Mr. Shawn Minks joined Cambridge Christian School in 2013 after serving for six years as Headmaster at Foundation Academy in Winter Garden, FL. He arrived at Foundation in the summer of 2007 after serving for five years at Bridgeway Christian Academy in Alpharetta, GA as Upper School Principal. Before migrating to Bridgeway, Mr. Minks was a 6th grade teacher and then the Dean of Students at Warner Christian Academy in Daytona Beach, FL for nine years. In addition to his administrative duties there, Mr. Minks taught Health, Bible, and Leadership classes to middle and high school students. Furthermore, he coached the tennis and girls’ varsity basketball teams and coordinated all chapel programs. Mr. Minks also implemented and supervised an intramural athletics program for the upper elementary students.
Mr. Minks received his Master’s in Educational Administration from Columbia International University in 2001. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education and Bible from Northwestern College in 1993. Mr. Minks holds a Lifetime ACSI All Levels Principal Certificate. He has served on six accreditation teams to other schools.
Mr. Minks is happily married to his wife of 25 years, Carol, who is also on staff at Cambridge. Mr. and Mrs. Minks have three children. Tal attends UCF. Tiana is a CCS alum and attends Florida Southern, and Tate is a sophomore at Cambridge. He is excited to be attending CCS!