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Physical Education Dept. Faculty

John Marchand

  • 1991 graduate of Springfield College
  • Suma Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
  • 1987 Cumberland High School Graduate
  • Teacher for 13 years in the Smithfield School Department
  • Coach for 20 years at Smithfield High School including girls cross country, indoor and outdoor track.  Several All Division, All Class Teams as well as Multiple State Champions
  • 20 years experience working at summer camps
  • Co-founder and program director at Camp Phoenix in North Smithfield (2006-present)

 

Frank Russell

  • 1991 graduate Lasalle Academy
  • 1994 graduate of CCRI with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts
  • 1998 graduate of URI with a Bachelor of Science in Health & Physical Education
  • 2002-2007 Elementary Physical Education Teacher in Smithfield
  • 2008-present Smithfield High School Health and Physical Education Teacher
  • 2007-present CPR and First Aid Instructor
  • Adapted Physical Education Certification

 

Nicole Correnti

  • Smithfield High School graduate Class of 1991
  • Rhode Island College graduate  with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health & Physical Education
  • Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Team Alumni
  • Health & Physical Education Teacher in the Smithfield School Department since 2000.
  • Old County Road & LaPerche 2000-2008
  • Gallagher Middle School 2008-2010
  • Smithfield High School 2010-present
  • Smithfield High School Girls basketball Assistant Coach  2000-present

  

Mark Atkinson

  • 1988 graduate of North Providence High School
  • 1992 graduate of CCRI with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts
  • 1994 graduate of URI with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Physical  Education
  • Health & Physical Education Teacher in Smithfield since 1994
  • Substitute at all schools in town from 1994-1997
  • Elementary Physical Education at all schools in town during the 1997-1998 school year.
  • Smithfield High School Health & Physical Education Teacher from 1998-present
  • Health & Physical Education Department Chair from 2007-present
  • Assistant Coach Girls Softball 1997-present
  • Girls Tennis Assistant Coach from 2000-2011
  • Girls Tennis Head Coach 2012-present
  • CPR and First Aid Instructor from 2007-present