Mr. Coleman teaches Physics, Chemistry, Physical Science, and Biology in the Upper School. His ability to clearly communicate science and technology stems from two decades writing and editing for NASA and private industry. He earned a Master of Science in physical sciences from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, concentrating in space science and researching life’s precursor molecules in meteorites and comet dust at NASA Johnson Space Center. He obtained a Master of Arts in Science and Religion from Biola University, learning to articulate the harmonious friendship between modern science and the Christian faith. He has also studied at Baylor University, the University of Texas at Austin, Westminster Seminary California, and the London School of Economics. As campus director of UT Austin’s Ratio Christi apologetics ministry and as a volunteer speaker/apologist for Reasons to Believe, he has helped provide answers to strengthen the faith of Christian students and to answer skeptics. He has taught astronomy and philosophy at Lone Star College as well as technical and business communication at the University of Houston and the Russian-American University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Andy enjoys stargazing under dark skies, losing himself in a great book or classic film, engaging other cultures and past generations through modern and classical languages, travelling the world by sea and air and road trips across America, exploring nature on foot or bike, aquatic sports, swing dancing, and a good conversation.