Dean started teaching physical education and health in Bedford in 2015. Dean graduated from Westfield State University with a degree in Movement Science in 2006. Dean then worked as an athletic trainer at the high school level. He also worked at an outpatient physical therapy clinic treating patients with various injuries and ailments. During this time Dean realized his passion for teaching. Explaining to his student-athletes and patients what was occurring in their bodies was one of the more gratifying aspects of his job. Dean received his teaching degree from Salem State University in 2013. Dean believes strongly in the life skills that physical education conveys and that the curriculum is vital to developing a well-rounded individual. Dean still stays active in the wellness world working at a bariatric clinic in Medford and as a personal trainer in Woburn. Dean lives in Wilmington, MA with his wife, and is an avid fisherman.
Ken Yanofsky is currently teaching health and physical education at the Davis School. Last year he taught health and physical education at the Sage School in Foxborough (K-8), a school for "gifted students". He has also taught at elementary schools in Somerville, Canton and Newton. Ken earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Physical Education from Springfield College and has begun working towards his Masters' Degree at Boston University. Mr. Yanofsky owned and managed his own health club, Fitness International, in Boston's Financial District for 25 years. He is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor. With his extensive fitness background, his goal is to inspire, motivate and teach his young students the importance of being physically active and making healthy choices.