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:
    M, W, Th: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    T: 1 p.m. - 7 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

    B.A. in Communication at Southwestern University

    Availability:
    M, W: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    T, Th, 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

    Schedule an appointment with Joseph
  • Hannah Hwang - HLC

    B.A. English Literature and Interdisciplinary Core from Baylor University

    Availability:
    M: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Th: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    My coaching philosophy: I want to collaborate with every student to help them learn in-depth about their own strengths and all of the ways to improve. Hopefully after meeting with me, students will be excited to slay at life the way that they only know how!

    For fun I like to: climb, hike, cook, and participate in any activities around art.

    My favorite Austin restaurant is: the farmers’ market!

    Email: hannah.hwang@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Hannah
  • Rachel Ozanne - HLC

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

    Availability:
    M, W, F: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
    T, Th: 10 a.m. - 7 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: Salty Sow.

    Email: rachel.ozanne@austincc.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Rachel
  • Kellie Alford - RRC

    M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Houston

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

    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: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    T-Th: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.*
    *5-7 p.m. Nick will be at HLC.

    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

    Schedule an appointment with Nick
  • Jordan Easley - SGC

    B.A. in English from UTSA

    Availability:
    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