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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

Highlights:

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

Lindsay Hinchcliffe

Highlights:

Third season as OSSC Instructor
10+ years of volleyball experience

 

Christina Charles

Highlights:

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

Yaser Eftekhari

Highlights:

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

 

Sarah Moss

Highlights:

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

Sameer Valiyani

Highlights:

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

 

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)

Jodi Bigelow + team of specialized instructors

Highlights:

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

Karine Halle

Highlights:

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

Highlights:

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

Dominic Wren

Highlights:

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

Highlights:

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

Highlights:

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

Highlights:

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

Highlights:

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