Mark C.

I’m a retired educator with 32 years of experience, 8 years as a teacher and 24 years as a school administrator. In fact, I’m a former driver’s education instructor and completed all “driver’s education instructor” courses at the University of Northern Colorado. It’s important for our students to become confident and competent defensive-drivers. Safety in […]


Irene G.

I grew up in Pueblo Colorado and graduated in 1991 from USC Pueblo with a double BA. I have fourteen years of experience as a Graphic Illustrator for the Boy Scouts of America. I am a nationally recognized fine art artist, with art works in homes and galleries all over the United States. My passion […]


Chris M.

Hi, I am Chris. I have just recently joined American Driving Academy and am doing a wonderful job as a driving instructor. I love to teach. I am also a safety and ramp instructor for WFS at D.I.A. I have been doing that for about 1 year and have been with the company for 2 […]


Jerry T.

I have been driving 40 years, professionally for 35 years. I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others as I continue to learn myself and keep myself informed of all the current laws and federal regulations. I consider myself to be a very understanding people person realizing everyone learns differently. In my spare time I enjoy […]


Wayne L.

Hello. My name is Wayne. I am a native of Colorado and have lived in Colorado Springs for 24 years. I am a retired machinist and really enjoy my position at American Driving Academy. I love teaching people how to drive. I look forward to working with you.


Becky P.

Hello, I’m Becky Pantano and I am proud to be a native of Colorado Springs. Except for a brief stint where I tried to live in California, I’ve called this beautiful city my home. In fact, I grew up about 5 blocks away from the American Driving Academy office. I have 3 amazing children, 2 […]


Cathy M.

Hello! My name is Cathy. I am a Colorado native and have two teenagers and a cute dog. I have many hobbies that include interior and graphic design, gardening, and wood working. My many loves include God, family, and old movies. Prior to being employed by American Driving Academy, both my children took the 30 […]

Rick P

Rick P.

My name is Rick Parker.  I was born in Michigan and raised in Texas.  I have been married for 26 years and have two children, and two grandchildren. I like to go camping, fishing and hunting and just being in the outdoors.  I was an ice hockey coach of teenagers for many years so becoming […]

Byron B

Byron B.

Hello, I’m Byron. My mother told me when I was still in high school that I should be an educator, of course I didn’t listen. She was right, of course. I truly love teaching others what I know and sharing my own experiences, both in the classroom and on the road. I served 20 years […]

Phillip F

Phillip F.

I worked my way through college as a bus driver. I received a degree in Education but never used it; I instead became a mailman.  I have had about 30 years of professional driving with the all the required instruction.  I love working with the kids and also their parents.  They all work so hard […]