Announcements and Important Events
Alpena, MI – Alpena High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Jon Studley as its new Athletics Director/Testing Coordinator. Studley will take over for Tim Storch, who will officially retire from education and conclude his tenure with the Alpena Public Schools on June 30th.
Studley has worked the past four years years at West Branch-Rose City Schools as their Director of Athletics. While there Studley prepared and operated a budget for the athletic department, secured over $125,000 in corporate sponsorships, provided game management for all home athletic contests, and worked with the Boosters to help provide extra funding to their student athletes. Prior to West Branch-Rose City, Studley was the Director of Athletics for the Tawas Area Schools during the 2015-2016 school year and the Athletic Director/Dean of Students for the Caro Community Schools from 2011-2015. Additionally, he has provided leadership for many Michigan testing activities including PSAT 9, 10 and the ACT and has been a part of the School Improvement process in multiple districts. He was also named the region 14 Athletic Director of the year for the Michigan Interscholastic Administrators Association for the 2019-2020 school year.
"We are tremendously excited to have Jon join the Wildcat family. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in both the athletic and academic world," said Thomas Berriman, Principal of Alpena High School. “Jon has been successful at building the athletic department at all of his previous stops. His vision and expertise will shape our athletic program and community for years to come.”
“It is an honor to become a part of the Wildcats family. Alpena is an athletic program that is on the rise and I could not be more excited to lead this program. I am looking forward to working with coaches, administration, staff, community members and our student athletes.”, said Jon Studley.
Studley graduated from Central Michigan University with a bachelor of arts in athletic coaching, and he earned a master’s degree from CMU in sports administration. Studley is a 2001 graduate of Tawas Area High School. He and his wife, Shannon, have one daughter, Maizy (2).