Columbus High School announced the hiring of a new Athletic Director in a press release sent out by current AD Dave Hiebner on Tuesday.
Tim Kwapnioski, a CHS graduate, earned a bachelors degree from South Dakota State University followed by masters degrees from Wayne State College and Nebraska-Kearney.
Kwapnioski also has an education specialist from UNK.
He began his career in education as a teacher at both North Park and Emerson Elementary schools. Athletically, Kwapnioski helped coach in both football and track.
He has also been an elementary and high school principal and the Director of Human Resources and Accreditation for Norfolk Public Schools. Kwapnioski is the current Director of Instruction, Human Resources and Communications for Gering Public Schools.
Hiebner is transitioning to CHS principal.