The professional staff at Specialty Camps includes athletes, certified instructors, coaches, teachers and trainers.
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Joe's extensive fitness background includes serving as athletic director of the Kaplan JCC on the Palisades where he created and taught sports programs for children, directed youth sports camps, coordinated adult sports leagues, and coached baseball and basketball teams. Joe is also a certified personal trainer, cycle instructor and TRX instructor. Joe has trained and taught at the JCC since 2014.
Adrian is an ASCA and USA-certified swim coach who joined the Karishim Swim Club in 2008. With Adrian as coach, Karishim won its first-ever JCC championship in 2013 and has won four in a row since. At the same time, Karishim swimmers have qualified in the top 10 in New England, including the number one ranking in several events. Adrian has a B.S. in Sports and Recreation Management and a Masters in Business Administration.
Doug Maynard is in his sixth year as the Tennis Director at the JCC. He is a United States Professional Tennis Association Elite Professional with 25 years experience at the professional, collegiate, interscholastic and club/resort level. Doug has trained and coached national junior champions and touring pros. He is a former NCAA Big South Conference Coach of the Year. As a collegiate player at Ole Miss and University of North Carolina Asheville, he was ranked in the nation’s top 15.