Sam Bicknell

A Psychology major and Spanish minor at Union College, Sam graduated in 2007 and was honored with two awards: the Community Excellence Award for outstanding

Conrad Pitcher

Conrad Pitcher joined the Deerfield faculty in 1992 as a member of the History Department. He also helps coach the boys varsity basketball team during

Marc Dancer

After graduating from Deerfield in 1979, Marc Dancer spent a post-graduate year at Harrow School in England. He then earned his BS from St. Lawrence

Jason Cook

Jason has been Deerfield Academy’s diving coach since 2012. He has been diving competitively for over ten years. Jason attended the Amherst Regional High School

Mark Scandling

A former journalist, Mark came to Deerfield in 1987 after starting his teaching career at the Charlotte Country Day School. He has taught English at

Heidi Valk

A member of the Academy’s Science Department, Heidi teaches biology, anatomy, and Environmental Science. She and her husband, Conrad Pitcher, live in Abercrombie House with

Brooke Fernandez

Fernandez joined the Big Green in fall 2018, she leads our girls hockey team and works in the Athletics Department as an Associate Athletic Director. 

Carly Barbato

In the fall of 2015, Carly Barbato joined the Deerfield community from the University of New Hampshire, where she served in many roles during her

David Payne

David earned a bachelor’s degree in history (UMass), masters degrees in Historic Preservation (University of Vermont) and architecture (University of Miami), and a PhD in design

Mark Spencer

Mark Spencer became Deerfield’s Director of College Advising in the fall of 2013, after twenty years in post-secondary admissions at Hartwick, Vassar, Cornell, and Brandeis.

Kevin Kelly

Kevin earned his BS in Education from the University of Maine in 1993 and his MEd in Administration from the University of Massachusetts in 2001.

Drew Philie

Drew Philie returned to Deerfield to work in the Admission Office after four decorated years at the University of Vermont. Drew played lacrosse at UVM,