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Athletic Dept Info

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Athletic Office Hours
Mon – Fri : 8:00 – 3:00

6840 Lakota Lane
Liberty Township, OH 45044
Phone: (513) 759-8622
Fax: (513) 759-8309

7630 Bethany Road
Liberty Township, OH 45044
Phone: (513) 588-7703
Fax: (513) 759-2024

Richard Bryant, ADAssistant principalAsst. Principal/Athletic Director
Richard Bryant
(513) 759-8615, ext. 15011

Rich returns to Lakota East High School in the 2013/2014 school year as Assistant Principal/Athletic Director after spending the previous year as the District Athletic Director, overseeing both Lakota East and West Athletics.

Bryant first joined the Lakota School district as Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Lakota East High School in the fall of 2009. He began his career in education as a teacher in 2001 and has been an educational administrator since 2006.  He has earned two Bachelor’s Degrees and a Master’s Degree from The University of Cincinnati.

Mr. Bryant resides in Loveland with his wife Andrea, a guidance counselor at Lakota West High School, and their daughters Peyton, Aubrey, and Kendall.


ullandAthletic and Facility Manager 
Craig Ulland
(513) 759-8615, ext. 15038

Craig enters his second year as the Athletic and Facility Manager of Lakota East High School, after spending his first four years as the Associate Athletic Director/Student Activity Coordinator.  Ulland is primarily responsible for all game operations, student-athlete eligibility, and oversees all the day-to-day facility operations of the Main Campus and the Freshman Campus.  This is Craig’s sixth year at Lakota East, seventh overall in education.  He earned his Master’s of Education in Sports Administration from Xavier University, a Bachelor’s of Science in Sport and Exercise Science Mgmt. from The Ohio State University, and is also a graduate of Lakota.  Mr. Ulland and his wife, Kaitlyn, reside in Trenton.


hilenSports Information Director
Dan Hilen
(513) 759-8622

Dan Hilen is in his 13th year as the Sports Information Director for the East Athletic Department. He earned a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, Administration from the University of Cincinnati. Dan is a Director of Alternative Educational programs and holds undergraduate teaching degrees from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Trevecca University. During his career he has coached varsity sports in Volleyball, Wrestling, Baseball, and Track and Field. Dan has three children (all teachers) who graduated from Lakota East; Jeremy (2000), Jamie (2001) and April (2002).

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Operations Manager/Secretary
Melanie Garner
(513) 759-8615, ext. 15010

Athletic Secretary – Freshman Campus
Andrea Ribar
(513) 588-7703

Michael Hoch

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Lead Athletic Maintenance
Patrick Dugan