What cheers you up?
British comedy (sardonic, dry).
What is a quote that you love?
Einmal ist keinmal (which translates to “one time is no time”) – The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.
What is a hidden talent?
My ability to catch things that I myself have dropped before they hit the ground.
John graduated from Wellesley High School (MA) then from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in German culture studies and Middlebury College with an M.A. in German. John completed additional studies at Phillips Academy (MA) (Summer Session) and Johannes Gutenberg Universitat (Mainz, Germany).
John taught German and history, coached soccer and swimming, and served as the international student advisor at The Hun School of Princeton (NJ). While in Germany with Middlebury, he played semi-professional soccer for Mainz ‘05 and taught English as a second language through the Berlitz School. John worked for a test prep software company in Princeton and as a compliance officer on the Bill Bradley for President campaign.
John joined CS&A in the summer of 2000 and has been the Director of Placement since 2002. He is married to Elizabeth Pratt, and is the father of Sebastian and Sophie. John is a member of the CS&A “bike to work” crew.