(3-15-19) Pending Board Approval in April, Anthony Chappel will become the new Volleyball Head Coach and Katie Heitkamp will lead the Cross Country program.

Marion Local Press Release

Marion Local Schools are excited to announce the hiring of two New Head Coaches for the fall of 2019 pending the April Board of Education Meeting.  Anthony Chappel will be taking over the Varsity Volleyball position and Katie Heitkamp will be the Head Coach for Boys and Girls Cross Country.

Anthony will take over the Volleyball program from Erica Schulze who had served as the Head Coach for 4 years.  Anthony is a Loan Officer for Mercer Savings Bank.  Anthony has been an assistant to Schulze for the past 3 seasons serving as Varsity Assistant and Junior Varsity Coach.  Before moving to the area with his wife, Margo, he was an assistant coach at Dublin Coffman for 6 years and one year at Bexley.  Anthony was a former head coach at Thomas Worthington in 2015.  Anthony and Margo reside in Chickasaw with their four children.

Katie Heitkamp will take control of the Flyer Cross Country Program from long-time coach Doug Jutte.  Jutte served as Head Coach for 6 years and assistant for 9 years.  Katie, a graduate of Versailles and Miami University works at Marion Local as an assistant to the Treasurer. She has volunteered with the Cross Country program in the past. Katie resides in Maria Stein with her husband, Jake and two children.