Lacrosse - Varsity
Trey Whitty | profile
An experienced and accomplished coach, teacher, and athletic administrator, Trey Whitty joined St. Paul’s in 2017 as an Upper School history teacher and varsity head lacrosse coach. Whitty, a 1999 St. Paul’s graduate who was named the MIAA’s top assistant coach for his work as defensive coordinator for McDonogh’s 2016 championship team. Most recently a teacher and coach at McDonogh, he was previously Director of Athletics at St. Mary’s School. Following his 2003 graduation from the University of Virginia, Whitty coached and taught at St. Paul’s for two years, and was an assistant coach for the Crusaders’ 2004 championship team. He was a four-year letter winner at UVA, earning the team’s unsung hero award as a junior, and serving as co-captain of the Cavaliers’ 2003 national championship team, earning an Honorable Mention All-American selection.
Kevin Benzing | profile
Kevin teaches 8th Grade History. He began his career at St. Paul's as the Edward Freeman Fellow and Rauch Intern in 2012. A recent graduate with both a BA and MA from Quinnipiac University, Kevin has over 80 hours of field placement in schools ranging from K-12, as well as an internship in 7th grade, Ancient Cultures. Kevin was a goalie on Quinnipiac’s Division I Lacrosse Team and served as captain his senior year. He will help coach the St. Paul’s goalies and defense for Lacrosse.
Samuel Kaplan | profile
Sam is the Upper School Dean of Students and a member of the Upper School History Department. He started working at St. Paul's in the Fall of 2010, and is originally from Katonah, New York. He was a 2005 graduate of John Jay High School, and earned his BA from Bates College in 2009, followed by a Masters of the Arts in Teaching from Loyola University in 2016. Sam is also the Varsity Ice Hockey Head Coach, and an Assistant Coach for Varsity Lacrosse. He is certified by USA Hockey as a Level 5 Coach and is a seasoned leader of canoeing, kayaking and backpacking wilderness trips due to his summer job as a Director at Camp Kieve in Nobleboro, Maine.
Steven Settembrino | profile
Mitch Whiteley | profile
Mitch teaches Upper School history and is also involved in the college counseling program and the philanthropy department. In the past Mitch has worked as the Dean of Students as well as the Assistant Principal of the Upper School and the Director of College Guidance. A 1973 graduate of Dartmouth College, Mitch also has a master’s degree in education from Johns Hopkins.