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Meet the Team

Sending my daughters to LWLHS was the best investment I have ever made because it is such a blessing to have teachers and staff show their love for Jesus every single day.
- Current LWLHS Parent

In every corner of our campus, you’ll find a team member who is passionately committed to preparing our students for life after their days at Living Word Lutheran High School, while simultaneously creating a memorable and positive experience while within our walls.  These are the "rockstar" teachers and staff at Living Word!

Faculty & Staff

(To view staff bios, click on their respective picture.)

Angela Axtman

Angela Axtman, Administrative Assistant


Jen Batiansila, Resource Assistant & Drama

Balsman, Kate
Deschaine, Emily

Emily Deschaine, English, Head Track & Field Coach, Assistant Cross Country Coach

Dobler, Lori

Lori Dobler, Principal, Global Education Director

Dosland, Mike

Mike Dosland, Business


Kim Ehley, Guidance Counselor, Academic & College Advisor, Math

Fischer, Max

Max Fischer, Social Studies, Head Softball Coach, Assistant Football Coach

Greener, Melissa

Melissa Greener, Math, Spanish, Student Council Advisor, Head Golf Coach

Hoven, Katie

Katharine Hoven, Music, Assistant Athletic Director

Hua, Margie

Margie Hua, English, NHS Advisor, Forensics Coach

Kaemmer, Crescent

Crescent Kaemmer, Financial Secretary

Kreuger, Shannon

Shannon Krueger, Band, Junior Winds Director, Middle School Band Program

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Dave MiskimenExecutive Director

Mindham, Rachel

Rachel Mindham, Social Studies, Physical Education, Head Girls Basketball Coach, Assistant Athletic Director

Muther, Tim

Tim MutherScience, Ast. Wrestling Coach

Bryan Oechsner

Bryan Oechsner, Career/College Counselor, Technology Director, Head Boys Soccer Coach

Oechsner, Heather

Heather Oechsner, Art, Yearbook, International Trips Advisor

Oliver, Chuck

Chuck Oliver, Social Studies

Robinson, Nikki

Nikki Robinson, Resource Program, English, Business

Schmidt, Tanner

Tanner Schmidt, Science, Drama Director

Smedal, Nick

Nick Smedal, Theology, Spiritual Life Director

Winter, John

John Winter, Director of Admissions & Marketing, Ast. Boys Basketball & Baseball Coach, Jr Wolves Basketball Program Director

Zbytniewski, Al

Al Zbytniewski, Director of Building & Grounds

Zbytniewski, Tim

Tim Zbytniewski, Athletic Director, Theology, Head Football Coach, Assistant Track & Field Coach, Strength & Conditioning Coordinator


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Dr. Jack Fei Yang, Associate Global Education Director (副校長)

Dr. Yang develops relationships for Living Word International Education programs.

Board of Directors

Andrew Milam, President

KC Ross, Vice President

Nick Borden, Treasurer

Karen Schaefer, Board Member

Brian Dunn, Board Member

Angi Krueger, Board Member

Candance Lewis, Board Member

Gina Luedtke, Board Member

Fred Mollwitz, Board Member

Philip Steinke, Board Member

Rev. Johnathan Vierkant, Board Member

Rev. Aaron Hauser, Board Member

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