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Diego Ardura, a native of Oviedo, Spain, joined the Hotchkiss faculty in 2016, after being part of the Stoneleigh-Burnham School community, where he worked for two years. He completed his undergraduate degree in Spanish language and literature at the University of Oviedo, followed by an M.A. in second language acquisition from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is currently completing a master's in the contemporary history of Spain through the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. At Hotchkiss, Mr. Ardura teaches Spanish and lives in Memorial with his wife, Dr. Joyce Faraj, and their dog, Lara. He is an avid soccer fan and spends most of his free time either playing or watching soccer. In Spain, he played soccer competitively since he was a child and was recruited to play for Real Oviedo's youth academy. He currently holds a USSF National D coaching license and serves as assistant coach for the girls varsity soccer team.