West Platte Hires John Kruse

West Platte Hires John Kruse
Posted on 04/24/2019
Announcement bannerWest Platte Selects New Social Studies Teacher and Head Girls Basketball Coach
Weston, MO, April 15, 2019 The West Platte School District Board of Education has selected John Kruse as the next high school Social Studies teacher and Head Girls Basketball coach.

Coach Kruse comes to West Platte from a successful teaching and administrative background. He began his teaching career in Marceline, Missouri, where he taught all levels of high school Social Studies. While in Marceline, Coach Kruse also served as head coach for the boys basketball program. After two years with the Marceline School District, he became the head girls basketball coach and social studies teacher with the Sturgeon School District. Coach Kruse held this position for three years before moving into the position of high school principal. He has served as high school principal and head girls basketball coach at Sturgeon High School for the past two years.

Coach Kruse is originally from Salisbury, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science Degree in History. Soon after, he finished his Master’s Degree in Administration through William Woods University. He is currently working towards completing both a Specialist degree in Educational Administration as well as a Doctorate of Educational Leadership at William Woods University.

When asked about the opportunity to serve as the next social studies teacher and head girls basketball coach at West Platte High School, Coach Kruse was very excited. “I have always heard great things about the West Platte School District and the town of Weston. My fiancé and I couldn’t be more excited to join the school and become a part of the Weston community. We have already been blown away by the support the district has shown us. We hope to serve the Weston community in the best way possible while also having a positive impact on the students in the West Platte School District.”

John Kruse