Todd Ehlert MSEd., CSCS, ATC, CAFS – Head Boys Coach – Distance/Relays
Mr. Ehlert has been teaching physical education and health in the Geneseo School district for nine years. He is also involved with the middle school boys and girls cross country program and Director of Athletics for cross country and track and field.
Mr. Ehlert earned a Level One USATF Coaching Certification, through USA Track and Field, during the summer of 2016. In the spring of 2016, Mr. Ehlert earned a certification in Movement Analysis Performance System (MAPS) from the the Gray Institute. During the summer of 2014, Mr. Ehlert earned his Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) also through the Gray Institute.
Before coming to the Geneseo School district for teaching, Mr. Ehlert worked for Hammond Henry Hospital as the certified athletic trainer for the Geneseo School district for three years. He also worked as a strength and conditioning coach with a program called The Summit. During this time he earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) national certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Mr. Ehlert taught physical education and health in Papillion, Nebraska at Papillion-LaVista High School and Papillion Junior High School for eight years before coming to Geneseo. He was also the school districts certified athletic trainer during this time and had other various duties including coaching track and field, and being in charge of concessions.
Mr. Ehlert received a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Physical Educaiton, Health, and Athletic Administration from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. During his time at Northwest, he was an assistant track coach, in charge of the fitness center, and taught various Physical Education activity courses. Also during his time at Northwest he earned his Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) national certification from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).
Mr. Ehlert received a Bachelor of Arts from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He earned a double major in Physical Education and Athletic Training and a minor in Biology. During his time at Coe, he participated on the track and field team for four years where he was a four time conference champion, participated on the football team for two years, was a student athletic trainer for four years, and was the assistant track coach his fifth year.
Mr. Ehlert is from Keokuk, Iowa and went to Keokuk Senior High School. While in high school he participated in football, basketball, and track. He was an all-stater in track and field and was named the school’s most valuable athlete his senior year. During the summer in high school and college he was a lifeguard and was a water safety instructor teaching swimming lessons to the community.
Mr. Ehlert is married and has two children. He spends his free time with his family, traveling, and participating in triathlons where he has earned USA Triathlon All-American honors four times.