Portsmouth Abbey School
285 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871

Mr. Christopher Milmoe

Director of Athletics
B.A., History, East Carolina University
M.A., Educational Leadership, Plymouth State University


Mr. Milmoe joined the Portsmouth Abbey faculty as the Director of Athletics in 2022 after working at some of the best independent schools in the country. A product of boarding school himself, Milmoe attended Lawrence Academy where he played football, wrestling, and lacrosse, earning 12 varsity letters during his high school career. He later graduated with distinction from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, and earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Plymouth State University.

Despite spending time at independent schools on both coasts, as well as in the Midwest and South, his heart has always been in New England. “Working at Portsmouth Abbey is a dream come-true for me. A boarding school with student-centered learning and a moral mission is the best form of education in the country.”

Chris also has extensive experience in coaching lacrosse, football, wrestling, softball and volleyball. “Throughout my career as an educator,” he notes, “I have seen the transformative power of athletics. Collaborating with teammates and engaging in healthy competition are learning tools as powerful as term papers and tests. A vibrant athletic program is crucial for a successful independent school.”

Milmoe’s unique, fiery brand of enthusiasm makes participation in the Raven athletic program one of the highlights for students during their high school career.

Outside of work, Milmoe loves to connect with family and friends, quote his favorite movie (Jaws), and volunteer at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. He lives on campus near the St. Hilda’s Turf Field.