Mr. Guinther is from West Lafayette,
Ohio. He moved to Northern Virginia in 1993 and began his teaching career at Oliver
Wendell Holmes Middle School located in Fairfax County,
Virginia. During his ten years at Holmes Middle School, he taught special education,
sixth grade general science, and supervised the after school intramural
After moving to Loudoun County in
2002, he helped open Belmont Ridge Middle School. During his four years at
Belmont, he taught sixth grade science and started a fishing
club. After teaching during the day, Mr. Guinther went back to college in
2007 and earned his Master of Science degree in Education Administration
from Shenandoah University.
In 2007, he became
the seventh grade dean at Sterling Middle School. After serving as dean
for three and a half years, he moved on to assistant
principal of Sterling Middle for six more years.
In January of 2017, Mr. Guinther was hired as assistant principal of Smart's Mill Middle School. He is happy to join the Maverick family and looks forward to meeting new students, families, and staff.
Currently, Mr. Guinther
lives in Leesburg, Virginia with his three children Cole, Cayden,
Carson and his beautiful wife Rasyl. On the weekends, Mr.
Guinther can be found coaching his sons' flag football team, refereeing
basketball games, hunting or muskie fishing in the Potomac River. One
day, Mr. Guinther would like to become a principal of his own school.