Andrew Kleeman is one of middle school boys track coaches this year. Coach Kleeman has many years of experience coaching several different sports. He has coached football for eight years, basketball for four years, baseball for three years, and track for eight years.
Coach Kleeman also has participated in many sports. He was in four sports in high school: football, baseball, basketball, and track. He also played football at Morningside College.
Coach Kleeman started coaching because sports had a major impact on him, and he wanted other people to have the same experience as he did.
“I believe athletics are an extension of the classroom, and I enjoy teaching athletes fundamentals and seeing them have success,” said Coach Kleeman.
His love of coaching/teaching led him into his full-time profession, a high school social studies instructor.
Article contributed by Jacob Stufflebeam.