Hello! My name is Ed Stepanchuk and this is my 9th year as the Senior Army Instructor (SAI) for the Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps (JROTC) program at Montgomery County High School. I also serve as the Raider Team Coach for JROTC and the Varsity Track Coach for the High School.
I currently live, and farm in Montgomery County with my wife Susan, and have three sons and a daughter. The eldest son, Andrew graduated from Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee (Certified Public Accountant CPA), and the other two, Eddie and Alex, attend the University of Kentucky, Eddie is a chemical engineering major and Alex is a finance and accounting major. My daughter Shelby is a photographer and will attend community college this fall.
I am a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel with over 22 years of active duty service. My undergraduate degree was earned at East Stroudsburg University (PA) and my graduate degrees are from George Mason University (VA) and the Defense Intelligence College in Washington, DC. I have also attended the University of Notre Dame and earned a certification in executive leadership and management. I have served in numerous assignments throughout the United States and the world. Overseas assignments include: Hawaii, Panama, Honduras, Germany, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Norway, Japan, and many others. I retired from the Army at Fort Knox, Kentucky and completed the troops to teachers program for certification as a Kentucky teacher. My first year teaching was served at North Hardin High School in Radclif, Kentucky where I served as a Social Studies and Arts and Humanities teacher. I was also an assistant track coach for the state runner up track team at North Hardin High School. I have attended and graduated from the US Army Cadet Command resident JROTC instructor certification course at Fort Monroe, Virginia.
* I truly enjoy teaching, coaching, and mentoring young Americans. Please feel free to call or stop by with any questions.