Mr. Kombol was born and raised in Washington and graduated from Bellingham High School in Bellingham, Washington. After high school, Mr. Kombol earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Central Washington University. He began his teaching career in LaConner, Washington and soon after moved on to the Lake Washington School District. During his teaching career Mr. Kombol taught primarily Chemistry and Biology but also taught Algebra, Pre-Algebra and PE as well. During this time he also coached numerous sports and served as District Athletic Director.
While teaching and coaching, Mr. Kombol earned his administrative credentials in 1999 from Western Washington University. He moved on to the Ferndale School District in July 1999 and served as serving Assistant Principal at Ferndale High School until 2006, Director of Special Projects from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Kombol earned his Superintendent credentials in 2007 and has served as Principal of Ferndale High since 2010. Mr. Kombol and his wife, Rita, have been married since 1997 and have daughters, Lauren and Morgan.