Class Instructors

Sprummer 2019 Class Instructors

Meet some of the experienced, knowledgeable and friendly instructors who will be leading classes during the Winter & Sprummer 2019 seasons!

Beach Volleyball "How To" Skills, Drills & Play

Dave Nordsveen


Instructed for OSSC's sister club - the Halifax Sport & Social Club (HSSC)
Level 1 Volleyball Referee Certification

Lindsay Hinchcliffe


Third season as OSSC Instructor
10+ years of volleyball experience


Christina Charles


15 years of volleyball playing experience
3 years of experience reffing volleyball

Yaser Eftekhari


4+ years as an OSSC Volleyball Instructor
Competitive Court & Beach (2's) player


Sarah Moss


14+ years of volleyball playing experience
2 years of High-Performance coaching experience with the Ottawa Mavericks

Sameer Valiyani


5+years of volleyball playing experience
Second season as an OSSC Volleyball Instructor


Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)

Jodi Bigelow + team of specialized instructors


Lifestyle and Outdoor Sport Performance Coach
During the Winter leads OSSC Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skate Ski

Karine Halle


Karine will be our Stand Up Paddle - Sun + Yoga Instructor!
She is a yoga and SUP yoga instructor from Ottawa

Squash "How To" Skills, Drills & Play

Stephen Neal


Quebec Junior and Senior Champion
Team Quebec member from 1991-1997
Trained with Jon Power (Former #1 World Ranked Player)

Dominic Wren


2x Quebec Junior Champion
Currently ranked 1st in Quebec and 12th in Canada
15+ years of experience playing squash

Tennis - Rideau Sports Centre (RSC)

Jeremy Gibbens-Schneider & Sacha Krishna


Sacha: Club Pro 2 Certified Coach
Sacha: 2015 Elmdale Doubles Champion
Jeremy: Multi-time Rogers Junior National Competitor
Jeremy: ITF Gatineau Futures participant

Tennis - The Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC)

Colin McAlpin


Head Pro at OTLBC
10-time Canadian Champion in singles and doubles
ITF senior tournament title winner over 55, highest ITF world senior ranking (#66)
Certified Tennis Canada instructor and now a full-time tennis professional

Mykell Leslie Reifer


Tennis Pro at OTLBC
10+ years of coaching experience at both the international and provincial level
Certified Tennis Canada Club Pro 1
Former Head Tennis Coach, Carleton University

Salsa Dance

Maria and Stephane


Have been teaching dance for over 10 years.
National Award winning experience who have performed for and with some globally recognized talent within dance.