FACULTY & STAFF


COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

Knoxville Catholic is blessed with a devoted faculty, dedicated to our mission that strives to teach the whole child through the Gospel as we prepare students to be Disciples of Christ.

The faculty is comprised of 60 full and part-time teachers, and 7 full-time guidance staff, three of whom work exclusively with learning difference students. 54% of faculty hold advanced degrees, including three Ph.D.'s. You may contact our faculty through the Family Portal


Faculty Directory


ACCREDITATIONS & HONORS

  • Cardinal Newman Society National School of Excellence
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville
  • National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

ADMINISTRATION

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Dickie Sompayrac

President

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Fr. Christopher Floersh

Chaplain

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Jane Walker

Academic Dean

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Ore Pumariega

Dean of Students

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Jared Kimutis

Asst. Academic Dean

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Jason Surlas

Athletics Director

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Joni Punch

Director of Institutional Advancement

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Pam Rhoades

Director of Marketing & Communications

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Megan Erpenbach

Director of Alumni & Events

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DEPARTMENT HEADS

Erin Chady – Social Studies
Kat Coy – Guidance
Jared Kimutis – Religion
Ashley Lawrence – Foreign Languages
Caleb Moore – Lifetime Wellness 
Nikki Mynatt – English
Jennifer Parris – Math
Susan Passarello – Fine Arts
Tammy Walden – Science

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Bobbi Despard – Receptionist
Kathy Ferowich – Receptionist
Jill Gilbertson – Director of Family Accounts
Suzi Judd – Registrar/Freshman Advisor
Shannon Lutterman – Administrative Assistant 
Eunice Stearns – Administrative Assistant
Christina Walker – Business Manager
Steve Walker – Business Manager

GUIDANCE

Kat Coy – Gr. 10-12, Last Names A-G
Tammy Hopson – Guidance Assistant
Danielle Jones – Learning Center Assistant
Melinda Kirk– Gr. 10-12, Last Names H-N
Jennifer LaMattina – Gr. 10-12, Last Names O-Z 
Missey Mains – Bridge Program
Lynne Rucinski – Learning Specialist
Anna Wade – Student Assistance Program

Interested in working with us? Visit our employment page for job opportunities.