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faculty and staff are BA alumni


are parents of current or alumni students

BA educators are more than just instructors. They are mentors, developing relationships with students that last a lifetime.

Our teachers, coaches, and staff are often the primary reason families choose Brentwood Academy. That is because at BA, educators are more than teachers. They are mentors who take the time to get to know their students — their strengths, talents, areas for improvement and who they are as a person — which we make possible through small class sizes. The result is a culture of trusted, lifelong relationships, shaped inside and outside the classroom.

More than 65% of our faculty hold post-baccalaureate degrees. All of our teachers participate in annual professional development at the beginning of each school year, and most benefit from the school's extensive continuing education program that assists with advanced degree studies and conferences.

Several of our faculty and staff are alumni (currently 22), parents of current students (currently 23) or parents of alumni (currently 43). A great many of our teachers are here because they want to give back in light of the investments that have been made in their own families by the community of BA.

Meet our Faculty

Buddy Alexander

MS Athletic Director/Basketball/Baseball/Football

  • B.B.A. University of Kentucky

Chris Allen

IT Director/Robotics Program Director

Mandy Allender


  • B.A. M.Ed. University of Tennessee

Dana Atkins

English/Physical Education

  • B.S. Clemson University
  • M.A. Furman University

John Ayala

Math /Assistant Director E3

  • B.S. Lipscomb University

Kerry Bauchiero

World Language

  • B.A. University of Tennessee

Jason Beddoe

Security Director

  • B.S. Belmont University

Mary Berger


  • B.S. Liberty University
  • M.Ed. Lipscomb University

Rian Berger

Christian Life Director

  • B.A. Tennessee Temple University
  • M.Ed. Lipscomb University

Anna Kathryn Berkompas


  • B.A. Baylor University

Dr. Warren Bezuidenhout

8th Grade Chair/History/Instructional Technology/Soccer

  • B.S. Campbellsville University
  • M.Ed. Ed. D Trevecca Nazarene University

Dan Billington

Facilities Director/Maintenance

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