The principal and his administrative team oversee and guide the faculty,
as well as the academic, spiritual, athletic and co-curricular life of the students.


Bob Ryan, Principal

Mr. Ryan and his administrative team are responsible for facilitating the academic success and spiritual well-being of every student. His team also seeks to provide appropriate co-curricular activities that complement Brophy's Jesuit model and that reflect a wide variety of student interests. In all efforts, Mr. Ryan and his team are guided by the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — or care of the person — and are focused on supporting each young man on his journey to becoming a Jesuit-educated Graduate at Graduation: open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving and committed to doing justice.

Vice Principal, Assistant Principals and Dean of Students

Jim Bopp, Vice Principal

Mr. Bopp previously served as dean of students and assistant principal for technology at Brophy before becoming principal at Creighton Prep in Omaha, Neb., in 2016. He returned to Brophy to serve as assistant principal for the 2022-23 school year; then, he'll transition to the role of principal when Bob Ryan becomes Brophy's president in summer 2023.

Kendra Krause, Assistant Principal for Faculty Development and Director of Loyola Academy

Ms. Krause leads the effort to support faculty in their efforts to grow and improve in the craft of teaching. She also leads Loyola Academy, Brophy’s middle school for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade boys who demonstrate substantial academic promise as well as verified financial need.

Mica Mulloy, Assistant Principal for Technology

Mr. Mulloy directs and oversees all technology on campus with a particular emphasis on supporting teachers in their evolving adoption of technology as a tool to enhance teaching and learning. He also teaches Advanced Photography in the Fine Arts Department.

Austin Pidgeon, Dean of Students

Mr. Pidgeon is responsible for the conduct, attendance and safety of all students. He and his staff are committed to Brophy's Jesuit mission of developing the whole person. Mr. Pidgeon oversees all campus and safety concerns and serves as an advocate for students in resolving educational, personal and spiritual concerns that affect the overall quality of the academic and community life of the school. Mr. Pidgeon and all Dean's Office personnel are committed to offering equitable and inclusive treatment to all students and their families as a means of empowering students to succeed in fulfilling the goals of the Graduate at Graduation.

Drew Rau, Assistant Principal for Ministry

Mr. Rau directs the Office of Faith and Justice which organizes and oversees the myriad Brophy activities that define Brophy as a Jesuit school. These activities encompass prayer and sacramental life, immersions, exchanges and pilgrimages, retreats and service. Mr. Rau also leads Brophy’s annual two-week Summit on Human Dignity which highlights an issue of particular relevance and informs students on its nuances, as well as its social and political ramifications. He also teaches Sacred Lands of Arizona and co-moderates the Romero Program in the Religious Studies Department.

Seamus Walsh, Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs

Mr. Walsh directs Brophy’s academic program, chairs the Academic Board and partners with all department chairs regarding curriculum development. He oversees the Advanced Placement and Rio Salado Dual Enrollment programs and directs the academic side of Brophy’s summer school program. He also teaches one senior English elective each year.


Pete Burr, Director of Activities

Mr. Burr manages the co-curricular activities of student clubs and organizations on campus and serves as the faculty moderator of the Student Council. He also teaches Video Production and Digital Storytelling in the Fine Arts Department.

Josh Garcia, Athletic Director

Mr. Garcia oversees the activities of all Brophy athletic teams and is Brophy’s primary representative to the Arizona Interscholastic Association. He is also head coach of the baseball program.

Missy Grams, Director of Facilities and Food Services

Ms. Grams oversees the maintenance and enhancements of Brophy's property and buildings, and directs Brophy's food service operations.

Deena Sellers, Director of Equity and Inclusion

Ms. Sellers leads the Office of Equity and Inclusion which seeks to ensure that all community members are represented equally and that everyone has the resources necessary to grow in understanding of what it means to be inclusive, anti-racist and an advocate for equity and equality for all. She also teaches in the World Languages Department.

Mike Ward, Director of Admissions

Mr. Ward directs the activities of the Admissions Office, managing the development of each freshman class as well as the admission of transfer students. He also directs Brophy's Office of Alumni Relations.