Daniel Mehleisen

Admission Associate for Athletic Recruitment; Varsity Football Coach

Dan Mehleisen arrived at Cheshire Academy in 2018 and is currently serving as an Admission Associate for Athletic Recruitment.  A 2004 graduate of Union College, Dan received a bachelor’s degree in economics and was a four-year member and captain of the football and baseball teams.  Upon graduating from Union, Dan spent two years on the trading floor at Deutsche Bank before serving as an assistant football coach at Susquehanna University, the United States Merchant Marine Academy and Trinity College.  After ten years as a college football coach, Dan transitioned to prep school in 2017 when he accepted a job as a History teacher at Avon Old Farms School for Boys.  In addition to his role in the Admission Office, Dan serves as an assistant football coach and dorm parent, while living in Markin Hall with his wife Kaity, who teaches Spanish, and son Nolan.


phone: 203-439-7498 email: dan.mehleisen@cheshireacademy.org