President / Founder / East TX Regional Director
John Bucy is a proud graduate of a Texas Charter School and has a Liberal Arts Degree from Austin College, a small liberal arts school in North Texas where he made lasting friendships which include many of his current co-workers. After college, John moved to Austin where he spent some time working in politics before becoming the Director of the Association of Charter Educators of Texas. In 2007, he left ACE to form the Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League (TCSAAL). In 9 years, TCSAAL has grown to serve over 230 public charter schools across the State of Texas.
Zach Dooley: Academics@texascharter.org
Development Director / Academic - Art Director
Zach Dooley a graduate of South Grand Prairie High School located outside of Dallas, where he competed in state level 5A speech, theater, and debate, as well as participating on his high school’s Varsity baseball team. He went on to obtain his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Austin College and started working for TCSAAL in 2010.
North Texas Regional Director / Director of Day-to-Day Operations
Jason Lo is a Graduate of Odessa High School where he played for his Varsity 5A soccer team. Also a graduate of Austin College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Jason initially started working for TCSAAL in its second year back in 2008. After taking a 1-year hiatus, Jason came back to TCSAAL in the 2011 school year.
South TX Regional Director
Nicholas Youngblood is a Graduate of Lyndon Baines Johnson High School where he lettered for the Varsity Baseball team and was a violist in the orchestra. He went on to play both at Colorado College in 2010. Nick spent 4 years working at the Colorado College Athletic Department and interned for 2 years in media relations at the University of Texas at Austin Athletic Department. Nick spent 2 years as a TCSAAL Central TX Site Manager before becoming the South TX Regional Director at the start of 2019.
Molly Bucy: Finance@texascharter.org
Molly Bucy is a Graduate of Mansfield High School where she played soccer and participated in the band, and in color guard. Also a graduate of Austin College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Molly is a certified Pre-K Special Education teacher with years of classroom experience. She is excited for a career change and looking forward to a great year with TCSAAL!
Jordan Hatch: CentralTX@texascharter.org
Central TX Regional Director
Jordan Hatch is a 2009 Graduate of Sherman High School where he lettered for his Varsity tennis team. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Austin College in 2013. Jordan spent 2 summers as a youth baseball umpire and he also served as Student Athletic Trainer at AC for 2 years. He joined TCSAAL in 2015 and has served as both East Texas & Central Texas Regional Director during his tenure.