• Mr. Kevin McHenry
    Headmaster
    905-727-3178
    Wilfrid Laurier - Bachelor of Business Adminstration
    Western - Bachelor of Education
    University of Toronto - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Kevin McHenry joined the faculty in 2002 as Director of Academic Studies and Director of the Upper School, and became St. Andrew’s eighth Headmaster in 2009. He earned his BBA in Business(Hons.) from Wilfrid Laurier University, a B.Ed. from The University of Western Ontario, and an M.Ed. from the University of Toronto. Kevin’s additional qualifications include his Principal’s Qualification Program from York University and a diploma in Independent School Leadership from the CAIS Institute. He began his professional career in Business Studies at Thornlea Secondary School in York Region. Kevin moved on to become the Head of Business Studies at Huron Heights Secondary School and then Vice Principal at Newmarket High School, both in York Region. He has coached both the Varsity Hockey and Baseball teams to CISAA Championships. Kevin lives on campus with his wife, Karan, and their three children: William '18, Caden '21, and Hadley.
  • Ramesh Ari
    Webmaster
    (905) 727-3178 x233
  • Michele Baker
    Campus Shop
    (905) 727-3178 x279
  • Jane Bedard
    Facilities Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x260
  • Paul Bedard '79
    Director of Athletics
    (905) 727-3178 x248
    Bishop's University - Bachelor of Arts
    Bio
     
    Paul Bedard ’79 rejoined the faculty at St. Andrew’s in September 2012 as Director of Athletics and Upper School French teacher. Paul graduated from SAC in 1979 and went on to obtain a BA from Bishop’s University in Quebec. He taught at Ridley College in St. Catharines where he also coached hockey, tennis and soccer. From 1996-2000 Paul was Director of Athletics at St. Andrew’s College, and Housemaster of Sifton House from 1997-2003. From 2003 to 2012 he was Director of Athletics at Villanova College in King City, Ont. Paul’s connection to SAC follows a strong family tradition. His father, Bob, joined the faculty in 1972 as Assistant to the Headmaster and to teach French, going on to serve as Headmaster from 1981-1997; his brothers Mark ’77, Peter ’83, and Michael ’81 are alumni; and his wife, Jane, is Facilities Coordinator at the School. Paul and Jane have two daughters and live on Masters' Row.
  • Brendan Bellaire
    IT Services Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x283
    Bio
     
    Brendan began his career at St. Andrew's in 2011 as the MS Help Desk Specialist and was promoted to Laptop & Help Desk Coordinator in March 2014. He has assisted with our major laptop rollout in 2015 and diligently fixed all our last laptops at the end of their leases.
  • Mrs. Randi Berman
    Teacher & Arts Coordinator
    905-727-3178 x412
    OCAD
    Bio
     
    Randi Berman has been the Middle School art teacher since 2000. In September 2014, she assumed the role of Arts Coordinator, and in 2015, became coordinator for the Middle School Community Giving program. Prior to joining SAC, Randi graduated from the Ontario College of Art and worked in an art department for a clothing manufacturer. Randi is involved with the Arts Council in Upper School, runs the Middle School Visual Arts Program on Tuesdays, and coaches Softball. She has also been involved in gala auctions and other school events. Randi organizes the Middle School Arts Day each winter, where local artists spend a day instructing the boys on different art mediums and techniques. She lives in Newmarket with her husband and three children.
    Coaching: Middle School Fall Intramurals and Under 14 Softball
    Co-curricular: Visual Arts Club
  • Trevor Biasi
    Assistant Director of Middle School
    (905) 727-3178 x452
    Bio
     
    Trevor Biasi started teaching in the Upper School of St. Andrew's College in 2004. He has a BA(Hons.) from Wilfrid Laurier University, a B.Ed. from Western University, and an M.Ed. from the University of Nipissing. Since his arrival, he has expanded his academic focus to include courses in geography and politics. Trevor moved into the role of Assistant Director of the Middle School in September 2013. He has an extensive background in coaching and has been an Assistant Coach of the Varsity Hockey team. He is currently Head Coach of Varsity Baseball and Under-12 Hockey. Trevor lives in Uxbridge with his wife, Paula, and their children, Robin and Reid.
  • Carolyn Bilton
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x436
    University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Arts
    Brock University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Carolyn Bilton started teaching in the Middle School of St. Andrew's College in 2004 covering a maternity leave. After a year teaching French Immersion in the Peel Board, and a year travelling through Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji, she returned to the Upper School in 2007. She has a BA(Hons.) from the University of Waterloo and a B.Ed. from Brock University. Since her arrival, she has taught French, history, geography, and computer science. She currently coaches Sr. Cross-Country and the MS Alpine Ski teams, and is the coordinator of the Extended French program.
  • Kim Braithwaite
    Admin. Assistant Advancement Office
    (905) 727-3178 x314
  • Geoff Brennagh '94
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x430
    University of Guelph - Bachelor of Science
    University of Windsor - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Geoff Brennagh '94 joined the faculty in 2008 as a science and math teacher in the Upper School. No stranger to SAC, he is an alumnus of the School having attended for seven years. Geoff earned his B.Sc. from the University of Guelph and his B.Ed. from the University of Windsor. Prior to returning to SAC, Geoff taught science and math for seven years at Da Vinci International School in Antwerp, Belgium, and was a player/assistant hockey coach for Olympia, Heist op den Berg, competing in the Belgian Elite League. Geoff has helped coach the Varsity Hockey team to seven CISAA Championships, as well as three MPHL and two NISIC titles. He was assistant coach on the Varsity Football team for several years. Geoff lives on campus with his wife, Helen, sons Oscar and Jacob, and dog Franklin.
  • Ryan Bryce '05
    Advancement Officer, Advancement Services & Annual Fund
    (905) 727-3178 x322
    Bio
     
    Ryan Bryce is an Old Boy of St. Andrew's from the Class of 2005. He was a Prefect, member of Varsity Volleyball, Hockey, and Golf, and member of Smith House. He earned a B.Comm (Hons.) from Queen's University in 2009. Ryan joined St. Andrew's in 2010 as a member of the Advancement Team and continues to work specifically in the areas of Annual Giving & Advancement Services. In the winter term, he coaches the U16B Hockey Team and enjoys playing in the weekly staff and Old Boy hockey games.
  • Jon Butcher
    Teacher & Administrative Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x268
    University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Science
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Jon Butcher has a B.Sc. in Honours Physics from the University of Waterloo and a B.Ed.(Hons.) from the University of Toronto.  Having taught science and physics for 10 years in the public system, he is now in his 15th year at St. Andrew’s, currently in the role of Administrative Coordinator and science teacher. One aspect of this role is the leadership and development of SAC’s implementation of the Edsby learning portal. Also active in the Information Technology Integration (ITi) Committee and a member of the SAC Professional Development Committee, Jon is an advocate and supporter of technology in education. Whether through wireless projectors, interactive electronic textbooks, iClickers or electronic data collection and analysis, technology has an essential place in his science classroom. Jon is Head Coach of the 1st Rugby team and an experienced rugby player himself. A former club and university player, twice an OUA champion, an OUA All-Star, a current Ontario Panel referee and Development Officer for the T&DRRS - Jon is always looking for new ways to develop and promote his favourite game. The SAC Rugby program has a record of excellence that includes 22 championship seasons in the past 45 years. 
  • Barbara Cain
    Upper School Administration
    (905) 727-3178 x222
  • Michael Carroll
    Housemaster, Memorial House
    (905) 727-3178 x263
    St. Francis Xavier University - Bachelor of Science
    St. Francis Xavier University - Bachelor of Business Adminstration
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Michael Carroll joined the SAC faculty in 2008, teaching chemistry and environmental science in the Upper School. He completed his B.Sc. and BBA at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, and B.Ed. from Queen's University. He also has extensive coaching credentials and experience, including working as an Offensive Assistant with the Hamilton Tiger Cats and as Receiver Coach at Queen's University. This year, Mike is the Offensive Co-ordinator for 1st Football and Head Coach of Junior Varsity Basketball. He lives on campus as Housemaster of Memorial House with his wife, Sarah, son, Mackenzie, and their goldendoodle, Fenway.  
  • Justin Carter
    Grounds Manager
    (905) 727-3178 x255
  • Mr. Michael Chadsey
    Summer School Coordinator, Head of Mathematics
    (905) 727-3178 x456
    University of Toronto - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Michael Chadsey joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s in September of 2007 as Head of Mathematics in the Upper School. He has a Masters in Education from OISE at the University of Toronto, an Honours Specialist in Mathematics, and completed his BA and Teacher's education at Simon Fraser University. Michael has previously taught Advanced Qualifications courses at OISE, and prior to working at St. Andrew's, he was a senior math teacher and digital literacy co-ordinator at Sir William Mulock High School in Newmarket. Michael is the faculty sponsor for the Christian Fellowship, member of the Standing Committee for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Duty Master in Flavelle House. Additionally, Michael has been the administrator for our Summer School program since 2012. He also coaches SAC Soccer and Lacrosse teams.
  • Dawn Chagas
    Admin. Assistant to Property and Facilities
    (905) 727-3178 x386
  • Barbara Chambers
    Student Billing / Accounts Receivable
    905-727-3178 x 227
  • Aaron Chan
    Lab Technician
  • Chun-Chow Chang
    Helpdesk & Laptop Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x247
  • Sandi Chasson
    Department Head, Music
    (905) 727-3178 x310
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music
    Bio
     
