About The Teacher

NAME: James Tryforos

SCHOOL: Mandeville High School

CLASS: Conditioning Physical Education/Health Science Occupations I

EMAIL: james.tryforos@stpsb.org


About The Teacher

Coach Tryforos is a 2007 graduate of Mandeville High School, 2012 graduate 
of Millsaps College, and a 2015 graduate of Southeastern Louisiana 
University's Alternate Certification Program.  He played football all four 
years during his time in high school and college.  He currently teaches 
Conditioning Physical Education and Health Science Occupations I. 
This is his second year teaching.  He has been a resident of the 
Mandeville area since 1992.  His hobbies include spending time with his 
family, playing classical music on the piano, swimming, and working out at 
the gym.

Degrees: 

B.B.A. Millsaps College, 2012
Southeastern Louisiana University Alternate Certification Program, 2015

Certification Areas:

Health and Physical Education
Social Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences

Activities you are in charge of at MHS:

Assistant Varsity Football Coach-Defensive Line
Assistant Lacrosse Strength Coach
Head Powerlifting Coach

Mission For The Class

My mission is to provide students with an environment that is cohesive to 
learning.  I believe instruction should cater to the needs of every student 
and his or her learning abilities.  I want to inspire students and help them 
strive to be the very best they can possibly be.  My goal is to provide 
students with a memorable classroom learning experience, to make a positive 
impact on each student's life, and to help them become productive citizens 
of society.