Mr. Michael Mastrocola
Mike is a graduate of Taft where he played varsity baseball and basketball, captaining both teams in his senior year. Mike was awarded the James Painter Logan Memorial Basketball Award and the Taft School Sports Award. He received a B.A. from Colby College where he was a four-year starting third baseman; he was named first-team All-NESCAC and was named to the D3baseball.com National Team of the Week in his senior campaign. After college, Mike joined the faculty at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware. During his seven years there, he taught math, served as an academic advisor and dean for sophomore boys, was a dorm parent, and held several coaching positions including head varsity baseball coach and head varsity volleyball coach. Mike also taught SAT prep classes for the Delaware College Scholars Program for five summers. In 2018 he earned an M.Ed. from the University of Missouri. At Taft, Mike teaches math and coaches thirds volleyball, thirds basketball, and will head the varsity baseball program. He lives in Charles Phelps Taft dormitory with his yellow lab, Tino.