Rick Spain (email)                                                                Rick-Spain
School Administrator

Mr. Spain earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of North Florida. The 2017-2018 year is his 31st year in Christian education and his twelfth year at FCCS.

He has been married to his wife Dot for 33 years. They have four children, James, Travis, Marissa, and Zachary. James and Travis graduated from FCCS in 2009, and Marissa graduated from FCCS in 2013. Zachary graduated in 2015.


Karen Wilson (email)
Middle School/High School Principal                Karen

Ms. Wilson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s Degree in Education from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her teacher’s certification coursework at the University of North Florida as well as Spanish coursework at Florida State College of Jacksonville.

Mrs. Wilson has been at FCCS for 17 years. Before becoming the Middle School/High School Principal, she was the Elementary Principal at FCCS for eleven years and taught fourth grade for three years. She also coached junior high cheerleading for eight years and was the assistant junior high girl’s basketball coach for one year. This is Ms. Wilson’s fourth year as Middle School/High School Principal.

She has two sons and a daughter, all of whom are alumni of FCCS.  Mrs. Wilson is a member of First Coast Baptist Church.


Larry Smith (email)
Pre-School/Kindergarten Principal

Mr. Smith has been in Christian education for 34 years. He earned a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida and a Masters in Theological Studies from Liberty University. He has taught elementary classes for grades 2nd through 6th as well as classes in grades 7th through 12th. During the past 21 years he has performed administrative duties at several Christian schools in Florida.

Mr. Smith has a Bachelors degree in Music Education K-12 and plays the clarinet. He is married to Melissa Smith, who taught at FCCS back in the 80’s, and continues to teach elementary classes at a Christian school. He has two children; James who graduated last year from Seffner Christian Academy and AnnaMarie who will be going into the 9th grade.


Edward Moore (email)
MS/HS Dean of Students
Varsity Football Coach
B.S. in Human Resource Management
Columbia College of Missouri

Don Russell (email)
Academic Dean
B.A. in Evangelism and Master of Arts in Bible Exposition
Pensacola Christian College

Patricia True (email)
Assistant Pre-School Principal
B.A. in Education from University of North Florida
M.A. in Elementary Education from University of North Florida

Perri Teel (email)
Athletics Director, 9th Grade Girls P.E. 
B.S. in Psychology from Liberty University

Bernadette Kassner (email)
Director of Admissions

Alicia Wilkerson (email)
Office Manager

Kristina Shott (email)
Administrative Assistant

Sandy Moore (email)
Administrative Assistant to Elementary Principal, Safety Patrol Co-Sponsor

Cheryl Stephens (email)
Aftercare Director

Ashley Teel (email)
Director of Technology, Leadership
B.S. in Youth Ministries Liberty University
M.A. in Religion Liberty Theological Seminary

Ashley Narramore (email)
Assistant Director of Technology 
B.S.C.S. Liberty University

Amanda Davis (email)
Instructional Technologist
B.S. Nova Southeastern University
Former Elementary Teacher

Christina Rantz (email)
School Nurse
A.N. Florida State College

Brittany Wilson (email)
Librarian, Safety Patrol Co-Sponsor
B.S. in Early Childhood Education


What parents are saying…

I am pleased with the parent/teacher communication, the level of instruction being given to my child, the Christian values and foundation he receives, and the care that is shown towards my child. The teachers are receptive and helpful and encourage my child.