Lower School (K-5)
K-5 Subject Area Specialists
Physical Education

Scott Thompson

Physical Education
Scott Thompson joins the faculty of The Academy in his tenth year of teaching PE. With experience at both public and independent schools in Oakland, Scott brings a true love for fitness, teamwork, and conflict resolution to his work as a PE teacher. Throughout his school years, Scott was a successful competitive swimmer, and ended his career as an Olympic Trials Qualifier and the Captain of the University of Florida swim team. He is also the founding director of Oaklantis, a swim school and team in East Oakland. Having worked with students of all ages, Scott specializes in both elementary and middle school PE, and has a passion for making physical activity engaging and enjoyable for children.