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Our Team

Pacifica's faculty and staff are essential to executing our school mission and helping our students grow and develop into young men and women who think and live well.  They are committed to living authentic lives that set the example for our students and community.

Essential Characteristics of Faculty and Staff

  • Experts in their field
  • Apt in the art of teaching
  • Passionate about working with teenagers
  • Mature in Christian faith
  • Committed to the mission of the school

Our Administrative Team

  
    • Head of School

      Jim Knight

      Head of School

    • Associate Head, Advancement

      Michael Balsley

      Associate Head, Advancement

    • Director of Admissions

      Jackie Pasche

      Director of Admissions

    • Director of Curriculum and Instruction

      Clara Hamilton

      Director of Curriculum and Instruction

    • Director of Athletics - Coaching & Competition

      Kevin Kelsey

      Director of Athletics - Coaching & Competition

    • Director of Athletics - Operations

      Staci Lane

      Director of Athletics - Operations

    • Director of Athletics - Communications & Marketing

      Brandon Shaw

      Director of Athletics - Communications & Marketing

Pacifica Christian High School

A college-preparatory, Christian, liberal arts high school in the heart of Santa Monica.