Mr. Mark Zimmer

Mr. Zimmer, our athletic director and upper grades math teacher, earned his BA from Concordia River Forest and an MA from Indiana University. This year is his 39th year in the teaching ministry. His first eleven years in the teaching ministry were spent at Wyneken Lutheran School near Decatur, Indiana. His next five years in ministry were at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Kankakee, Illinois. For the past eighteen years, he has served at St. John.

His wife Ivonne, is the business manager and development director at St. John. They have two children who are both married.  One resides in Indianapolis and one in Chicago. Mark and Ivonne have five grandchildren. He is an avid outdoorsman. He especially enjoys deer hunting and fishing at the family cottage in Saskatchewan.