Keaton Sturm

Keaton Sturm was born and raised in southwest Iowa. He attended public elementary school in Red Oak, IA. In 5th grade, his family moved to Clarinda, IA where he attended Clarinda Lutheran School from 5th through 8th grade. In 2007, he graduated from Clarinda Public High School and went on to attend Concordia University-Nebraska. He earned his degree in Middle-Level Education with endorsements in Science, PE, and Coaching.

His first job took him to Fairbury, NE where he was the 8th and 9th Grade science teacher. During his time there, he was an assistant varsity football coach, head freshman and assistant varsity basketball coach, and was a junior high track coach for one year. After four years, he was given the opportunity to come to Concordia to be the middle school 6-8th Grade science teacher. His hobbies and interest include exercising, watching college football and basketball and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes, fishing, and playing golf. He is married to Jess and has two brothers, three step-sisters, two nieces, and two nephews whom he enjoys spending time with. Keaton and Jess were thrilled to welcome their daughter, Jensen, born in 2022.