Upper School Physical Education & Athletic Director
Gerry Branner is our upper school physical education teacher and athletic director. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Branner came to California in 1993 on a basketball athletic scholarship, attending California State University, Long Beach, where he graduated with a B.A. in ethnic studies. Mr. Branner has been living in the Bay Area since 2000, coaching girls’ varsity basketball for 13 seasons at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward and working as a personal trainer. He. As a former collegiate and professional athlete, he has spent a lifetime crafting his various fitness programs and is the owner of GMG Fitness For Life. He enjoys all sports, long drives, movies, and spending time with his two daughters. Mr. Branner joined the Black Pine Circle faculty in 2015.