UPDATE 8/14/20: You may already know Rod Kramer as our new Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach, but now we would like to introduce him as Oakes Elementary’s newest 1st Grade Teacher! Welcome to the OPS teaching staff, Rod!
Original Post 5/25/20: Rod Kramer grew up in Dickey, ND, and graduated from Litchville-Marion High School in 1995. He then attended Valley City State University earning an Elementary Education major and a coaching minor. Rod spent the next 13 years as an elementary teacher at Sargent Central in Forman, ND. He also took on many coaching duties while there including boys & girls assistant basketball coach, assistant track coach, head cross country coach, and 10 years as the Cadets head boys basketball coach. Rod is now serving as an insurance agent for Choice Bank in LaMoure, where he and his wife Cassie reside with their sons: Dawson (16), Avery (12) and Corbin (9).
Welcome, Rod! We look forward to seeing you on the court as the Head Coach of the Tornadoes Boys Basketball team!