Meet the Coaches

  • Monica Burmicky - HLC

    B.A. in Business Administration & M.S. in College Counseling & Student Development from Azusa Pacific University

    Availability:
    M-F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy:  I love to harness the strengths in the students that I work with; listen to their story; and help develop strategies that will ultimately help shape their future.

    For fun I like to: Play with my 2 year old, workout, train for triathlons, drink lots of coffee, and spend time with friends.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Odd Duck.

    Email: monica.burmicky@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Monica
  • Keisha Cook - HLC

    B.S. in Biology from Texas A&M-Kingsville

    Availability: Highland Accelerator:
    M-Th: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy: provide my students with the tools and resources to help them go from good to great and great to excellent.

    For fun I like to: Spending time with family and friends, volunteering, going to the beach, watching NCIS and cruise vacations.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Papa Joe's Tex Mex and Dragonbeard Kitchen

    Email: keisha.cook@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Keisha
  • Joseph Lockwood - HLC
    Joseph Lockwood

    B.A. in Communication at Southwestern University

    Availability:
    M: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    T-F: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy: Work smarter not harder.

    For fun I like to: read comics.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Justine's.

    Email: Joseph.Lockwood@austincc.edu

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  • Tina McGaughey - HLC
    Tina McGaughey

    M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction at The University of Texas, Austin

    Availability:
    M: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    W: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy: Listen and offer; instruct and develop; create an action plan!

    For fun I like to: boogiewalk to up tempo music and watch (mostly British) videos.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Kerbey Lane Café.

    Email: mcg@austincc.edu

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  • Rachel Ozanne - HLC

    Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of Texas at Austin

    Availability:
    MWF: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    T & Th: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy: experiment with research-backed methods to find what works for you!

    For fun I like to: swim, practice yoga, read, write, and play the piano.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Tyson’s Tacos.

    Email: rachel.ozanne@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Rachel
  • Kellie Alford - RRC

    M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Houston

    Availability: Round Rock Accelerator
    M & T: 9am-5pm
    W & Th: 12pm-7pm

    My coaching philosophy is: Work with students to define their academic goals; identify their strengths and areas of growth; develop a plan and find the right resources that will assist them on the path to meeting those goals.

    For fun I like to: Watch any sporting event, especially the Longhorns, spend time with my friends and family, try new foods, swim, and read.

    My Favorite place to eat in Austin is: Tyson’s Tacos.

    Email: kellie.alford@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Kellie
  • Nicholas Mercado - RRC

    B.B.A in Supply Chain Management from the University of Texas at Austin

    Availability:
    M & F: 8am-7pm
    T: 8am-8pm
    W: 8am-3pm
    Th: 8am-12pm

    My coaching philosophy: "Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve." -  Napoleon Hill

    For fun I like to: Spend time with my family and consciously be present.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Iron Cactus.

    Email: nicholas.mercado@austincc.edu

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  • Erika Montoya - SAC

    B.A in Latin American Studies from St. Edward's University

    Availability:
    Tues & Wed: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Sat: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy:

    I strive to always be available to students for whatever questions they may have. I am here to help improve study skills, interpersonal skills and explore life and career goals. Together, we can create a plan of action and use all the available resources to a student’s advantage!

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: Rosita’s Al Pastor

    Email: erika.montoya@austincc.edu

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  • Jordan Easley - SGC

    B.A. in English from UTSA

    Availability: San Gabriel Accelerator
    M: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    T-W: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Th: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy is: I believe in a personalized approach. Each student is entitled to all the time and attention they need to reach their specific goals and tackle their objectives.

    For fun I like to: I like going to the gym, watching cooking competition shows, and I almost always have music going.

    My Favorite place to eat in Austin is: 54th Street

    Email: jordan.easley@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Jordan