Ms. Caitlin Alger

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Ms. Caitlin Alger

Caitlin is a Fine Arts Teacher at The Woodstock Academy. She has been teaching here for a year and just moved on campus! She lived in Maine for a decade for college and then teaching art before moving back to her hometown in Connecticut last year. She loves creating in all art forms including drawing, painting, digital media and pottery. She also loves hiking, climbing, and riding her bicycle. One summer she rode her bike across the entire United States! 

Email: calger@woodstockacademy.org

Mrs. Emily Belanger & Dr. Kayla Belanger '09

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Mrs. Emily Belanger & Dr. Kayla Belanger '09

The B’s moved to South Campus in November of 2017. Doc B graduated from The Academy in 2009 and went on to earn a Bachelors and Doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut.  She works as a Physical Therapist in the Sports Medicine department at Westview Healthcare Center in Dayville, CT. Mrs. B is a transplant from Maine where she earned a bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.  Mrs. B has worked in Residential Life in some capacity since 2011 and is so excited to continue working in Residential Life at The Academy! The B’s have a dog named Piper and a cat named Finnegan. Doc & Mrs. B love camping, spending time at the lake, and cooking!

Email: ebelanger@woodstockacademy.org & kbelanger@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Luke Blodgett '15

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Mr. Luke Blodgett '15

Luke Blodgett is a graduate of the University of Connecticut who graduated from The Woodstock Academy in 2015. Luke majored graphic design and enjoys spending his free time doing outdoor activities.

Email: lblodgett@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Todd Blodgett & Ms. Jamie Leale

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Mr. Todd Blodgett & Ms. Jamie Leale

Todd is a 2011 graduate of The Woodstock Academy and has been a Woodstock resident for over 20 years. He played Soccer, Basketball and Lacrosse at the Academy and has previously coached with the basketball and soccer teams at The Woodstock Academy. He currently works at the University of Connecticut in the Office of Early College Programs. Jamie is a new resident of Woodstock and joining the South Campus community this year. She is a graduate of Quinnipiac University and NYU Silver where she graduated with her Master's in Social Work. She most recently worked in a supportive housing facility in New York City and is excited to be moving onto campus. Todd and Jamie live in the upperclassman boys dorm in Westhaver. 

Email: tblodgett@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Adam Bottone & Mrs. Amanda Bottone

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Mr. Adam Bottone & Mrs. Amanda Bottone

Adam and Amanda Bottone are both alumni of The Woodstock Academy and live on South Campus in Warren. Adam has been teaching and coaching at WA for the past 16 years. They have three children, Liliana, Brayden, and Gavin, and three dogs. They are an active family that likes to travel and participate in a variety of outdoor and athletic activities. This is their third year as dorm parents and they love to host activities in their home. They enjoy getting to know students from many countries and look forward to meeting many new faces each year.

Email: abottone@woodstockacademy.org & mbottone@woodstockacademy.org

Ms. Katie Burns

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Ms. Katie Burns

The Burns family is excited to be starting our third year living on campus. Ms. Burns is an English teacher here at The Academy who loves baking and kindness. Andrew is in first grade and loves Legos and video games.  We also have Fenway, our one year old dog.  We live on the first floor of Warren. Stop by and say hi! 

Email: kburns@woodstockacademy.org

Mrs. Amy & Mr. Chuck Couture

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Mrs. Amy & Mr. Chuck Couture

Mrs. Amy Couture has been a member of the Math Department at The Woodstock Academy for the past ten years. Her husband, Chuck, is a Woodstock Academy alum and is working at Quinnipiac University. You will see them around campus with their three daughters: Kylie, a junior in college; Jordan, a junior in college; and Reagan, a freshman at The University of Rhode Island. Her family also includes Christian Rivera, a college junior as well. The family enjoys living on campus and expanding its role as a Woodstock family. They also have two cat brothers - Jinx and Dash

Email: acouture@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Christopher & Mrs. Jessica Dunn

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Mr. Christopher & Mrs. Jessica Dunn

Chris Dunn has worked at The Woodstock Academy for many years as a Maintenance Technician and his wife Jess works at the University of Connecticut. Chris and Jess are both alumni of The Woodstock Academy, and are very excited to join the ResLife community! They have three children who love to play with others. The Dunn family enjoys being outside, playing and watching sports, hanging at the lake, going for walks, traveling, and cooking together. 

Email: cdunn@woodstockacademy.org & jdunn@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Chris and Mrs. Jennifer Green

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Mr. Chris and Mrs. Jennifer Green

Chris is a Campus Security Officer and JV lacrosse coach at The Woodstock Academy. Jennifer works at Quinebaug Valley Community College. Chris and Jen have two children: Emma, a recent graduate of The Woodstock Academy, who currently attends Eastern Connecticut State University; and Tyler, a junior at The Woodstock Academy. The Greens have one dog, Daisy Mae, and two cats, Oliver and Tiggy. The Greens are really excited to be part of The Woodstock Academy community.

Email: cgreen@woodstockacademy.org & jlgreen@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Christopher Harris

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Mr. Christopher Harris

Chris Harris From: Queens, New York 

Has lived in New York, Connecticut, Mass, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. 
Hobbies: cooking, video games, and sneaker collecting.
 
Mr. Christopher LaPointe

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Mr. Christopher LaPointe

I am a graduate of Siena College and the University of Connecticut graduate school. I have my Master’s degree in Education and I am a certified English teacher in the state of CT. 
 
I love all things Boston sports, and in my downtime I like to read, watch TV and movies, and play video games.
 
