Mark Traina

Senior Associate Director of Admissions, History

B.A., M.A.L.S., Wesleyan University
Phone: 860-945-7987
Year Appointed: 2013

A graduate of St. George's School in Middletown, Rhode Island, Mark attended Wesleyan University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in history and was a four-year varsity letter winner in hockey and baseball. After Wesleyan, he began his teaching career as the Carpenter Teaching Fellow in history at Taft. From there, Mark earned a Master of Arts at Wesleyan and served as a teacher, dean, coach, and dormitory head at Kent, Holderness, and Taft, and as dean of students at St. George's School. Mark now serves as dean of students at Taft in addition to working in the admissions office, teaching history, and coaching ice hockey and baseball. He lives in Meyers House with his wife, Edie, and their two children, Caroline and Lucy.