Middle School Teacher (Religion, Social Studies, and Physical Education) and Co-Athletic Director

What do you love most about your work at St. Charles?

The part of my work I love the most is the merging of God’s wonderful message and the fantastic community at St. Charles that receives it. Each day for more than 35 years, I have enjoyed coming to work. The students, staff, parents, and community all add such a great deal to my life. There is a great sense of spirit in our school, and I am blessed to be part of such a strong, faith-filled environment.

How does our faith-based environment affect what you accomplish with kids?

To be able to speak openly about God’s love for us in the classroom, gymnasium, or athletic field is a great gift. To look back through history with the ability to include God in the conversation gives a context to teach from not available in the public schools. We start each class with a prayer, and the value in that is beyond measure.

Share a bit about yourself.

As stated before, I have been fortunate to teach at St. Charles for more than 35 years. My wife, Cathy, who teaches Pre-K here at St. Charles, and I have been blessed with six children and three grandchildren. I enjoy sports and coaching immensely—it is an extension of the classroom.

I teach 6th grade religion, 5th grade social studies, and physical education to grades 6 through 8. In addition to teaching, I serve as the Middle School Coordinator, Co-Athletic Director, and the head coach for soccer, basketball, and softball. I’m also a big fan of the St. Charles Chargers, St. Agnes Aggies, and the Minnesota Wild!

St. Charles school is supported by St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Anthony Village, MN.  At St. Charles we provide a solid foundation of Faith & Knowledge for Life.  To schedule a tour, request more information, or enroll a student, please contact us by email stchbschool@gmail.com or phone (612) 781-2643Spanish option: Si prefiere una respuesta de alguien que habla espanol, por favor indiquelo en su mensaje.