Emmanuel Daring joined the faculty at St. George’s in 2016 and currently serves as the Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion. In addition to this role, Daring teaches chemistry in the STEM department, is the head coach of the boys’ track and field team, and is one of the dorm faculty in Eccles dormitory. Daring holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Williams College and a master’s degree in educational neuroscience from Harvard University. In the classroom, Daring is interested in the role that curiosity plays in the academic achievement of students. In the broader school community, Daring is interested in exploring the responsibility that schools have to aid in the identity development of their students. When not working, you can find Daring reading on Cliff Field or rollerblading around campus.
Chad Ploskina teaches English, coaches cross country, and serves as a dorm parent in Wheeler. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s in secondary education from Duquesne University, Ploskina acquired experience teaching at a public high school in Western Pennsylvania, a residential program for at-risk youth in northern Virginia, and a community college in Massachusetts.
Chris Richards is an assistant coach for our track and field team that has captured three consecutive New England Division III Girls Team Championships and an Independent School League Individual Event Championship - boys shot put (two athletes), Girls SP (3 times), boys high jump (meet record), boys discus (two athletes), boys javelin and boys pole vault. He has coached athletes that have broken the school records in the girls shot put, girls discus (2x), girls javelin, boys 200m, boys high jump, boys 4x100m and boys pole vault. Coach Richards has also been an official for RI State Championship Meet Field Events. Prior to coaching at SG, Richards was the Rogers High School Boys Outdoor Track Head Coach from 1998-2007 and was named the RITCA Boys Coach of the Year four times and nominated for the USA Today National Coach of the Year in 1999. As the Rogers High Boys Indoor Track Head Coach from 1998-2007, his programs won the Eastern/Southern Division Champions twice and placed 2nd three other times. Richards notched a 37-22-1 dual meet record; including two undefeated seasons. As the Middletown High School Boys Indoor Track Head Coach from 1997-1998, he led the program in multiple state qualifiers in the shot put, sprints, high hurdles, high jump and relay.