Administration

Mr. Kelly Guempel, Principal

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Mr. Kelly Guempel, Principal

Mr. Guempel is entering his 25th year as an educator, he has served 11 of those years as a classroom teacher and the past 13 as an administrator.   During his eleven years as a teacher, he also served as a head varsity wrestling, football, baseball and strength coach. Mr. Guempel brings a passion for working with students, teachers, and parents to make the high school years the very best experience for all involved.   His wife, Cheri, served as a principal in Henrico County for 9 years before recently moving on to central office administration. Together, they have 3 adult children, Emma (VT-g17), Bishop (GMU-g19) and Jake (MWU).

Mrs. Cassandra Crawford, Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Cassandra Crawford, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Cassandra Crawford hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is in her 14th year of education.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Delaware, her Masters in Teaching and Curriculum from Penn State and her Certificate in Administration and Supervision from the University of Mary Washington.  Mrs. Crawford taught Languaage Arts for eight years in Prince William County, Virginia and was Nationally Board Certified in Adolescent and Young Adult Literature in 2006.  She joined Spotsylvania County Schools in 2015. Mrs. Crawford resides in Spotsylvania County with her family.

Mr. Robert Marchetti, Assistant Principal

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Mr. Robert Marchetti, Assistant Principal

Mr. Marchetti has been a resident of Spotsylvania County since 2001 when he started working at Chancellor High School as a Social Studies teacher. He has his Bachelor of Arts in Education from Shippensburg University and a Masters of Educational Leadership from University for Mary Washington. He has taught at Chancellor High School and been an Assistant Principal at King George High School in King George County and most recently Massaponax High School.

Mr. Abed

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Mr. Abed

Mr. Abed has been an Assistant Principal in Spotsylvania County since 2015. He served three years as an Assistant Principal at the Spotsylvania Career & Technical Center before coming to Spotsylvania High School.  Mr. Abed is a native of Spotsylvania County attending Livingston Elementary, John J. Wright Middle School and graduating from Spotsylvania High School. Mr. Abed is a former high school Marketing Teacher and DECA Advisor. He has called Spotsylvania County his home all his life and is dedicated to helping student achieving their goals and becoming successful contributors to the community. He is most excited about being back home at Spotsylvania High School and serving the school and community that helped educate and mold him into the person he is today. 

Ms. Michelle Hart, Instructional Coordinator

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Ms. Michelle Hart, Instructional Coordinator

Ms. Hart is in her 22nd year in education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from the State University of New York College at Fredonia and her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University. She began her teaching career at King George High School where she taught math for 6 years. She then came to Spotsylvania County and Courtland High School. She taught math there for 4 years and coached swimming. Ms. Hart left Courtland to join the administrative team at Spotsylvania High School in 2006 where she serves as the Instructional Coordinator and has also coached swimming. She resides in Spotsylvania County.

Mrs. Rachel Bentley-Goode, Guidance Director

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Mrs. Rachel Bentley-Goode, Guidance Director

Mr. William Swink, Activities Director

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Mr. William Swink, Activities Director

Mr. Swink is a native of Connellsville, Pennsylvania and is in his 24th of education in Virginia. The past 19 years he has been a business and marking teacher at North Stafford and Colonial Forge High Schools. During his 23 years in Virginia public education Mr. Swink has coached football, wrestling, and track and has served as an assistant athletic director and chairman for the Virginia Wrestling Association. In April of 2016 he was inducted into the Virginia Chapter or the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and in August of 2015 was named USA Wrestling’s National Chairperson of the Year. Mr. Swink resides with his family in Spotsylvania County.