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REGION 1 - Joe Tinti (Norway) is a graduate of Norway High School. He holds

a bachelor’s degree in secondary education for science and social studies

from Northern Michigan University, along with a master’s degree in education

administration and supervision from NMU. Joe began his career in education

at Niagara (Wisc.) High School, where he taught social studies and science for

two years, before taking on the athletic director position for two years. For the

past 14 years, Joe has served as principal at Norway High School, while also

serving as athletic director for the past 10 years. He has also been director

of transportation and coached middle school boys and girls, freshman boys

and varsity girls basketball at Niagara and Norway. Steve Andrews, technology

coordinator for Norway schools, wrote, “Joe is always professional and

organized and consistently goes above and beyond for any student or staff

member. He is passionate about his numerous roles in our school district and

is always willing to do what it takes to keep making our district better. There is

not another person that is more passionate about their school, community or students than Joe, and I am privileged to work alongside him.” Joe earned regional coach of the year honors two times in northeast Wisconsin and is currently an active member of BCAM and MASSP, plus was NEA union president for Niagara. He was the academic bowl and HI-Q supervisor at Niagara, continues to coach Little League softball in Norway and previously served on the city of Norway parks and recreation committee, the Oak Crest Golf Course committee and the Norway 125 celebration committee. Along with his brother and father, he also operates a small farm in Norway. Joe is married to Jamie and they have two daughters, Chloe (11) and Raelynn (three months).

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REGION 2 - Micah Gallegos (Traverse City Christian) is a graduate of Traverse

City High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in education with a focus on

health and physical education from Indiana Wesleyan University and a master’s

degree in educational leadership from Indiana University. Micah began his career

in education as a physical education teacher and assistant athletic director at

Lakewood Park (Ind.) High School before taking over as the school’s athletic

director for two years. He then took a position in Las Cruces (N.M.) as athletic

director for Mesilla Valley Christian School, where he spent three years. For

the past seven years, Micah has served as athletic director at Traverse City

Christian, while also serving as facilities director, assistant principal, principal

and co-superintendent. He has also coached a variety of sports throughout

his career, including middle school football, varsity baseball, varsity golf and

varsity basketball. Zac Stevenson, CMAA, commissioner for officials for the

New Mexico Activities Association, wrote, “Micah displays the highest integrity,

is extremely organized and, most importantly, has great understanding and connections with those he serves. People know they can count on Micah, that he is reliable, readily available and always willing to help. Micah has built a culture of respect, growth and competitiveness, has diligently pursued upgrades to facilities through donor programs and developed a solid core of coaches who promote academic and athletic achievement. As a colleague, I could always count on him in any situation.” Micah was the youngest high school athletic director in the Indiana High School Athletic Association when he began his career and has been an active member of BCAM, MIGCA and the MHSBCA. From 2009-17, Micah took a break from education and founded a nonprofit organization, LOCO, that provided orphan care in Mexico. He and his family spent time in Chihuahua, Mexico, for five years to establish and run the organization. Micah is married to Rebecca and they have eight children: three are biological and five are a sibling group the family adopted while living in Mexico.

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REGION 3 - Jay Mulder (Montague) is a graduate of Hudsonville High School. He

holds a bachelor’s degree from Hope College in physical education, along with a

master’s degree from Western Michigan University in educational leadership. Jay

began his career in education at Hudsonville as an assistant wrestling coach, before

taking a physical education position at Holton in 1996. While at Holton, he also

coached varsity and middle school wrestling, along with JV and varsity football. Jay

began coaching at Montague High School and later took a teaching position within

the district. He was varsity wrestling head coach for five years, as well as a football

assistant. In 2009, he began at Montague NBC Middle School as athletic director,

teacher and coach. He added the title of dean of students in 2019 and, in 2020, was

named district athletic director for Montague, where he is also assistant principal.

