Our Team

Faculty & Staff


Kendall Hinton


Kendall Hinton studied women’s ministry at Boyce College in Louisville Kentucky.

Kristin Hunt


Kristin Hunt holds a BA in elementary education from Hanover College.

Julie Kilmer


Julie Kilmer attended Purdue University for her undergraduate and graduate studies in Elementary Education.

Amy Ashley

1st Grade

Amy Ashley holds a B.A. from Ball State University in Elementary Education. Amy also studied special education through Taylor University and has a M.Ed.

Jaima Kinsler

1st Grade

Jaima Kinsler attended Indiana University Bloomington and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.

Laurel Smith

2nd Grade

Laurel Smith holds a B.S. in Education from Ball State University and a Master of Arts from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Jennifer Ringenberg

2nd Grade

Jen Ringenberg graduated from Taylor University with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Spanish.

Debra Molin

3rd Grade

Debra Molin obtained an A.A. degree in Bible from Arizona College of the Bible and a B.A. degree in English from Arizona State University.

Kimberly Warman

4th Grade

Kimberly Warman graduated from a Classical Christian high school and then Hillsdale College with a specialty in English and Classical Education.

Julie Griffin

Curriculum Director & 5th Grade

Julie Griffin graduated from Pensacola Christian College and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.

Christopher Miller

6th Grade & Spanish

Chris Miller graduated and received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University where he studied Social Studies Education.

Upper School

Aaron Delph

Upper School Omnibus, Math/Science

Aaron Delph holds a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Purdue University and is currently pursuing an MDiv through the Southern Baptist

Tori Hickok

Upper School Math/Science

Tori Hickok graduated from Maranatha Baptist University with a BS in Secondary Mathematics Education.

Danielle Weirich

Upper School Omnibus, Latin

After graduating with a B.A. in History from Patrick Henry College, Danielle Weirich chose to continue her life-long learning through teaching.


DeAnna Gipson


DeAnna Gipson graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Geography. She also has a vocational degree in graphic design from J.

Emma Foss


Emma Foss graduated in 2019 from Bob Jones University with a B.S. in Music Education. Alongside CDA, she teaches music classes.

Chad Lesnet

Physical Education

Chad Lesnet holds a B.S. in Finance from Purdue University where he was a member of the track team. Prior to joining the staff at Coram Deo.


Lora Dodson

Academic Assistant

Lora Dodson holds a B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Butler University and a Masters of Speech-Language Pathology from Indiana University.

Sophia Sheptock

Academic Assistant

Sophia Sheptock is currently finishing her degree through Liberty University and will graduate this fall with a B.S. in political science.

Kelli Smith

Academic Assistant

Kelli Smith earned an Associates of Applied Sciences degree from the International Business College. She enjoys serving in children’s church.

Christine Szymczak

Academic Assistant

Christine Szymczak graduated Indiana Wesleyan with a B.S. in Elementary Education. Prior to staying home to raise her three daughters.

Linda Hoyt


Linda Hoyt began her professional career as a RN, took time off to raise her daughter and returned to work as a teacher’s assistant at her daughter’s school.

Susan MacKay

Academy Assistant

Susan MacKay holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University with a specialization in Hospitality Management.

David Seibel

Head of School

As the Head of School at Coram Deo Academy, David Seibel aims to delight in, display, and declare the Gospel through teaching.

Jason Barney


Jason Barney was awarded the Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching from Hillsdale College in 2012. He completed his MA in Biblical Exegesis.

John Crabtree

Advancement & Operations Director

John Crabtree holds two bachelor’s degrees (Biology and Chemical Engineering), two master’s degrees (MDiv and ThM) and a doctoral degree.

DeeDee Feeney

Assistant Principal

DeeDee Feeney started CDA’s full-day Kindergarten program in 2010, but she began teaching while still in college.