Tom Linden - Pre Algebra & Geometry
phone: (320) 384-6132 ext 2408
Mr. Linden is a 2003 high school graduate of HFHS. He has a bachelor of science in elementary education with middle school minors of mathematics and social studies.
Mr. Linden is happily married to his wife Katie. They have two daughters Claire and Alice, and a dog Ruby. He enjoys doing just about anything involving sports or the outdoors including running, fishing, hunting, and biking.
Alexis Crotteau - AP Calculus & Algebra
phone: (320) 384-6132 ext: 2407
Ms. Crotteau started working at Hinckley-Finlayson in January of 2014. Although she has been here a short time, the staff, students, and community have made her feel very welcome and right at home. Thank you to everyone for such amazing support!
Ms. Crotteau graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in December of 2013 with a BS in Mathematics and a BASc. in Secondary Mathematics Education.
She enjoys being outdoors. Her hobbies include snowshoeing, biking, fishing, relaxing, shooting my bow, and being on the lake. She also enjoys reading classic literature, playing my guitars, and watching baseball and hockey. She also loves muscle cars - the Dodge Challenger being her favorite.
Joel Hogberg- Algebra I & Geometry
phone: (320)-384-6132 ext 2406
My name is Joel Hogberg and this is my first year teaching in the Hinckley-Finlayson district! I grew up in Sandstone, MN and I graduated in 2006 from the University of Northwestern, St. Paul. Since then, I have spent the last 10 years teaching in Isle, and our family has now moved to Pine City. I also taught driver's ed for 7 years. My wife of 11 years teaches 5th grade at Pine City Elementary School. I have four children, Caleb (8), Micah (6), Nathan (3), and Josiah (1).
I have many hobbies including fishing, camping, hunting, and spending time with family and friends. I look forward to this coming year and getting to know the students here in Hinckley!
Dan Mans - Algebra I & II
phone: (320) 384-6132 ext 2405
Mr. Mans is a 1989 graduate of East Central High School. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Mankato State University.
Before coming to Hinckley, he taught at Isle High School for 19 years. In his time at Isle he gained a lot of experience teaching a wide array of mathematical courses such as: Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus and Statistics. When he wasn’t teaching he was coaching baseball, football, advising Student Council and coordinating Prom.
Dan currently resides in Finlayson with his wife (Heidi) and their son (Teddy). His hobbies include hunting, fishing and helping out on the family farm, but his all time favorite is watching and teaching BASEBALL!!
Dan is very excited to come back to his home town and share his passion of working with kids and teaching mathematics.