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LiFT FL Darrin
LiFT Academy Assistant Principal

Darrin Karuzas

Darrin will be entering his 27th year of education and is proud to begin his second year here at LiFT as our Assistant Principal. He has served and taught in the areas of math, special education, business and for the last 10 years has worked in Administration.  The last 7 of those 10 years acting as the Principal of Sedona Red Rock High School in Arizona. He earned a Hospitality Management degree at Lynn University in 1991 and a master’s in educational leadership at Northern Arizona University 2011. He is also very involved in athletics and has played and coached soccer and golf for many years. Now he spends his free time training and playing the sport of Footgolf in which he represented the USA at the World Cup in Morocco. As for his home life he was lucky enough to marry his high school sweetheart Linda and has been married 23 years. His daughter Nevada attends the University of Central Florida and his son Carson is 15. He has an adorable dog named Rooney, who is an English Springer Spaniel and is very lovable.