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3560 McCarty Rd. Saginaw, MI 48603 | 989.790.1676

Faculty & Staff

Our Teachers

The faculty at Valley Lutheran is noted for both its care and quality. They have unequaled passion and dedication, and their love for learning, for students, and for Christ shines bright. All teachers hold certificates from the State of Michigan and over ninety percent hold advanced graduate degrees.

Both our faculty and staff are listed below in alphabetical order.

If you’d like to send a general message to our administration, please use the contact page.

Photo of Caleb Abraham

Caleb Abraham

Math Teacher
Photo of Bill Ankoviak

Bill Ankoviak

Business Manager
Photo of Heidi Behnke

Heidi Behnke

Development Associate
Photo of Jennifer Blake

Jennifer Blake

English Teacher
Photo of Renee Brenner

Renee Brenner

Spanish Teacher
Photo of Amy Cooper

Amy Cooper

Director of Communications & Admissions
Photo of Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper

Life Sciences Teacher
Photo of Debra Davis

Debra Davis

Student Support Services Aide; International Student Coordinator
Photo of Kyle DeWees

Kyle DeWees

Director of Development
Photo of Barb Doyle

Barb Doyle

Math Department Chair
Photo of Rob Engelhardt

Rob Engelhardt

Varsity Softball Coach
Photo of Scott Englehardt

Scott Englehardt

Building and Grounds
Photo of Joel Erdman

Joel Erdman

Varsity Basketball Coach
Photo of Paul Eschmann

Paul Eschmann

Technology Director, Math Teacher, Director of Choirs
Photo of Jon Frank

Jon Frank

Varsity Volleyball Coach
Photo of Doug Guenther

Doug Guenther

Life Sciences Teacher; Theology Teacher; Varsity Soccer Coach
Photo of Kurt Hofmeister

Kurt Hofmeister

Varsity Baseball Coach
Photo of Trisha Kelsey

Trisha Kelsey

Attendance Secretary
Photo of Natalie Keup

Natalie Keup

Student Support Services Coordinator
Photo of Marissa Lacy

Marissa Lacy

Poms Coach
Photo of Matt Laux

Matt Laux

Grounds, Varsity Bowling Coach
Photo of Lisa Meyers

Lisa Meyers

Academic Dean
Photo of Cathy Miller

Cathy Miller

Academic Secretary
Photo of Lindsay Mueller

Lindsay Mueller

School Counselor; Director of Instrumental Music
Photo of Tasha Mulder

Tasha Mulder

Athletic Trainer, Health Teacher
Photo of Julian Petzold

Julian Petzold

Executive Director
Photo of Matt Princing

Matt Princing

Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
Photo of Marc Reder

Marc Reder

Wrestling Coach
Photo of Jessica Schwarz

Jessica Schwarz

Chemistry Teacher
Photo of Karl Seidel

Karl Seidel

Food Service Coordinator
Photo of Eric Smith

Eric Smith

Theology Teacher; Health Teacher; Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Photo of Pastor Michael Stahl

Pastor Michael Stahl

Theology Chair
Photo of Karla Stahlecker

Karla Stahlecker

Art Teacher
Photo of Kevin Streeter

Kevin Streeter

Computers Teacher
Photo of Rebecca Sugden

Rebecca Sugden

Math Teacher; Band Director
Photo of Cris Urbytes

Cris Urbytes

French Teacher
Photo of Heath Vincent

Heath Vincent

Dean of Students; Physics Teacher
Photo of Andra Warren

Andra Warren

After School RC Aide
Photo of Jeanette Weilnau

Jeanette Weilnau

English Teacher; Psychology Teacher
Photo of Joe Willey

Joe Willey

Varsity Football Coach
Photo of Patrick Winningham

Patrick Winningham

Social Studies Teacher
Photo of Bess Winter

Bess Winter

English Teacher
Photo of Barry Wittig

Barry Wittig

Social Studies Teacher
Photo of Tyler Yahn

Tyler Yahn

Athletic Director, Communications Assistant
The Saginaw Valley Lutheran High School Association, operating Valley Lutheran High School, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, and physical handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, genetic information, and physical handicap in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.