Meet the Faculty & Staff of #teamholyname



Diana Coffin founded the preschool program at Holy Names in 1997 and has been with us for twenty years! She has twenty-seven years of classroom experience. She holds a certificate in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alaska. Miss Diana is the lead teacher for the Ladybug (4-5 year-olds) Class. She encourages students to be passionate about learning; to become peacemakers and creative thinkers.

Mrs. Diana Coffin

For over a decade, Chrystal Vail’s career has been centered on work with children and families.  She holds a degree in Child Development from the University of Idaho and has enjoyed being part of the Holy Name Catholic School Family since moving back to Ketchikan in 2017.  She enjoys building trusting relationships with children and families as they are introduced to preschool and celebrates the smallest successes in each child’s development.


Mrs. Crystal Vail


Ms. Amanda Pilgrim is the Holy Name Preschool Teacher's Aid.  She is working on a certificate in Early Child Education.  She works to ensure our littlest Kingfisher children and families have a safe and engaging learning environment.  

Mrs. Amanda Pilgrim