    Sandi Chasson came to St. Andrew’s in 2001 after teaching all-girls at Havergal College in Toronto for nine years, and boys and girls in Regent Park for 14 years. She holds a B.Mus., a B.Ed.(Hons.) from the University of Toronto, and is a woodwind specialist, the bassoon being her personal favourite. Sandi has elevated the quality and breadth of  the St. Andrew’s Music Program each year since her arrival, culminating in winning Triple-Gold at Nationals in spring 2010. Under her direction, SAC musicians have become known world wide, being invited to perform at the London Olympics in 2012 and in Brazil in 2016. Sandi has experienced a number of firsts, including the first woman to ever play with the Vienna Philharmonic and the first woman to be nominated for the John Philip Sousa award for excellence in conducting and teaching. She is presently the coordinator of the Conference of Independent Schools Music Festival (CISMF) at Roy Thomson Hall, coordinating 47 schools and 1,500 students each year. Sandi lives in Richmond Hill.
  • Michael Choi '99
    International Admission and Relations Officer
    (905) 727-3178 x367
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Science
    Bio
     
    Michael Choi joined St. Andrew's College in 2009 as a consultant for international students and families. As a former international student from Korea, Michael is a graduate of St. Andrew's College from the Class of 1999. He earned his B.Sc.(Hons.) in Immunology from the University of Toronto, and has accumulated eight years of experience serving in various teaching and education consulting roles focusing on international education.
  • Rebecca Chui
    MS French
  • Wendy Coates
    Admission Associate
    (905) 727-3178 x303
    Bio
     
    Wendy Coates joined St. Andrew's College in 2004 after working at IBM then staying home to raise her family. She has had a varied and interesting career at the School, working within the Campus Shop, Reception, University Counselling, and Business Office. In August 2013, Wendy was hired in the Admission Department and is responsible for administrative support as well as enrolment for grades 5 and 6. Wendy has the perfect balance of "people and paperwork" in her current role as Admission Associate. Wendy lives in Aurora, is married to Steve, and they have three grown children. 
  • Joe Commisso
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x458
    UOIT - Bachelor of Education
    McMaster - Bachelor of Arts
    Bio
     
    Joe Commisso joined the SAC faculty in 2013 as an English and geography teacher in Upper School. In 2017, he began teaching geography exclusively. Joe graduated from McMaster University with an honours BA in geography and earth science and a minor in English. He earned his B.Ed from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Joe will lead the SASSAW trip to Madagascar in the summer of 2018 and is teaching the associated travel and tourism course. In addition, he is a coach for the Model UN club, 1st Basketball, and 1st Lacrosse. While at McMaster, he was a member of the varsity lacrosse team and won a National Championship in 2010.
     
  • Mr. Fraser Cowell
    Faculty
    905-727-3178
    Saint Mary's University - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Fraser Cowell joined the faculty in 1989 as an English teacher in the Upper School. He has a BA(Hons.) from St. Mary’s University and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. Prior to becoming a teacher, Fraser worked as an editor with Houghton Mifflin in the Elementary Language Arts Textbook division. He has taught at almost every grade level, and currently teaches grade 9 and 11 English. Fraser has participated in a number of SAC’s international trips to Nepal, England and Kenya. He is also involved as a Coach of the Varsity Volleyball and U14 Lacrosse teams. In terms of co-curricular activities, he manages the Silver Star Cadet program and Flavelle House Company, and organizes SLAMfest poetry competitions. Fraser lives in Aurora with his wife Tracey and their two children, Dylan and Bryn.
  • Mrs. Sabrina D'Angelo
    Director of Middle School
    905-727-3178
    Wilfrid Laurier - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Nipissing University - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Sabrina D’Angelo joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s in 2002 as Core and Enriched French teacher. In 2007, she became the Assistant Director of the Middle School, and in 2013 was appointed Director of the Middle School. Sabrina has a BA from Wilfred Laurier University, a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto, and has completed her M.Ed. Prior to joining SAC, she taught with the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. In her role as Director, Sabrina is responsible for the Middle School academic program for grades 5-8; manages the faculty PGP process; reviews all Middle School admission files; oversees the Middle School Leadership Team; and provides direction to the Middle School Anti-Bullying Committee. In addition, Sabrina facilitates the transition to Upper School, is second chair for the CAIS/CESI accreditation; co-chairs new faculty induction; coordinates M of Ed inspection for MS; and leads MS marketing strategies. Sabrina is also responsible for the supervision and operation of the Guided Learning Centre (GLC) in the Middle School, and is an integral member of the Standing Committee for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She was actively involved in the planning process for the School's 2017-2022 Strategic Plan. Sabrina lives in Palgrave with her husband, Gian, and their two sons, Cole and Maxam.
  • David Dawson
    (905) 727-3178 x305
    Bishop's University - Bachelor of Science
    Bio
     
    David Dawson began working at St. Andrew’s in 1988 as a full-time tutor in mathematics and science. He holds a B.Sc. from Bishop’s University. Previously, he had taught at Ridley College and Crescent School. David is also a passionate sports fan and videotapes the 1st Soccer, Hockey, and Rugby games for the coaches and the players. A handyman in his free time, David helped to build an outdoor hockey rink at Crescent School. He lives in Aurora.
  • Nicholas Day
    Department Head, Modern Languages
    (905) 727-3178 x405
    University of King's College - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Ottawa - Bachelor of Education
    Nipissing University - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Nicholas Day was named Department Head, Modern Languages, in September 2017. He joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s in 2003 as a French teacher in the Upper School, and he lived in Macdonald House as an Assistant Housemaster from 2003-2011. He holds a BA (Combined Honours) in Political Science (International Relations) and French from the University of King’s College, a B.Ed. from the University of Ottawa, and an M.Ed. from Nipissing University. After graduating from King's, Nicholas worked in Foreign Affairs and International Trade before teaching at Ashbury College in Ottawa where he also coached soccer and alpine skiing. At St. Andrew's, he is the Course Director of the AP Capstone program and the Co-ordinator of the Extended French program. He coaches the First Soccer and Alpine Ski teams.
  • Mr. Lawrence DeMello
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x454
    University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Mathematics
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    York University - Master of Arts
    York University - Master of Arts
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Lawrence DeMello joined the faculty of St. Andrew’s College in September 2012 as a math teacher and has since transitioned to computer science and engineering. He brings a wealth of experience with him, having spent 12 years teaching in the independent system. While at TMS School, Lawrence was a key leader in the areas of student life, athletics, university counselling, and the Advanced Placement program. He has coached many teams at St. Andrew's including soccer, basketball, track & field, rugby, and softball. Lawrence is a graduate of the math program at Waterloo University, the Queen’s B.Ed. program, and received his master’s degree in mathematics from York University. Lawrence’s exceptional leadership experiences and passion for student success are certainly appreciated by SAC students. He lives in Maple with his wife, Daniella, and their three sons: Lucas ’21, Mathias 23, and Marcus ’25.
     
  • Michele Derwin
    Middle School Athletics Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x408
    Acadia University - Bachelor of Kinesiology
    Nipissing University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Michele Derwin assumed the role of Middle School Athletics Coordinator in September 2017. She joined the SAC faculty in 2005 as a science teacher in the Middle School. She has a bachelor’s in kinesiology from Acadia University and a B.Ed. from Nipissing University. Michele teaches grades 5, 7, and 8 health and physical education as well as grade 7 science.
  • Colby Dockerty
    Faculty - Gr 6 Core
    (905) 727-3178 x421
    University of Guelph - Bachelor of Arts
    D'Youville College - Master of Science in Education
    Bio
     
    Colby Dockerty joined the  Middle School in September 2015 to teach grade 6 math, science, language and PhysEd. Prior to this he taught grade 8 for three years at Nobleton Public School. Colby holds a bachelor's degree with honours in philosophy (minor in history) from the University of Guleph, and a master's in the science of education from D'Youville College in Buffalo. A sports enthusiast, Colby coaches U14 Basketball and U14 Volleyball. 
  • Drew Eidt
    Athletic Therapist
  • Whitney Elliott
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x447
    Guelph University - Bachelor of Arts
    York University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Whitney Elliott joined the faculty of St. Andrew’s in 2006 as a French and geography teacher in the Middle School. She holds a BA (Hons.) from the University of Guelph and a B.Ed. from York University. Whitney is a grade 6 Core teacher, instructing in math, French, language arts, and science. Prior to joining SAC, Whitney volunteered at a school in Quebec and studied at a Language School in Trois Pistoles. She is currently the faculty coordinator for the Middle School Green Team and assists in the MS Band as an alto saxophone player. Whitney coaches U14 Volleyball and U14 Track & Field.
  • Nicolette Fleming
    Director of Communications
    (905) 727-3178 x232
  • Joseph Foote
    Department Head, Health & Physical Education
    (905) 727-3178 x259
    Wilfrid Laurier - Bachelor of Arts in Physical Health Education
    Western - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Joe Foote joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s in September of 2008 as Head of the Health and Physical Education Department. He earned his honours HPE degree from Wilfrid Laurier University where he was a member of the Golden Hawks 1991 Vanier Cup Championship Football team. He went on to complete a B.Ed. in physical and health education and science at Western University. Joe also holds an AQ qualification in biology, and is an honours specialist in physical and health education. He worked in the York Region District School Board for 11 years at Richmond Hill High School and later at Bur Oak Secondary School where he was the HPE Department Head. Joe has coached junior and senior football, midget and junior basketball, midget, junior, and senior lacrosse, senior soccer, junior and senior hockey, junior and senior badminton, and junior volleyball. He has attained NCCP credentials in basketball, football, lacrosse, flatwater canoe racing, and hockey. At St. Andrew’s, Joe coaches 1st Football and U16 Hockey, and in the summer months is involved with the Gary Roberts High Performance Training Program. Joe lives in Uxbridge with his family.
  • Dr. Chris Fortier
    School Physician
    (905) 727-3178 x276
  • Kyle Fraser-Shoemaker
    Faculty & Jr. Assist. Housemaster, Macdonald House
    (905) 727-3178 x453
    Bio
     
