List of 13 frequently asked questions.

  • My primary roles at Thacher

    Athletic Director, math teacher, and girls varsity tennis coach. 
  • What my students call me

    Fagan. 
  • I knew I wanted to work at Thacher when

    I found out that Michael Mulligan was my twin separated at birth.
  • Favorite job perk

    Getting to walk my dogs every morning on such a beautiful campus.
  • Favorite Thacher teaching moment

    At the end of every class, when every kid thanks you for the lesson.
  • Since you asked me to brag, here are the professional accomplishments I'm most proud of

    Presenting workshops at the California Mathematics Teachers Conference and the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics. Winning the USPTA California high school tennis coach of the year award. Coaching teams to five state tennis championships over the course of my career.
  • When not in the classroom I can be found

    At all of Thachers sporting events.
  • Favorite place on earth

    Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire.
  • Favorite place at Thacher

    Above the Upper Field enjoying the view of the valley.
  • Favorite place in my imagination

    Fly fishing for bone fish in the Bahamas.
  • Hardly anybody knows that

    I didn’t start my teaching career until I was 30 years old.
  • The book, movie, work of art, or piece of music I cannot imagine life without

    All my favorite paintings from my mother.
  • What I wanted to be when I grew up (when I was 10)

    A defenseman for the Boston Bruins.