David Walls, athletic director at Fremont, wrote, “Jay is the definition of what all

schools want in an AD, coach, teacher, and administrator, one that mentors all

that seek it, puts others before himself, and works to create a successful environment for the school and community he works for. Jay unassumingly and without much second thought, has taken on multiple roles because it was not only what was best for the student-athletes of his district, but also what was needed for all of the students and staff.  Jay’s mentorship has also carried into adulthood for many of his athletes, as more than a few have also taken the coaching reins at several of the area schools.” Jay has served on several MHSAA committees, including the wrestling and middle school, has been treasurer of the West Michigan Conference Middle School since 2019, was board president and secretary for the West Michigan Conference Middle School and helps with scheduling of football, wrestling and volleyball for the conference. He was a member of the Montague football coaching staff that won state championships in 2008 and 2009 and helped lead the wrestling program to its first district championship in more than 20 years. Jay continues to run several high school wrestling tournaments at Montague High School, including the Lady Mat Cat Wrestling Tournament, which hosted more than 210 female wrestlers from 53 schools. He also helps other area schools in running their regular season and postseason tournaments. He has coached youth soccer and basketball in the White Lake community, volunteered at the Girls on the Run event and has taught Vacation Bible School for St. James Lutheran Church in Montague. Jay is married to Jennifer, a Montague and Hope College graduate, and they have son Riley (17) and daughter Molly (14).

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REGION 4 - Brian Parsons, RAA (Grandville), is a graduate of Swartz Creek

High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University,

along with a master’s degree from Grand Valley State University. Brian began his

career in educational athletics as middle school athletic director at East Grand

Rapids Middle School, where he served from 1995-99 before taking a similar

position at Grandville Middle School. In 2003, Brian was named athletic director

at Grandville High School and has spent the past 20 years there. John Philo,

assistant superintendent for Grandville schools, wrote, “Brian is organized,

dedicated, innovative and, most importantly, a solution-based educator. He

consistently seeks opportunities to improve our athletic programs, work with

parents on their players’ experience and support our coaches and officials.

Brian’s greatest gift is his ability to understand who each person is, what they

need and (how to) make them feel valued. The role of athletic director is one

of the top three most recognizable roles in a district and, with that comes the

difficulties of unmet expectations. When concerns are brought to him, he listens

and balances the community’s needs with the district’s vision for athletics. He

has an unending desire to learn and improve our athletics program and his experience, work ethic, intellect, drive to improve and professionalism set him apart.” An active member of the MIAAA and MHSAA, Brian has been a presenter at the MIAAA annual conference and served on several MHSAA committees. He has been highly involved with the MHSAA hockey rules committee and has worked closely as a liaison with the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association. Brian has also assisted the MHSAA boys lacrosse rules committee, along with a number of MHSAA officials committees. His contributions have extended to the Grandville community, where he works closely with the city of Grandville, Grandville Police Department and the Grandville-Jenison Chamber of Commerce. He has also volunteered for several years with the Northwest Little League and the Grand Valley Stars hockey organization. Brian is married to Tory and they have two sons: Mitchell, who graduated from Grandville and played college athletics at SUNY-Brockport, and Reid, who graduated from Comstock Park and played college athletics at Southern Illinois.

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REGION 5 - Karyn Furlong, CAA (Gull Lake), is a graduate of Cascade (Ind.) High

School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and business law from Western

Michigan University, along with a master’s degree in sports management from WMU.

Karyn spent two years as event coordinator for Gull Lake Community Schools before

taking on the role of athletic director, in which she has served for the past 10 years.

In addition, she spent 19 years as the varsity volleyball coach for Gull Lake and was

club director for the Dead Frog Volleyball Club in Kalamazoo for 12 years. Shawn

Aimesbury, RAA, athletic director for the Battle Creek Lakeview school district, wrote,

“Within our SMAC athletic director committee, Karyn is one of our leaders, which is

not easy with a group of people who all want to be the leaders. She keeps us focused

and moving forward. She is constantly looking for ways to improve our league and to

keep us together as a league. Every now and then, she just checks in to see how I

am doing as a person, not just another athletic director. That is Karyn’s super power; she has the ability to help people become better and, at the same time, be their friend.” Karyn currently serves as the MIAAA Region 5 alternate representative and is an active member of the MIAAA, MIVCA, MIGCA and BCAM. She has served on the MHSAA golf, competitive cheer, soccer site selection and officials and baseball and softball site selection committees, has been the SMAC conference chairperson for volleyball, competitive cheer, golf, wrestling and basketball, and helps to coordinate the MHSAA state finals for volleyball and wrestling. Karyn was named the 2023 Michigan Wrestling Coaches Athletic Director of the Year, is a two-time MIVCA Regional Coach of the Year and was the Wolverine Conference volleyball coach of the year multiple times. She continues to help coordinate Gull Lake youth basketball, wrestling and football programs and coordinates volunteers for local Gull Lake Rotary Club events.

