A Northern Kentucky University graduate with a B.A. in Health and Physical Education and a Masters from University of the Cumberlands in Instructional Leadership. This is the first year Mr. Staff has taught at Highlands Middle School. Previously, he taught for seven years at Williamstown Independent and one year at Lloyd Memorial High School. Mr. Staff is also coaching the HMS Varsity Volleyball team. Mr. Staff grew up in Union, Kentucky. He is married to Erin Staff whom also teaches in the Fort Thomas District at Johnson Elementary. Mr. Staff has three boys, Evan, Caiden and Mac. The oldest is in seventh grade at Highlands Middle School. Mr. Staff loves to exercise and learning new ways to be healthy. He also enjoys spending time with family. When there is spare time he enjoys mountain biking as a way to help stay in shape.