    Kyle Fraser-Shoemaker joined the faculty of St. Andrew’s in 2015 as a history teacher in the Upper School and member of the Macdonald House residential team. He holds a BPheD (Hons.) and B.Ed. from Brock University. Kyle has teaching qualifications in history, English, science, physical education, ESL, and online teaching and learning. He is a member of the St. Andrew’s College Cadet Corps as the leader of the Platinum Star program. In university, he played six seasons on Brock’s varsity rugby team in the OUA; he is an assistant coach on the School’s 1st Rugby team. He is also a member of the U16 Football coaching staff.
  • David Galajda
    Director of Residential Life, Macdonald Housemaster
    (905) 727-1219 x261
    McMaster - Bachelor of Science
    Brock University - Bachelor of Education
    University of Toronto - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    David Galajda began his career at St. Andrew's in 1987 as an Assistant Housemaster of Macdonald House. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) from McMaster University, a B.Ed. from Brock University, and an M.Ed. specializing in curriculum studies from the University of Toronto, OISE. He also earned his CAIS Leadership Institute diploma in 2003. David was appointed as the Head of the Science Department in 1999, Housemaster of Macdonald House in 2001, and Director of Residential Life in 2004. He has developed and implemented the School's residential life curriculum. He has presented on residential life at the TABS Boarding Schools’ Conference and the CIS Residential Life Conference on multiple occasions. He also presented on school safety & security. David has coached various teams at SAC, including Varsity Track & Field and Varsity Hockey, which won the OFSAA championship in 1993, four MacPherson Tournaments, and the Confederation Cup. During the winter months, David coaches the U14 Hockey team.
  • Anthony Gilroy
    Faculty, Assistant Housemaster, Sifton House
    (905) 727-3178 x444
    Bio
     
    Anthony joined SAC's Upper School English Department in 2013. He has since been appointed to the position of Housemaster of Perrier House, a role he dutifully carries out alongside teaching English and coaching U16 Rugby and U16 Volleyball. Anthony received an honours bachelor of arts in English from McMaster University in 2009 and is a graduate of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
  • Klaus Griese
    Director of Properties & Facilities
    (905) 727-3178 x252
  • Teri Groves
    Head, University Counselling
    (905) 727-3178 x284
    Shaw College - Business Administration
    Bio
     

    Teri Groves joined St. Andrew's College as the Associate Head of University Counselling in 2006, after working at York Region District School Board. In July 2017 she was promoted to Head of the Department. She graduated from Shaw College for Business Administration. Teri lives in Aurora with her husband, Bob, her youngest daughter, Cayden, and their puppy, Coby.
  • Len Gurr
    Department Head, Social Science
    (905) 727-3178 x295
    Western - Bachelor of Arts
    Western - Master of Arts
    Western - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Len Gurr joined the faculty of St. Andrew's College in 2005, teaching history in the Upper School. He was named Head, Social Science, in September 2017. Len is also a Foundation Trustee on the SAC Board of Governors; Head Coach of Varsity Football; Assistant Coach of Varsity Baseball; and Faculty Advisor for the Andrean Life Council. He holds a BA (Hons.) with a double major in English and history, an MA in history, and a B.Ed. from Western University. Len also holds the ‘Honour Specialist’ accreditation in history, and has completed the CAIS Leadership Institute program. During his time at Western, Len played for the Mustangs Varsity Football team and was named an ‘Academic All Canadian Athlete.’ Following his playing days, Len’s focus shifted to developing an extensive coaching career. In addition to coaching at St. Andrew’s, he has served as an assistant coach for Team Canada in San Antonio, Texas, and Team Ontario during the Football Canada Cup. He has also guest coached at multiple NCAA and CIS universities. As a dedicated historian, he is particularly passionate about North American politics and military history. He lives on campus with his dogs, Jackson and Maximus. 
  • Scott Hayter
    Executive Director of Advancement
    (905) 727-3178 x293
    Royal Military College - Bachelor of Arts
    Brock University - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Scott Hayter joined St. Andrew's College in 2008 as the Executive Director of Advancement and President of the SAC Foundation, responsible for Alumni and parent relations, fundraising and communications. Scott earned his BA In History at the Royal Military College and his MEd in Educational Administration at Brock University. Following a twelve year career as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, Scott has worked in senior roles in educational administration since 1988.
  • Sue Hayter
    Librarian and Archivist
    (905) 727-3178 x235
    Polytechnic of North London - Bachelor of Arts
    Northumbria University - Doctorate
    Niagara College - Adult Education Certification
    Bio
     
    Sue Hayter joined SAC in 2009 as part-time Archivist. She later added to her Archivist duties becoming Head of the Library as well as Writing Centre Coordinator, grade 7 advisor, and writing and editing for SAC publications. Sue earned her MA in Library Management followed by a PhD in Library and Information Sciences from Northumbria Univesity in the UK. Prior to coming to SAC, Sue was an Assistant Professor in the Masters of Library Science program at Western University.
  • Amy Hewson
    University Counselling Assistant
    (905) 727-3178 x240
  • Paul Hodgson
    (905) 727-3178 x301
  • Mrs. Janice Hollett
    Controller
    905-727-3178 x324
    MBA, McMaster University - BA, Western Unviersity
    Bio
     
    Janice Hollett was appointed the School's Controller in January 2016. Janice is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant of Canada, and holds an MBA from McMaster University and completed her BA at Western University. In the past, Janice has assisted the Business Office on temporary assignments. She lives in Aurora with her husband, Bill, and sons Matthew '18, Tommy '21, and Owen '21.
  • Stephen Holmes
    Faculty
    University of Guelph - Bachelor of Science Honours
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Stephen Holmes joined the St. Andrew's faculty in 2015 teaching mathematics and science in the Middle School and now teaches in the Upper School Science and Modern Languages Departments. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) from the University of Guelph, and a B.Ed. from University of Toronto (OISE). Stephen has many accolades as an elite middle distance runner including winning the 2013 Canadian Championship in the 1000-metre race, and brings his expertise to coaching the Middle School U14 and U12 Track & Field programs. In addition, he coaches the U13 Basketball team and has worked to develop the Middle School First Lego League Robotics program.
  • Graham Hovius
    Arena Manager
    (905) 727-3178 x327
    Bio
     
    Graham Hovius has been the Manager of SAC's La Brier Family Arena since joining SAC in June 2014. He is a Registered Recreation Facilities Supervisor and Certified Ice Technician, completing both the Recreation and Leisure Services program, as well as the Recreation Facility Management program at Seneca College. Graham was previously with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, working at Ricoh Coliseum and overseeing and supervising daily building operations in multiple facilities including BMO Field and Lamport Stadium Dome. Graham lives in Innisfil with his wife, Melissa, and their three children: Noah, Aidan and Kailyn.
  • Jamie R. Inglis '91
    Head of Science, Andrean Traditions Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x414
    McMaster - Bachelor of Science
    McMaster - Master of Science
    York University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Jamie Inglis joined the faculty in 1999, teaching courses in physics and science. He holds a B.Sc.(Hons.) and M.Sc. from McMaster University, and a B.Ed. from York University. As the son of a former teacher and Housemaster, and an Old Boy from the Class of 1991, Jamie brings a unique perspective to his role in the Upper School. Jamie is the Head of the Science Department and serves as the Andrean Traditions Coordinator at St. Andrew's. In addition, Jamie coaches U16 Rugby and the Alpine Skiing at all team levels and plays an active role in the Cadet Corps program holding the position of 2nd Lieutenant, overseeing the Pipes & Drums. He is a former Housemaster of Ramsey House and Sifton House, and lives in Newmarket with his wife, Jane, and their children, Hillary and Andrew James.
  • Michael Isaac
    School Counsellor
  • Matthew Jaekel
    Faculty, Assistant Housemaster, Sifton House
    (905) 727-3178 x459
    Bio
     
    Matthew Jaekel joined St. Andrew's in 2015 as an Associate Faculty member and Residential Don. He earned full-time status in September 2017 as a member of the Business Department. Matthew is Assistant Housemaster in Sifton House and leads the Red Star program in the Cadet Corps. Matthew earned his bachelor of management and organizational studies degree with a specialization in finance from Western University in 2012 and his B.Ed in 2015. While at Western, Matthew was a member of the varsity tennis team that won two OUA championships. Prior to working at St. Andrew's, he worked in the wealth management industry at CIBC Wood Gundy. Matthew is a coach in both the squash and tennis rograms at SAC and leads the Investment Club.
  • Taylor Johnston
    Faculty, Jr. Assist. Housemaster Flavelle House
    (905) 727-3178 x468
    Bio
     
    Taylor Johnston joined St. Andrew's as an Associate Faculty member in 2015, earning permanent full-time status in September 2017. He continues to teach in the English Department, provide support in Flavelle House as a Junior Assistant Housemaster, and contribute to our ever-growing Complete Weekend program. In addition, Taylor leads English Nook in the evenings, is a teacher advisor for Model United Nations, and is co-coordinator for the Slam Poetry Festival. He is the assistant coach of the Varsity-U16 Swim and Varsity-U16 Track & Field teams.
  • Dr. David Joiner
    Department Head, Geography
    905-727-3178
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Science
    Queen's University - Doctorate
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Queen's University - Master of Science
    Ontario College of Teachers - Teaching Certificate
    Bio
     
