Head CoachGrant enters his eighth year at NMH as head coach of the boys’ cross-country program. The NMH cross-country team has a storied history, holding more New England Championships than any other prep school team. Grant is leading NMH runners back to glory, having coached New England champions Mohamed Hussein ’14 and Sidi Abdoulaye ’15. In 2014, Mohamed earned the Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year for the state of Massachusetts, and he continues to earn honors as a runner at Amherst College. In the spring, Grant coaches distance runners in the track and field program. He teaches history and Arabic, advises the Model U.N. program, and also works with the Center for International Education. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, Grant earned a master’s degree from the University of London in 2008. He attended the Salisbury School in Connecticut and fell in love with the sport of running there.
Education: B.A., Music, Math, Hamilton College
Roles at NMH: Mathematics teacher, head track and field coach; varsity boys' cross country assistant coach, dorm faculty
Experience: At NMH since 2014; began teaching career at Fay School, Southborough, MA in 2010
I appreciate that NMH students display a maturity unlike typical high school students. NMH students are understanding, empathetic, and work well with others.