Dan Leidl teaches English, works on strategic initiatives, coaches soccer, heads the boys’ varsity lacrosse program, and serves as a dorm parent in East. Dan earned his bachelor’s degree from Drew University, his master’s in child development from Tufts University, and his master’s in counseling and his Ph.D. in sports psychology from West Virginia University. Dan has “dedicated his professional career to leadership development, the development of teams, and the advancement and maintenance of high achieving cultures ... in both large and small organizations, working with teams ranging from athletic and corporate to nonprofit and governmental.” He joined the faculty in 2018.
Steve Totin joined the faculty in 2018. He is an artist and educator who came to the Hilltop from Maryland Institute College of Art, where he earned his master's degree in fine arts in May 2018. His work focuses on sculpture: woodworking, concrete casting, mold making, ceramics, plaster casting, assemblage, fibers, CNC laser cutting, 3D printing, and 3D modeling. Steve teaches a variety of courses in the art department as a sabbatical replacement for Mike Hansel. In addition, he will coach soccer and track and serve as a dorm parent in Eccles.