Miamisburg Middle School teacher, varsity baseball coach dies

MIAMISBURG — Miamisburg Middle School teacher and varsity baseball coach Steve Kurtz has died, according to a message sent to district members Tuesday.

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Details surrounding his death were not disclosed in the message sent from district Superintendent Dr. Laura Blessing.

“We have shared this information with middle school and high school students today. Grief counselors, teachers, and other support staff have been and will continue to be available to students, staff, and parents,” Blessing said in the message.

“Mr. Steve Kurtz has touched the lives of many staff members, families, and students in the classroom and on the field. He embodied the traits of a true Viking. His kindness and compassion will be a legacy that lives on forever.”

“Our thoughts are with the Kurtz family,” Blessing said.

Details about the funeral arrangements were not yet available but will be communicated to district members when the information becomes available, Blessing said.

Additional details were not released. We’ll update this story as we learn more.