Administration

John Huffman
Superintendent/Jr.-Sr. High School Principal

jhuffman@victorycs.org | (916) 488-5601 (ext.102)

Mr. John Huffman graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. He has been the principal of the Junior High and High School since 2004 and was named Superintendent of Victory Christian Schools in 2010. Mr. Huffman began working at Victory in 1978 as a coach. The following year he began teaching and continued until 1986. He left Victory for 12 years to assist his wife in coaching the Women’s Basketball team at his alma mater. In 2000, Mr. Huffman returned to Victory, becoming the Dean of Students, four years later the principal, and currently the Superintendent.

Mr. Huffman has 3 children who have graduated from Victory. He has coached almost every sport that VCS offers. He currently plays softball. He also is involved in the orchestra at his church.

 Mr. Huffman served with Sports Ambassadors, a ministry of Overseas Crusades, for 3 years playing basketball and sharing his faith in New Guinea, West Africa, and the Philippines.

Mr. Huffman’s favorite verse is Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men.”

Julia Jones
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

jjones@victorycs.org | (916) 488-5601

Mrs Jones is the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, Mr. Huffman. She spent her early years as a student at Victory and came on staff in summer of 2017. In 1996, she married her best friend, Rob. They have three children, the youngest of whom is a student at Victory. Mrs. Jones has a B.S. in Human Development and a minor in Religious Studies from UC Davis.

Since college, Mrs. Jones has been involved raising, training and placing assistance dogs with people with disabilities. On Sundays, you’ll find her behind the information desk in the lobby at church, where she loves welcoming people and helping them get connected. She enjoys encouraging students and adults to connect the dots of Biblical truth and marvel at the grace and mercy of our Father in our everyday lives. Her favorite things are making memories with her family, gardening, training dogs and shopping at thrift stores.

One of Mrs. Jones’ favorite verses is John 10:10, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” 

Joseph Smith-Steward
Business Manager
jsmithsteward@victorycs.org | (916) 488-5601 (ext. 105)
 
Mr. Smith-Steward started working at VCS in 2003. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/MIS and received his MBA in 1990 from California State University, Sacramento.
 
Mr. Smith-Steward has over 30 years experience working in a variety of financial and management positions. Prior to his employment at VCS, Mr. Smith-Steward worked as a financial consultant for small businesses, including private schools. Prior to his work as a consultant, he worked as a Financial Analyst and Director of Finance for the medical and banking industries.

Mr. Smith-Steward has an avid interest in alternative energy power generation and systems as well as hybrid and electric vehicles.  He owns an off-grid home in Washington which is powered by solar photovoltaic panels and a micro-hydro turbine system which he installed himself.

 Mr. Smith-Steward’s favorite Bible verse is John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”

Kari DeLyser
Assistant to the Director of Advancement
kdelyser@victorycs.org | (916) 488-5601 (ext. 120)

Mrs. Delyser has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from California State University Chico.  She has worked in sales, interior design, and most recently in Victory’s elementary school as a substitute aide.  Both of her sons, Luke and Sam, are students at VCS.

As Assistant to the Director of Advancement, she is the lead contact for the Auction, Scrip, and the Jog-a-Thon. She will also be assisting with Back to School Night, Homecoming and Holiday decor/events.  She loves spending time with her family, watching her boys play sports, and anytime she can get away to shop or go to the gym!

 One of her favorite Bible verses is Ephesians 2:10, “For we are God’s masterpiece.  He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things He planned for us long ago.” 

Ken-Hansens Ken Hansen, Guidance Counselor / 7th Grade Bible ken.hansen@victorycs.org Mr. Ken Hansen is a local to the Sacramento area, having graduated from Bella Vista High School in 2001. After serving for a few years on active duty in the Air Force, Mr. Hansen transitioned to the Air Force Reserves, which he is a part of to this day. Mr. Hansen earned his Bachelors in Christian Leadership from William Jessup University and his Masters of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Mr. Hansen is also known as Pastor Ken (his preferred designation), having served for many years in pastoral ministry as a Worship Pastor, Lead Pastor and Church Planter. He is currently the Worship Pastor of Fourteenth Avenue Baptist Church in the Tahoe Park neighborhood. Mr. Hansen/Pastor Ken has been honored to be married to his sweet wife Angela for 19 years. They are blessed with three wonderful children (Isabella, Mikayla & Titus) who all attend VCS. Beyond what has been mentioned, Mr. Hansen’s interests range from theology and philosophy to music and body building. Beyond all else, his passion is to make God known, honored and celebrated on earth as He is in heaven! As the guidance counselor, Mr. Hansen’s goal is much more than to help students get into college. He longs to help them find their path which God has marked out for their life and to prepare students for the challenges of godliness in adult life, regardless of their vocational plans. One of Mr. Hansen’s favorite verses is Psalm 16:11, “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Whether you are a parent or student, it is Mr. Hansen’s prayer that you are finding your fullest joy in presence of the Almighty God. He is able to save and sustain all those who seek him.

SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS  

President, Lori Cooper                                                                   lcooper@victorycs.org

Vice President, Ryan Darke                                                             rdarke@victorycs.org 

Secretary, Bob Findlay                                                                  bfindlay@victorycs.org

Treasurer, Nathan Fuller                                                                   nfuller@victorycs.org

Member, Justin Kennedy                                                    justinkennedy@victorycs.org

Member, Bob Mortensen                                                         bmortensen@victorycs.org

MEMBER EMERITUS

Member, Frank Almas                                                                      falmas@victorycs.org

Member, Jerry Ryan                                                                            jryan@victorycs.org