Jerome Sardina

Jerry Sardina photo

Mr. Sardina is in his fifth year as the Principal at South Haven High School. He spent the previous 7 years in the Upper Peninsula at Stephenson High School, during which time he served in the administrative positions of Principal, Assistant Principal, and Athletic Director. Mr. Sardina earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management/Administration from Maranatha University in Wisconsin.  In 2012, he earned a MA in Education Administration and Leadership from Northern Michigan University. Mr. Sardina has also completed the MASA Navigate Leadership-Horizon Academy program for Central Office Enhancement certification with emphasis on Superintendence.


Mr. Sardina has a wife and three children ages 10, 17, and 20. He has been married for 23 years and enjoys time spent either by the water or on the water when he can find some fishing time. 

Ryan Williamson
Assistant Principal
Assistant Principal Ryan Williamson

Mr. Ryan Williamson was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana and is a 1994 graduate of Southmont High School. He earned a bachelor or science degree in secondary education and was a scholarship golfer at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Mr. Williamson has been in education for 19 years serving as a teacher, department chair, and dean of students. He has also served as a head varsity coach in basketball and golf. Mr. Williamson has been married to his lovely wife, Angela for 19 years. Angela is also in education (kindergarten teacher at Lincoln Elementary) and has served as a teacher for 17 years. They have 3 children; Brenden 16, Elliott 13, and Parker 12.

Doug Thorne
Dean of Students

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Adam Verseput
Athletic Director



Mr. Adam Verseput is originally from Lansing, Michigan, and is a graduate of Mason High School.  He earned his teaching certification and his bachelors in history from Kalamazoo College, and holds a masters degree in educational leadership from Grand Valley State University.  Mr. Verseput is a proud resident of South Haven.  He has worked in South Haven Public School's for the past 19 years as a middle school teacher, coach, and athletic director.