LHS Names New Athletic Director
Joe Denoyer - January 7, 2019 9:47 pm
Nathan Smith has been named the LHS Athletic Director effective July 1, 2019. Nathan comes to Liberal from Garden City High School where he worked as an Assistant in the Athletic office and Testing Coordinator.
Smith has previous experience as
an athletic director along with 13 years of coaching football, wrestling and track. He completed his master in Educational Administration from Kansas State
University in the spring of 2018. Smith has a K-12 Physical Education degree and a Human Health and Performance degree with an emphasis in Recreation
and Sports Management both from Fort Hays State University.
Nathan Smith and his wife Chrissy
(Headrick) Smith have two children, Trinity (9), Bladen
(4), and are expecting another daughter in April.
“I’d like to thank the USD 480 school board, Mrs. Hickert, and Mrs. Kappelmann for the amazing
opportunity to lead the athletic/activity programs at Liberal High School. My family and I are excited about the opportunity that we have been
blessed with and look forward to getting to know the community.”
“Nathan comes to us with a wealth of experience, knowledge, and ideas. He understands the
importance that athletics and activities play in both the development of our students and the enrichment of our community. I am confident that Nathan will be fully invested in Liberal High
School and the Liberal community”, says Mrs. Kappelmann.