    David Joiner began his teaching career at St. Andrew’s College in 1999. As a Ph.D. graduate in earth sciences from Queen’s University and B.Ed. recipient from the University of Toronto, David is Head of the Geography Department. His doctoral work gave him experience in climatology and forest carbon dioxide balances by assisting with the Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study international climate change project in the boreal forest of northern Manitoba. David is the Assistant Coach for Boys and Open Curling and coordinates recreational squash. He has helped with the faculty Experts-In-Us program and is involved with global awareness initiatives, as well as faculty coordinator for SAC's Reach for the Top teams. He is a Duty Master in Macdonald House and is known for showing up for duty with trivia challenge buzzers or with his telescope on clear nights. Recently, he has also marked AP Human Geography exams in Nebraska and Ohio for the College Board. He has served as an independent school special representative on provincial Geography organizations and will co-chair the Ontario Geography teachers' conference at SAC in fall 2017. David lives in Aurora with his wife, Louise, and their three children: Graham ’12, Liam '15, and Ethan '20.
  • Marke Jones
    Teacher, AP Chemistry
    (905) 727-3178 x461
    McMaster - Bachelor of Science
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Marke Jones began his career at St. Andrew’s in 1984 as a physics teacher in the Upper School. He holds an Honours B.Sc. from McMaster University, a B.Ed. from Queen’s University, and an Honours Specialist Certification in Chemistry from the University of Toronto. Marke now teaches grade 10 science and is in the process of developing an AP chemistry program. Prior to working at SAC, Marke made it through the first round of selections for the Canadian Astronaut program when the Canadian Space Agency was first founded. He coaches U16A Soccer and Varsity Badminton, and is enthusiastic about partaking in SAC’s international trips with the students, having travelled to Austria with his soccer team, New Zealand and Fiji with a group of SAC Rugby enthusiasts, and having visited other distant lands, including Russia and Australia. Marke takes a special interest in aviation. A pilot himself, he provides extra guidance for students who would like to take the next steps to further their education in this area. Marke lives on campus with his three children, Paige, Oliver, and Maxwell. 
  • David Josselyn
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x415
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Windsor - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    David Josselyn joined the faculty in 1983 as a mathematics and geography teacher in the Upper School.  Prior to his career at SAC, he attended Appleby College where he graduated as an Ontario Scholar.  David received his BA from Trinity College at the University of Toronto and his B.Ed. from the University of Windsor. During his first year of university, he captained the Canadian Junior Cricket team at the World Championships. In the past, David has coached Soccer, Basketball, Cricket and Golf at different levels, and is a former member of the Board of Governors. He works closely with Courtenay Shrimpton, the Assistant Head of Student Life, to coordinate, manage and direct the Prefects. David lives in Newmarket with his wife, Shannon.
  • Shannon Josselyn
    Teacher, ESL
    (905) 727-3178 x410
    McMaster - Bachelor of Arts
    McMaster - Master of Arts
  • Marina Jouk
    Database Developer
    (905) 727-3178 x320
  • Dennis Jumaquio
    Assistant Housemaster, Memorial House
    (905) 727-3178 x455
    University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Mathematics
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Dennis Jumaquio joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s College in September 2012 as a teacher of Upper School math and business, and an Assistant Housemaster in Memorial House. Dennis has a bachelor’s of math degree from the University of Waterloo and a B.Ed from Queen’s University. He is the lead advisor for the DECA program and coaches R4 in the fall and U16 Badminton in the spring.
  • Kristen Kang
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x437
    Macquarie University - Master of Education
    Ryerson University - Bachelor of Commerce
    Bio
     
    Kristen Kang joined SAC as an AP economics teacher in the Upper School in September 2015. She is a graduate of the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management and holds a post-graduate diploma in Education from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Before joining SAC, she gained industry experience by working for software, engineering, and forex companies. She also has years of AP teaching experience from her former school, PCA, in Markham, Ont. Kristen enjoys team sports and has coached U16 Squash and U16 Volleyball. Given her tremendous experience with the subject matter, commitment to school life, and careful approach to her work, she quickly gained the respect of students and faculty alike. 
  • Bruce Keyes
    Associate Director of Admission
    (905) 727-3178 x282
    Bio
     
    Bruce Keyes joined the St. Andrew’s Admission team as Associate Director of Admissions in October 2006. Prior to SAC, he spent five years at Trinity College School where he coached U16 Football, supervised residential life, and worked in the Admission Office. Bruce holds a degree in Sport and Leisure Studies from St. Lawrence University. At SAC, Bruce oversees the Scholarship and Bursary program; our Ontario Domestic Boarding Project (financial); and the student Ambassador program. He is also responsible for recruitment in Europe, Western Canada, Northern and Eastern Ontario. Bruce enjoys staying physically active and is very involved in the Central York Girls Hockey Association.
  • Stephen Kimmerer
    Head of Art
    (905) 727-3178 x309
    University of Alberta - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Alberta - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Stephen Kimmerer joined the faculty in 1984 as an art and history teacher in the Upper School. He has a BA and B.Ed. from the University of Alberta, and previously taught at Spruce Grove in Alberta for five years before moving to Ontario. Stephen is currently the Head of the Visual Arts Department and teaches media arts and visual arts in the Upper School. For the past 15 years, he has been the Faculty Advisor for the yearbook, The Review, and has become the media arts guru, sharing his expertise with all groups and organizations throughout the SAC community. Stephen has spent over 20 years behind the bench with SAC’s Varsity, JV, and U16 squads, as well as Aurora Rep Hockey. He has also coached 1st Football, 1st Soccer, JV Soccer, U16 Soccer, 1st Badminton, and U16 Badminton. Stephen believes in giving back to his community and has spent 11 years coaching hockey and soccer in Aurora, seven years on the Board of Directors of the Aurora Youth Soccer Club and is now the President of Sport Aurora, an organization that represents and advocates for over 41 local sport and recreation providers, and he sits on the Board of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame. Stephen has two Old Boys sons: Scott ’11 and Erik ’13.
  • Margaret Kirkby
    Director of Health and Wellness
    (905) 727-3178 x245
  • Mr. Bennett Kitagawa
    Housemaster, Perrier House
    (905) 727-3178 x406
    Brock University - Bachelor of Arts
    Sheridan College - Business Diploma
    I.T. Institute - AIT Diploma
    York University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Ben Kitagawa joined the SAC faculty in 2001 and teaches business, economics and geography. He holds a BA from Brock University, an AIT Diploma from ITI, and a B.Ed. from York University. Before joining SAC, Ben worked as a major account manager for a sportswear company and a general manager for a healthcare firm. He held the position of Housemaster for Smith House for two years and is now the Housemaster for Perrier House. He is the founder and faculty advisor of the student-run SAC-TV, and coaches U16 Football and U12 Softball. Ben lives in Aurora with his wife, Arima, and their two children, George and Lucy.
     
    Coach Kitagawa was been coaching football at St. Andrew's College since 2001. For the first seven years, he coached the First Football team including two OFSAA championship teams in 2001 and 2003. Responsible for coaching the defensive line in 2001 and 2002, Coach Kitagawa took over the defensive backs from 2003 to 2007. In 2008, Coach Kitagawa volunteered to move to the U16 Football program as the Defensive Coordinator to help develop players and prepare them for the First Football program. In 2012, he took over as Head Coach of the Junior Program.
     
    Ben has coached every level of hockey at the School: Varsity, Junior Varsity, U16, U14 and U12. Since 2001, his teams have won two league championships and three tournament championships, the most significant being the Junior Varsity CISAA championship in 2006 where the team went undefeated against most CISAA varsity teams. 
  • Sherrill Knight
    Director of Human Resources
    (905) 727-2580
    Bio
     
    Sherrill Knight joined St. Andrew's College in 1986 as Assistant to the Bursar, responsible for payroll and benefits. Prior to St. Andrew's, she worked at Collins Barrow, chartered accountants, and at the law firm Copeland & Molinary. In 1993, Sherrill assumed the role of Business Office Manager. After receiving a Human Resources Management Certificate in 2005 at Seneca College, Sherrill became the first Director of Human Resources at St. Andrew's. Under her capable management, the HR function at SAC has been taken to the next level. Sherrill has two grown children and lives in Newmarket with her spouse, Ian Mason.
  • Adam Kowaltschuk
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x449
    University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Environmental Studies
    Lakehead University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Adam joined the faculty in 2003 and teaches geography and history in the Middle School. He holds a B.E.S. from the University of Waterloo, a B.Ed. from Lakehead University, and a Master's of Education from Graceland University. Adam previously worked as an IBM Small Business Consultant and taught English in Japan and Ghana with his late wife Clare. Adam's first love is travel having spent time in Newzealand, Japan, Ecuador, and Cambodia in the last few years. Adam lives in Newmarket with his wife, Jessica, and sons, Nathan and Gavin.
  • David Kyle
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x417
    York University - Bachelor of Fine Arts
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    David Kyle joined the faculty in 1999 as a language arts teacher in the Middle School. He holds a B.F.A.(Hons.) from York University and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. David previously taught in the North York and Toronto Boards. He has coached all levels of soccer and basketball in the Middle School, and is currently the Coach of the Varsity Cricket team. David is the Faculty Advisor of the Public Speaking and Debating Clubs for both Middle and Upper Schools, and when not at SAC, he is Music Director for community theatre, as well as a composer and recording artist. He lives in Aurora with his wife Sarah, the Director of the Aurora Performing Arts Group, and their two daughters.
  • Jeff LaForge
    Assistant Housemaster, Macdonald House
    (905) 727-3178 x462
    Bio
     
