Jay Thornhill

Jay Thornhill
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Biography:
Mr. Thornhill came to Hotchkiss from the Loomis Chaffee School, where he worked for six years. At Loomis, he was an Assistant Director of Admissions and Coordinator of International Student Recruitment, Athletic Director and International Student Director for the summer program, coach, dormitory head, and psychology teacher. In admissions Mr. Thornhill played a central role in Latin American outreach and recruitment and managed the reading process for all international applicants. Mr. Thornhill coached varsity soccer and track, and was also actively involved with the Loomis Chaffee Young Men of Color Support Network. During the summers, he has coached and led several sports clinics for soccer and track. Coaching profile: Jay Thornhill was the assistant varsity soccer coach at Loomis Chaffee for five years prior to joining Hotchkiss. He was also the JV head hockey coach and assistant coach to the girl’s varsity track team. A 2005 graduate of Loomis Chaffee, he was a three-sport varsity athlete — soccer, hockey and track — where he was named Athlete of The Year in 2004 and 2005. Mr. Thornhill went on to St. Lawrence University and was a three-sport varsity athlete there, playing soccer, and participating in indoor and outdoor track. He was a two-time Liberty League Athlete of the Year for track and field and the team’s MVP.