Rick Schmitz
Athletic Director and P.E.

B.A.   Luther College
M.S.e.d. Northwest Missouri State University
Administrative degree from Adams State University


What I love most about working at St. John’s:
I love the Catholic environment where we pray and go to Mass together.  I love the kids that attend our school!


Where I’m from:
I came from Greeley Central High School where I worked as an assistant principal and athletics director.  I have also coached girls basketball for 33 years with 27 as a head high school coach.


Interests and Hobbies:
I enjoy golfing, hiking and any family activity


A personal note:
My wife and I have been married for 38 years.  We have 2 boys, one who is married and one engaged to be married.  My wife and I love spending time with our boys and their spouse and future spouse.


A teacher who impacted my life:
The teacher who most impacted my life was my high school basketball coach.  He inspired me to pursue teaching and coaching as a career.