    Jeff LaForge joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s College in September 2012 as an Upper School teacher of English and social science. Jeff holds an honours bachelor of arts degree with a major in history, and minor in political science and English, and a B.Ed from Ontario Institute of Studies in Education from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining SAC, Jeff worked at the University of Toronto as an academic support coordinator and assistant coach for the football team, and as an assistant support to the manager of children and youth programs. Jeff is currently an Assistant Housemaster in Macdonald house, where he lives with his wife, Julie, and daughter Hailey. Jeff's interests include football, basketball, reading, and politics. He coaches 1st Football, U16 Football, U16 Basketball, and is involved with the Model UN Club and the Holiday Heroes program.
  • Pamela Lent
    Faculty
  • Jonnathan Leong-Sem
    Assistant Technical Director of the Wirth Theatre
  • Scott Lewis
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x432
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Arts
    Osgoode - Bachelor of Laws
    Western - Bachelor of Education
    Western - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Scott Lewis joined the faculty in 2003 as a math teacher in the Middle School. He holds a BA from Queen’s University, an LLB from Osgoode Hall, and both a B.Ed and an M.Ed from Western University. Before starting at St. Andrew’s, Scott taught at Montcrest School in Toronto for six years. In addition to teaching mathematics, he also coaches soccer and basketball, coordinates the Middle School mathematics competitions, and teaches an online law course. Scott lives in Newmarket with his wife, Kathryn, a teacher with YRDSB; their two daughters, Rhiannon and Rebecca; and their crazy cat, Millie.
  • Lori Lu
    Librarian
    (905) 727-3178 x274
    Bio
     
    Lori Lu joined St. Andrew's in October 2015 as SAC's Library & Archives Technician. Lori holds a Library and Information Technican diploma from Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology.
  • Sean Ludwig
    Department Head, Business
    (905) 727-3178 x308
    Laurentian University - Bachelor of Commerce
    University of Windsor - M.H.K.
    Brock University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Sean Ludwig joined the faculty in 2006 as a business teacher in the Upper School. He obtained his B.Comm. from Laurentian University, his MHK from the University of Windsor, and a B.Ed from Brock University. As the Course Director for the McEwen Leadership Program, an academic program modeled after the vision of Rob McEwen ’69, Sean provides students with the opportunity to develop leadership skills and apply them to ‘real-world’ business simulations. Sean was made Department Head, Business, in September 2017. He is also head coach of the Varsity Basketball team. Sean lives in Newmarket with his wife and SAC Middle School teacher, Whitney Elliott, and their daughters, Avery and Caris.
  • Emilia Macdonald
    Faculty
  • James MacPherson '99
    Housemaster, Flavelle House
    (905) 727-3178 x262
    Acadia University - Bachelor of Arts
    New Zealand - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Jamie MacPherson '99 joined the faculty in 2009 and teaches Health and Physical Education and Language Arts in the Middle School. A graduate of St. Andrew’s College from the Class of 1999, Jamie earned a BA (Hons.) from Acadia University and a GDE from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Prior to returning to SAC, he taught history at Rothesay Netherwood School in New Brunswick, and history and physical education at Emily Carr Secondary School in Vaughan. Jamie coaches the U16 Football team and also coaches the U16 Hockey team. He lives on campus as a Housemaster of Flavelle House.
  • Lucas Madill
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x464
    McGill University - Bachelor of Education
    University of New Brunswick - Master of Science
    University of New Brunswick - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Lucas Madill joined St. Andrew's College in September 2015 as an English and social sciences teacher in the Upper School. Prior to coming to SAC, he taught grade 11 English and grade 12 social sciences at an independent high school in Ontario. Lucas has both a master's of science in Exercise & Sport Science (Sport Psychology), and a B.Ed. from the University of New Brunswick (UNB), where he won the Lieutenant Governor’s silver medal for education. He also holds a B.Ed in Kinesiology from McGill University. Lucas played hockey at both McGill and UNB and was an academic-all Canadian at both institutions. After his playing career ended, Lucas began coaching at UNB where won a CIS National Championship as an assistant coach of the men’s hockey team. In 2017, Lucas was appointed by Hockey Canada to serve as a mental performance consultant for the National Under 17 program. He currently lives with his wife, Christine, and their identical twins, Abbie and Marlie, in Stouffville.
  • Sean Maillet
    Digital Marketing Specialist
    Bio
     
    Sean Maillet joined St. Andrew's in August 2017 as a Digital Maketing Specialist. He is graudate of the College of Sports Media in Toronto with a diploma in broadcast journalism. Sean previously worked with FNTSY Sports Network. 
  • David Manning
    Faculty, First Hockey Coach
    (905) 727-3178 x299
    Colby College - Bachelor of Arts
    Memorial University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    David Manning joined the faculty in 2006, having previously taught with the Eastern School District and St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s,N.L. David earned a BA from Colby College in Maine and a B.Ed. and Technology Education Diploma from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and has also had experience as a Youth Care Worker for the St. Francis Foundation, an organization dedicated to the development and growth of troubled teenagers. He has his master’s degree (M.Ed) in Educational Leadership. David teaches courses in Canadian civics, health and physical education, and computer science in the Upper School. He coaches 1st Soccer and 1st Hockey, and lives on campus with his wife, Nicole, and daughter, Libby.
  • Wendy Marshall
    Reception /Cadets
    (905) 727-3178 x221
  • Brian McCue
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x292
    Western - Bachelor of Music
    McGill University - Master of Music
    Bio
     
    Major Brian McCue joined St. Andrew’s in 1999 as the Deputy Commanding Officer of the Cadet Corps, Pipe Band Snare Drum Instructor, and Assistant Housemaster in Flavelle House. He holds a B.Mus.(Hons.) from The University of Western Ontario and a M.Mus. from McGill University, as well as more than 25 years of Cadet experience, most recently as Commanding Officer of the 48th Highlanders’ Cadet Corps. Arriving as a Captain in 2002, Brian was later promoted to Major, and became Commanding Officer of the #142 Highland Cadet Corps at St. Andrew’s College. He also went on to serve as Housemaster of Flavelle House for four years. In addition to his duties as CO, he has had an extensive background in the Arts, where he has been a symphony percussionist, pipe band lead drummer, and studio musician. Brian's teaching duties focus on the pipe band drummers and percussionists in the Music Department. Under Brian's tutelage, students are able to take pipe band drumming as their principal instrument for their Upper School music credit in grades 9 through 12.
    A Reserve Officer since 1988, Brian takes a special interest in the Cadet Corps program and the development of future leaders both in civilian and military paths. In addition to delivering a five-year leadership development program through the weekly Cadet program, he oversees a wide array of optional weekend activities, such as Young Drivers programs, lifeguard training, and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program. During the summer months, Brian is often leading a Cadet trip to Scotland to participate in a British Army summer camp alongside Cadets from Robert Gordon's College in Aberdeen. This year, Brian will be coaching U16 Soccer, Marksmanship and Biathlon (a combination of Marksmanship and Nordic Skiing). He and his wife Christine, a tutor and head Swim team coach at St. Andrew’s, live in Aurora.
  • Christine McCue
    (905) 727-3178 x274
  • Jim McGillivray
    Teacher, Director of the Pipes & Drums
    (905) 727-3178 x243
    Wilfrid Laurier - Bachelor of Arts
    Bio
     
    Jim McGillivray is one of the most successful and prolific Canadian competitive pipers in history, and has taught bagpiping at St. Andrew’s since 1998. He holds a BA(Hons.) from Wilfrid Laurier University. A renown and respected piper, pipe teacher and musical authority world-wide, he takes great pride in the performing standard of the Pipes & Drums and his solo pipers, and in knowing his students leave St. Andrew’s with a lifetime hobby. Before joining St. Andrew’s, Jim spent 15 years as a professional business writer. In addition to publishing in piping trade publications around the world, he continues to practice those skills as the main writer of feature stories and profiles for the alumni magazine, The Andrean. Jim lives in Aurora with his two children. For more information on Jim's piping career click here.
  • Beth McKay
    Chief Financial Officer
    (905) 727-3178 x229
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Arts
    Bio
     
    Beth has been the CFO and Director of Finance & Operations for St. Andrew’s College since March, 1998. Prior to this, she was a municipal administrator in York Region and Simcoe County (Oro-Medonte, Tiny and East Gwillimbury). She holds a degree from Queen’s University in Political Science, a diploma from St. Lawrence College in Business - Accounting and has a CPA-CMA designation. She has been active in both CAIS and TABS organizations and works closely with the Board of Governors at the School on long-term financial planning and analysis. She resides on campus, and she loves golf, curling, travel, and writing. Her son, Richard Oosthuizen’05, is an Old Boy.
  • Nancy McMurray
    Assistant to the Director of Food Services
    (905) 727-3178 x250
  • Natalie McNair
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x429
    Bio
     
    Natalie McNair joined SAC in 2010 as a Core French and Canadian history teacher in the Upper School. She holds a BA in French from the University of Victoria and a M.Ed. from D'Youville College. Natalie has recently assisted with the planning of new French courses in the Middle School in accordance to the new curriculum. She lives in Kleinburg with her husband, Jeff, and daughter, Charlotte, and loves spending time at the cottage and travelling whenever time permits.
  • Joel Morrissey
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x404
    University of Ottawa - Bachelor of Science
    Trent University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Joel Morrissey joined the faculty of St. Andrew's College in 2011 as a teacher in the Math Department. In 2012, he became a teacher in the Science Department. Joel earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Ottawa in chemistry and biochemistry and earned his B. Ed. from Trent University in 2011. An avid sports fan, Joel continues to play hockey throughout the year, as well as ultimate Frisbee. Joel is a coach for JV Hockey and JV Lacrosse. Joel and his wife, Hannah, and their daughter, Evelyn, live in Newmarket.
  • Paul Mosey
    School Photographer
  • Kris Mulholland
    Health Centre
    (905) 727-3178 x276
  • Wendy Muratoff
    Executive Assistant to the Headmaster
    (905) 727-3178 x223
    Seneca College - Office Systems Operations
    Bio
     
