The fundamental component of student success at Villanova is our dedicated faculty. Villanova Prep employs approximately 50 faculty, support staff, and administration to provide an outstanding community-based education for its students. Nearly all of the faculty and administration possess advanced degrees and/or California teaching credentials, as well as many years of experience at Villanova.
To support an individualized learning environment, teachers regularly give personal attention to students. All faculty members offer daily assistance outside the regular school day; they are readily accessible to mentor and assist students.
Mrs. Christa Bandringa: (Art in Western Culture, Drawing and Painting) BA Southern Oregon University, Ashland, MA University of California, Santa Barbara, 13 years teaching experience, 9th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Jessica Benson: Guidance Counselor, BA Mount St. Mary's College, MS California Lutheran University 8th Year at Villanova.
Mr. Jermaine Britton: Aquatics Director (Fitness for Life) Head Coach Water Polo, Surf and Swimming. BS California State University, Bakersfield, MA University of Phoenix. 9th year at Villanova.
Mr. Timothy Bunce: California Scholastic Federation (AP English 12, English 12) BA University of the Pacific, MA California Lutheran University, 32 years teaching experience, 30th year at Villanova.
Ms. Elise Burgett: Resident Academic Support Teacher, BA Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1st year teaching 2nd year at Villanova.
Ms. Jessica Cerda, Resident Assistant, BA Whittier College, 2nd year at Villanova
Mrs. Cheri Colborn, (Hon AlgebraII/Trig, AlgebraII/Trig), B.S. Cal State Channel Islands Psychology, M Ed. Candidate National University, 6 years teaching experience, 3rd at Villanova.
Mr. Joel Conary: Director of Computer Technology, BA Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, MA Loyola Marymount, 7 years experience, 3rd year at Villanova.
Mrs. Jane Cotti: Director of Instructional Resources and Technology, National Honor Society, (Computer Graphic Design) BA Loyola Marymount University, MA California State University, Long Beach, 23rd year at Villanova.
Mr. Virgil P. Evans: (Latin) BA Loyola University, BD Kings College, University of London England, BA University of California Santa Barbara, Pupil Personnel Services Credential, CA. Secondary Teaching Credential Life (History and Social Sciences) CA. 24 years teaching and administrative experience, 4th year at Villanova.
Dr. Nan Freitas: (Spanish I, Spanish III, Spanish IV), BA University of Montana, MA / EdD. Pepperdine University, 39 years teaching experience, 22nd year at Villanova.
Mr. Brian Galetto: (Communications, EIS) JV Girls Basketball Coach. BA Westchester University of Pennsylvania, MA Candidate Loyola Marymount University, 1 year teaching, 2nd year at Villanova.
Mr. Brian Grisin: (Religion 9/11) Varsity Girls Tennis Coach, Varsity Boys Golf Coach. BA / MA St. John's Seminary, Los Angeles Archdiocese ReligionTeacher Certification, 13 years teaching experience, 15th year at Villanova.
Mr. Walter Han: (AP Statistics, Honors Pre-Calc, Pre-Calc), BS UCLA Electrical Engineering (Regents Scholar), MA Mathematics Education, New York University. 5 Years Teaching Experience, 3rd year at Villanova.
Mr. Tyler Hart: Director of Admission, BS California State University Channel Islands, MA Azusa Pacific University, 9th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Julie Hedrick: (English 9, Honors English 9) BA, Occidental College, CA teaching credential English, 14 years teaching experience, 6th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Jeanne Hill: Director of Development. BA State University of New York, Plattsburgh. 22 years of Non-Profit Management experience, 3rd year at Villanova.
Mrs. Carol Hoffer: Headmaster, BA Miami University, Ohio, MA University of San Francisco, MA California State University Northridge, 34 years of teaching and administrative experience; 2 years previously at Villanova, 5th year returning to Villanova.
Dr. Sloan Hoffman: (Music Appreciation), BA Tufts University, BA University of Denver, MA Eastman School of Music, DMA University of Southern California. 1st year at Villanova.
Mrs. Kumiko Irion: (Japanese I, II, III, IV) BA / MA National Taiwan University, 28 years teaching experience, 19th at Villanova.
