Kyle Holmes is a native of Northern California, born and raised in El Dorado County. Attending Union Mine High School, Mr. Holmes took an interest in English, journalism, music and theatre. He spent the first two years of his undergraduate degree at UC Irvine where he majored in theater, and moved back up north where he completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English at UC Davis. After graduating, he earned his California Single-Subject Teaching Credential in English from the UC Davis School of Education in 2011 and his Master of Arts Degree in Education in 2012.
Mr. Holmes has spent the past eight years working for Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp, a camp dedicated to maintaining and developing visual and performing arts in the youth of Northern California. When he’s not working as a counselor or guitar instructor during camp, he serves as President on the board of directors for the Sugarloaf Station Foundation, a non-profit foundation that works year-round to raise scholarship money so local students can attend camp and improve their artistic craft.
Outside of teaching and the arts, Mr. Holmes’ next biggest passion is football. Throughout the year, he freelance writes for USA Today Sports Media at TheHuddle.com where he covers fantasy football. Throughout the season, you can hear him on several different radio shows including ESPN Baton Rouge and Sacramento’s local station, KSSU.
Mr. Holmes is currently the director of the theatre arts program at Granite Bay High School, where he also teaches English, sports journalism and advises the school’s student news publication website, Granite Bay Today.