Head of School Ann Sullivan announced the appointment of Peter Haley as Holy Child’s new Director of Physical Education/Associate Director of Athletics, effective July 1, 2012. He will also serve as head varsity soccer coach at Holy Child.
Haley has had a distinguished career in education and is a 31-year veteran of college coaching. He comes to Holy Child from Springfield College where he served as an associate professor of physical education and head men’s soccer coach. Haley ended his 27-year coaching career there with more than 200 victories.
“Mr. Haley brings not only athletic administrative experience but he brings a vast background in coaching,” said Sullivan, who describes Springfield College as the MIT of PE. “We look forward to his joining us on the administration and leading our varsity soccer team this fall.”
Haley said he’s eager to get started and is grateful for the warm welcome he has received from administrators and faculty as he has already met with members of the Holy Child team to assumehis leadership. “From my very first visit to Holy Child I was drawn to the strong academic, co-curricular and community culture that is palpable when you walk the halls and meet the students, faculty and staff. Holy Child has a talented and dedicated faculty and top tier coaches. I'm very excited to get started,” he said.
Haley, who currently resides in Westchester County, is a graduate of Springfield College wherehe earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education/athletic training and a master’s degree inadministration. Prior to working at Springfield, he coached for four years at the University of theSouth in Sewanee, Tenn.
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