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REGION 6 - Matt Lehman (Concord) is a graduate of Whittemore-Prescott

High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University

in physical education, a master’s degree from Spring Arbor University in

education and an administrative certification through the MASSP Path to

Leadership program. Matt began his career in education as a teacher at

Tawas Area schools and the Whittemore-Prescott adult education program

before heading to Concord schools in 1993. While at Concord, Matt has held

several different leadership positions, including athletic director, high school

assistant principal, middle school principal, dean of students, technology

teacher and assessment coordinator over his 30-plus years within the district.

Mike Jurasek, a teacher and track and cross country coach at Concord,

wrote, “Every sport needs the support and backing of their athletic director

and Matt provides that support for every program. His positive attitude and support of the athletes and coaches is truly what separates Matt from other athletic directors that I have worked with. Matt tries to understand each program individually and help in the best way possible. His interaction with our athletes stems from his time in the classroom. He understands what is best for each student-athlete and deals with them on an individual basis. Matt has a ‘we’ll find a way’ attitude to any obstacle that comes his way and his support for his teams and coaches is second to none. Matt’s commitment to Concord’s athletic programs and the community of Concord in general is to be commended and should be a model for others to follow.” Matt has served more than 35 years as a coach, including 11 years as the varsity boys basketball head coach at Concord, while also coaching varsity girls basketball, golf, track and field. He was a BCAM regional representative, is the Big 8 basketball league representative, has published articles in Winning Hoops magazine and led Concord to a district championship in 2002 and two Big 8 league titles. Matt has been both an MIAAA regional representative and alternate representative and was named the 2005 Sam’s Club Teacher of the Year. He has been the event coordinator for the Concord Classic Weekend, a high school football and basketball color analyst for local radio and television stations, a volunteer sportswriter for MLive, an MHSAA-registered basketball official, a member of the entertainment, security and guest services team at Michigan International Speedway and a disc jockey for dances, weddings and other events. Matt is married to Kathy, also a highly decorated volleyball coach with more than 500 career wins, and they have daughters Alissa (34), Lindsey (25) and Bradie (14) and son Brett (27), all of whom were or are successful athletes at the high school and college levels.

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REGION 7 - Connor Thomas (Mason) is a graduate of Marlette High School. He

holds a bachelor’s degree from Oakland University, along with a master’s degree

from Wayne State University. As an aspiring athletic director since seventh grade,

Connor was a member of the MHSAA student advisory council in high school

and worked an hour each day with his high school athletic director as a student

intern. Connor was hired as athletic director for the Caro Community Schools

District straight out of his undergraduate program. He spent 2 1/2 years at Caro

before taking the athletic director position at the Mason Public Schools district,

where he has served since. Nikki Norris, CAA, athletic director at East Lansing,

wrote, “Connor has an incredible work ethic and is continually striving to provide

student-athletes with the best experiences possible. He is willing to serve at both

the conference and MHSAA levels and his input is thoughtful, strategic and places

the student-athlete at the forefront. Connor is a man of integrity and sets an

example for not only his student-athletes, but also other athletic directors and

his community. His dedication to our profession is commendable – he works tirelessly to be the best at whatever endeavor in which he engages.” Connor has served on multiple MHSAA committees, including basketball rules, basketball site selection, volleyball site selection, track and cross country rules and track and cross country site selection. He has been an MHSAA registered official in cross country, track and basketball since 2014 and was an official for the MHSAA track and field state finals in 2019, 2021 and 2023. Connor has served as president of the Independent Swim Conference League and as MHSAA baseball, girls soccer and softball transportation coordinator. He continues to officiate youth basketball with legacy officials from Mason High School.

