Degrees and Certifications:

Nick Gianino

Director of Activities

Nick Gianino joined the Ladue Horton Watkins High School team as the Director of Activities during the 2017-2018 school year.  Prior to being hired by the Ladue School District, Nick was the Athletic Director at Fox High School in Arnold, Missouri from 2010-2017.  He also served the Fox School District as social science teacher, physical education teacher, assistant football coach, strength/conditioning coach, and head football coach from 2003-2010.  Nick attended McKendree University as a student-athlete and completed his bachelor’s degree in social science with secondary education certification.  He also earned a master’s degree in Education from Southwest Baptist University and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Missouri Baptist University.  Nick and his wife, Jessica Gianino, are proud parents of their son, Dante and daughter, Sienna.


  • Activities Administration
  • Activities Leadership Committee(s)
  • Activities Budget, Fundraising, and Oversight
  • Activities Policies, Procedures, and Records
  • Athletic Master Scheduling
  • Athletic Renovations
  • Graduation/Commencement Ceremony 
  • Student-Athlete Academic Coordinator
  • Fitness Center, Pool and PAC Oversight
  • Community Liaison (LEF, PA, Dad’s Club)
  • Facility Reservations (HS Building and District Gyms) 
  • Event Management and Supervision
  • Athletic Trainers
  • State Committees (MSHSAA and MIAAA)
  • Suburban Conference Representative

District Committees: Facilities & Finance 

Supervision/Evaluation: Physical Education and Health, Coaches, and Sponsors