Mr. Grimshaw

Welcome to Oriskany Jr./Sr. High School

  • Mr. Grimshaw is eager to begin the next phase of his career as Oriskany Jr./Sr. High School Principal. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in physical education at SUNY Brockport, Mr. Grimshaw started his career in education as a physical education teacher in Syracuse, NY, where he also coached girls high school basketball. He then went on to obtain his master’s degree from SUNY Cortland, and eventually he and his family moved to Charlotte, NC where he taught health and PE, and was very successful as a girls’ varsity basketball coach.


    He and his family moved back to the Syracuse area in 2009, where he briefly left education to become a security supervisor at a nuclear power plant. In 2010, Mr. Grimshaw took a position at Red Creek High School as a physical education teacher and boys’ varsity basketball coach where he led his team to their first league title in over 50 seasons. In 2015, Mr. Grimshaw entered the Educational Administration program at LeMoyne College, which led to his appointment as a summer school principal of a four-district program in the summer of 2016. In the fall of 2016, Mr. Grimshaw was named Dean of Students at Red Creek High School and was named Assistant Principal the following year. He led a variety of instructional and student driven initiatives during his tenure at Red Creek.


    Mr. Grimshaw resides in Liverpool, NY with his wife and three kids. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending sporting events and live music shows as well a variety of outdoor activities.