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.