Kevin Discepolo graduated from Yale (Morse Class of 2009) majoring in American Studies. As an undergraduate, he was also a member of the varsity lacrosse team. After Yale, Discepolo received a Master’s in Marketing from Durham University in the United Kingdom, as well as a Master’s in Sports Industry Management for Georgetown University. Prior to returning to New Haven in 2014, he worked for Scholastic, Inc. and the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.
In November of 2016, Discepolo became the proud caretaker of Yale’s mascot, Handsome Dan XVIII. Walter (as the bulldog is known around campus) and Discepolo can be frequently seen on daily walks through campus, or at many of the athletic competitions.