Meet Our Coaches



A career long educator, Tom Schmidt spent 17 years teaching and the last 8 years as a high school principal. As the 1st Principal of Legacy High School, Tom was able to build, create and develop a high school from the ground up. Hiring over 100 teachers and support staff while simultaneously creating flex mod scheduling, 1:1 and Project Base Learning, Tom has a wealth of knowledge to share with educators. Tom has mentored educators from schools varying in a range of sizes and demographics and works to empower all those he works with. Schools from across the US and Canada have visited Tom and Legacy High School. Tom currently sits on the National Merit Scholarship Corporations Advisory Board and has been a presenter at the ND Governors Summit on Education and The National Learning Forward Conference.