Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Physical Education,certification Safety/Driver Education, Illinois State University; certification Special Education, National Louis University
Mr. Koester has been a Physical Education teacher at Washington since the 2000-01 school year. Prior to working at Washington, he was a Driver Education and Special Education teacher at Wheaton North High School for nine years dating back to the year 1991. The favorite part of his job is working with and getting to know all students in our building.
Mr. Koester has a B.S. in Education from Illinois State University and graduate level studies from both National Louis University and Northern Illinois University. He lives with his wife Kim and youngest son Theo in Downers Grove. His oldest son Zachary received his B.S. in nursing at Loyola University of Chicago and currently works at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago. Theo attends Downers Grove North High School in Downers Grove.