Contact Us

Gould Admissions Office
27 Church Street
Bethel, ME 04217
Phone: 207-824-7777
Fax: 207-824-2926
admissions@gouldacademy.org

Directions to Gould Academy

Meet the Team

Christopher Sparks

B.A., University of Southern Maine
Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement

Bio
Chris has spent 20 years working with families and students at the university and independent school levels. Prior to his re-arrival at Gould, he worked as the director of Advancement at Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill, and also at his alma mater, Wilbraham and Monson Academy, as director of admissions and dead boys’ basketball coach. As a collegiate men’s basketball coach, he spent time at the University of Pennsylvania, Central Connecticut State University, Brown University, and the University of New England. In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, he served for three years as a middle school special education teacher in the Portland, Maine, public school system. Chris attended the University of Southern Maine, and holds a certificate from the Lily School of Philanthropy in Non-Profit Fundraising.
He and his wife, Leah, and children Keenan, Cuyler, Ruby, and Christopher Jr. are so thankful to be a part of the Gould community.
Tyler Snowe

On-Snow Admissions Coordinator
U-14 Coach
B.S. University of Southern Maine

Bio

A native of Auburn, Maine, and a former athlete in the Gould Academy weekend program, Coach Snowe has had a lifelong passion for ski racing. He began sharing his love for the sport as a coach in the GACP Weekend Program and has been an asset to our coaching staff for over a decade. He also helps guide aspiring snow sport athletes through the admissions process as part of the Admissions team. Coach Snowe graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree in Leadership and Organizational Studies, and his coaching approach is anchored by principles of team development, which resonates well with our athletes. Coach Snowe lives in Bethel with his wife, Courtney.  When he is not on the hill, he enjoys golfing and spending time on the water in Cundy’s Harbor, Maine.