Meet the Faculty

Keenan Sultanik, M.F.A., A.E.L.

Chair, Creative Arts Department

Keenan Sultanik chairs the Creative Arts Department at West Coast Baptist College and teaches courses in design, communications, media, and technology, and is a certified educator by Adobe, Apple, and Google. He has experience founding a startup web development studio and working as a professional photographer and graphic designer. After receiving a call to ministry, he earned a terminal MFA degree in Graphic Design and now works passionately to train the next generation in effective visual arts with a distinctive ministry emphasis.

MFA Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Liberty University
AEL Adobe Education Leader (1 of 280 worldwide)
PBD Adobe Partners by Design Member (1 of 83 worldwide)
ACL Adobe Campus Leader
AET Adobe Education Trainer
GCE Google Certified Educator
AT Apple Certified Teacher
BRE Bachelors of Religious Education in Theology, West Coast Baptist College
AA Accounting Operations, Suncoast Technical College


John Goetsch, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Instructor, Speech

Dr. John Goetsch was born and raised near Watertown, Wisconsin and was saved at a youth camp at the age of fifteen. In 1974, he entered full-time evangelism and since that time has conducted thousands of revival meetings in local churches, schools, and camps around the world. In 1996, he became the Executive Vice President of West Coast Baptist College in Lancaster, California, where he is involved in training young people for full-time ministry. Dr. Goetsch teaches courses in the Speech program including the Art of Storytelling and oversees the Drama Players and the speech recitals.

PhD Bethany Divinity College & Seminary
DD Maranatha Baptist Bible College
MA Bethany Divinity College & Seminary
BA Maranatha Baptist Bible College


Jennifer Carter

Instructor, Speech

Jennifer Carter teaches many of the courses in the Speech program and helps to direct several extra-curricular opportunities for students to use their skills in drama productions.

MRE Education, West Coast Baptist College
BRE West Coast Baptist College


David Siers

Instructor, Interactive Design

David Siers served as the lead app developer and user experience designer for Lancaster Baptist Church for a number of years and now serves as youth pastor in Arizona. After earning a bachelor’s in Theology, he went on to earn a master’s degree in Biblical Studies. David has several apps published on the App Store and Google Play Store including Commission and the official Lancaster Baptist App. His dedication to practical ministry provides a unique evangelistic focus in his interactive design courses.

MRE Bible, West Coast Baptist College
BRE Church Ministries, West Coast Baptist College