- Bachelor of Science University of Alabama at Huntsville (1993)
- Other University of Alabama at Huntsville (1995)
- Master of Science University of Alabama at Huntsville (1999)
Subjects: Honors Biology, Biology, and AP Biology
Mr. Finzel has been teaching science at JPII since 1999. He currently oversees the JPII School Leadership Team (school's accreditation), the science fair program, and the Team America Rocketry Challenge program. Mr. Finzel has also sponsored the Falcon Varsity Volleyball team for the last 14 years.