ST. CLOUD - Athlos Academy of St. Cloud has a new leader. The charter school has announced the hiring of Dan McKeon as their new executive director.

McKeon previously served 11 years as executive director of TrekNorth Junior and Senior High School a charter school in Bemidji. McKeon was also previously the school board chair at Athlos Academy of St. Cloud.

He replaces Kathy Mortensen as executive director.

McKeon was born in St. Cloud and grew up in Avon and Cold Spring. He earned his bachelor's degree at St. John's University.

Athlos Academy just finished their first school year in St. Cloud.