Casey O’Malley grew up in Minnesota and moved to New York City to attend Columbia University, where she double majored in English and Russian Language. While an undergrad, she studied abroad in Moscow, Russia, and was the captain of the Columbia University Sailing Team. Casey moved to Utah after graduating and has been at Waterford ever since, serving a variety of roles at the school from crew coach to English department chair and now academic dean. She completed her master’s degree in education from Vanderbilt University in the summer of 2018.
Casey loves to explore Utah’s outdoors with her husband and her young daughter, whether it is on skis in the winter or on trails in the summer.