Jon Holley, Head of School
Jon Holley is excited to have answered God’s call with his family to join the warm and welcoming community of TCA! Jon is beginning his 28th year in Christian education after having spent 10 years as a student being discipled by Godly teachers and coaches, just like the ones serving faithfully at Trinity today.
Jon earned his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College, (Wheaton, IL) and his Master’s degree from Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT).
“God has used faithful men and women in my life to equip me to serve and lead – first in my family – and then in the church and Christian school communities. My passion for serving is fueled by my gratitude to God for His faithfulness and generosity in my own life. We serve an amazing God who continues to call and equip His children to impact the world for His glory!”
Jon and his wife Lisa have three daughters two of them are currently attending Trinity Christian Academy, Alison (10th) and Ella (7th). Lauren will be a Freshman at Lee University.
Judy Brown, Upper School Principal
Mrs. Brown joined TCA and its mission fifteen years ago; she is honored to now serve as Upper School Principal for the fifth year. She and her husband Brian are blessed to have three TCA Alumni children - daughter Lauren and son-in-law Wil Morris (Both Class of ‘09) and Lindsey Brown (Class of ‘12).
Mrs. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a Minor in Education and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership. She feels called to inspire excellence in education, service, and ministry. Most importantly, Mrs. Brown seeks the power of Christ’s love and sacrifice to continually transform all souls in the journey of life.
Kristie Tims, K-8 Principal, and Associate Athletic Director
Kristie Tims is a native of Madison County and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis and a Master’s degree from Bethel University. Mrs. Tims began her journey at Trinity in 2000. Prior to becoming part of the Leadership team, Mrs. Tims taught 7th, 5th, 4th, and 3rd grades. She is entering her 6th year in administration at Trinity where she has served as the Assistant Principal in Elementary School, Principal in Middle School and is now serving as K-8 Principal.
Kristie has been married to her husband, Larry, for 19 years and they have two children - Zachary and Anna. The Tims attend Fellowship Bible Church. God has blessed Kristie with a heart for connecting with students and serving the families of Trinity.
Trent Presley, M.Ed., Director of Operations and Marketing
Trent Presley joined the TCA team in July of 2017, but has been a Trinity parent for over 15 years. He and his wife Trudi (who teaches Kindergarten at Trinity) will celebrate 25 years of marriage this year and have 3 children. Lauren graduated from Trinity in 2016 and is a sophomore at Union University. Cam is a senior at Trinity set to graduate in 2018 and Emma is an 8th grader at Trinity as well. Needless to say, the Presley family is all in for Trinity!
Trent started his career in Christian education working at Union University after his graduation. He earned his undergraduate degree in Management / Marketing and his Masters of Education with an emphasis in administration there as well. He went on to spend 20 years in the field of healthcare specializing in both operations and marketing where the Lord used those years of experience to prepare him to return to the field of Christian education at Trinity Christian Academy. He truly believes God’s had has guided him along the path of his career to this point where he can have a positive impact on all things Trinity and those we serve.
Trent and his family love to travel for Cam’s USTA tennis events, Emma’s competitive cheer competitions, and occasional vacations at the beach and Disney. Trent is an ordained deacon at West Jackson Baptist church and enjoys spending time with his family, playing and coaching tennis, running, reading and Alabama football. His life verse is Jeremiah 29:11 and he has found the Lord to always be true to His word that He ultimately does have a plan for all of us, and it is an amazing and wonderful plan!