Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Phifer started at Union Academy in 2012 as a high school chemistry teacher and softball coach. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and had a highly successful career in pharmaceutical sales prior to joining the staff at UA. Since 2012, Ms. Phifer has continued to serve our students in the classroom as a teacher but also as a coach, Assistant Athletic Director and First Responder. In February 2020, Ms. Phifer assumed the role of Athletic Director and continues to teach in our science department and serve as a First Responder. She is most proud of watching our athletic department, coaches, facilities and student athletes grow as they begin participating in athletics as early as Kindergarten through our recreational organization, Union Athletic Association, and following them through their middle and high school years.
Ms. Phifer currently holds her Professional Educator's License from the North Carolina Department of Education, and is an Accredited Interscholastic/Level 3 Coach from the National Federation of High Schools. In July 2022, Ms. Phifer obtained her Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) license, a rigorous program of continuing education courses and testing. She also continues to serve our school staff, community and coaches as a licensed CPR/AED instructor. Both of her children, son, Phifer (2020) and daughter, Charlotte (2022) graduated from Union Academy. Phifer is currently at the University of Illinois and Charlotte is at the University of South Carolina.
Feel free to contact Ms. Phifer with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (980) 313-8811.
Assistant Athletic Director
Degrees and Certifications:
Coach Frashier began his career at Union Academy in 2013 and has over 23 years experience as an educator and coach. Coach Frashier has had many roles at UA from teaching Kindergarten, 5th grade, PE, Administration and now as the Assistant Athletic Director. Coach Frashier will utilize his many years of experience as a Football, Basketball and Baseball coach to continue our athletic programs success here at Union Academy.
Originally from Ripley, WV, Coach Frashier received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia State University in Elementary Education. Coach Frashier was a member of the baseball team that had tremendous success and played in the 1999 College World Series. Coach Frashier also holds a Master’s Degree In Educational Leadership with a concentration in Superintendent, Principal and Director of Supervision.
Coach Frashier is married to the beautiful Dr. Erin Mullins-Frashier and together they have four amazing children; Kensey (26), Raeghan (17), Parker (13) and Ansley (9). If not at school, you’ll find Coach Frashier playing golf at Rolling Hills or sitting at Holden Beach with friends and family.
Feel free to contact Mr. Frashier with any questions at email@example.com or (704) 238-8833.