Gulliver Athletics Directory

Mark Schusterman
Athletic Director

Mark Schusterman was born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Schusterman attended Baker University and Florida International University where he earned a B.A. in history. In 1996, Schusterman became Gulliver’s Middle School athletic director.

During his tenure in that capacity, he expanded the program by adding lacrosse, water polo, boys' golf, and sixth grade football and basketball. He led the girls’ softball team to state championships in 1998, 2001, and 2010-2013. Schusterman serves as FACA’s state softball chairman and is a member of the FHSAA softball advisory committee. He became the Prep athletic director in 2007 and was inducted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2009.

R.C. Ganser
Assistant Athletic Director

R.C. Ganser, originally from South Bend, Indiana, enters his tenth year as Assistant Athletic Director at Gulliver.

Majoring in English, Ganser taught high school English full-time for many years before entering administration as the Director of Activities. He continues to teach English class each semester to keep his roots in the classroom. Ganser also currently coaches volleyball and water polo.

Lazaro "Laz" Fernandez
Assistant Athletic Director / Academy Athletic Director

Lazaro "Laz" Fernandez joins the Gulliver Schools family after serving as the Athletics Director at Princeton Christian School in Princeton, Florida (near Homestead), and as the assistant women's basketball coach at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.

The Miami native earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management in 2002 from Taylor University in Indiana, and earned a Master of Science in Sport Management at Barry University in 2004. In 2014, Lazaro received a Masters of Science in Higher Education Leadership and Administration from Capellla University.

Athletic Staff

Ed Potter, Facilities and Events Assistant
Susie Gordils, Athletic Administrative Assistant
Daniel Boston, Sports Information Coordinator
Jimmie Fairfax, Prep Certified Athletic Trainer
Samantha Santos, Academy Certified Athletic Trainer
Heather Levine, Youth Sports Coordinator

Preparatory Coaches

Fall Sports Coaches


Yary Roman



Cross Country, Boys

Tomas Esquijarosa

Cross Country, Girls

Tomas Esquijarosa


Earl Sims

Golf, Boys

Jim Piggot

Golf, Girls

Monica Avalos

Sailing, Boys and Girls

Brian Kamilar

Swimming, Boys and Girls

Christopher George

Girls' Volleyball

Alan Obrador

Winter Sports Coaches

Boys' Basketball

Manny Bloom

Girls' Basketball

John Zambolla



Boys' Soccer

Matias Asorey

Girls' Soccer

ChiChi Nwadike

Spring Sports Coaches


Jim Piggot

Girls' Lacrosse



Mark Schusterman

Boys' Tennis

Eric Hechtman

Girls' Tennis

Anna Larionova

Boys' Track & Field

Raviel Maisonet

Girls' Track & Field

Mike Ward

Water Polo, Boys and Girls

Carroll Vaughan


Manny Crespo

Academy Coaches

Fall Sports Coaches

MS Cross Country, Boys' & Girls'

Tomas Esquijarosa

MS Boys' Golf

Craig Davis

Grades 7 and 8 Football

Harry Gordon

Grade 6 Football

James Callier

MS Sailing, Boys' and Girls'

Brian Kamilar

MS Swimming, Boys' & Girls'

Andrew Eckhart

MS Varsity Volleyball

Christian Obrador

MS JV Volleyball

Andres Salagrigas

Winter Sports Coaches

MS Girls' Basketball

Valerie de Velasco

MS Varsity Boys' Basketball

Lazaro "Laz" Fernandez

MS JV Boys' Basketball

Isaac Tijerino

MS Girls' Soccer


MS Varsity Boys' Soccer


MS JV Boys' Soccer


MS Sailing, Boys' & Girls'

Brian Kamilar

Spring Sports Coaches

MS Baseball

Isaac Tijerino

MS Baseball Assistant

Alex Delgado

MS Lacrosse, Boys'

Julio Diaz

MS Tennis, Boys' & Girls'

Kelly Mulligan

MS Softball

Brittney Waters

MS Track and Field, Boys' & Girls'

Tomas Esquijarosa