Athletic Director; Girls' Varsity Tennis Head Coach
St. Anselm College
Univ. of Mass. Lowell – MEd
Saint Anselm College – BA
Ed grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut and graduated from Chase Collegiate (formerly Saint Margaret’s McTernan). At Chase he was selected All Western New England Prep School All Star (WNEPSSA), and ALL State in Soccer, in addition to playing on state select and premier teams. He attended St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH where he played both soccer and tennis and graduated with a degree in History (1999) and earned his Masters’ in Educational Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in (2007). Coach Banach is a product of an independent school education, having attended what is now known as Chase Collegiate School in Waterbury, CT. He came to Cheshire Academy in 2012, and is a member of the history department in addition to his role as Associate for Athletic Placement in the College Counseling office. He coaches Boys Varsity Soccer and Girls Varsity Tennis. Ed was an All-State and Western New England All-Star in his playing days and went on to play both soccer and tennis at Saint Anselm College. Since 1999, he has coached Varsity Soccer and Tennis at various schools throughout Connecticut. He is a member of the CT Soccer Coaches Association and the National High School Soccer Coaches Association. He is also an active member of the USTA and holds a USPTA Pro L2 teaching license. Coach Banach lives on campus with his wife, Amy, their three children and their collie, Kringle.