LMCS adds to classroom/coaching staff
Lake Mills Commumity School has hired Skyler Ahrens to serve as the head girls track and field coach and will be teaching in the physical education department.
Ahrens will be coming to Lake Mills from the Waterloo Community School District. Within the Waterloo school district, Skyler spend the past four years at Waterloo East High School, where he was a physical education, strength and conditioning, and health teacher. During his time at East, he was also an assistant football coach, assistant boy’s track coach, and assistant baseball coach.
While coaching at East, he has coached a number of all-conference athletes, state track and field qualifiers, and a state champion high jumper during the 2018 season.
Other past coaching responsibilities have included stints as an assistant football coach at Denver High School, and as a volunteer assistant track coach at Waterloo West High School.
Before coming to East, he spent three years as a physical education teacher at Kingsley Elementary, which is also in the Waterloo School District.
Prior to starting his teaching career, Ahrens received his Bachelor’s Degree from Wartburg College in Physical Education with endorsements in Health Education and Athletic Coaching. At Wartburg, Ahrens was a member of the Wartburg Track and Field team where he earned multiple All-IIAC honors, and was an NCAA National Qualifier as part of the 4x100 relay team.
Ahrens recently received his Master’s in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University—Irvine.
Skylar and his wife, Tiffany, have one daughter, Haizlee.