(Atlantic )Atlantic High School and the Atlantic Activities Department are pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Waldstein as a Physical Education and Social Studies teacher as well as the Head Coach of the Trojan Football Team.
According to the press release, Mr. Waldstein will be coming from Aberdeen, SD where he has taught Health and Wellness classes, is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, and has been the Head Football Coach at Presentation College since 2012.
Coach Waldstein began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Morningside College in Sioux City, and since that time has had the opportunity to coach at several 2 and 4 year colleges including Simpson in Indianola, IA and Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA. Coach Waldstein has also been either the head or assistant coaches at junior colleges in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Atlantic Athletic Director Matt Alexander says Coach Waldstein’s experience and background will be a great asset to the Trojan football program. He is looking forward to getting here to meet the players and the staff to hit the ground running with summer programs. He and his family are making plans to get moved to the community in the near future. His wife, Hillary, will be a special education teacher at Atlantic High School.
The couple has two children, Xander, age 6, and Ryan, age 2.
June 9, 2014