Mrs. Teresa Cogle

Academy Director, Jr. and Sr. High School On-Site Teacher

Mrs. Cogle has earned associates and bachelor’s degrees in Christian and Religious Education. She has been teaching in Christian Education for 39 years and we are so proud, thankful and blessed to have her lead our Academy in every aspect and to see students impacted by her experience, compassion and love for Christian Education.

Mrs. Stephanie Frederick

5th, 6th, & 7th Grade On-Site Teacher, Sign Language Instructor

Mrs. Frederick has an associate degree in Elementary Education and has taught for 24 years. She is a true gift from God that strengthens our children academically and spiritually through their transitional years.



Ms. Hope House

Third & Fourth Grade On-Site Teacher

Mrs. House attended Liberty University where she studied Elementary Education and has taught grades 1-5 for the last 20 years.  She is thrilled to be a member of Buford Road Baptist Church and to be fulfilling her love of teaching at Buford Road Christian Academy. Our school is blessed to have Ms. Hope.


Ms. Rosemary Miller

Second Grade On-Site Teacher

Ms. Rosemary has previously worked as a teacher’s aide in a Christian School in Northern VA. She worked for the Chesterfield County Public Schools as a school bus driver for 18 years with many teachable moments with children.  Rosemary joined the team here at BRCA last year as a teacher’s aide. She is continuing online classes to get certified in education.


Mrs. Rebecca Shropshire

Kindergarten On-Site Teacher, Art Teacher

Mrs. Rebecca Shropshire began with BRCA last year as an assistant and the Art teacher.  She rejoins us this year as the Kindergarten teacher.  Mrs. Shropshire came to us with twelve and half years of experience with the Richmond Police Department as a Communications Officer.  During that time, she was a certified Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) instructor for nine years teaching both Communications Officers and police personnel.  Currently she is preparing for the teacher’s state licensing exam.


Pastor Tony Kohout

Pastor, Founder and Administrator

Athletics Director/Head Boy’s Basketball Coach



Mrs. Karonda Harris

Young Ladies’ Christian Character Building Teacher

Mrs. Harris has an associate degree in Christian Business and has taught Christian Home Economics for 7 years. She as a heart for growing our young ladies’ home building skills and teaches our Young Ladies’ Christian Character Building class.


Mr. Greg Harris

Director of Public Relations and Young Men’s Christian Character Building Teacher

Greg serves our Pastor and our school as the Director of Public Relations in addition to teaching our Young Men’s Christian Character Building class.



Mrs. Robin Mott

Cafeteria Manager, Lead Volunteer

Mrs. Robin Mott serves in the Cafeteria where she lovingly provides meals to our children each day. She also ensures that the Academy is a clean and safe environment for our children.