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REGION 8 - Eric Albright, CMAA (Midland), is a graduate of Royalton (Minn.) High

School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Hamline University in social studies and

a master’s degree from Central Michigan University in educational leadership. While

at Hamline, Eric was a four-year letter winner and two-year captain for the baseball

program. Eric has spent his entire career in education at Midland High School. He

served as a classroom teacher from 1997-2014, taking on the athletic director

position in 2010 and adding assistant principal to his roles in 2014. He coached

freshman boys basketball for three years and was an assistant baseball coach

for five seasons before taking on the varsity baseball head coaching position in

2003, a position he still holds. Tiela Schurman, principal of Midland High School,

wrote, “Eric has a tremendous ability to understand how every facet of the high

school experience is connected and reflects the community at large. It is because

of this understanding that he works tirelessly to create and maintain an environment

where all feel empowered to be successful. He consistently creates opportunities

where all students and teachers feel pride and connection to our school community. Embracing the relevance of creating a safe and inclusive culture are key to students’ achievement, Eric has led school-wide initiatives that focus and foster equity. His leadership around this work has impacted and influenced countless students, teachers and coaches, initiatives he has implemented.” Eric has served on the MIAAA executive board and was president for the 2023-24 school year. He has been a member of the MHSAA representative council since 2019, as well as the Saginaw Valley League assistant executive director. He was named an MHSAA Allen W. Bush Award recipient in 2023, inducted into the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2023, named the Midland Area Bob Stoppert Coach of the Year in 2018 and entered the 500-win club in baseball during the 2023 season. An NFHS-certified interscholastic coach, Eric has presented multiple times at the NIAAA and MIAAA conferences, served as a leadership training instructor and is an MHSAA-certified official in basketball and baseball. Eric is married to Monique.

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REGION 9 - Jason Hemgesberg (Chesaning Union) is a graduate of Chesaning

High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan-Flint

and a master’s degree from Saginaw Valley State University in education

administration. Jason spent 10 years as a middle school and high school teacher

at Chesaning, teaching biology, chemistry and physics. He later transitioned into

an assistant principal role, where he also managed the online learning program

for the high school. In 2018, Jason was named athletic director for Chesaning

schools and continues to serve in that position. In addition to his work as a

teacher and administrator, Jason has served as a basketball, cross country

and track and field coach in some capacity for the past 20 years at Chesaning

High School and most recently, served a five-year stint as the head coach of

the boys and girls track and field program. Kim Vincke, principal at Chesaning

High School, wrote, “Jason is extremely motivated, self-disciplined and

hard-working and is not afraid to jump in and give his all to whatever task he takes on. Passionate about academics and athletics, Jason has embodied his roles with teamwork and leadership. He is highly regarded among his peers for willingly accepting new challenges, his flexibility when changes or adjustments need to be made and for stepping up to help whenever he is asked. Jason is organized and keeps detailed documentation, embraces feedback, analyzes data and puts in extra time to ensure student and program success. Having the innate capability and skill to excel at any project he undertakes, combined with his ability to work with and relate to everyone, makes Jason the perfect candidate for any kind of leadership role. To top this off, Jason is a genuinely caring and nice individual; a person of character who serves his family, Chesaning High School and his community with exceptional dedication.” Jason serves as chair for the MIAAA constitution committee, secretary of the Mid-Michigan Activities Conference and oversees the sports of competitive cheer, cross country and track and field for the conference. He was named the Mid-Michigan Conference girls track and field coach of the year in 2004, helped lead Chesaning to the MHSAA Division 3 boys track and field team state championship in 2017 and has hosted numerous MHSAA postseason tournaments. He is chairperson of the Chesaning Military Classic committee, a fundraiser that allows fall sports teams at Chesaning to honor a local hero and pay tribute in game by playing in their honor, an effort that has raised more than $100,000 the past 10 years to help local veterans with any needs that they may not have the funds to cover. Jason is married to Holly, a sixth-grade teacher at Chesaning Middle School, and they have son Jaxon (15), a three-sport athlete as a freshman at Chesaning.

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REGION 10 - Marc Sonnenfeld, RAA (Warren Fitzgerald), is a graduate of

Marine City High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern

Michigan University in industrial arts and technology education, along

with a master’s degree from Wayne State University in sports

administration. Marc has been a member of the Warren Fitzgerald

Public Schools district since 1993. He began his career as an

industrial arts and technology teacher at Chatterton Middle School

before moving to Fitzgerald High School, where he spent more than

15 years building up the drafting and engineering program. In 2010,

Marc was named athletic director and dean of discipline and has held

those positions since. During the current school year, his last before

retirement, Marc has also served as Chatterton Middle School athletic

director and a product development teacher at the middle school.

