Manheim Township

Middle School 

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

Scot Gilburg

This is my 31st year teaching at Manheim Township. I am in my 24th year coaching Freshman Boys Soccer and my 14th year coaching Freshman Track.  I also teach high school PE summer school. I am a father of a teenager and enjoy outdoor adventure activities.


Rich Lefever

I am a graduate of Manheim Township and am currently in my 26th year of teaching. I coached high school football, basketball and lacrosse at Manheim Township, and currently coach at the college level. My son is a MT graduate of the class of '21 and my daughter is in the High School. In addition to coaching, I enjoy traveling with my family and friends. 


 Tesla Atkins

 This is my 1st year at Manheim Township.  I enjoy spending time with my husband, son, and our dogs.  I also coach and play field hockey.  In my spare time I like to travel, read books, and lift weights.    


Leah Tassone

This is my 5th year teaching at Manheim Township. Beyond teaching, I enjoy playing sports, exercising, reading, and spending time with my husband and daughter!