Wally started at St. George's in 1994; he teachers Geology 12, and Biology 11 and 12. Wally is an avid ice hockey player, downhill and cross-country skier and is currently coach of the School's U-14 Ice Hockey Team. Wally's enjoys the outdoors, hiking, traveling and leading tours. In 2007 he organized a school trip for 32 members of the community to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Other trips include hockey tours to Ontario, and Biology field trips to Bamfield on Vancouver Island. Wally is involved in the Investment Club, as well as the Science Fair Club.
Hubert started teaching at St. George's in 1996 on a year long contract. After teaching at WPGA for two year he returned in 1999 and has been a member of the Science Dept since. Hubert teaches mainly senior chemistry, but taught science 10 to the Discovery group since the program started. He is an avid mountain biker, skier and enjoys golf and the outdoors. Hubert is Head of the Ski and Snowboard team at St. George's.
Roger joined the Physics department in 2004. Roger is known for sharing his sailing stories to help explain the physics of waves, forces, and energy. With his extensive offshore ocean experiences, he coaches sailing in the Sailing Club every third term. Recently Roger fought for human rights by organizing public demonstrations, conducting interviews with several local news media, and helping his fiance produce a documentary film. He hopes this fighting and caring spirit can be passed on to his students in the Debating Club. As caretaker of the School telescope, Roger hosts star parties for special astronomical events.
Christian started at St. George's in 2001. Before becoming a teacher, he did research in genetics at the Biomedical Research Centre at UBC and the Weizman Institute in Israel.
Christian is an avid outdoorsman who spends his free time kayaking, cross-country skiing, hunting, beekeeping, and practicing yoga. He is a certified kayak and canoe instructor and is certified in advanced wilderness first aid.
At school Christian runs the archery and rock climbing programs. In 2007, he was awarded the National Teaching Excellence Award by BIOTECanada. He is eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first child in March 2010.
Norm joined Saints in 2009 after teaching at various schools in the Lower Mainland and working at various scientific research organizations, including the BC Centre for Disease Control. At St. George's, Norm enjoys teaching science and coaching badminton and table tennis. He spends his free time hiking, snowshoeing, biking, and attending music festivals with his wife and young daughter.
Since his start at St. George's in 1995, Mr. Kay has held many portfolios. Currently his curricular responsibilities involve the instruction of physics and technology education classes. In the extracurricular end, he is charged with assembly and the audio-visual, badminton, SCUBA, and robotics programs.
"Doc" Mercer started at Saints back in 1976 and now has the pleasure of teaching the sons of his former students. Over the years, he has served the school in various capacities including Head of Grade and Head of the Senior School. As Head of Science, he helps to coordinate the behemoth Science Department, teaching Chemistry and Physics to Grades 11 and 12. Athletically, he forms part of the triumvirate coaching staff of the 1st Soccer XI, and in term 3, he can be seen on the links with the school's Golf team.
An erstwhile skydiver, with over 4500 jumps, he now placates his adrenalin needs with trips to interesting, off-the-beaten-track countries. Here, he pursues his hobby of wildlife photography and has recently captured tigers in India and gorillas in Uganda.
Phil moved to Canada in 1999, and joined Saints in 2002 after working at UBC for 3 years. He is the Head Coach for Grade 10 Rugby and has taken teams on international tours. He is also involved with the Outdoor Ed programs at the School, including the Grade 10 Sea-to-Sky trips and the Discovery 10 program. Phil loves travelling down mountains fast, whether on skis or his mountain bike.