Rachel hails from Hamburg, NY and attended Canisius College in Buffalo. She received her B.A. in Elementary Education with a concentration in History in the spring of 1995 before moving to Pawling with her husband Jay, who had recently been hired as the schools’ Athletic Trainer, and son Michael. Rachel first worked at Trinity-Pawling teaching ESL, 7th and 8th Grade English and History, acted as the Student Activities Coordinator, and coached Middle School Basketball. She has spent the last 16 years teaching/coaching elementary school at Mizzentop Day School. In the winter of 2016-17, Rachel also served as an assistant Varsity basketball coach at Trinity-Pawling School.
While attending Canisius, Rachel played Division I basketball. She enjoys running, knitting, baking and attending her own children’s athletic events. She has been a part of the T-P community for more than two decades, working to strengthen dorm units, teaching, coaching and mothering. She presently teaches in the LEAD program and is Orton-Gillingham trained, coaches Middle School Soccer and Varsity Basketball and is an academic advisor. Rachel is the proud mother of three boys, Michael ’10, Tyler ’15 and Tucker and lives in the Shaw Field House.