubernat has been teaching at IMG Academy since 2006 and currently the department chair of our...
  • Ashley Marrinan-Levy
    Ashley Marrinan-Levy
    With over 7 years of teaching experience, Ashley Marrinan-Levy currently teaches Advanced...
  • Michelle Filicetti
    Michelle Filicetti
    Michelle Filicetti has been at IMG Academy since 2011 and currently teaches 11th & 12th Grade...
  • Christophe LeClainche
    Christophe LeClainche
    Christophe LeClainche has been with IMG Academy since 2002. He received his bachelors degree in...
  • Deborah Clarke-Daniels
    Deb Clarke-Daniels
    Deb Clarke-Daniels has been at IMG Academy since 2010 and current teaches Chemistry, Honors...
  • Caui Lofgren
    Caui Lofgren
    Caui Lofgren has been with IMG Academy since 2005 and is the chair of the Art department. Mr....
  • Brent Pottieger
    Brent Pottieger has been at IMG Academy since 2003 and currently teaches English Survey and AP...
  • Patricia Morone
    Patricia Morone
    Patricia Morone has been with IMG Academy since 2012 and is currently the Department Chair of World...
  • Edita Soshnikova
    Edita Soshnikova
    Edita Soshnikova has been with IMG Academy since 2000 and currently teaches 11th and 12th grade...
  • Linda Campbell
    Linda moved to Bradenton, FL after living in New York where she worked as a special education...
  • Marie-Christine Rouffiac
    Marie-Christine Rouffiac has been at IMG Academy since 2004 and currently teaches French II, III...
  • Sommer White
    Sommer Russo
    Sommer Russo has been at IMG Academy since 2013 and currently teaches Physics, AP Physics, and...
  • Rachel Luz
    Rachel Luz
    Rachel Luz has been with IMG Academy since 2009. Currently, she teaches middle and high school...
  • ESL Teacher - Ashley Mincey
    Ashley Mincey
    Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in French from Davidson College and during her undergraduate...
  • Erin Davila
    Erin Davila has been teaching at IMG Academy since 2015. She currently teaches Chemistry and AP...
  • Keith Russo
    Keith Russo has been at IMG Academy since 2010 and currently teaches English Survey and World...
  • Carly Superick
    Carly Superick has been with IMG Academy since 2015. She currently teaches middle school Spanish A...
  • Ansley Deese
    Ansley has been with IMG Academy since 2012. She received her bachelor’s degree in English...
  • Jill Jaksetic
    Jill started teaching at IMG in 2014 and currently teaching 9th grade biology and 11th and 12th...
  • Ruth Gotthelf
    Ruth Gotthelf
    Ruth Gotthelf has been with IMG Academy since 2007. She currently teaches High School Mandarin....
  • Cheryl Gaynor
    Cheryl Gaynor has been teaching since 1973. She currently teaches Algebra III and AP Calculus.
  • IMG Academy ESL Teacher Tera Gelston
    Tara Gelston
    Tara, a native of Hayward, California, graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with...
  • Judy Schettino
    Judy Schettino
    Judy Schettino is the Math Department Chair and has been at IMG Academy since 2000. She teaches...
  • Patrick Murphy
    Patrick Murphy currently teaches British Literature, American Literature, and Contemporary Fiction.
  • Taylor Zimmerman
    Taylor Zimmerman has been with IMG since 2014 and works in the mathematics department. She teaches...
  • IMG Academy Jenika Smith
    Jenika Smith
    Jenika teaches American History and two senior electives: American History through Film and 20th...

Middle School Faculty

  • Jean McAllister
    Jean McAllister has been the Elementary, Middle, and High School Library/Media Center Specialist...
  • Stephanie Sifrit
    Stephanie's passion for teaching English began when she was an exchange student to South America.  ...
  • Courtney Daly
    Courtney Daly currently teaches 6th and 7th grade Math, along with Algebra 1. Courtney has taught...
  • Will Corr
    Will Corr studied the visual arts from 1981-1990 at the Old Donation Center for the Gifted and...
  • Eric Van Zytveld
    Eric Van Zytveld
    Eric Van Zytveld has been with IMG Academy since 2002 and currently teaches 6th, 7th and 8th grade...
  • Carly Superick
    Carly Superick has been with IMG Academy since 2015. She currently teaches middle school Spanish A...
  • Brianna Donnelly
    Brianna Donnelly
    Brianna Donnelly has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and currently teaches 7th and 8th grade...

Elementary School Faculty

  • Maria Johnson
    Maria Johnson has been with IMG Academy since 2004. She currently teaches 1st-5th Grade Science,...
  • Erin Huffman
    Erin Huffman
    Erin Huffman has been with IMG Academy since 2007. Currently, she teaches 1st-5th grade Reading. 
  • Jean McAllister
    Jean McAllister
    Jean McAllister has been the Elementary, Middle, and High School Library/Media Center Specialist...
  • Betty Silberman
    Betty has been teaching music at IMG Academy since 2011. Before arriving at IMG, she taught voice...
  • Erin Williams
    Erin joined IMG Academy in 2012 to lead the physical education program for elementary students. She...
  • Laura Hahn
    Laura Hahn
    Laura Hahn has been with IMG Academy since 2002 and is currently the Department Chair for the...

ESL Faculty

  • Irina Zimmerman
    Irina Zimmerman
    Irina started with IMG at the beginning of 2013 after over a decade of teaching and administrative...
  • Carol Binder
    Carol Binder is the Director of the IMG Academy Language Center. She has been with IMG Academy...
  • Debora Aikman
    Debora Lewisohn Aikman has been at IMG for 3 and a half years. Debora lived and worked in London...
  • Christine Lambert
    Christine Lambert
    Christine Gaulin Lambert is proud to be in her 15th consecutive year of full-time service as an...
  • Susan Nunes De Souza
    Susan Nunes De Souza
    Susan Nunes De Souza has been with IMG since 2012. Susan is from Herfordshire, England, but has...
  • Alba Vosburgh
    Alba began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer, where she taught British and American History in...
  • Debra Davis
  • Taryn McGannon
    Taryn McGannon
    Since Taryn was a child growing up, she has possessed the creativity, motivation and empathy needed...
  • Erika Vitiene
    Erika Vitiene
    Erika Vitiene teaches English language development at IMG in the University Language Center. She...
  • Sheila Millet
    Sheila Millet has been with IMG Academy since the summer of 2013. She has been teaching Language...
  • Kathleen Carolan
    Kathie Carolan first came to IMG in 2004, after having taught in San Antonio, Texas, Indonesia, and...
  • Kelly Backstrom
    Kelly Backstrom
    Kelly Backstrom has only very recently joined IMG in the winter of 2015, after making the move...

Learning Resource Center

  • Deirdre Chioccarelli
    Deirdre Chioccarelli
    Deirdre R. Chioccarelli has been with IMG Academy since 2013 and currently teaches in the Learning...
  • Tammy Mitchell
    Tammy Mitchell
    Before joining the Learning Resource Center, Tammy was a Campus Life Manager at IMG Academy.
  • Katherine Reedy
    Katherine Reedy
    Katherine Reedy has been with IMG Academy since 2009. Currently, she is the Department Chair for...
  • Joel Gannon
    Joel Gannon has been with IMG Academy since 2011 and currently works in the Learning Resource...
  • Andrea Schannen
    Andres transitioned to IMG from the Manatee School for the Arts where she worked as the 504...
  • Jennifer Preslar
    Jennifer Preslar
    Jennifer Preslar has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and currently works in the Learning Resource...