Lacrosse - Varsity
Christopher Gillman | profile
Chris as a member of the Development Office team where he will work primarily with young alumni. He will be well suited to that position, having graduated from T-P in 2005. He began his T-P career in our Middle School. While at T-P he played hockey and lacrosse,as well as serving as a Deans Assistant. In the fall 2005, Chris moved on to study at Western New England University from which he graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. He then pursued and earned a Master's degree in English from Western New England University, as well. While at WNE, Chris played four years of varsity Ice Hockey and captained the team his senior season. Prior to arriving at Trinity-Pawling, Chris served as a substitute teacher in New Milford School District. Currently, in addition to working with young alumni, he works with the Class Agent Program, and sports information. He coaches Varsity Hockey and Varsity Lacrosse. Chris lives in Johnson II with his dog Turner.
Todd Hoffman | profile
Todd hails from Albany, New York and graduated from the Albany Academy. He attended Hamilton College, where he received a B.A. in English with a concentration in American Literature. Todd first worked at the St. Casimir’s School in Albany, until he moved to New York City in 1997 to work at the Dwight School, where he taught history, coached varsity baseball, and was the 10th grade Form Dean until departing for T-P in 2001. Todd completed his Masters Degree at Teachers College of Columbia University in 2006, with a concentration in the teaching of Social Studies.
At Hamilton, Todd coached women’s hockey, worked in the theater, was a disc jockey for WHCL, and met his wife Connie Rafferty (Digital Media Producer.) He enjoys cooking, tennis, theater, film, music, and reading history, especially New York State history. Todd and Connie like to escape to Vermont or Rhode Island whenever possible.
Todd is the Dean of the Faculty, teaches United States History and Modern World History. He also coached JV football for 13 years, all levels of lacrosse for 16 years - including 7 as a varsity assistant, and currently coaches JV hockey. Additionally, Todd is the faculty advisor to the Student Senate.
After 11 years on dorm, primarily with 9th grade boys, Todd and Connie moved to Arches 1 with their daughters, Farrell Friday, 14 - a ninth grade girl at Westover School, and Mairin Gray, 11, and their Vizsla Heathcliff.
Taylor Pirie | profile
Taylor was born and raised on the north shore of Boston, Massachusetts. He attended The Governor’s Academy where he was a member of the Varsity Soccer and Lacrosse teams. Taylor then attended Middlebury College where he received his B.A in Economics. He also was a four year member of the Varsity Lacrosse team. Last year Taylor taught at the Manlius Pebble Hill School in Syracuse NY. While he was at MPH he taught AP Economics and Algebra. He was also the head coach for JV Boys Basketball and Varsity Lacrosse.
During his off time, Taylor enjoys being anywhere outside and especially fly fishing. During the summers he spends most of his time at his family ranch outside of Cody, Wyoming.
Taylor is an Economics and Math instructor for this coming year and is excited about coaching soccer and lacrosse. He resides in Cluett III CW.