About

School Leadership

List of 13 members.

  • Photo of Debra Otey

    Mrs. Debra Otey 

    Head of School
    941-554-5951
    Bio
  • Photo of Angel Cappar

    Mrs. Angel Cappar 

    Chief Financial/Operations Officer
    941-554-3402
    Bio
  • Photo of Julie Bianchi

    Mrs. Julie Bianchi 

    Associate Head of School for Academics and Innovation
    941-554-5953
    Bio
  • Photo of Sean Ball

    Mr. Sean Ball 

    Head of Upper School
    941-554-5983
    Bio
  • Photo of Jessica Banks

    Mrs. Jessica Banks 

    Head of Lower School
    941-554-3412
    Bio
  • Photo of Elizabeth Bradley

    Mrs. Elizabeth Bradley 

    Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Photo of Lisa Clay

    Ms. Lisa Clay 

    Director of College Counseling
    941-554-5996
    Bio
  • Photo of Erick Crow

    Mr. Erick Crow 

    Director of Fine & Performing Arts
    941-554-5977
    Bio
  • Photo of Jason Mahn

    Mr. Jason Mahn 

    Head of Middle School, Varsity Football Assistant Coach, Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach
    941-554-5958
    Bio
  • Photo of Laura Murphy

    Mrs. Laura Murphy 

    Director of Admissions
    941-554-3404
    Bio
  • Photo of Andres Parra

    Mr. Andres Parra 

    Athletic Director, Varsity Boys Soccer Assistant Coach
    941-554-5961
    Bio
  • Photo of Kelly Rose

    Dr. Kelly Rose 

    Director of Lower School - Campus on Clark Road
    941-554-3447
  • Photo of Michael Salmon

    Mr. Michael Salmon 

    Director of Development, Varsity Swimming Assistant Coach
    941-554-5955
    Bio

Board of Trustees

The Out-of-Door Academy is governed by a group of dedicated individuals who work tirelessly to ensure that all students, faculty, and staff have the resources they need to be successful. In the classroom, on the stage, and on the field, Out-of-Door would not be the outstanding institution it is today without the leadership of our Board of Trustees, past and present.
Chair: Thomas Murphy
Vice Chairperson: Tony Bonacuse
Secretary: Mike Wilson
Treasurer: Debra Beck

Sean Abrams
Amie Austin Oliva
Jamie Becker
Robert Crisci
Ariane Dart
Mike Emmons
Marjorie Floyd
Fayth Jenkins
Tammy Karp
Jordan Letschert ’00
Maria Luedeke
Jim Riley
Ken Sommers
David White
Betsy Wild '01

Emeritus:
Ron Gelbman
Mitzie Hensen
Gerd Petrik
Reed Savidge
Brendra Uihlein

Emeritus - In Memoriam:
Ken Pendery (1953 - 2024)

The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
444 Reid Street, Sarasota, FL 34242  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-349-8133

LOWER SCHOOL |  Lower School Campus on Clark Road  |  Pre-K – Grade 1
11011 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34241   |  COMING SOON

MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOLS
  |  Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch  |  Grades 6 – 8 |  Grades 9 – 12
5950 Deer Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-907-1251
The Out-of-Door Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, physical ability, religion, sex, age, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.
The Out-of-Door Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

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