Mr. Shanahan has enjoyed working in education for the past 10 years. In the first five years, he taught health and physical education to grades 6-8. In the last five years, he has worked as an assistant principal and athletic director also in grades 6-8. For a portion of that time, he served as the interim principal. He enjoys working with staff to help students grow both academically and socially. Mr. Shanahan is very much looking forward to his new journey at Rocky Top Middle School and joining the grizzly family.
During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Kelli, 2-year-old son Asher and dog Zeke. He loves taking advantage of all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer especially skiing.