Melissa Gotauco - Physical Education Teacher

Melissa Gotauco

  • Earned a 4 year athletic scholarship to attend and play Division 1 softball at Radford University which competes in the Big South Conference in Southwest Virginia
  • While playing at Radford, achievements included: Big South Rookie of the year, Big South player of the year, VA Sports information directors Player of the year for the state of Virginia and still holds many offensive records to date
  • Bachelors in Interdisciplinary studies from Radford University, Radford Virginia with a concentration in Psychology and Health
  • Invited to the USA Olympic trials for softball in 2000
  • Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016 to alma mater, Gar-Field HS in Woodbridge, Virginia for softball
  • State of Florida Professional Teacher Certification, Physical Education, K-12
  • State of Florida Professional Teacher Certification, Health, K-12
  • PE Coach at Kathleen High School for 7 years
  • Head Softball and Volleyball Coach at Kathleen High School for 4 years
  • PE Coach at Spessard Holland Elementary for 2 years
  • PE Coach at Magnolia Montessori Academy since 2014
  • Director of the student garden at Magnolia Montessori Academy since 2019
  • First Aid, AED, CPR certified
  • Montessori Parent

“Don’t aspire to be the best on the team.  Aspire to be the best for the team.” ~Author Unknown