Joshua Sheetz is originally from Tennessee but has now lived in the Jacksonville area for over 20 years. In 2002, he graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in English and a minor in History. He also has a master’s degree from Arkansas State University in Educational Leadership. In 2006, he left the corporate world to pursue a teaching career at EVA. After joining EVA, he taught upper school English for four years until he became the Academic Advisor in 2010. In 2015, he became the school principal and served in that role until the summer of 2020 when he was chosen by the board of directors to be the school administrator. Joshua is passionate about strengthening the academic standing of the school while preserving the Christ-centered relationships that make EVA a warm and inviting family.
Joshua has three children. The two youngest currently attend EVA, and the oldest graduated from EVA in 2019. When not at the school, Joshua enjoys reading, traveling, and serving in his local church.
Dianna is a Tennessee girl but has lived in Jacksonville since 2007. She has been in the field of Education for over 25 years. She graduated from Thrifthaven Baptist School of Memphis, TN, and continued her education at Louisiana Baptist University. While there, she earned BA in Education and MA in Administration, as well as a PhD in Communications Leadership. She also holds a BA and MA from Shasta Bible College of Redding, CA in Christian Education. Dr. Bryan is embarking on her first year at EVA and is excited to fulfill her new role as Principal. She considers it a privilege and an honor to be part of the ministry of Eagle’s View Academy and is looking forward to sharing her love for the Lord through education with all the incredible families and awesome staff who are a part of the EVA community.
Dr. Bryan has been happily married to her college sweetheart, Christopher, for 34 years. They have two children: Brittany of Atlanta, GA and Taylor who resides in Jacksonville, and one grandson James Preston. She is passionate about sharing Jesus, time spent with her family, supporting teachers, equipping students, and assisting families as part the ministry the Lord has given her.
Coach Shank was born and raised in Jacksonville and attended Trinity Baptist College after high school. In 2012, he received a degree in Secondary Education and a minor in Sports Administration. While at Trinity he played four years of basketball where he was a four-time All-American. Upon graduating, he was hired on staff to be an assistant coach with the TBC men’s team. In 2014, he was named Athletic Director at Cornerstone Christian School where he had the privilege of starting and establishing the athletic program. In 2017, he and his wife moved to Raleigh, NC where he was the Athletic Director and Head Coach of boys and girls basketball at Neuse Christian Academy. In 2022, Zach and his family moved back to the Jacksonville area and accepted the position of Athletic Director at EVA. Zach is passionate about athletics and making sure that EVA competes and wins with character and integrity.
Coach Shank has been married to his wife, Emily, for 7 years and they have a 2 year old daughter named Lennon. When not at school or in the athletic setting, Zach loves spending time with his family and enjoying the beach.
Marian has been involved with EVA from the very beginning, being a part of the original home school group that started the school. Prior to working at EVA, she worked as a Buyer’s Assistant at Learner’s Warehouse and as a Cash Manager at Stein Mart. Marian has two daughters and four grandchildren. Marian’s youngest daughter graduated from EVA in 2005.
Marian loves spending time with her family, bike riding, going to the beach, and vacationing at Disney. Her goal is to help EVA continue to raise academic standards while maintaining a Christ-centered environment in the classroom. Marian’s desire is to be a positive leader in growing the school financially so that it can build for the future.
Catherine Rottmann, a native of Jacksonville, is an educator and mentor. She began her teaching and coaching career at Eagle’s View 10 years ago before moving on to University Christian School. At UC, Catherine taught Math and physical education while coaching softball, volleyball, basketball and soccer. Now that she has returned to EVA, Catherine brings a passion for mentoring and inspiring students academically, athletically, spiritually and morally. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Leadership from the University of North Florida. Catherine is married and has a 2 year old son, Kipton, who is her pride and joy.
Yolanda is originally from Blacksburg, VA and has lived in Florida since 1999. She attended Central Connecticut State University, where she was a member of the women’s basketball team, and graduated with a degree in Business Management & Organization. She then went on to earn her Master of Business Administration degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Yolanda has taught at a few local colleges including Edward Waters University, and St. Johns River State College. She worked at Automatic Data Processing for 16 years in Learning & Development serving as a Learning Consultant & Learning Services Manager on software implementation teams. Prior to joining the EVA Administration team, Yolanda served as the Accounting Manager and Women’s Basketball Coach at St. Johns Country Day School for six years. While at SJCDS she led the women’s basketball program to its first Final Four appearance in nearly 40 years. Yolanda also serves on the Board of Directors for WeCOACH; an organization dedicated to the recruiting, advancing, and retention of women coaches in all sports and all levels. Known as “Coach Yo” around the city, Yolanda has coached basketball over the past 30 years.