Instructor Bio & Employment


Owner/Operator/Senior Instructor

  • Behind the wheel and classroom instruction since 1985. Formerly taught for A-1, American, United, El Cajon, and Teen driving schools.
  • Taught summer driver ed courses at Francis Parker H.S. and afterschool DE programs at San Diego H.S. and Patrick Henry.
  • Experience with novice through experienced drivers, teens through senior citizens.
  • B.A. degree in Kinesiology from University of Illinois, Chicago and graduate coursework in Biomechanics and Motor Control and Learning from San Diego State University.
  • Attended Dennis Van Der Meer Tennis University for tennis instructors, where I developed my "step by step" method of instruction which I employ in my behind the wheel course.


Office Manager

  • Friendly and eager to help guide you through the process of acquiring a driving license. Sara's daughter is a graduate of our program.

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Part Time Office Manager Position

Customer service, scheduling, record keeping and interacting with instructors in our busy Carlsbad Village Location.

Some office experience preferred. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Google docs required. Training provided

Call Sara at: 858-900-7680 or Walt 619-316-7118 for further information.

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Positions Available For Experienced Driving Instructors

West Coast Driving School currently has openings for experienced driving instructors with their own late model car with instructor brake and hold a current instructor license. Female and bilingual instructors are encouraged to apply as well as those who enjoy working with teens. Openings throughout San Diego County. $35.00/hr. Part and full-time positions available.

Interested individuals wishing to pursue a driving instructor license may also inquire about our training program leading to DMV Certification as a professional driving instructor.


Contact Us For More Information:

Call (858) 900-7680 and ask for Walt. Or email us

Our Guarantee

To provide a comprehensive overview of the driving experience which includes skills related to operations of a vehicle, rules of the road, and basics of defensive driving.

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(858) 900-7680
690 Carlsbad Village Dr. #203A
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm