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Class Instructors

Winter 2020 Class Instructors

Meet some of the experienced, knowledgeable and friendly instructors who will be leading classes during the Winter 2020 seasons!

Court 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

 

Billy Nguyen

Highlights:

14+ years of volleyball playing experience Volleyball

Certified Volleyball Canada Referee

Yaser Eftekhari

Highlights:

4+ years as an OSSC Volleyball Instructor

Competitive Court & Beach (2's) player

Elodie Howard-Maurice

Highlights:

4 years playing competitive volleyball

1st year coaching with OSSC

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:

2 x 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.