• Physical Education & Health


    Welcome to Health/Wellness & Physical Education!
    Mrs. LaRoche - Mr. Wood - Mr. Swasey

    Nicole LaRoche: This is my 6th year teaching at H-DHS. This year I teach Health/Wellness I and II and Responding to Emergencies - a course in First Aid, CPR & AED. I am a graduate of SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Education and a Master's of Science in Teaching for Elementary Education. 

    Jay Wood: This is my 20th year of teaching PE, and my 7th year here at HDHS, as PE & Athletic Training Teacher, Athletic Director, and Head Football Coach. I am a graduate of Salem State College with a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education.

    Phil Swasey: This is my 28th year of teaching PE, and Health in the HDSD. I teach PE-I and PE-II. I am a graduate of Central Connecticut State College with a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and a Masters Degree from Ball State University in Exercise Physiology.