Cody Smith, RAA, athletic director at Romeo, wrote, “Marc is honest,

dependable and incredibly hard-working. Beyond that, he is an impressive listener who has become the voice of reason within the Macomb Area Conference when we hear many different opinions during our debates. Marc is a key member of the conference and wears just as many, if not more, hats than any other administrator in our conference. Along with his unquestioned participation, Marc has always been an absolute joy to work with. He is a true team player by always putting the conference ahead of a specific school and always manages to foster positive discussions and brings the best out of other athletic administrators in the room.” During his time at Fitzgerald, Marc has coached all levels of football, wrestling and track at both the high school and middle school. He began as a freshman football coach and eventually worked his way up to varsity assistant and defensive coordinator. Marc was varsity wrestling head coach from 1995-2010 and also helped to coach track prior to taking over as athletic director. He was named Macomb Area Conference coach of the year in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2003 and earned the wrestling officials sportsmanship award in 2002. Marc founded and promoted the My Way Wrestling Club for Fitzgerald elementary and middle school athletes. He has been influential in helping to raise significant funding for Fitzgerald athletics over the years, specifically through the program’s golf outing. Marc continues to volunteer as a flag football coach, offer his time as a mentor to new athletic directors entering the profession and offer to host MHSAA CAP sessions, officials training and CPR training.

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REGION 11 -  Brian Samulski, RAA (Northville), is a graduate of Canton

High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Olivet College, along with

a master’s degree from Wayne State University in athletic administration

with an educational specialist certificate. Brian served as a teacher in the

Wayne-Westland Community Schools district for 14 years and was the

varsity girls basketball head coach at Canton High School for 10 years.

In 2014, he was named assistant principal for athletic activities at Salem

High School, a position he held for five years, before taking the athletic

director position at Northville, where he has been since 2019. Bryan Masi,

CAA, KLAA commissioner and former athletic director at Northville, wrote,

“During his time as the Northville athletic administrator, Brian has become

the go-to person for the KLAA. Brian is always there when you need him.

His work and support as the Northville High School athletic administrator

is unmatched and he has taken Northville athletics to new levels. People

who have worked with Brian have found him to be a sincere, hard-working person who always evaluates things in interscholastic athletics on the basis of what is best for kids. He is a good-natured person with a positive attitude that carries over in his relationships with family, friends and associates. These are the traits that have made him such an impactful leader (and) that have garnered him such genuine respect throughout the KLAA and the state of Michigan.” Brian was a BCAM regional chairperson, earned BCAM coach of the year honors in 2010, 2011 and 2014, and was a member of the MHSAA basketball site selection committee. He has also served on the MHSAA scholar-athlete committee and the rules committees for baseball, softball and basketball. Brian has been KLAA webmaster, president and director of the conference’s leadership summit, and continues to organize the Hoodies for the Homeless initiative.

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REGION 12 - Robert Hull, RAA (Milan), is a graduate of Holt High School. He

holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in sports

administration, with minors in business and journalism. While at Eastern Michigan,

Robert served as a student equipment manager, a member of the media

relations team, intramural sports supervisor and student body president of

athletics. Following college, he took a position with the Philadelphia 76ers

in the community relations department assisting with camps and player

operations, and also worked for the USA Nike Tennis Camps in the summer.

He returned to Michigan in 2017 to take over as assistant athletic director and

JV head and varsity assistant boys tennis coach at Holt High School. In 2018,

Robert was named athletic director for Byron schools, as well as the varsity boy

s and girls tennis coach for Williamston High School. In 2019, he took the athletic

director position at Milan, where he has been since. Bryan Girbach,

superintendent for the Milan Area Schools District, wrote, “Robert’s commitment

to equality among sports is exemplary. He genuinely values and supports all sports, recognizing the importance of each in contributing to the overall success and spirit of our athletic program. His inclusive mindset has created an environment where every athlete feels valued and essential to the success of the entire athletic community. Robert serves as a true role model for our students, embodying the principles of leadership, discipline and integrity. His actions speak louder than words and he consistently sets a positive example for both athletes and staff. His dedication to fostering good sportsmanship, both on and off the field, has contributed to a positive and respectful atmosphere within our athletic community.” Robert served as the president of the Huron League and has been a member of the MHSAA tennis, basketball, and track and field committees, along with the MIAAA awards committee. He has volunteered with the Special Olympics of Michigan, coaching downhill skiing, floor hockey, and volunteered in other sports such as basketball and swimming, and has also been a travel baseball umpire. Robert founded the Milan student-athlete leadership team and has been involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes program at Milan. He continues to provide student internships within the Milan athletic department to help students looking to go into the field of athletics.

