Before coming to Willow River Area School, Mr. Peel retired from active military service in 2009. He began his educational career at Hinckley Elementary, where he taught 4th and 6th grades, and then was a Dean of Students for 5 years.
Mr. Peel earned his Bachelor's degree from Moorhead State University, and he obtained his Master's degree from St. Scholastica. He attended St. Mary's University for his Principal and Superintendent licenses.
Mr. Peel loves all outdoor activities and spending lots of time with his wife, Melinda, and children: Raechel, Renae, Natalie, and Will.