Our staff is built to teach each student individually, to develop the skills they need to thrive in mathematics, and to foster a love of learning.

Kevin Magnuson

Center Director
Kevin is one of the Owners of Mathnasium of San Marcos, driven by his passion for education and entrepreneurship. With a background in teaching and sports, including instructing over a thousand children in swimming, Kevin pursued studies in Math, Economics, and Philosophy at UCLA. Graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy with an emphasis in Logic, he combines his love for teaching with his mathematical expertise to help kids understand math. Outside of Mathnasium, Kevin enjoys playing beach volleyball.

Natalie Instructor

Assistant Center Director
Natalie is currently studying computer science at California State University San Marcos. She hopes to become a software engineer for a cyber security company in the future. Seeing first hand the benefits of being a student at Mathnasium, she loves helping students gain confidence in themselves through their progress here at Mathnasium! When she's not here, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and baking.

Matthias Instructor

Lead Instructor
Matthias earned his B.S. in Mathematics - Computer Science from UC San Diego in 2019, and has worked as a math teacher and substitute teacher for the past 3 years. He has been a part of the lead team at four different Mathnasium centers across San Diego and Orange Counties, and enjoys cultivating a love of math and problem solving in students of all ages. Outside the center, you might find Matthias on a hike, in Disneyland, at the beach, or tossing a frisbee!

Dylan Instructor

Assistant Center Director
Dylan has a B.S. in mathematics from Cal State University San Marcos and is currently a grad student in their mathematics program. In the future, Dylan hopes to become a professor and conduct his own research in mathematics. He has a true love of all things math and loves sharing his passion for math with his students. When his nose isn't in a math textbook, he enjoys playing video games, riding his bike, and painting miniatures.

Rye Instructor

Lead Instructor
Rye graduated from CSUSM with a Bachelors in Biology and loves anything STEM related. You can find her either in a science lab or here at Mathnasium. She has been one of our leads for a few years now and loves helping kids with math. She also loves to read and play video games.

Dyani Instructor

Lead Instructor
Dyani has been a part of the Mathnasium family for five years! She started her time here as a student, later becoming an instructor. Dyani is a senior at San Marcos High School and will pursue her BSN at Point Loma after this summer! When she isn't at Mathnasium, she enjoys going to the beach and hanging out with friends.

James Instructor

James is currently working towards a BS in Electrical Engineering at CSUSM. He has been tutoring at Mathnasium for a year and he loves helping students enjoy learning math! He hopes to manufacture and later design cars for either Chevrolet or Dodge. When he isn't at Mathnasium you can find him working on his car, making music, or bowling with his friends.

Our Mathnasium Mission

Teach children math so they understand it, master it, and love it. Math can change their lives, and they can change the world.

What I love about Mathnasium is the ability to teach problem-solving skills and make math make sense, while also making a student smile.
Amber W., Mathnasium Instructor

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