Hello, my name is Richard Boesch I am in my 17th year in education. I was born in Erie PA and have lived here most of my life. I grew up on the upper east side of Erie. I attended Saint Luke's grade School, Kanty Prep High School until it's closing in 1980 and then graduated from Cathedral Prep in 1981. I then attended Mercyhurst College (University) and majored in Biology and Sports Medicine Athletic Training. I graduated in 1986 with a BS in Biology and and a BS in Sports Medicine Athletic Training. I Played football all the way through college playing on Mercyhurst's first ever football team.
I then went on to aquire my Masters Degree at Old Dominion University. I graduated from ODU in 1987 with a MS of education concentrating in Athletic training. I landed my first job as an athletic trainer in NJ and worked there for two years. I then got a new job in Erie working for Hamot Sports medicine. I worked for Hamot Sports Medicine as an athletic trainer until 2000.
I changed careers and became certified to teach Secondary Education Biology and started working for the Erie School District in 2001. I have worked at Wayne Middle School, Jefferson Elementrary school, Strong Vincent High School and currently here at Strong Vincent Middle School.
I currently live in Girard Township. I am happily married to my wife of 26 years Jo Marie Boesch. We have two wonderful Children Austin 25 and Spencer 20.