Coaching Staff

Matt Northrop – 24th year as head coach

Physical Education teacher

JV Football Coach

Specialty Areas - High Jump, Sprints, Mid-Distance, Relays


Amy Northrop – 3rd year as head coach - 15 years as boy’s assistant

6th Grade teacher

Head CC Coach, Asst. GBB

Specialty Areas - Mid-Distance, Distance


Amanda Swintek - Assistant Varsity - 13th year

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

RCTC professor

Specialty Areas - Sprints, hurdles, pole vault


Stacy Warneke - Assistant Varsity - 5th year

PI Grad

English Teacher in Byron

Specialty Areas - Mid-Distance, Girl’s Throws


Rob Warneke - Assistant Varsity - 2nd year 

Math teacher in Byron/PI School Board Chair

Specialty Areas - Horizontal Jumps


Isaac Tschann - Assistant Varsity - 5th Year/Paul Kohner - 4th  year

4th grade teacher/Works somewhere mathematicians work

PIZM Soccer Coaches

Specialty Areas - Sprints/Hurdles and distance/mid-distance


Alan Dewey – Assistant Varsity, JH Head Coach 10th  year in PI (19  altogether)

Physical Science teacher

Assistant Cross Country Coach

Specialty Areas - distance/mid-distance


Shannon Kelley - Junior High - 4th year (also assisted in 2000)

PI Grad

Middle School Teacher

Specialty Areas - Sprints and Relays


Jason Klusmann- Junior High - 2nd year

Coached Track and Field in ND for 12 years

Assistant Football Coach

Specialty Areas - Throws, Sprints


Evan Goplen - Volunteer - 2nd year

PI Graduate - CC Coach 2 years

Specialty Areas - Many


Eric Tree - Volunteer - 2nd year

coached youth soccer, baseball, and basketball

Specialty Areas - sprints, hurdles


Austyn Franklin - Volunteer - 2nd year

Coached CC 2019-2020

Specialty Areas - Distance/Mid-Distance