Our Crew

West Michigan Driving Academy is owned and operated by:

Mark VanDyke, a life-long resident of Muskegon. Mark has many years of experience with Department of Transportation. Mark has taught Drivers Education for many years. Mark will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction.

Gayle VanDyke is the office manager and enjoys being helpful on the phone to parents and students. Gayle has taught drivers education for many years. Gayle will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction.

Instructors:

Jeff Hall is a teacher at Orchard View Middle School and has taught driver education for over several years. Jeff will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction.

Matt Pallet is a teacher at Reeths-Puffer Middle School with many years of teaching experience as well as 8 years as a driving instructor. Matt will provide on-the-road instruction.

Pat Wescott is a teacher at Fruitport Middle school with 30 years of teaching experience as well as many years as a driving instructor. Pat will provide classroom as well as on-the-road instruction.

Jerry Campbell, Supervisor at the Muskegon Correctional Facility has taught drivers education for many years. Jerry will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction.

Bob Walters has taught drivers education for 20years. Bob will provide classroom instructions as well as on-the-road instruction. Bob has a Masters degree in Education from Michigan State University.

Mark Kutches has taught drivers education for several years. Mark will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction. Mark has a Bachelors degree in Education and teaches at Orchard View Schools.

Ken DuBois has taught drivers education for over 10 years. Ken will provide on-the-road instruction. Matt has a Bachelors degree in Education and teaches at Reeths-Puffer Schools.

Jessy Thompson has taught drivers education for several years. Jessy will provide on-the-road instruction. Jessy has a Bachelors degree in Education, Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction.

Greg Henderson has taught drivers education for several years. Greg will provide on-the-road instruction. Greg has a Bachelors degree in Education.

Wendy Henderson has taught drivers education for several years.  Wendy will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction.  Wendy has a Bachelors degree in Education and teaches at Whitehall Middle School.

Austin Whelpley has taught drivers education for several years.  Austin will provide classroom instruction as well as on -the-road instruction.  Austin has a Bachelors degree in Education and Teaches at Reeths-Puffer Schools.

Wayne LaPointe has taught drivers education for over 20 years.  Wayne will provide classroom instruction.  Wayne has a Bacheelors degree in Education and taught at Hesperia Schools.

Bob A Walters has taught drivers education for several years  Bob will provide classroom instruction as well as on-the-road instruction.  Bob has a Bachelors degree in Education and Teaches at Reeths-Puffer Schools.