Mr. Chad Heintzelman
Middle School Principal
(570) 784-2850 - ext. 2150




Mr. Heintzelman graduated from Warrior Run High School in Turbotville, Pennsylvania.  He earned a bachelor's degree in Health and Physical Education from Slippery Rock University.  While at SRU he received a minor in Adapted Physical Education and Rehabilitation that led to his hire as a Health and Adapted Physical Education teacher at Central Columbia School District.  He attained a master's degree in Curriculum and Supervision from Bloomsburg University and was appointed as the Central Columbia Middle School Principal in 2008.

Prior to becoming the Central Columbia Middle School Principal, Mr. Heintzelman taught Health, Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education K-12 in the Central Columbia School District from 1997 - 2008.  Both his love of sports and desire to help kids academically and athletically led him to coaching.  He coached JH football and JH wrestling at Central Columbia and enjoyed serving as the scorekeeper for the Varsity softball team for several years.

Mr. Heintzelman is married to Apryle, a Central Columbia Elementary teacher since 1998.  They reside in the Central Columbia School District and have a son Elijah, and a daughter Ali.  During his free time, Mr. Heintzelman enjoys attending sporting events, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family.