Katie Kauffman joined the faculty as the Women’s Physical Education & Health Teacher in Fall 2023. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Bluffton University and a Transition to Teacher degree from Taylor University. She previously taught at Central Noble Middle/High School (PE and Health) and was the Freshman Girls’ Head Volleyball Coach/Varsity Assistant Volleyball Coach and Girls’ Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach. She taught for one year at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School (PE and Health) and was the 6th Grade Girls’ Head Volleyball Coach and 6th Grade Girls’ Head Basketball Coach. For the past three years, she has taught at Lighthouse Christian Academy in Bloomington, Ind. (Pre-K through 12th Grade PE and High School Health) and was the JV/Varsity Girls’ Head Volleyball Coach, 7th/8th Grade Girls’ Assistant Basketball Coach, and Middle/High School Assistant Track Coach. She has also been a personal trainer, group exercise instructor, strength and conditioning coach, and certified nutritionist for about the last ten years.
She enjoys fishing, hiking, spending time outside, spending time with family, working out, and cleaning and organizing. She is originally from Fort Wayne as she graduated from Blackhawk Christian School in 2008.