Grades Taught: 9-12
Courses Taught: Math/Interscholastic PE
Room Number: D206
Traston Yates is a native of Apache Junction, AZ and has been teaching mathematics and coaching wrestling since 2013. He graduated Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Justice Studies in 2010 and went on to receive his teaching certification from Rio Salado University. Mr. Yates has a talent for explaining math in a way that everyone can understand and is dedicated to helping students even if the think they “aren’t good at math”. As a classroom and wrestling philosophy, he believes that all obstacles can be overcome through hard work. He is beyond excited to have made the move to Poston Butte HS and is ready to build both the wrestling program and math department.
Traston has been married to his beautiful wife Jennifer since June of 2015. They met at a wrestling tournament in his hometown and have been together ever since. They do not currently have any children unless you count their mutt, Penny. In their spare time they like to travel, go to sporting events, hike and visit their family and friends.