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Brian Foster ’79

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Department(s) Athletic Director, Math
Title(s) Athletic Director
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Degree(s) B.S. University of Connecticut
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A 1979 graduate of Trinity-Pawling, Brian eventually returned to his alma mater to teach mathematics and coach hockey. A standout player at Trinity-Pawling and the University of Connecticut, he decided he wanted to coach his favorite sport after working for a year for Mutual Benefit Life Insurance. Brian served as an assistant varsity hockey coach at Colby College before going to Princeton University to be an assistant for the Tigers.

Brian has attended master level coaching seminars at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and coached USA Hockey National Teams there as well. The past several summers, he coached the New York State Team in the National Select 16 and 17 Tournaments in Minnesota, Michigan and Rochester, NY.

Several years ago, Brian took over as Athletic Director in addition to teaching math. Recently, Brian and wife Amy attended the Boys’ School International Conferences at the Dulwich College outside of London, NYC, and Toronto. They have also traveled cross-country in an RV on a summer sabbatical in order to attend a math conference at University of California-Berkeley.

Brian and Amy, live in the Henderson Farmhouse with their mini Goldendoodle, Libby. Their youngest daugher Lauren, is currently a freshman at Bates. Their oldest daughter Megan, a graduate of Miss Porter’s School and George Washington University, is now attending Smith College where she is working on a Masters in Social Work. Kerry is a senior at Boston University.