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REGION 13 - Emily Frikken (Regina) is a graduate of Regina High School.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Albion College in English and

secondary education and a master’s degree from Wayne State University

in educational leadership. Emily began her career in education at

Chesterton (Ind.) Middle School and High School as an English teacher,

while also coaching middle school boys basketball, freshman girls

basketball and softball. She then returned to Michigan at Livonia Ladywood,

where she took on roles including English and yearbook teacher, JV and

varsity field hockey coach, JV and varsity basketball coach and athletic

director. For the past six years, Emily has been at her alma mater serving

in a number of positions, including alumnae relations director, American

literature and language teacher, Kairos monitor, basketball coach and

softball coach, before taking over for her mentor, Diane Laffey, as  

athletic director. Ann Diamond, principal at Regina, wrote, “As a leader

and mentor, Emily has played a pivotal role in shaping the careers of countless coaches and athletes alike. Her ability to inspire and motivate others is truly commendable, fostering a positive and collaborative atmosphere within our athletic community. Her leadership style is characterized by a perfect balance of approachability and authority, earning her the respect and admiration of her colleagues and students. Emily has been a driving force in creating an environment where female athletes feel empowered to succeed. Through her leadership, she has dismantled barriers and stereotypes, paving the way for a more inclusive and supportive athletic community. Her dedication to fostering a sense of empowerment has not only positively impacted our female athletes, but has also enriched the entire school culture.” Emily was named 2018 Click on Detroit 4 Frenzy Fan Choice Award’s athletic director of the year and was the Regina High School Kairos retreat creator and current moderator. She is a committee member for the Diane Laffey Athletic Complex project at Regina, which includes the addition of new tennis courts, a turf field and a track at the school.

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REGION 14 - JACK NUMMERDOR III, CAA (Mona Shores), is a graduate of

Fruitport High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary mathematics

and physical education from Hope College and a master’s degree in educational

leadership from the University of Texas-Arlington. Jack began his career in

education at Reeths-Puffer High School, where he taught math and physical

education while also serving as a football, wrestling and softball coach. He

spent a year at his alma mater, Fruitport, as a math teacher while coaching

football, wrestling, and baseball before returning to Reeths-Puffer to take a

similar position. In 2014, Jack took a math and physical education position

at Holton and was named high school and middle school athletic director the

following year. He served as athletic director for more than three years before

taking on the role of elementary school behavior specialist at Holton. While at

Holton, Jack was the varsity football head coach for five years, varsity wrestling

assistant coach for three and varsity softball assistant coach for four. In 2018, he took on the assistant principal and athletic director duties at Mona Shores Middle school before taking on the district athletic director role for Mona Shores in 2023. Bill O’Brien, superintendent for Mona Shores schools, wrote, “Jack is an athletic director that leads by example. He models commitment to our kids on a daily basis by being the first one in the gym and on the field and the last one to leave after all of the kids are home safe. Putting kids first is the hallmark of Jack’s leadership in our athletic department. The way this impacts not only athletics, but our school community as a whole, cannot be overstated. His ability to make our kids, coaches, families and Mona Shores community better with his presence, passion, planning, attitude and positivity is unmatched.” Jack has been highly involved with the MIAAA, serving as a regional alternate representative for three years while also being a member of the scholarship and public relations committees. He has served the MHSAA as a member of the wrestling officials, football rules, softball rules, scholar-athlete, baseball and softball officials committees. He has been vice president for the MKO Conference and presented at the MIAAA, MEMSPA and NAESP conferences. An accomplished coach, Jack was the MHSFCA Region 3 coach of the year in 2018, a 2018 Detroit Free Press all-state coach, 2014 MWA coach of the year nominee and the Lakes 8 Conference 2014 winter coach of the year. He is softball director for the Mona Shores youth baseball and softball league, a board member for West Michigan ASA and board member for the Folds of Honors softball organization. He is logistics coordinator for the Lakeshore Art Festival and Michigan Makers Market and continues to serve as director for youth wrestling clinics in Mona Shores. Jack is married to Megan and they have two children, Hailee and Jack IV.

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