Coaching Staff


Joseph Arnold

Head Coach

Coach Arnold has been teaching for fifteen years. He started teaching in Phoenix before relocating with his family to Colorado Springs.  He taught French and coached cross-country and soccer in Colorado for 7 years before moving back to Arizona.  He came to Heritage Academy Laveen in 2015 and started up the cross- country program the following year.  He loves to help young runners discover their potential as athletes and is excited about the growth of cross-country program at Heritage.

He currently teaches all levels of high school French, as well as Junior High Fitness.  He also serves as the World Languages Department Head.  As an extension of his teaching, he started a travel program at Heritage that takes students to France every two years.  He and his wife and their 12 children live here in Laveen and are grateful to be part of the community.