Mr. Tyler McCarthy & Melanie LeBlanc

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Mr. Tyler McCarthy & Melanie LeBlanc

Tyler and Melanie are just starting their first year living at The Woodstock Academy. Tyler is a full-time Certified Athletic Trainer for all the Centaur sports and athletes and Melanie works as an Actuarial Analyst for Hanover Insurance. Both of them love the outdoors and always being active and are excited to be a part of the campus community.

Email: tmccarthy@woodstockacademy.org & mleblanc@woodstockacademy.org

Mrs. Emily Nester & Mrs. Cherra Wheeler

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Mrs. Emily Nester & Mrs. Cherra Wheeler

Cherra, Ms. Nester, Callie, Eva and their dog Ellie live in 3 East in Warren. Ms. Nester is a Family & Consumer Science, P.E. & Health teacher at The Woodstock Academy.  Cherra is a firefighter in Johnston, RI. Their daughters Callie & Eva love to hang out with all the dorm students! The Nester-Wheeler's love to host students in our apartment for weekend breakfasts and wing-dinners! 

Email: enester@woodstockacademy.org & cwheeler@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Brenden & Mrs. Nicole Ostaszewski

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Mr. Brenden & Mrs. Nicole Ostaszewski

Coach O and Mrs. O live in Westhaver in the center apartment. This is their 4th year at the Academy.  Coach O is the Director of Strength and Conditioning. He loves watching all sports and you can find him in the gym at any time! Mrs. O is the Director of Residential Life. She loves all sports but she especially loves volleyball and played all throughout college. Her favorite authors are Jodi Picoult and Paula Hawkins. They have a daughter namied Mia and a puppy named Max who you will see around campus but don't be afraid he's super sweet!

Email: bostaszewski@woodstockacademy.org & nostaszewski@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Ray Pena

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Mr. Ray Pena

Ray is entering his first year at The Woodstock Academy. He will coach Prep Basketball and be a dorm parent. Previously he has lived in Maine for two years working at the Hyde School. He worked as a Dorm Parent, Assistant Dean of students, Assistant Athletic Director, Prep Basketball Coach, and Spanish 1-2 teacher. Originally from Providence, RI, Born November 8. Hobbies include: Cooking, cars, traveling, and sports.

Email: rpena@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Trent Peters '14

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Mr. Trent Peters '14

My name is Trent Peters and I am the Student Activities / Assistant Athletic Director. I am also a Woodstock Academy alumni (2014)! I played soccer and basketball while I attended Woodstock, and even won a basketball state championship during my junior season. I studied Sport Management and Business Administration at Eastern Connecticut State University and graduated in May of 2018. I enjoy playing sports, being outside, and attending Red Sox games as frequently as possible! I have grown up and been around WA my entire life and happy to be apart of the ResLife Program.

Email: tpeters@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. John & Mrs. Kirsten Rigney

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Mr. John & Mrs. Kirsten Rigney

John Rigney is the Assistant Head of School for the South Campus and has worked in the boarding school environment for the last twenty years. John and his wife Kirsten live on the South Campus with their four children Fiona (13), Owen (12), Abel (9), and Hazel (7). Along with two cats and their large fluffy Great Pyrenees (Greta the Great), the Rigney’s keep chickens and bees.  They love being active outdoors, keeping a garden, and being part of the campus community.  You can find the Rigney family at the southern end of campus in the corner yellow house. We enjoy and welcome visitors and are looking forward to continuing to build the community of The Woodstock Academy's South Campus.

Email: jrigney@woodstockacademy.org

Mr. Sean & Mrs. Bobbie-Jo Saucier

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Mr. Sean & Mrs. Bobbie-Jo Saucier

Sean Saucier is the Director of Athletics and Head Football Coach at The Woodstock Academy. His wife, Bobbie-Jo Saucier, is the Director of Health Services. They have both been involved in the boarding school community for the last thirteen years. They live on the South campus with their two children Braiden (12) and Kaylee (9). They also have a cat and a beautiful German Shepherd dog named Hannah. You may find Hannah occasionally wandering off onto the soccer fields, but don’t be afraid. She is a friendly, affectionate dog that loves to play fetch.  The Saucier family loves spending their free time at their lake house swimming, boating, tubing/waterskiing, and fishing in the summer. They are a “sports” family and are often found bringing their kids to soccer, basketball, lacrosse, football, or an occasional round of golf.  The Saucier family lives at the southern end of campus in the front yellow house.  They welcome visitors and Mrs. Saucier is great at baking cookies and other treats for students to enjoy.  They look forward to joining The Woodstock Academy community and bringing a family feel to the community.

Email: ssaucier@woodstockacademy.org & bsaucier@woodstockacademy.org

Mrs. Amanda & Mr. Jay Tosetti

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Mrs. Amanda & Mr. Jay Tosetti

The Tosetti family is on their second year living on campus at WA. Mr. and Mrs. Tosetti are originally from Massachusetts and moved to Connecticut in 2007. They have 3 children their daughter Jayden, and two sons Carter and Jaxon. They also have 2 small dogs, two cats, and a Guinea Pig named Koji! The Tosetti’s love to spend time with family on Cape Cod, watch movies, play games, bake and cook vegetarian dinners. You can usually find Mrs. Tosetti during the day in our Admission department on South campus!
 
Mr. Denzel Washington

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Mr. Denzel Washington

Denzel is originally from Springfield, Massachusetts and has three brothers. Denzel graduated from high school in 2011 and then attended Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, MA where he earned his Associate’s Degree in liberal arts. He then transferred to Fitchburg State University where he achieved his Bachelor's degree in Physiological Science with a minor in History, graduating in 2017. While attending Fitchburg, Denzel was a student assistant for the men's basketball team. His birthday is November 25th, his favorite color is blue, his favorite number is three, and he loves the ocean. Denzel has enjoyed being a part of the Woodstock family!  #CentaurNation

Email: dwashington@woodstockacademy.org