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Jeff Behrens Chosen As Next Athletics & Activites Director At Pewaukee High School

Behrens has been Whitewater High School’s AD since 2010

PEWAUKEE, WI - Pewaukee School District has named Jeff Behrens as the next Athletics and Activities Director at Pewaukee High School. Behrens is slated to begin July 1, replacing life-long Pirate John Maltsch, who is retiring after 21 years at Pewaukee High School.

"I am very excited to join the Pirate family,” said Behrens, current athletic director at Whitewater High School. “The Pewaukee School District is known for its commitment to excellence and I can't wait to join the team. I look forward to working with its students, staff, coaches, advisors and families to keep the rich tradition of success moving forward."

Behrens earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and began his career in Horicon as a high school physical education teacher in 2003. While at Horicon, he was the head wrestling coach and also coached baseball and football.

Behrens earned his master's degree in Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University in 2009 and was named the athletic director and physical education teacher at Whitewater High School in 2010. Behrens also became a Certified Athletic Administrator in 2013.

“We are so pleased to add Jeff's talent, experience, and progressive mindset to our leadership team,” said Dr. Mike Cady, Pewaukee School District Superintendent of Schools. “Jeff is highly respected statewide as an athletic director and leader. Jeff rose to the top of a strong applicant pool through a rigorous process involving students, coaches, parents, school board members, and administration.”

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