John Reichert

Physical Education Instructor

John Reichert
PHONE: (269) 471-3145

BIOGRAPHY: John Reichert is a Berrien Springs native. He grew up in Eau Claire, Michigan, and attended Andrews Academy, graduating with the Class of 1982. As an academy student, Reichert had an interest in biology, and remembers taking all the classes taught by the legendary Berrien Springs ornithologist C. Roy Smith. Reichert also had an interest in physical education, taking classes from Lydia Chong. Reichert went on to attend Andrews University, where he graduated in 1986 with degrees in Physical Education and Health. In 1987, after marrying Ann-Marie Riches, Reichert returned to Andrews Academy to teach P.E. alongside Miss Chong. His son, Nicholas, was born in 1989, and recently graduated from Andrews Academy with the class of 2008. When he’s not helping students perfect their tennis serve or improve their time on the mile, Reichart enjoys riding dirt bikes and his Harley.


EDUCATION: BS, Andrews University; Ongoing study at Western Michigan University