M.A., Columbia University
A graduate of the Hopkins School in New Haven, Connecticut, Ozzie earned a bachelor's degree in molecular biology and biochemistry from Wesleyan University where he was a four-year letter winner and team captain of the men's varsity soccer team. During both his junior and senior years with the team, he earned Academic All-NESCAC honors as well as Second Team Academic All-American honors. He also served as a physics teaching assistant in college. Ozzie began his Taft career in 2009 as a teaching fellow in chemistry. In 2014, he earned a master of arts degree in science education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Since then, Ozzie has continued teaching chemistry and has served as a dormitory head and a class dean at Taft. Ozzie now serves as the school's Associate Dean of Students. He is also the boys' varsity soccer coach and has coached basketball, softball, and track and field at Taft. Ozzie currently lives on campus with his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Penny and Ozzie III.