Jeremy Lyon, Ph.D.

Consultant for the American Heart Association

Dr. Jeremy Lyon retired as superintendent of Frisco ISD in 2017, concluding 31 years in public education. During his career, Dr. Lyon served as a teacher and coach, as a campus administrator, and as a superintendent for 14 years. 

Dr. Lyon received his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University in 1984 and his doctoral degree in educational administration from the University of Texas in 1999. He was a fellow of the Cooperative Superintendency Program at UT-Austin. 

In 2009, Dr. Lyon received the Nolan Estes Leadership Ascension Award from the University of Texas Department of Education, and in 2012 received the National Superintendents School Health Leadership Award from the American School Health Association. Dr. Lyon was the first school superintendent in the nation to serve on an affiliate board of the American Heart Association. He is passionate about improving student and staff fitness and health within schools and school districts. Since retirement from public education he has worked with the Cooper Institute of Dallas, Texas, to improve physical education outcomes in schools across the country and currently is a consultant with the American Heart Association.    

Dr. Lyon is married to Dr. Ellen Lyon and they have two boys, Michael and Weston.