    Wendy graduated from the Office Systems Operations (OSO) program at Seneca College in 1999. Starting out at St. Andrew's at Reception in 2000, she moved to a full-time position as the Administration Assistant, Upper and Middle Schools in 2001, and was promoted to the Administration Associate Upper School in 2006, where she focused on ensuring effective administration of US operations and procedures. Throughout this time, Wendy was a member of the School’s Administration Team, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the School, and a member of the Admission Committee, responsible for reviewing and recommending US applicants.
    In March 2011, Wendy was promoted to Executive Assistant to the Headmaster.In this role she provides assistance to the Headmaster as he moves forward with his initiatives, and serves as a liaise between the Board, Board Chair and the School.
    Wendy lives in Newmarket with her husband, Don. They have two grown children: Samantha and Kyle.
  • John Murray
    Faculty, Strength & Conditioning Coach
    (905) 727-3178 x409
    Bio
     
    John Murray joined St. Andrew's in 2014, serving as Strength & Conditioning Coach, teacher of Personal Fitness courses, trainer for many teams, and leader of SAC's summer fitness and skills programs.  John holds a master's of science degree in exercise physiology/strength and conditioning, and an honours bachelor of arts degree in Kinesiology from Western University.
  • Nicole Nascimento
    Faculty
    Bio
     
    Nicole Nascimento joined the SAC faculty in 2014 as a Modern Language teacher and teaches German. She prepares students for the AP Exam and the Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD) Exam. She holds a BA (Hons.) and MA in German Language and Literature from the University of Toronto, an International MBA from the Schulich School of Business, a Business German Diploma from the Goethe Institut, and is PMP certified. As a TA, Nicole taught first and second year German at Trinity College, University of Toronto. Nicole has experience teaching German at private Language Schools in London and Richmond Hill.She created a German-Canadian student exchange program. As a professional consultant, Nicole taught a four-week new consultant program for the Andersen University in St. Charles, Illinois. She has a variety of international work experience, including jobs in Munich and Köln, Germany. Her industry experience includes consulting, manufacturing, IT, telecommunication, and education. Nicole was born in Germany and lives in Aurora with her husband and daughter.
  • Claudio Numa
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x277
    McGill University - Bachelor of Arts
    Université de Montréal - Teaching Certificate
    Bio
     
    Claudio Numa joined SAC in 2003 as Head of Modern Languages in the Upper School where he teaches French and Spanish. In September 2017 he assumed the roles of Grade Coordinator and Day Housemaster. He holds a BA and a Teaching Certificate from  Université de Montréal. Prior to his career at SAC, he taught languages and film studies for five years at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School in Alberta. Claudio is involved in planning, organizing, and managing school trips to various French and Spanish-speaking locations, including the St. Donat, Que., trip. and has played an integral role in the successful launch of the Extended French program. Claudio coaches 1st Volleyball and U14 Squash, and is currently living on campus.
  • Mrs. Robyn O'Hare
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x427
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Science
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Robyn O’Hare joined the faculty in 2000 as a math and science teacher in the Middle School but in recent years has begun teaching visual arts too. In September 2017, Robyn began implementing a new Experiential Outdoor program for Middle School students. She earned a B.Sc.(Hons.) in biology from Queen’s University and a B.Ed. from OISE, University of Toronto as a science specialist. Robyn has spent numerous summers as a tennis instructor and has worked for the World Wildlife Fund Canada. Robyn has done extensive field work and research in the area of avian behaviour and conservation. Outside of the classroom, Robyn leads the Drama Club and coaches the Middle School house league and U14 Tennis teams. Robyn lives in Newmarket with her husband, Ron, and their four children.
  • Garry Page
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x315
    Bio
     
    Garry Page is enjoying his tenth year with St. Andrew’s College, currently serving as itinerant music faculty member and Director of Bands.  He holds honours music degrees in trumpet performance, academics, and teaching from the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England. He immigrated to Canada in 1997 at which point he became a member of the Stratford Festival Orchestra. He has performed as soloist at top performing arts theatres in Canada and the U.K., is founder of award-winning Brass Pages Quintet, trumpet and organ duo Page Two, and artistic director and principal trumpet of Kingsway Brass. He has numerous academy and Juno nominated and winning recordings for motion-picture soundtracks, video games, and Naxos classical discs, pop, jazz-fusion, Latin and blues for Blue Note and Verve. Garry has broadcast for national and local radio stations in the U.K., Europe, Asia, U.S., and Canada with appearances major television networks including the BBC and CBC radio. 

    Garry is an award-winning music educator who has had articles on music published by the Royal Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Canada, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. As well, he has written music critiques for local and national newspapers. He is active as a freelance performer, teacher, adjudicator, clinician, university lecturer, and examiner. He has served as tutor of brass at Kingsway College School, Etobicoke; Director of the KCS 'Kool Cats' Jazz Ensemble; and interim Head of Music for Greenwood College School. Garry has twice conducted the Conference of Independent Schools Music Festival All-Star Jazz Band at Roy Thomson Hall. In 2016, he received an Education Community Service Award for 20 years as the Royal Conservatory of Music Centre Representative for Stratford, Ont. 
  • Mr. Michael Paluch
    Assistant Headmaster, Director of Academics
    905-727-3178
    Western - Bachelor of Arts
    Western - Bachelor of Education
    Western - Master of Arts
    Bio
     
    Michael Paluch joined the SAC faculty in September of 2006 as Head of the English Department. Since that time, he has held the position of Director of Academics and Assistant Headmaster, Academics, respectively. Michael started his teaching career at Union School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and subsequently taught English at Bishop's College School and The Country Day School. No stranger to the all-boys experience, Michael served as the Program Director at Ponacka, a boys' residential summer camp on Lake Baptiste, Ont. A member of the Leadership Team, Michael is responsible for the formation, articulation, and interpretation of all aspects of the academic program. He leads the faculty in the areas of curriculum, academic policy and vision, and professional development. In addition to his administrative role, Michael teaches English, serves as the Public Speaking and Debating coach, and supports all aspects of the Centre for Learning and Teaching.
  • Chris Papalia
    Housemaster, Laidlaw House
    (905) 727-3178 x304
    Macalester College - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Chris Papalia begins his fourth year as faculty at St. Andrew’s College after three years teaching in Durham. At St. Andrew’s, he has taught mathematics and science in the Upper School, while working as an Assistant Housemaster in Sifton House and coaching with the First Baseball and JV Hockey teams. This past year, Chris transitioned out of Residential Life and became the day boy Housemaster of Laidlaw House, where he will continue his responsibilities this year. In addition, Chris will teach in the Mathematics Department this year and coach First Hockey and First Baseball. While studying physics at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, Chris competed at shortstop for the varsity baseball team and was the shortstop with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues during his B.Ed. program. This year, he will return to OISE part time to begin studying for his Master of Education in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning. Chris has been an active participant in youth baseball for the past eight years and has both coached and played in the Canadian championships, most recently with Ontario at the Under-17 Baseball Canada Cup this summer. He lives on campus and enjoys staying active, reading, and golfing.
  • Kim Parry
    (905) 727-3178 x254
  • Norm Pfenning
    Athletics Manager
  • David Pontone
    Head Chef
    (905) 727-3178 x323
  • Emma Porter
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x413
    Guelph University - Bachelor of Arts
    Bio
     
    Emma Porter joined the Moderns Department in September 2012 to teach AP and Extended French. Emma has French in the Middle School, and has now officially taught all grades 5-12 here at SAC. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Guelph University with a major in French, and holds intermediate/senior qualifications in the same. Emma also has her Masters in Behavioural Sciences, her thesis based on behavioural issues in boys. She is currently working on starting her PhD in Education from the University of Toronto. Emma has coached and played soccer at the provincial level. At SAC, Emma coaches the U13A Soccer team and the U13A Basketball team. Emma lives in Bradford with her husband, Jeff, and son, Dean, and daughter Lennox.
  • Terry Prezens
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x411
    Bio
     
