I am originally from Slayton, MN where I graduated from MCC High School. I attended Iowa Lakes Community College for 2 years and was part of the Volleyball and Basketball teams there. I graduated with an Associates Degree and transferred to SMSU in Marshall to continue my teaching degree. I graduated from SMSU with a Bachelors Degree in Health and Physical Education, as well as Minors in Adapted Physical Education and Coaching. I previously taught 7-12 Health and Physical Education at Round Lake-Brewster High School before accepting my teaching position at Truman. I started teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education in Truman during the Fall of 2013. I am currently teaching all K-12 Health and Physical Education classes, as well as Truman's Activities Director and K-12 Dean of Students.