Las Cruces

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology is owned and operated by Olympian Academy of Cosmetology and is part of a chain of beauty schools with locations throughout the nation, all with the same philosophy to…“Just Teach & Change Lives”

Olympian Academy of Cosmetology, Las Cruces

Missouri Ave Suite 5
Las Cruces, NM 99001
Phone: (866) 723-8223

School Hours:

Sunday Closed
Monday 5:30pm-9:30pm Theory Only
Tuesday 9:30am-9:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am-9:30pm
Thursday 9:30am-9:30pm
Friday 9:30am-9:30pm
Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm

Service Hours:

Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:30am-9:00pm
Wednesday 10:30am-9:00pm
Thursday 10:30am-9:00pm
Friday 9:30am-9:00pm
Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm

Classes offered:

  • Cosmetology
  • Barber Program
  • Instructor
Las Cruces


Campus Administrator / Instructor

Dora Borunda is the passionate and creative minded Director at Olympian Academy. With 25 years of experience in the Cosmetology Industry, including 13 years as an Instructor, she is driven and perfectionist by nature and believes our standards of excellence must reflected in all of our actions and interactions with students and clients and each other. Her vision and ability to nurture relationships lead to long-term solutions and success within the school and her staff. She is committed to her own personal and professional development and loves to share and give back to others.


Career Counselor

Selina Santillan is a very positive and motivated person who strives to accomplish all she sets out to do. In 1990, she received her Associates Degree in Applied Science in Paralegal and in 2005, received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She has worked in the education field in one form or another for over 20 years including tutoring, parent liaison, Elementary Education, Program Coordinator and the position most dear to her heart; Career Counselor. Her extensive and diverse background aids to her skill and knowledge in the enrollment process including Financial Aid facilitating. Selina looks out for each student to ensure they are completely prepared to further their educational goals.



Dalene L. Tegmeyer has over 43 years in the cosmetology field. Holding both a license as a Master Barber and Cosmetology Instructor license that she obtained in 1976 from the Academy of Beauty Culture, she has worked in several areas of the industry including working behind the chair for several years at a chain salon before starting her own then becoming an Instructor for Olympian Academy. To Dalene, teaching is not just a job, it’s an opportunity to shape the future stylists’ and barbers’ of tomorrow, to aid them in reaching their goals by empowering students with care and understanding while also creating a positive learning environment. It is her belief those small changes can make the world around her students a better place and better prepares them for success.


Barber Instructor

Christopher  Skipper graduated from Olympian Academy in 2016 to become a master barber. When he graduated he moved to Taos NM where he worked in a Salon for 5 years and is now very happy to be back in Las Cruces NM. He continuously enjoys learning and growing with Olympian Academy. “I enjoy the never-ending excitement of learning new cutting styles  and techniques and getting the opportunity to teach this to my students.”  He believes it’s even more exciting and important to see his students grow and progress in their Barber careers which all start here at Olympian.


Barber Instructor

Vincent Negron, also known as Chenzo the barber. Vincent has been in the barber industry for years now. He graduated from Olympian University in April 2012. His passion for cutting hair has grown into a passion for serving the community. Being a barber isn’t just about cutting hair for him, it’s also about positive interactions with other individuals. The combination of the two has driven him into becoming an educator. Vincent began teaching in April 2019 and says, “being a barber instructor is a reward all in itself. I get to interact with other individuals who carry the same passion as mine.”

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