The Newton Athletic Department along with Newton Local Schools is happy to announce Nathan Kopp will be taking over as the Athletic Director starting July 1st! Nathan is a graduate of Wright State University and went onto receive his masters from the University of Dayton. He resides in Troy with his wife Melissa and their daughters, Alex and Collins. Nathan was drafted in the 28th round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Yankees and played parts of two seasons with the organization. He then moved onto teaching and coaching. He was the varsity head coach for girls’ basketball at Milton-Union (2006-07) and Troy (2007-16). In addition, he coached our Newton Indians in varsity baseball for 3 seasons (2014-16). And most recently Nathan has been the Athletic Director at Xenia High School. Congratulations to Nathan and welcome back to Newton!