I have taught Social Studies at Pella High since 2000, before that I worked in the Corporate world for 2 years, and prior to that 12 years at East Union and SE Warren high schools. I have coached volleyball and wrestling, been in charge of student council and have been married to my wife Kristy for 25 years. I have 3 children: Tyler, Shelby and Ryan. I was a captain in the US army during the first Gulf war, and served for 13+ years. Hooah.