Mr. Robbie Hinton


On June 1, 2018, Mr. Robbie Hinton was appointed as the new CCS Headmaster. Mr. Hinton earned a degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee and an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary. His diverse background of leading two classical Christian schools, as well as serving as a campus minister and a church planter, has prepared him to love our students, families, and staff, while helping us achieve our best as a school through strong operational management.


Mr. Kevin Seitz

Dean of Academics

Mr. Kevin Seitz serves as Dean of Academics. He was formerly the Dean of the Lower School (K-5th). Mr. Seitz comes to us from a Classical Christian School in California, where he taught and served as Grammar School Dean/Principal over the last four years. Mr. Seitz also has 15 years of special education and administrative experience in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Mr. Seitz holds a Single Subject Teaching Credential and degrees in Education Administration from California State University, Northridge (B.A. and M.A.). Mr. Seitz and his wife, Janelle, have three children.


Mrs. Diane Hillsgrove

Dean of Students

Mrs. Diane Hillsgrove comes to Cary Christian School after fifteen years of upper management with the YMCA of the Triangle. Her recent positions held there were Regional Vice President and Executive Branch Director of YMCA Camp Seafarer. With an obvious passion for youth, Mrs. Hillsgrove’s focus at CCS is to support and nurture the student-teacher relationship, as well as to be a resource for students as they navigate their social and academic lives. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.A in Communications. Mrs. Hillsgrove and her husband, Steve, have two children attending CCS.


Mr. James Dickman

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Jim Dickman serves as the Chief Operations Officer. Prior to working at CCS, he worked for IBM for 32 years, holding various technical and executive management positions working on the NASA Space Shuttle and Space Station programs and in IBM Global Services. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso. He and his wife, Carla, have two daughters who graduated from CCS and now attend UNC-Chapel Hill and Elon University.


Mr. Jeff Poore

Athletic Director

Mr. Jeff Poore is from Birmingham, Alabama. He and his wife,Teresa, have two children (twins) named Abby and Alex. They just finished their first year of college; Abby is at Lee University, and Alex is at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. Mr. Poore has a B.S. Business Finance from Auburn University and B.A. Education from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Most recently, he was the Athletic Director at Westminster School in Birmingham.