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Meet the WKU C.A.R.E.S. Coaches

Tammy Dorris
Tammy Dorris (West)

Specialist, Online Student Services & Outreach

Hi! I’m excited to be your Academic Success coach and your WKU resource! My goal is for you to feel supported while at WKU. I’ll be here for you along the journey because I want you to succeed. I am here for you to help in any way I can….as your liaison, as your guide to resources, as your accountability partner or simply as a sounding board when you need someone to listen. I want to support you, build up your confidence and help you develop as a student. I am here to encourage you when you need it the most


South Campus, Academic Wing - C171, 270-745-3028

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm CST (by appointment, email, Zoom, or by phone)

Schedule a session with Coach Tammy: https://calendly.com/wku-online-coach-tammy

Alex Peach
Alex Peach

Online Student Support Coordinator

As your academic coach at WKU, I want to guide and support you as you navigate your academic journey. Every student should feel empowered to achieve their goals and I can provide guidance personalized just for you, as well as study tips and time management techniques. It can be difficult finding the balance between personal and academic responsibilities, but with extra support from an academic coach you can find the confidence and motivation you need to have a successful school year.


South Campus, Academic Wing – C169, 270-745-2673

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm CST (by appointment: email, Zoom, or by phone)

To schedule a session with Coach Alex: https://calendly.com/alexandra-peach-wku


John Carter
John Carter

Online Student Support Specialist

I am looking forward to being your Academic Success Coach and resource here at WKU. My primary goal is to make sure that you feel supported and have a resource at WKU. I will be joining you along your path for academic success because that is one of the most important things WKU can do. As your coach I can be a person that you can feel comfortable reaching out to for your journey at WKU. I want to see each student succeed, and I want to help you build confidence that will help you achieve your goals.


South Campus, Academic Wing – C172, 270-745-4171

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST (by appointment: email, Zoom, or by phone)

To schedule a session with Coach John: https://calendly.com/john-carter-2m0 

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 Last Modified 11/2/23