Mr. Stan Dinkel
Mr. Stan Dinkel graduated from Brighton High School and has been a Brighton resident for the majority of his life. He earned two bachelors of science degrees from Eastern Michigan University, the first in special education and the second in physical education. He has worked at local school districts in short and long term substitute teaching positions in both of his content specific areas. Similarly, he also spent one season working at the Battle Creek Outdoor Education Center and has worked for several summers as a whitewater raft guide in Colorado. Depending on the season, he can be found cross-country skiing, mountain biking, or trail running the wonderful playground Southeastern Michigan has to offer, often with his wife Kristyn whom he married on New Year’s Eve, 2016. Mr. Dinkel joined SOTL’s staff in 2013.