Our Tutors

Scott Allen


Scott is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring. He tutors students in all levels of math, SAT/ACT math, Chemistry Honors, AP Chemistry and much more.

Juli Baker


Juli has more than 30 years of teaching experience working with students off all ages…

Haley Beutler


Haley has always had a deep passion for academia and helping others, beginning in her senior year of high school, where she graduated as Valedictorian of her class.

Roxanne Butts


Roxanne has a Master’s degree in Education with a Specialization in Literacy from University of Florida and 11 years experience in Education.

Bárbara Clary Zayas


Bárbara tutors students in all levels of Spanish, Mathematics (elementary through Algebra I Honors), HSPT and High School Entrance Exam testing, Reading Comprehension and Writing, and Science (K-9).

Louise Coats


Louise Coats is a dedicated, encouraging teacher with over 25 years of experience and certifications teaching K-12. She holds a BA as well as a Masters in Education. She works hard to instill a passion for learning in her students. Her goal is to help students become all that they can be and enjoy life-long learning.

Glenn Csontos


Glenn Csontos, avid runner and reader, enjoys all levels of math, but especially calculus. With a degree in electrical engineering and a MBA, he could be running a business, but he loves teaching!

Shakira A Davis


Shakira has a Masters in Education, a Bachelors in English, and over five years experience teaching students around the world.

Kristen Emrich


Kristen has a B.S. in Marine Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy. She tutors almost all levels of math and science and SAT/ACT Math and Science. She works with students to develop confidence and knowledge in the subjects that she tutors.

Greg Heard


Greg is one of the owners of Disciplined Minds Tutoring. He tutors students in Chemistry, Physics, SAT/ACT math & ACT Science.

RJ Forsythe


Russell is currently a 5th grade teacher at Egypt Lake Elementary in Hillsborough County. Russell graduated from the University of Tampa with a degree in Elementary Education and is a certified teacher in the state of Florida.

Kaila Gosselin


Kaila is passionate about helping students feel successful in their academic journey while recognizing their individual learning style. She tutors students K-6 in Reading and Grammar.

Kristina Valladares


Kristina has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and is continuing her studies at the University of South Florida, majoring in Medical Sciences. She tutors Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Biology Honors, AP Biology  

Olda Hoare


Olda has a doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida; a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Florida; and a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education (secondary level) from the University of Belize. Olda has over twenty-five years of teaching experience at different levels in the areas of English Language, English Literature, and Reading.

Kristopher Murray


Kris has received their bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with an Equine Science minor from Penn State, as well as their master’s degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences from Clemson University. They have developed a strong passion for education and tutor students in biology, chemistry, and essay writing. 

Nicole James


Nicole has a Master’s degree from Saint Leo University in the field of Education. She has over 12 years of experience as an instructor and instructional leader in various educational settings.

Kirk Reynolds


Kirk has a Ph.D. degree in English and a JD degree. He has taught writing and English literature (prose, drama, and poetry) for several years. He tutors writing, literature, and SAT/ACT English and Reading.

Brian Sarkozy


TBA…

Bob Patterson


Bob is Jesuit educated in high school and college. He holds a B.S. in biology, and has done graduate work on ecology and distribution of coral reef fishes.

Laurie McCulloch


Laurie has 36 years of teaching expertise. She specializes in early intervention reading as well as reading enrichment and writing.

Daniel Viverios


Daniel graduated from USF with a degree in Applied Mathematics.

Jessica Stollenmaier


Jessica Stollenmaier is a dedicated, enthusiastic, and creative teacher who works hard to instill a passion for learning in her students.

Trent Strauch


Trent Strauch received a bachelor’s degree in math education from Florida Southern College in 1989 and is certified to teach math to grades 6-12 in the state of Florida.

Caleb Whittenburg


Caleb is passionate about mathematics and physics. Can teach algebra 1 & 2, geometry, physics honors and AP.

Austyn O’Dwyer


Austyn is an experienced SAT and ACT English tutor. He received his undergraduate degree in English and is pursuing his Master’s Degree in teaching with a specification in ELA instruction at University of South Florida where he is a Golden Key Honors Society member. Austyn is also an avid writer, teacher, and classical pianist. When he is not tutoring, he enjoys learning new piano songs and writing & illustrating children’s books with his sister, a SCAD graduate.

Madhuri Vaidya


Her passion for math came from her mother who also teaches math. In college, Madhuri studied Advanced Math & Statistics She loves teaching students of all ages!

Syed Yousuf Quadry


Yousuf has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of South Florida. He tutors almost all levels of math and physics, and computer science.

William Latshaw


William graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science, and is currently pursuing a postbaccalaureate degree in Computer Science at UF. He tutors math and English for both the SAT and ACT, quantitative and verbal GRE, all levels of math, and English regular/honors.