Coaching Staff

Matt Northrop – Boy’s Head Coach - 22nd year as head coach

Physical Education teacher

JV Football Coach

Specialty Areas - High Jump, Sprints, Mid-Distance, Relays CONTACT: matt.northrop@pineisland.k12.mn.us

Alan Dewey – Varsity Assistant, JH Head Coach – 7th year in PI (15  altogether)

Physical Science teacher

Assistant Cross Country Coach

Specialty Areas - Junior High CONTACT: adewey@pineisland.k12.mn.us

Isaac Tschann - Varsity Assistant - 3rd Year

Spanish Immersion teacher

PIZM Soccer Coach/7th Grade GBB Coach

Specialty Areas - Sprints/Hurdles CONTACT: itschann@pineisland.k12.mn.us

Devin Swanberg - Varsity Assistant - 1st year (2 as volunteer)

EDA Director

Specialty Areas - Long Jump, Triple Jump

Amy Northrop – Girl’s Head Coach - 1st year - 15 years as boy’s assistant

6th Grade teacher

Head CC Coach

Specialty Areas - Mid-Distance, Distance CONTACT: anorthro@pineisland.k12.mn.us

Amanda Swintek - Varsity Assistant - 11th year

PI Grad - MSU-Mankato All American - PI Hall of Fame

RCTC professor

Specialty Areas - Sprints, hurdles, pole vault

Stacy Warneke - Varsity Assistant - 3rd year

PI Grad

English Teacher in Byron

Specialty Areas - Mid-Distance, Girl’s Throws

Shannon Kelley - Junior High - 1st year (but was Varsity Assistant in 2001)

PI Grad

Middle School Teacher CONTACT: skelley@pineisland.k12.mn.us

Paul Kohner - Volunteer - 2nd year

PI Graduate

Specialty Areas - Distance/Mid-Distance

Ryan Kelling - Volunteer - 2nd year

PI Graduate

Specialty Areas - JH Throws and Hurdles

Malachi Johnson - Volunteer - 2nd year

Teaches at Gage Elementary

Specialty Area - Boy’s Varsity Throws

 

Matt Northrop – 20th year as head coach

  • Taught Elementary Physical Education for 17 years, now 4th year teaching at Century High School in Rochester.