FVL is excited to welcome several new faculty and staff members for the 2020-21 school year! We wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to some of the new names and faces you'll be seeing around the school this year -->
Mr. Jay Wendland will be serving as FVL's Director of Mission Advancement! He will also be the head coach of the varsity boys basketball team.
Prior to coming to FVL, Jay served as principal and teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School in Salem, OR, and as Middle School Principal (2011-17) and Director of Mission Advancement (2017-20) at St. Croix Lutheran Academy. He also coached basketball at St. Croix from 2011-20.
Jay and his wife Heidi have three children: Stella (14), Carys (13), and Micah (10).
Hometown: Appleton, WI, there he attended FVL until he moved to New Ulm, MN after his sophomore year
"Having grown up in the area, FVL has always been near and dear to me," Jay said.
Favorite Bible Passage: Psalm 46:10 "He says, 'Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.'"
Talents, Interests, Passions: basketball, camping, hiking, and visiting state and national parks