Colin R. Griggs

Colin Griggs

Colin R. Griggs

Assistant Director of Admission



B.A., Franklin & Marshall College
M.A., Ohio University

Colin R. Griggs joined the Walker’s community during the summer of 2022, and he comes to Simsbury with more than 15 years of experience working in the New England boarding school community. After spending the first four years of his professional life in Connecticut at Indian Mountain School and Marianapolis, Colin moved to Maine where he spent nine years at Hebron Academy. While at Hebron, Colin coached over 400 athletic contests in soccer, basketball, and tennis and earned more than 200 victories as a head varsity coach. Colin also spent time in the Alumni and Development Office, Dean of Students Office, and as an Assistant Athletic Director among many other positions. During 2019, Colin moved again with his family to High Mowing School where was was both the Director of Athletics and Residential Life and the head coach of the girls’ team for the Black Rock FC Residential Academy. Colin lives in Granby with his wife, Sarah, and their two sons, Raleigh and Henry.

What other roles do you hold on campus?

Varsity Soccer Head Coach, Varsity Squash Head Coach

What was it about Walker’s that made you want to work here?

I have always enjoyed working at smaller schools where there is a true sense of community, and I am excited to know a little bit about everyone as a result. Walker’s seemed to me like the right blend of the different schools I have worked at since 2006.

What is your favorite thing to do in your free time?

There is a very special place in my heart that is located just over an hour from Walker’s, and I am very excited to talk to you about it should you want more information. My absolute favorite thing in the world is to visit there with my family or be there on my own for complete peace and solitude.