meet our Instructors

Ellis J

Ellis J

I would like to introduce myself as a Behind the Wheel Instructor, (AKA) Also Known As, (BTW) for American Driving Academy. I have been in…
Brett H.

Brett H.

Hello my name is Brett.  I am a driving instructor for American Driving Academy.  I am happily married to my wife for 20 years.  I…
Chelsea G.

Chelsea G.

Hello, I’m Chelsea. I love teaching others and I find a deep sense of pride and accomplishment when I help others achieve their goals. I…
Michelle M.

Michelle M.

My name is Michelle.  I am a retired teacher and school counselor.  I have one grown daughter and a multitude of fur babies.  I love…
Mike B.

Mike B.

Hi, my name is Mike. I hold a Colorado Class A CDL and have a good deal of experience as an Instructor. I’ve been teaching…
Gordon F.

Gordon F.

Hi.  My name is Gordon.  I am married and a retired banker.  I enjoy working with young people.  I like teaching people how to drive…
Steve T.

Steve T.

Steve Tooke is an instructor with American Driving Academy. He brings over 30 years of diverse experience to his role, largely in the not-for-profit arena…
Tracy

Tracy

Greetings! My name is Tracy. I am a Colorado Native, born in Pueblo, raised in the Springs, educated at Cheyenne Mountain and the University of…
Melissa

Melissa

Hi, my name is Melissa. I am one of the many amazing office staff members. I enjoy coming to work and making a difference in…
James V.

James V.

Hello, my name is James. I am a 48 year resident of Colorado Springs. I am a driving instructor for the American Driving Academy. I…
Carole N.

Carole N.

My name is Carole. I am married and have 3 grown children and 3 amazing grandchildren. I love the outdoors, stock car and motorcycle racing.…
Zeida A.

Zeida A.

Hello, my name is Zeida! I am currently a college student at MSU Denver studying Elementary Education with a concentration in Psychology. My hobbies include…
Kevin H.

Kevin H.

Hi, my name is Kevin and I am a Colorado native. I attended the University of Colorado Boulder where I earned a bachelor’s degree in…
Kevin B.

Kevin B.

Hello, my name is Kevin. I was born and raised in Colorado.  I enjoy all the wonderful outdoor activities this state has to offer.  I am a…
Mike O

Mike O

Hello, my name is Mike and I am a driving instructor for Colorado Springs.  I enjoy instructing students of all ages that have various driving…
Joseph D.

Joseph D.

Hello, my name is Joe and I have had the pleasure of working for American Driving Academy for the past two years. My background includes…
Cindy J

Cindy J

Hi.  My name is Cindy.  I worked for the DMV for 12 years; over 8 years as a DMV examiner.  I love the Broncos and…
Valarie G

Valarie G

My name is Valarie.  I am originally from Minnesota, but have lived in Colorado for many years and love it.  I love to write and…
Ron D.

Ron D.

My name is Ron D  I taught for thirty years at Pueblo Community College and CSU-Pueblo.  I am now retired and am Professor Emeritus of…
Robert M.

Robert M.

Hi, my name is Robert and I have been employed by American Driving Academy since the spring of 2013. During this time I have thoroughly…
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,…
Rhonda S.

Rhonda S.

Hello I’m Rhonda Segovia. I enjoy driving, cooking, eating and growing a garden. I was in banking for over 29 years. I have two sons both…
Mark C.

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…
Lin P.

Lin P.

My name is Lin and I can PROUDLY say I have been with American Driving Academy since 2002. I have enjoyed my dog Pete for…
Keith M.

Keith M.

Hi my name is Keith. I am the senior instructor and license examiner for Colorado Springs and Pueblo. I have been working here at American…
Cathy M

Cathy M

Hello! My name is Cathy.   I have a BSW degree and a heart for helping people.  I am a Colorado native and have two wonderful…
Byron B.

Byron B.

Hello, I’m Byron. I truly love teaching others what I know and sharing my own experiences, both in the classroom and on the road. I’m…
Beth H.

Beth H.

My name is Beth.  They say find something you love and then teach others. I love to drive. I always wanted to be a truck…
Becky P.

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…