    Terry Prezens joined the faculty in 2005 and teaches computer science and computer engineering in the Upper School. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Cognitive Science, and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. Terry has taught computer science courses through Continuing Education Programs and courses on Computer Engineering at Centennial College. He also has experience writing several textbooks on computer programming. Prior to his career at SAC, he taught all-girls at St. Clement’s School in Toronto. By combining his passions for sports and technology, Terry created a co-curricular Robotics Club, where students were given the opportunity to design and build mini-autonomous robots that competed in national and international soccer competitions. The club was so successful it became a course, and in 2010 one of his teams finished first in the world in the Superteam division of  the RoboCup Jr. soccer competition. He also oversees the Computer Programming Club. Terry has more than a decade of high school coaching experience and this year will be coaching the U16 Football and U13 Rugby teams. He lives in Markham with his wife, Kathy, and their daughter, Kiana.
    Coach Prezens has only been at St. Andrew’s College for six years, but has found his niche as Defensive Backs coach for U16 Football. Prior to coming to St. Andrew’s he was involved at the First Football level with a team that went on to become the Golden Horseshoe champions. He brings his years of Rugby coaching to the defense and strives to make his DB’s great tacklers. He remembers learning years ago from a previous mentor that, “offense might score points, it is the defence that will win games.”
  • Wendy Pries
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x302
    Carleton University - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Wendy joined the SAC faculty in 1994 as a part-time French and ESL teacher. She holds a B.A. in Linguistics,with an emphasis on second language teaching from Carleton University, and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. Prior to working at SAC, Wendy taught English to foreigners in Toronto, Saskatchewan and Guatemala. Wendy now holds the position of Community Service Coordinator, where she oversees the Community Service Council and promotes volunteerism. Wendy lives in Newmarket with her husband and three children.
  • Keith Ramon
    Housemaster, Sifton House
    (905) 727-3178 x442
    Trent University - Bachelor of Arts
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Keith Ramon began teaching English at St. Andrew’s College in 2002. He holds a BA (Hons) from Trent University, a B.Ed. from Queen’s University, and an Honours Specialist from the University of Toronto. Keith is an active athlete and continues to compete in Ironman triathlons throughout North America. He is the head coach of the triathlon team, and also coaches cross-country running, Nordic skiing, biathlon, and weight training. Keith is also a Senior Course Officer for the #142 Highland Cadet Corps and involved in the Duke of Edinburgh Award as an organizer of various outdoor pursuits. Keith is the Housemaster of Sifton House and is responsible for the 60 boys that live in his care. He lives with his wife, Melissa, a teacher in the Middle School, and his two young children.
  • Melissa Ramon
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x419
    Trent University - Bachelor of Arts
    Trent University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Melissa Ramon began her teaching career at SAC in 2005 as a history teacher in the Middle School. In 2013, she was appointed chair of SAC's Information Technology Integration (ITi) Committee. She received her BA and B.Ed. from Trent University and an Honours Specialist from the University of Toronto. Melissa and her husband, Keith, a Housemaster and English teacher in the Upper School, live in Sifton House with their sons, Owen and Duncan.
  • Brianna Reid
    Upper School Administration Assistant and Receptionist
  • Mr. Gregory Reid
    Assistant Headmaster
    (905) 727-3178 x258
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Arts
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Physical Education
    University of Toronto - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Greg Reid joined the faculty of St. Andrew's College in 2000 as Director of Athletics. He was promoted to Assistant Headmaster, School Life and Operations, in September 2012, where his responsibilities included overseeing all aspects of student life, leadership, and discipline. As of June 2018, he will be taking on the role of Executive Director of Advancement at SAC.
     
    Greg earned BA, B.P.H.E. (Hons.) and B.Ed. degrees from Queen’s University and completed an M.Ed. degree in Educational Administration at OISE, University of Toronto. Greg is also a graduate of the CAIS Leadership Institute, recently completed the CAIS Next Steps Diploma program in Advanced Leadership, and holds the professional designation of Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA).
     
    Greg holds multiple coaching certifications as well as qualifications in scuba, canoeing, and challenge-course management. He has coached SAC's 1st Lacrosse team since 2003, and is currently an assistant coach with SAC's Varsity B Hockey team. Greg has coached lacrosse at the provincial, national, and international levels, and is currently the Director of High School Teams for Evolve Elite Lacrosse. He assisted in the design of the School's Upper Fields project, resulting in the outstanding Yuill Family Athletic Complex, and also consulted on the design and construction of the La Brier Family Arena.
     
    Greg lives with his wife, Chryssi (an elementary school teacher), and their two sons, Bowen '15, Queen's '19, and Brayden '18.
  • John Richardson
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x445
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Music
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    John Richardson joined the faculty of St. Andrew’s in 2004, teaching music in the Middle School. He holds a B.Mus. and B.Ed. from the University of Toronto, and taught at Crescent School in Toronto before coming to St. Andrew’s. John organizes and directs many student groups, such as the Middle School Band, Middle School Jazz Band, and the Junior Cadet Band. He also co-coaches the Under-14 Tier 1 Soccer Team in the fall. When John is not working in the Music Department, he can be found playing soccer or basketball with the students, or listening to music. John lives in Barrie with his wife, Julie, and their three children: Jasmine, Jaden, and Jordyn.
  • Claudia Rose-Donahoe
    (905) 727-3178 x420
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Arts
    Western - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Claudia has been teaching at SAC since 2003. Although she has experience teaching grades 5-10 at SAC and being a Middle School teacher librarian, her favourite teaching assignment by far is her current one: grade 5 core. She loves teaching boys of this age and thoroughly enjoys the variety of teaching them numerous subjects such as: language arts, math, social studies, visual art, and drama. Currently, Claudia is the Middle School GLC co-ordinator and the U12 softball coach.
  • Kim Rowe
    Campus Shop
  • Mr. Michael Roy '85
    Director of Admission, Marketing & Business Development
    905-727-3178
    Bio
     
    Michael Roy attended SAC as a boarding student, graduating in 1985. He was a House Captain, member of Memorial House and played Varsity hockey, volleyball and JV football.
    A graduate of Mount Allison University, he holds a BA with a major in English Literature and a minor in Business Marketing.
    Michael joined St. Andrew's College in the Advancement Office in 1996 after a career in corporate Canada which included stops at Canadian Tire Corporate Office and hockey manufacturer Bauer Inc. Originally hired to oversee the School's Centennial celebration, Michael was also responsible for Old Boys and Parents Annual Giving, alumni relations and was a Major Gift solicitor within the School's Campus Master Plan team. In 2003 he was promoted to the Director of Admission post managing all elements of enrolment and financial aid. In November of 2010 he added Marketing and Business Development to his portfolio.
    He coached the SAC Varsity Hockey team for three season's winning a CISAA championship in 2001.
    Michael is married to Susan and has two children: Nolan '17 and Karsen. 
  • Steve D. Rush
    Director of Information Technology, Head of Computer Science
    (905) 727-3178 x265
    Western - Bachelor of Arts
    Bio
     
    Steve began his teaching career at St. Andrew’s in 1988. He has a BA in Economics and Computer Science from The University of Western Ontario and is an Honours Specialist in Philosophy. Steve is currently the Director of IT and the Head of Computer Science and teaches two courses on Philosophy in grades 11 and 12. He is also Coach of the Varsity and Intramural Squash teams, and is devoted to developing junior squash players at the school. The Varsity Squash team won the CISAA Championship seven of the eight years between 2006 and 2014. He has coached U14 Hockey, U16 Football and Varsity Football, where he was part of three CISAA Championship teams.  He competes provincially in masters squash tournaments and has been ranked as high as 3rd in the province. Steve lives in Newmarket with his wife, Paula, an English literature and drama teacher at Newmarket High School, and their five children: Colleen, Stephen, Kevin '12, Brendan '17, and Nolan '21.
  • Samantha Scheepers
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x457
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Samantha Scheepers joined the St. Andrew’s faculty in 2012 as an English teacher in the Upper School. Teaching senior English and AP Research, she holds a master’s of education, specializing in metacognition and reading comprehension, as well as a BA (Hons.) with high distinction in English and Renaissance Studies from the University of Toronto. She has recently completed a teaching fellowship focused on leadership in Independent Schools at Columbia University and presented her research on perspective-taking and literature discussions at the 2017 International Boys' School Coalition Conference in Baltimore. Samantha has enjoyed experiences working with both Upper and Middle School students, having taught at Havergal College, John M. Denison Secondary School, and Lawrence Heights, as well as working as the Director of Literary Camps at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. She is the faculty advisor forSAC Students for Social Justice, as well as the Assistant Senior Debate Coach. She coaches U13 Rugby and is the Chair of the College's Standing Committee for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. 
  • William Scoular
    Department Head, Drama
    (905) 727-3178 x422
    Oxford - Bachelor of Arts
    Oxford - Master of Arts
    Bio
     
    William Scoular joined the faculty of St. Andrew’s in 1987. He is a graduate of Oxford University where he received a BA and MA in English Language and Literature. William is now Head of the Drama Department and teaches English and theatre studies in the Upper School. He has directed more than 25 main stage productions and over 60 plays for the annual FOCUS Festival of the Arts, a celebration of the arts he founded 20 years ago.  William is also author of Not An Ordinary Place, co-author of A Question of Guilt, and editor of Secret Agent: The Selected Journals and Letters of Harry Somers.
  • Courtenay Shrimpton
    Assistant Headmaster
    (905) 727-3178 x307
    McGill University - Bachelor of Arts
    McGill University - Bachelor of Education
    Royal Roads University - Master of Arts
    Bio
     
    Courtenay Shrimpton joined SAC in 1999 as a history teacher and Housemaster of Flavelle. He holds a BA and B.Ed. from McGill University, and a master's degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Previously the Dean of Students at Lower Canada College, Courtenay served as the Assistant Headmaster, Student Life at SAC for eight years, and for the past five has taken on the responsibilities of Assistant Headmaster, Upper School and Strategic Development. In this capacity, Courtenay oversees the Upper School, its faculty, and students. He oversees the administration team and works closely with department heads. He is responsible for the coordination and direction of strategic initiatives at the School, with a focus on implementation of strategic priorities through the new strategic plan (2017-2022). He coaches 1st Football and U16 Basketball and volunteers as a coach with two community provincial rep. basketball teams. He has completed his CAIS Leadership Institute Diploma and writes and teaches extensively on independent school leadership. Courtenay lives in Aurora with his wife, Leslie, also a teacher, and their three daughters.
  • Angela Slessor
    Faculty
  • Lori Smith
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x403
    Bio
     
    Lori Smith joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s College in 2011 as a math and science teacher in the Middle School. She holds an Honours BA from York University and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. Lori coaches the Track & Field team in the spring. She lives Keswick with her husband, Landon,  son Hunter, and daughter Hallie.
  • Dave Stewart
    Chapel Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x280
    Bio
     
