Doug Lanik – High School Physical Education/Health
Bachelor of Arts – Natural Science & Secondary Education w/ Coaching Endorsement; Midland Lutheran College
Master of Arts – Health, Physical Education, & Recreation; University of Nebraska-Omaha
Doug began his teaching career at Omaha Northwest High School in 1980 and for one year taught Physics and Earth Science while serving as the head sophomore football coach and assistant track coach. The following seven years were spent at Waverly Jr./Sr. High School. While at Waverly he taught 7th grade science. He spent four years as an assistant football coach and three years as the head football coach. During his time at Waverly he also was an assistant track coach and coached JH boys’ basketball. From 1988-98 Doug served as the football offensive coordinator at Midland Lutheran College while also teaching in the Physical Education department. The first six years of his tenure at MLC he was also involved with the baseball program serving one year as an assistant and five years as the head coach. Doug returned to his alma mater in the fall of 1998. While at Neumann he has taught a variety of classes. Included are 7th grade science, JH girls physical education, Conceptual Science and presently all the high school physical education classes. While at Bishop Neumann Doug has at various times, been an assistant football coach, freshman/JV boys’ basketball coach, freshman girls’ basketball coach, JH girls’ coach and an assistant track coach.
Doug is married to a Bishop Neumann alum, Kris (’76). Both or their sons Aaron (’99) and Josh (’01) are graduates of Bishop Neumann as well. They presently have five grandchildren.