Meet the Instructor & Coach

Dane Deutsch, CEO / President

Dane is a retired US Air Force Captain, who during his last assignment was in charge of all communications for the country of Turkey. He currently holds MCSE, MCP, A+, and Network+ certifications. Dane's true leadership abilities and skills have helped form a team that truly has a passion for Internet Security. Dane speaks at events around the nation on the topic of Internet Security, and has become known for a popular presentation titled "Security is everyone's business, Starting With The CEO".


Biography of Dane A. Deutsch

Dane has a double major in Physical Education and Health from Bemidji, MN.  He completed undergraduate work in Pre-Medicine 

while completing his United States Air Force commission in ROTC at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.   He earned a Master’s

Dane Deutsch Red Shirt Photo
Degree in Information Communications Technology from UW-Stout in Menomonie, WI.  Dane is the CEO and President of Deutsch’s Inc.

While in the Air Force, Dane served as Chief of Maintenance for the country of Turkey where he led 1200 people countrywide who managed all aspects of electronics-communications equipment.  After his Air Force career, he formed a corporation called Deutsch's Incorporated which is composed of three companies; Deutsch's Gymnastics Training Center, DCS Netlink, and the Leadership Management Development Center (LMDC).

At Deutsch's Gymnastics Training Center, Dane and his wife trained thousands of children in the sport and discipline of gymnastics over the last 23 years, with the goal of teaching and coaching children on character, discipline, and leadership.

Over the last 22 years, Dane and his DCS Netlink team repaired computers and installed/maintained networks.  His DCS Netlink team won the Barron County Small Business Model of the Year for 2002.  He was chosen as a Wisconsin Small Businessman of the Year.

Dane is a facilitator and trainer for John Maxwell’s book/course “Developing the Leader Within You.”  He started a leadership training company called LMDC, where he continues to train people and companies on leadership, soft “people” skills, and character education,  He is a National Trainer and Ambassador for Character Counts.  In 2011, Dane became a “Founding Partner” of John C. Maxwell’s Training Company.

Dane is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Scout.  In 2010, he ran for political office as a candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate.   Dane and his wife, Katharine Joy, have been married for 35 years, and have four grown children: Tobiah, Moses, Sarah, and Israel, as well as four grandchildren.  They currently make their home in Rice Lake, WI.