Lin Kauffman is in his 19th year at National Trail and 38th year as an educator. He is currently the the Exploring Careers-7 Instructor, District Testing Coordinator, Lunch/Recess Monitor, K-8 Guidance Counselor and a substitute teacher.
He grew up near Pitsburg, Ohio and graduated from Franklin Monroe in 1977. He started his college at Manchester where he ran the steeple chase for the Spartan track team. He then transferred to Bowling Green where he played volleyball for the Falcons and graduated in 1981. Mr. K taught Industrial Arts at Fort Recovery, Ansonia and Franklin Monroe. He spent 2 years at Dixie High School as guidance counselor before being hired at Trail. His hobbies include gardening, wood cutting and wood working.
Mr. Kauffman became a teacher because he had awesome teachers who made learning fun. His goal is to help students get what they need out of school to become productive members of society.