Coaches

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     Mr. John C. Deal

Served 30 years in the US Army retiring as a Colonel

10 years in industry (BAE Systems) retiring as a VP of Systems Engineering

Graduate of the University of Alaska, BA Physics, Naval Postgraduate School, MSEE, Naval War College, MA Nat Sec Studies and Salve Regina University, MA Intl Rel.

Involved with Robotics at the Elementary, Middle and High School level

Won a MSEA Champion for Children's Award

Coached and served on the board of the Palmer Soccer Club since 2012

Involved with Science Olympiad since 2014.

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  Mr. Chad Finch

Born and raised in Glennallen, Alaska.

Graduated from Glennallen High School.

2 years studying Mechanical Engineering at LeTourneau University in Texas

While enjoying engineering, felt the calling to become a teacher

Earned Mathematics Education degree after transferring to Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Returned to Alaska and taught Mathematics for 10 years, and now 2 years of Engineering/Robotics/CNC/CAM/3D Modeling, all at CTHS   

Married with two great kids :)