Degrees and Certifications:
After graduating from Greeley West High School in 1987, Brian spent a year at Colorado Northwestern Community College playing baseball and working on his education degree before transferring and finishing his degree and playing career at the University of Northern Colorado. Before starting his teaching career, he spent 3 years coaching baseball at University High School in Greeley.
Brian's first 6 years of his teaching career were spent at Heath Jr. High School. While teaching at Heath, he taught Health, Physical Education, Science, and Adaptive Physical Education. Along with teaching at Heath, Brian was also heavily involved with coaching. He coached football and boys/girls basketball. While teaching at Heath, he was also the varsity assistant baseball coach at Greeley Central High School. While coaching varsity baseball at Greeley Central, they competed in the 5A regionals 4 times and played in the 5A State Championship game vs. Cherry Creek High School in 1996.
Brian returned to Greeley West in 2000, where he spent a majority of his days teaching Health Education and coaching varsity baseball. In 2007, he started his head coaching career in baseball. In 2007 and 2010, the Spartans had outstanding seasons playing in the 4A State Final Four! In 2015, he was selected as Teacher of the Year by his fellow staff members at Greeley West High School.
After receiving his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and completing the Principal Licensure Program, Brian has transitioned himself from the classroom to the main office. His new position is called Instructional Behavioral Lead, which consists of working with new teachers in the building and handling the duties of a Dean of Students.
Brian's wife, Heidi has been teaching in the Windsor School District for 21 years. She currently is an Intervention Math teacher and has spent several years coaching high school and middle school volleyball.
Brian has 2 boys, Brandon and Tyler. Brandon, who was a 2014 graduate of Greeley West, is currently a sophomore at Colorado School of Mines working on a degree in Civil Engineering. Tyler is currently a freshman at Greeley West competing in tennis, basketball, and baseball.
Clubs and Activities
• Head Baseball Coach