Mr. Eric Johnson:(Physics) Bachelor of Science, Physics, cum laude (1994) Prairie View A & M University, Texas
Master of Science, Theoretical Physics (1998) University of Minnesota. 12 years teaching experience, 4th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Donna Jones: (Physical Science and Chemistry) BS/ MS University of Waterloo, CA Credential Science, 23 years teaching experience, 7th year at Villanova.
Sister Timothea Kingston, C.S.C: Academic Counselor. BA MS Admin. Mt. St. Mary's College, Los Angeles. California Administrator Services Credential, California Multiple Subject Credential, 59 years teaching/administrative experience, 12th year at Villanova.
Mr. Joshua Kruse: Campus Minister / Dean of Resident Students, BA Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, 9th year at Villanova.
Dr. Sun Lee: (AP Calculus AB & BC, Advanced Math) BS University of California, Davis, MS University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 5th year returning to Villanova.
Dr. Matthew Mallon: (Modern History/ US History, AP World History) Girls Soccer Coach, BA California Lutheran University, MA and Ed. D Loyola Marymount University, 8th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Terry Maulhardt: (Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Astronomy) BS Loyola Marymount University, California Clear Credential in Biology and Chemistry, California Lutheran University, 10th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Sonja Montiel: Director of College Counseling, BA UC Santa Barbara, MA UC Santa Barbara, 12 years private college counseling experience, 3rd year at Villanova.
Mr. Ricardo Olivares, Director of Resident Life, Football Coach, and Girls Basketball Coach. BS University of California Riverside, MA Concordia University, MA Candidate National University, 21 years experience teaching, athletic director, and administration, 2nd year at Villanova.
Sister Catherine Osimo, C.S.C.: (Religion 12) BA Saint Mary's College, MA Mundelein College, DMin San Francisco Theological Seminary, 41 years teaching/administrative experience, 11th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Susan Pennington: (Hon English 10, English 10, Genre Writing), B.A. English, Eastern Illinois University, M.A. Political Science, Eastern Illinois University, M.A. English, University of Missouri, 14 years teaching experience, 3rd year at Villanova.
Ms. Amy Richardson, English Language and Support teacher/program director. BA California Lutheran University, 6thyear teaching, 4th year at Villanova.
Mr. Todd Roe: Resident Assistant, Assistant Football and Assistant Girls Basketball Coach, California Baptist University, Kinesiology, 4 years resident life experience, 2nd year at Villanova.
Mr. Daniel Rios: (English 11, AP Language and Composition), BA Loyola Marymount University, MA Candidate Loyola Marymount University, 4 years teaching experience, 2nd year at Villanova.
Mr. Brian Roney: (US History/ Modern History/AP Psycology). BA University of California Santa Barbara, MEd Azusa Pacific University, 13 years teaching experience, 8th year at Villanova.
Mrs. Carmen Seligman: (Spanish II, Honors Spanish II, Honors Spanish III, AP Spanish IV) BA Mount St. Mary's College. 21years teaching experience. 10th year at Villanova.
Ms. Deborah Smith: Assistant Director of Admissions, BA University of San Diego, 5th year at Villanova.
Ms. Jacqueline Urband (Biology, AP Biology) BA University of Montana, BS in Education University of Maryland, 24 years teaching experience, 2nd year at Villanova.
Mrs. Nancy Ventura, C.P.A.: Director of Financial Affairs, BS California State University, Northridge, 21st year at Villanova.
Mrs. Anna Walsh: (Civics/Economics/US History), BA University of California Los Angeles, MA University of California Santa Barbara, Global Studies. 4 years teaching experience, 3rd year at Villanova.
Mrs. Tracey Williams-Sutton: (Drama, Choral Ensemble) BA Brigham Young University, MA California State University, Northridge, 19 years teaching experience, 10th year at Villanova.
Mr. Jon Wyers: Director of Athletics, Summer Programs and Web Development, Head Varsity Boy's Basketball Coach, BS California State University, San Diego, Single Subject CLAD Infused California Teaching Credential in Physical Education, 7 years teaching/administrative experience, 11 years coaching experience, 5th year at Villanova.
Mr. Joseph Yamauchi: Resident Assistant, BA Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, Los Angeles Archdiocese ReligionTeacher Certification, 4th year at Villanova.
Sr. Rachel Yourgules, I.H.M.: Assistant Headmaster (Religion 10) BA California State University, Dominguez Hills, MA University of San Francisco, 42 years teaching/administrative experience, 5th year at Villanova.