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 […]


Maurice C.

I was born in New Hampshire. Raised in N. H., Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  I was married, now divorced, and raised two sons. I came to Colorado in 1974. I am retired machinist.  I really enjoy teaching young students to learn how to drive.

James V

James V.

Hello, my name is James. I am a 45 year resident of Colorado Springs. I am a driving instructor for the American Driving Academy. I am proud to be part of an amazing team! My interests include song writing and music production. What I enjoy most is spending time with my family. I have experience […]


Earle F.

Hi, My Name is Earle, No not the T.V. Star just plain Earle. I spent 27 Years working in the steel industries designing steel structures such as large steel beams you will find under bridges holding up the weight. We also built strong steel rails that help our country ship items state to state. After […]


Carole N.

Hi my name is Carole. I have been employed with American Driving Academy since August 2013. I am married with 3 amazing daughters and a very active granddaughter. My hobbies are pretty simple, I love my family, so spending time with them is my favorite thing to do. Watching my husband race his motorcycle in […]