Physical Education

Department Philosophy

To create lifelong movers who understand and value the importance of a healthy lifestyle regarding fitness, exercise, nutrition, and social/emotional health.

 Meet the Staff

Dave Ammon

I have been teaching at MTHS for 27 years. I also graduated from MT a long time ago. Go Blue Streaks!  Outside of school I coach soccer, attend concerts and enjoy spending time with my wife, two kids and dogs. 


Brandon Groff

This is my 13th year teaching at Manheim Township. Beyond teaching, I enjoy playing sports, engaging in outdoor recreation such as biking and kayaking, and spending time with my wife and our two children!


J. Bradley Landis

I taught at the high school for fifteen years and previously at MT elementary schools for three years.  My wife’s name is Sarah, and our two boys are Jonah and Jhett. In addition, we have a silver lab, Sugar Magnolia.  I enjoy seeing live music, camping with my family, and officiating PIAA basketball.

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Jessica Martin

I am entering my seventh year of teaching, third year at Manheim Township. I am the Junior High Girls Basketball coach here at MT and played basketball myself at East Stroudsburg University. Outside of teaching and coaching, I enjoy doing DIY projects, and spending time outdoors with my husband and family. 


Lauren Reightneour

Hello all! This is my second year teaching at Manheim Township and my first year coaching JH soccer. Outside of teaching, I enjoy running, playing soccer, and watching Netflix with my dog. 


Jessica Shellenberger

This is my 4th year at Manheim Township High School. Prior to MTHS, I taught 15 years in the Donegal School District. I live in the district with my husband and two children.