(9-22-21) Yesterday it was announced that Miamisburg Varsity Baseball Coach and Middle School computers teacher Steve Kurtz had passed away. Kurtz has taught at Miamisburg since 2007, before that he taught at National Trail. Kurtz is a 1997 graduate of Preble Shawnee High School and of Ohio Northern University. He was named the Vikings’ varsity coach in July of 2014.

Superintendent Laura Blessing in a statement:

“Mr. Steve Kurtz has touched the lives of many staff members, families, and students in the classroom and on the field. He embodied the traits of a true Viking. His kindness and compassion will be a legacy that lives on forever.”

No details of the funeral arrangements or cause of death have been released.

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