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Oversight & administration

VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Our OVERSIGHT

Pastors Paul and Ashley Daugherty

Paul Daugherty, along with his wife Ashley, serve as the Lead Pastors of Victory in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Paul speaks weekly at Victory’s services while ministering to various audiences and reaches thousands of people with God’s Word on a weekly basis. Paul and Ashley have four kids, Liam, Benaiah, Mac and Elliana. They also travel around the world speaking at churches, conferences, and crusades. His style of preaching is described as refreshingly transparent, uplifting, and practical. Paul’s desire is that people feel empowered and challenged to step out and fulfill God’s purpose for their lives.

Paul is the author of multiple mini-books such as The Fourth Quarter, Relationship Refresh, 60 Promises, Born for More, and Stepping into Revival. He has written worship songs that are featured on several albums, and he has also released two personal albums, which have appeared on TBN and Daystar Global Television on the 360 Life television series. Paul pioneered Victory with Paul Daugherty, which airs globally on the Hillsong Channel. He also began his leadership podcast, Learning to Lead, which is frequently updated on the Podcast App. Paul is a graduate of Oral Roberts University, with a bachelor’s degree in Theology, and is currently working on his Master’s Degree at Oral Roberts University.

Our ADMINISTRATION
Jim Cherry

Jim Cherry

Superintendent

Mr. Cherry is entering his 47th year of education and 37th year of School Administration.
 
Mr. Cherry has spent his most recent non-VCS Administration role as Principal of Tulsa Edison – one of the two magnet schools for Tulsa Public Schools. Upon returning to VCS in 2012 he stepped in as an Assistant Principal in charge of Discipline. In 2016-2017 he was promoted to Assistant Superintendent of VCS, the following year Mr. Cherry became the third Superintendent of Victory Christian School.
 
As Mr. Cherry starts his third year as our Superintendent, he has helped enhance new efforts in discipline, broadened the curriculum, and was a critical component of the academic acceleration that is being carried out at VCS. Having both a daughter and grandchildren enrolled at VCS, Mr. Cherry has a deep commitment to seeing VCS grow and improve.
Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller

Assistant Superintendent

Jennifer Miller has been in Education and a Certified Teacher for over 22 years.
 
She taught 2nd Grade at Victory Christian School for 16 years before becoming the Lower School Principal in 2017. After graduating from Victory Christian School, she received her Undergraduate Degree in 1995, from Oral Roberts University in Elementary Education. She returned to Oral Roberts University and earned her Master’s Degree in School Administration in 2002.
 
Jennifer and her husband Chris are both VCS alumni. They have two children at VCS, Jackson and Isabella.
Ryan Wakley

Ryan Wakley

Athletic Director

Ryan Wakley came to VCS in the fall of 1997 as the assistant volleyball and basketball coach.
 
He served as an assistant coach until the fall of 2000 when he took over as head coach of the girl’s basketball team.  He was the head coach of the girls until the fall of 2002 when he returned to be an assistant on the boy’s staff.  During the spring of 2003, he was the head coach for the baseball program leading them to a district championship.  In the spring of 2003, he was promoted to Head Boys basketball coach and has been in that position since that time. He has led the program to the State Tournament 9 out of the 15 years he has been the head coach.  In the spring of 2010, he assumed the role of Athletic Director.
 
Coach Wakley and his wife, June Anne, have been married for over 20 years., and have one son, RJ who graduated in 2018,  and two daughters Jaxie who graduated in 2020, and Bella a Junior.
Jennifer Duncanson

Jennifer Duncanson

Lower School Principal

Jennifer Duncanson has been with Victory Christian School since 2007. She has been a certified teacher for 14 years. She has taught at Victory Christian School for 13 of those years. She taught Kindergarten for nine years and five years with second grade before becoming the Lower School Principal.
 
Jennifer was born in New England, but her father was in the military, so she was able to experience schools in many places including Germany and Hawaii.
 
After graduating high school, she received her undergraduate in Elementary Education through Southeastern University, in Lakeland, Florida in 2006. She then taught for a year in a public school but felt led by the Holy Spirit to work at Victory Christian School. Currently, she is working on completing her graduate program.
Dan Donohue

Dan Donohue

Upper School Principal

Dan Donohue will be entering his 29th year of education after graduating from Pittsburg State.

Mr. Donohue came to VCS from Kansas 15 years ago and has served his last 8 years as a Dean for the school. During the 15 years at VCS, Mr. Donohue has been the head coach volleyball. He has lead the Conquerors to 14 state appearances and has won the last three state championships (5A-2018, 4A-2019, and 5A-2020). He has also coached our golf teams as they have made multiple trips to the state tournament.

Mr. Donohue has two daughters Natalie who graduated VCS in 2011 and Nicole who graduated in 2013. Dan is married to his wonderful wife, Jill.

Dr. Gerri Chandler

Dr. Gerri Chandler

Middle School Principal

Dr. Gerri Chandler is entering her second year at VCS with 22 years of teaching experience at the middle school, high school, and college level.

She holds multiple degrees – including a BA in Human Biology, a Masters of Art in Education Administration, and a Doctorate of Education in Transformational Leadership.

Dr. Chandler was a college cheerleader and played college basketball on a scholarship.

She has coached for eighteen years as a cheer and dance coach at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels. This will be her first year as the Varsity Coach for VCS. While serving as the head coach of the Coffeyville Community College Cheer Team they won the College National Championship. She has helped dozen of high school athletes obtain college scholarships to cheer or dance. In 2020 she was the assistant wrestling coach as well as the track and field coach.

Together with her husband, Chris they have two sons. Both attending VCS, Triton a Junior, and Tot a Freshman.

A Word

From Our Superintendent

” Remember young men and women, you are strong, you are loved and you have a future. No matter what comes at you, or how late in the game you find yourself down, keep on battling. The victory is on the other side of your effort and will be determined by your desire.”

– Jim Cherry

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Get In Touch

Location: 7700 S. Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136

Telephone: 918.491.7720

Email: vcsinfo@vcstulsa.org

School Hours: M-F: 8am – 3pm