M.Ed. East Stroudsburg University
Jay joined the Trinity-Pawling faculty in 1995 as an Athletic Trainer, brought on board to assist students in the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. He has taught anatomy and physiology and sports ethics and he moved into the world of chemistry in 2003-2004. Since then, Jay has taught several levels of physics as well, and has also worked in the Middle School, teaching the seventh graders.
He received his undergraduate degree from Canisius College in 1994 in Athletic Training and Physical Education before heading to East Stroudsburg, PA to pursue a graduate degree in education. While at ESU, he worked as a graduate assistant teaching kinesiology and adapted physical education.
Jay was honored with the American Heart Association’s Award for Distinguished Service and the Connecticut Football Officials Association’s Sportsmanship Award in 2001 after saving the life of an official during a football game on campus, and was a recipient of the Arditti Award for service to the Trinity-Pawling School community in 2012.
In the summer of 2003, Jay worked with the Houston Texans of the NFL as an intern Athletic Trainer, where he was able to see and work with the latest equipment and train with some of the best athletes in the world. He also spent considerable time with the strength and conditioning staff, where he was exposed to advanced techniques.
Jay lives in Shaw House East with his wife Rachel, sons Tyler and Tucker, and dogs Cooper and Madison. His eldest son Michael, a 2010 Trinity-Pawling graduate, played lacrosse at Morrisville State College and his son Tyler (’15) currently attends the University of Virginia, where he plays lacrosse as well.