NDHSAA Board approves election of two new members for 2019-20 school year


January 17, 2019 4:15 pm

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The North Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors approved the election of two new members for the 2019-20 school year during a meeting held January 17.

Paul Jundt, Athletic Director at Bismarck Legacy High School, was elected as the Class A West representative.

Dave Schoch, Superintendent at Velva Public School District, was elected as the Class B Northwest representative.

Ballots were distributed to member schools following the October 2018 NDHSAA Membership Meeting held in Bismarck and were tallied via electronic ballot on January 17.

NDHSAA Board Members serve four-year terms.

Jundt will replace Dr. Mark Vollmer of Minot as the Class A West representative.

Schoch will replace Ben Schafer of Ray as the Class B Northwest representative.

Jundt began his teaching and coaching career with the Bismarck Public Schools in 1990 and spent 23 years as a classroom teacher at Simle Middle School. In 2004, Paul became the athletic director at Simle and held that role for 10 years. In 2013, he accepted a new position in the Bismarck Public Schools as a physical education teacher and athletic director at Legacy High School while continuing to serve as the Simle athletic director. The following year, he transitioned into full time administration as the Dean of Students/Athletic Director at Legacy and in 2015, he became the full time athletic director at Legacy High School.

Jundt is a member of the NIAAA, NDIAAA, and NDHSCA. He is a member of the NDIAAA board and earned his Certified Athletic Administrators designation from the NIAAA. He also serves as the Class “A” Athletic Review representative for the West Region conference.

Schoch is currently in his sixth year as superintendent of Velva Public School District. Dave serves as the president of the Souris Valley Special Education Unit, vice-president of the Mid-Dakota Education Cooperative, director for Western Corp of Discovery, director for North Dakota Education Service Cooperative, and a director for the Velva Community Development Corporation.

Schoch is also a member of NDCEL, NDASA & ASCD. Prior to Velva, Schoch was a teacher and school administrator at Mohall and New England St. Mary’s.