Michelle Caywood received her bachelor's degree in K-12 physical education from the University of Connecticut. She was a member of the 1985 NCAA Division 1 championship field hockey team. Ms. Caywood did graduate work at the University of Connecticut in educational counseling and continuing coursework in graphic design at Parsons School of Design. She has a passion for the outdoors and a love for both team and individual sports, and she is a hobbyist in graphic design, drawing and photography. Ms. Caywood joined Chapin in summer 2002 as the Director of Physical Education and Athletics.