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Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

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Gabriel Heidbreder

Mr. Gabriel Heidbreder, MACS

DEAN OF MEN

DISCIPLINES: Theology, Literature, Science, Latin

Mr. Heidbreder grew up outside a small lake town in South East Michigan. After a period of discernment with The Fathers of Mercy in Kentucky, he completed his bachelor’s degree in English Literature and the Humanities through Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. At that same time, he earned his Masters of Arts in Catholic Studies through The Athenaeum of Ohio in Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to the Nashville area soon after graduation, and began working in full-time parish ministry. Mr. Heidbreder taught philosophy and ancient history for St. Thomas More Schola in Franklin.

Gabriel Heidbreder

Mr. Gabriel Heidbreder, MACS

DEAN OF MEN

DISCIPLINES: Theology, Literature, Science, Latin

Mr. Heidbreder grew up outside a small lake town in South East Michigan. After a period of discernment with The Fathers of Mercy in Kentucky, he completed his bachelor’s degree in English Literature and the Humanities through Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. At that same time, he earned his Masters of Arts in Catholic Studies through The Athenaeum of Ohio in Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to the Nashville area soon after graduation, and began working in full-time parish ministry. Mr. Heidbreder taught philosophy and ancient history for St. Thomas More Schola in Franklin.

Gabriel Heidbreder

Mr. Joseph Grossheim

DEAN OF ACADEMICS

DISCIPLINES: Philosophy, History, Latin

Mr. Grossheim grew up in Columbia, TN, attending St. Catherine’s Church. He was homeschooled through middle school and attended public high school. Mr. Grossheim received his BA in Catholic Theology and Philosophy at Aquinas College in Nashville, TN. He then pursued his Masters Degree in Philosophy at the Center for Thomistic Studies in Houston, TX,  which included work with medieval Latin texts. He is presently researching for his PhD dissertation to complete the doctoral portion of his education.

Mr. Joseph Grossheim Chesterton Academy of the Incarnation Nashville, TN

Mr. Joseph Grossheim

DEAN OF ACADEMICS

DISCIPLINES: Philosophy, History, Latin

Mr. Grossheim grew up in Columbia, TN, attending St. Catherine’s Church. He was homeschooled through middle school and attended public high school. Mr. Grossheim received his BA in Catholic Theology and Philosophy at Aquinas College in Nashville, TN. He then pursued his Masters Degree in Philosophy at the Center for Thomistic Studies in Houston, TX,  which included work with medieval Latin texts. He is presently researching for his PhD dissertation to complete the doctoral portion of his education.

Mrs. To-Linh Coombe

Mrs. To-Linh Coombe

DEAN OF WOMEN

DISCIPLINES: Mathematics

Mrs. Coombe arrived in the United States as a 10-year-old refugee from Vietnam who didn’t speak any English. She went on to graduate as the Hillwood High School Salutatorian and earned both a BS and a MS degree in  Education from Tennessee Tech University. She spent several years in the classroom teaching high school level math at Cookeville High School, Nashville State Community College, and Tennessee Tech University. She then took a position as the Registrar and VA Representative at Aquinas College in Nashville.

Mrs. To-Linh Coombe Chesterton Academy of the Incarnation Nashville, TN

Mrs. To-Linh Coombe

DEAN OF WOMEN

DISCIPLINES: Mathematics

Mrs. Coombe arrived in the United States as a 10-year-old refugee from Vietnam who didn’t speak any English. She went on to graduate as the Hillwood High School Salutatorian and earned both a BS and a MS degree in  Education from Tennessee Tech University. She spent several years in the classroom teaching high school level math at Cookeville High School, Nashville State Community College, and Tennessee Tech University. She then took a position as the Registrar and VA Representative at Aquinas College in Nashville.

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