    David Stewart joined the faculty in 2000 as a history teacher in the Upper School. He holds a BA (Hons.), with a major in history and minor in drama, and a B.Ed. specializing in history from Queen’s University. Prior to coming to St. Andrew’s, he worked at Queen’s University as a Recruitment Officer. David became the Department Head of History and Social Sciences for the Upper School in 2004 but has stepped away from that role to assume the position of Middle and Upper School Chapel Coordinator as well as joining the School Life Team. He has spent 11 years in residence at SAC, first as Assistant Housemaster in Macdonald House then as Housemaster of Flavelle House. He organizes the annual St. Andrew’s College Remembrance Day Ceremony. David is also the principal announcer at major SAC events, including Homecoming and the MacPherson Tournament. Since 2003, David has planned and organized the annual Battlefield Tour to France and Belgium. In 2015 and 2016, he was the honoured recipient of the Biafran Award. This year he will be coaching U14 Hockey and Junior Golf. David lives in Newmarket with his wife, Natascia, and their two children, Conor and Hannah.
  • Natascia Stewart
    Associate Director of Admission
    (905) 727-3178 x224
    Bio
     
    Natascia Stewart joined the Admission Team at St. Andrew's College in 2003. She has steadily grown her portfolio of responsibilities, culminating in a promotion to Associate Director of Admission in 2013. She oversees the re-enrolment of returning students, and the enrolment of new Middle School and Mexican candidates. She and her husband, David Stewart, Chapel Coordinator and former Housemaster, spent 11 years living in both Macdonald House and Flavelle House. This experience provided her with a comprehensive understanding of SAC's Residential program. A graduate of MacMaster University, she holds a B.Sc. with a major in biology and a minor in anthropology. 
  • Katie Still
    Faculty
  • Joanne Stock
    Campus Shop Manager
    (905) 727-3178 x279
  • Jarryd Stock '03
    Associate Director of Admission
    (905) 727 3178 x238
    Bio
     
    Jarryd Stock ’07 joined SAC’s Admission Department in 2011 and in July 2017 was made an Associate Director. Jarryd has been an integral part of the Admission Team, helping to achieve enrolment needs and several key tactical and strategic elements, including the Andrean Residential Experience (ARE) program. Jarryd and his wife, Samantha, live on Masters’ Row with their son, Wesley.
     
     
  • Michael Szczepankiewicz
    Afternoon Janitor Foreman
  • Melissa Tackaberry
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x425
    University of Windsor - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Windsor - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Melissa Tackaberry started at St. Andrew’s in 2001 as a math teacher in the Upper School. She holds a BA and BEd from the University of Windsor and previously taught in the Simcoe Country District School Board. She is the faculty advisor for the Student Outreach Council and runs the Holiday Heroes program in conjunction with the York Region Children's Aid Society. 
  • Amanda Thorne
    Academic Support Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x236
    University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Science
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Education
    Nipissing University - Master of Education
    Bio
     
    Amanda Thorne joined St. Andrew’s in 2001 as a science teacher in the Upper School. In July 2017, she was named to the US School Life Team, providing support to both the pastoral and academic needs of the College. Amanda holds a B.Sc. from the University of Waterloo, a B.Ed. from Queen’s University, and an M.Ed. from Nipissing University. Prior to joining the faculty at SAC, Amanda taught courses in chemistry and biology at Sutton District High School with the YRDSB. She currently holds the position of Learning Resource Specialist and coordinator of the Guided Learning Centre, and teaches one section of grade 12 chemistry.
  • Paul Totera
    Assistant Housemaster, Macdonald House
    (905) 727-3178 x313
    University of Victoria - Bachelor of Science
    Lakehead University - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    After teaching math and science for one year at another independent school, Paul Totera joined the SAC faculty in 2010. He received his B.Sc. in Environmental Science from the University of Victoria and his B.Ed. from Lakehead University. At SAC he has taught grades 9 and 10 science and civics in the Upper School, and as a former Cadet himself, he is a Senior Course Officer for the #142 St. Andrew's College Highland Cadet Corps. As well, he is involveed with the Duke of Edinburgh's Award program, coached a number of teams including U16 Badminton, U14 and U16 Soccer, and U14 Squash, and works with the Middle School concert band. He also coordinated the Residential Evening program from 2010-2012. Paul is an Assistant Housemaster in Macdonald House and teaches science in the Middle School.
  • Matthew Trevisan
    Department Head, English
    (905) 727-3178 x428
    Queen's University - Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto - Bachelor of Education
    Bio
     
    Matthew Trevisan joined the St. Andrew's faculty in 2010 as an English teacher in the Upper School. In September 2017, he was named Department Head, English. Matthew has a BA (Hons.) from Queen's University and a B.Ed from OISE's inner city program. Before coming to SAC, Matthew wrote for The Globe and MailCTVOlympics.ca, and the Kingston Whig-Standard. He has worked as the Assistant Housemaster in Memorial House, helped launch the School's Social Justice Council, and co-taught the broadcast journalism program in its first years. He currently is the teacher advisor for the Writing and Publication Council, assists with weight training, and coaches Track & Field.
  • Nick Tsioros '88
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x402
    Bio
     
    Nick Tsioros began his teaching career at St. Andrew’s in 1994 teaching health and physical education to grade 9 students and courses in exercise science for grade 12 students. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Ed. from Boston University and is a graduate of SAC from the Class of 1988. Nick was a competitive distance runner for many years, and as a junior athlete he represented Canada at several World Cross Country and Track Championships. In 1996, he was ranked fifth in Canada and narrowly missed making the Olympic team for the marathon. He coaches the Varsity Cross-Country and Track & Field teams. In the past, he has also coached club runners in the Etobicoke Track & Field Club as well as in the Newmarket Huskies. Nick lives in Aurora with his family.
  • Heather Tugnett
    Head Athletic Therapist
    (905) 727-3178 x306
    R.Kin, CAT(C), MSc
    Bio
     
    Heather Tugnett became a full-time Athletic Therapist at St. Andrew’s College in September 2011. As a Certified Athletic Therapist and Registered Kinesiologist, Heather enjoys providing field and clinical care to the students of St. Andrew’s College as well as mentoring athletic therapy students as they prepare for certification in the profession of Athletic Therapy. Heather holds a BA in kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University (2008), a bachelor of applied health science (athletic therapy) degree from Sheridan College (2011), and a master’s of science degree from McMaster University (2016). In 2013, Heather travelled to Madagascar, Africa, with a group of students as a medical chaperone for the St. Andrew’s Society for Service around the World (SASSAW) program. Outside of her work at St. Andrew’s, Heather volunteers within the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and served as a lead Medical Practitioner for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto.  
  • Sharen Turner
    Parent Liaison & Event Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x278
    Bio
     
    Sharen Turner joined St. Andrew’s College in 2006. After working as an Administrative Assistant for a year, she was promoted to Parent Liaison & Event Coordinator. Sharen came with six years of experience in the Development Office at Knox College, University of Toronto, plus many years working with volunteers and event planning. She obtained her B.A. in history at York University and her college diploma in recreation leadership at Centennial College. 
  • Susan Van Dam
    Payroll and Benefits Coordinator
    (905) 727-3178 x228
  • Cindy Veitch
    Communications Officer
    (905) 727-3178 x237
    Bio
     
    Cindy Veitch joined the St. Andrew's College Advancement Team in 2011. In 2012, she was promoted to Communications Officer and Editor of The Andrean. She holds an undergrad in journalism from Ryerson University and has worked as a writer and editor for many years. 
  • John Walsh
    Network Systems Administrator
    (905) 727-3178 x290
    Trent University - Bachelor of Science
    Fleming College - Diploma
  • Tanya Weedon
    Associate Head, University Counselling
    (905) 727-3178 x275
    Bio
     
    Tanya Weedon joined the University Counselling team at St. Andrew's College in 2012. Prior to working at SAC, Tanya worked in Admissions at Mount Allison University and in Residence & Student Life at Victoria University in the University of Toronto. In her role as Associate Head of University Counselling, Tanya will work closely with grade 11 and 12 students interested in applying to university within Ontario and Canada, and is looking forward to working with all Upper School students as they plan for their future beyond St. Andrew's College.
  • Nicholas Weedon '02
    Advancement Officer, Old Boy Relations & Major Gifts
    (905) 727-3178 x321
    Western - Bachelor of Political Science
  • Rebecca Williams
    Administrative Assistant, Middle School
    (905) 727-3178 x291
  • Julie Wilson
    Advancement Officer, Stewardship, Planned Giving & Awards
    (905) 727-3178 x296
    George Brown College - Gerontology Diploma
    Bio
     
    Julie Wilson joined St. Andrew's College in 2008 as an Annual Fund and Planned Giving Officer. In 2011, her role extended to Stewardship, and most recently, Endowed Awards. Julie is a graduate of George Brown College with a diploma in Gerontology. She lives in Newmarket with husband, Chris, and their two children, Justin and Ella.
     
  • Shelly Wong
    Accounts Payable
    (905) 727-3178 x286
  • Matthew Wyatt
    Faculty
    (905) 727-3178 x438
    Lakehead University - Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Transart Institute (Berlin/NYC) - Master of Fine Arts
    Bio
     
    Matt Wyatt joined the faculty in 2014. He holds an Masters in Fine Art in New Media from Transart Institute (Berlin/NYC) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons.) in Visual Arts (Studio) from Lakehead University. Prior to joining St. Andrew's, he taught art and English in Tokyo, Japan, where he lived for six years. Outside of teaching, he has worked in musical performance, marketing, and design, and he also maintains a fine art painting practice. Matt joined the visual arts team to help broaden students' visual arts experiences and understanding of contemporary art. In 2015, he helped design and introduce the new broadcast journalism course and student news program. Matt lives on campus with his wife, Nao, and their two children, Hana and Ryu.
  • Grace Wyvill
    Director of Food Services
    (905) 727-3178 x251
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