Faculty Connections

Faculty Connection – Meet Michael Poeske

Michael, 40, born and raised in Seattle, is an Instructor at The Refrigeration School (RSI) in Phoenix. He teaches Phase 5, the Fundamentals of Refrigeration. Michael has been in the HVAC field for 19 years and joined RSI in December 2016. Thanks for your time, Michael; what did you want to be when you were […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Alan Lucio

Alan, aged 51 and an Arizona native, is an Instructor at The Refrigeration School (RSI) in Phoenix. Alan teaches the 6th Phase, which focuses on residential comfort systems (residential heating & cooling) including gas furnaces.  Alan has been in the HVAC field for about 12 years. Thanks for speaking with us Alan. So, when did […]

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Faculty Feature – Meet Jay Brooke

Jay, aged 41, has been with RSI for almost five years now. He has been in the refrigeration field for about 18 years. Before teaching, he worked for various companies and did contract work on the side. What class do you teach? The main class I teach now is Refrigeration Systems and Practices, so walk-in […]

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Faculty Connections: David Wadella

Meet David Wadella David Wadella is the first instructor that most new students will meet when they start at The Refrigeration School. David teaches the first phase, the Fundamentals of Electricity class. David is from Dayton, Ohio, but he moved to Phoenix 20 years ago looking for construction work. He’s been teaching at RSI for […]

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Faculty Connections: Joe Sewell

Meet Joe Sewell Joe Sewell has been an instructor at The Refrigeration School for a little over a year. Originally from Phoenix, Joe is a father of two boys, an avid motorcycle rider, and he once told MC Hammer “U can’t touch this!“   How long have you worked in the HVAC field Joe? I […]

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Faculty Connections: Chris Watt

Meet Chris Watt Born in Florence, Kentucky, Chris Watt has been in the Valley of the Sun since 1980. With 25 years commercial experience in the HVAC field behind him, Chris has been an instructor at The Refrigeration School for almost two years. But he started teaching just weeks after he graduated RSI.   Is […]

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