----From College Football to Ph.D.----

----From College Football to Ph.D.----

Dr. Daniel Zepp, President of St. Petersburg Catholic High School

Daniel A. Zepp, Ph.D. is a Boston College “Triple Eagle,” earning a Ph.D. in Higher Education, M.A. in Pastoral Ministry, and B.S. in Management from the university. Dr. Zepp was also the beneficiary of a four-year full athletic scholarship for football at Boston College. His dissertation, Intersection of Masculinity & Faith in College Men's Identity: A Grounded Theory of Spiritual Crossroads, proposes an innovative pedagogical theory and approach to the development of Christian college men. His vision for Catholic, liberal arts education has been shaped by over thirteen years of experience teaching, advising, and counseling students and eight years of experience consulting, strategically planning, and assessing mission and identity with administrators and faculty on middle, secondary, and postsecondary levels, with clients such as Boston College, Baylor University and St. John's Preparatory School (MA). Dr. Zepp has been published in Church Life (University of Notre Dame), Religion & Education, and ACPA Developments and is a contributing author in Social Media in Higher Education.  He has served on the faculty at Boston CollegeUniversity of Louisville, and Merrimack College. Dr. Zepp has given over forty scholarly presentations at national conferences, colleges and universities, Catholic boys' schools, Catholic parishes and parachurch organizations on topics such as masculinity, faith development, dating and relationships, and Catholic and Jesuit education, with partners such as Boston College High School, Xaverian Brothers High School (MA), and Bentley University. Preceding his appointment as President of St. Petersburg Catholic High School, Dr. Zepp served for three years as the Director of Advancement at the school. He also serves on the University of South Florida Digital Marketing Advisory Board and the Cathedral School of St. Jude Advisory Board.

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