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.

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!

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.

William Latshaw

William graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science. He tutors math through calculus 2 and English at all levels. Additionally, he offers tutoring in SAT Math and Reading/Writing, ACT Math and Reading/English, and GRE Quantitative and Verbal. 

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.

Madhuri Vaidya

Madhuri’s 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!

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.

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.

MJ Jlaiel

MJ’s fascination with math encouraged him to pursue a degree in both math and electrical engineering. He wants to use his skills and experience to help students have confidence in their own abilities and succeed.

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.

Patrick Hearin

My name is Patrick Hearin and I have a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from the University of Florida.  I have been teaching for fifteen years and have extensive knowledge of mathematics and physics.

Brian Sarkozy


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.