Fifth Grade Co-Teacher/Maternity Leave Substitute Teacher
Torin Coffino was born and raised in San Francisco and went to Santa Barbara City College to play basketball, eventually graduating in 2010 from Cal-State Monterey with a BA in human communication. Mr. Coffino joined Brandeis San Francisco as a resident teacher with their 4th grade team and also began coaching high school basketball. Coaching the JV boys teams at Gateway and Lick-Wilmerding from 2015-2019, he took the Boys Varsity job at his Alma Mater, Drew School, in the fall of 2019. Mr. Coffino also coaches AAU in the off-season with the Bay City Basketball program. Between coaching and teaching personal time is hard to come by but Mr. Coffino enjoys live music, being with friends and loved ones, and is a collector of tattoos.
Why I Work with Children
Children are the greatest teachers on earth, and having a job where I get to engage in deep discussions with them is something that I cherish.
A Favorite Book
My favorite fiction book has got to be Animal Farm for its revolutionary spirit.