Superior's new head football coach coming from Overton
March 19, 2020
There was a meet and greet at the Superior High School library, Thursday, for Paul Heusinkvelt, the new head football coach who is replacing Chuck Syverson who resigned.
Heusinkvelt comes to Superior from Overton where he has been the football coach, he also taught physical education and middle school language arts. He oversaw the weight program for student athletes.
Heusinkvelt, along with his wife, Jill, and their five children will move to Superior at the conclusion of the school year at Overton. Their offspring will attend Superior schools. They will range from first grade to high school.
Heusinkvelt is native of Crete and graduated from Crete High School. He is a Peru State College graduate majoring in elementary education. He also earned a master’s degree. He taught at Harvard then Medicine Valley. He was an assistant football coach at each of those schools in addition to his teaching duties.
He will instruct middle school physical education at Superior. He will work with the weight and track programs.
Thursday’s meeting allowed him to meet many of his future players as well as their family members. He asked for input from the players and their families. He is moving up from 8-man football and is looking forward to the challenge that 11-man football brings. He is looking forward to building a strong future for the program.
Heusinkvelt comes from a large family, having five brothers and two sisters.