Mr. Jake Unke

7th and 8th Grade Homeroom

Mr. Unke grew up in New Ulm, MN where he also attended Martin Luther College. He graduated from there in 2012 majoring in elementary education and K-12 physical education. For the next two years, Mr. Unke taught at California Lutheran High School in southern California, as well as head coached a variety of sports like JV football, varsity girls basketball, and varsity baseball.

After two years in California, Mr. Unke went back to school at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse and graduated with his Master of Science in physical education in May of 2015.

Since then, Mr. Unke has served as the principal at schools in Norfolk, NE and Crystal Lake, IL before joining SLA’s team in the fall of 2017.

Mr. Unke is married to Jenna Unke, who is a Physician Assistant in Sugar Land. They enjoy any and all outdoor activities with their two dogs.