Meet The Team

James Siddall, PhD, NCSP

Dr. Siddall is a School Psychologist and co-Founder of Rockwell Student Coaching. He earned a B.A. in Psychology and Educational Studies from Washington University in St. Louis before attending the University of South Carolina where he earned his Masters and Ph.D. in School Psychology. While in graduate school, he conducted research on student well-being and life satisfaction as well as the impact of technology on learning outcomes. After earning his Ph.D., he accepted a position as a School Psychologist in Arlington Public Schools where he has worked primarily with students in a high school for the past four years. In his time in schools, Dr. Siddall has worked with many students who have struggled with organizational and executive functioning skills. Through Rockwell Student Coaching, he looks forward to using his expertise to help students learn the skills they need in order to achieve their potential in both academic settings and in their lives beyond school.

Jane Chen

Jane Chen is co-Founder of Rockwell Student Coaching. She is also co-Founder of Eyre Writing Center. Originally from New York City, Jane worked with students on their writing on a pro bono basis for nearly a decade. Prior to RSC & EWC, she worked as a Senior Investment Analyst for various asset management firms in New York and Europe. Jane graduated from Harvard University cum laude as a History concentrator (with a focus in financial history and secondary in Economics) and a Blankfein Family Scholar in 2012. She previously attended the Trinity School in Manhattan. 

Prateek Kumar

Prateek Kumar is co-Founder of Rockwell Student Coaching. He is also co-Founder of Eyre Writing Center. Prateek has spent a decade in a number of hedge fund investing roles on Wall Street. He graduated from Harvard University in 2011 with a B.A. Magna cum laude in Economics (with a minor in Government) and as a John Harvard Scholar. He previously attended Phillips Academy Andover, where he graduated as a President George H.W. Bush Scholar. He was also one of 75 students selected to attend the Research Science Institute (RSI) at MIT and was awarded the Gold Congressional Award by the US Congress. Prateek is an Eagle Scout as part of the Boy Scouts of America and a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholar.


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