Staff Profiles

Athletics III

Fitness

Fitness

Morgan Young Fairfax, VT Department Head
A Laurel veteran, Morgan returns for summer #4 to lead Fitness! Graduated with a Health and Physical Education degree from Castletown University where she played varsity soccer. Soccer coach for more than five years. We know Morgan will again be sensational in the Fitness Center and on the Fit Trail!

Chase Begin Chelsea, ME  
A Maine native, Chase attends New England College where he plays lacrosse and studies kinesiology. He lettered in basketball, football and lacrosse and has experience coaching all three sports. We’re pumped to welcome Chase to Echo Lake!

Brandon Bilnoski Marshall, TX  
An ace on the mound for Wiley College, Brandon is studying to be a physical education teacher. A select baseball team coach for five years, he also works at a Boys and Girls gym in Texas. Excited to have you in the Laurel family, Brandon!

Nathan Melchi Carmel, IN
Nathan plays varsity football and lacrosse for Wabash, and is a second-year Laurel standout. He moves from Apache to fitness in his sophomore summer. An NFL Play 60 leader in his hometown, Nathan is amped to be back at Echo Lake!

Greg Mills Nashville, TN  
University of Alabama competitive sports supervisor, Greg returns after an amazing debut summer in 2017. A Yankees fan through and through, Greg moves from the Laurel diamonds into Fitness. Welcome back and Roll Tide!

Alex Campbell Phoenix, AZ  
Alex graduated Minnesota State with a sports management degree. He competed in football and track and field at his alma mater. Alex worked in outdoor tripping last summer and is thrilled to be joining the fitness staff in 2018.

Brandon Fries Roslyn, NY  
An eight-year Laurel camper, Brandon returns to his summer home for his second summer as a counselor. A sophomore at Indiana University, he was a three-sport athlete in high school excelling in soccer, lacrosse and basketball. So psyched to have you back on Echo Lake!

Josh Curry Philadelphia, PA
A Philly native, Josh is a Liberty University senior. He previously worked at two camps before joining the Laurel team. Josh played defensive end for his high school varsity football team. Welcome, Josh

Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Hannah Cook Flagstaff, AZ Department Head
A Northern Arizona University graduate, Hannah joins the Laurel team with years of gymnastics coaching experience. She has coached all gymnastics levels with the USA Developmental Program. A true star, Hannah was a competitive gymnast from eight years olds through her senior year in high school. A competitive CrossFit athlete, Hannah is also a dancer and wakeboarder. We thrilled to see what Hannah has in store for the gymnasts of Laurel!

Deanna Blood Sarasota, FL  
A level 10 competitive gymnast on the Davis and Elkins College acrobatics and tumbling team, Deanna has also coached gymnastics for three years. She is primed for a great Laurel summer!

Ayden Eilmus Sheboygan, WI  
A Vanderbilt sophomore, Ayden joins the Laurel gymnastics team after years of competing and coaching. A seasoned choreographer for floor and beam routines, she is also an avid dancer and has instructed classes from ballet to tap to modern. Ayden has caught the Laurel spirit already!

Sidney Long Louisville, OH  
Kent State University sends us Sidney, a cheerleader for the Golden Eagles. Before her cheerleading days, she was a competitive gymnast for five years. Sidney is a health and physical education major and sorority leader. We can’t wait for her to coach and cheer on her campers!

Georgia Mather Manchester, England  
Georgia skips across the pond for her inaugural Laurel summer. She’s a skilled gymnast, having trained with professional cheerleaders and coached competitive gymnasts. Georgia annually attends the Cheerleading World Championships in Florida. Welcome to New England, Georgia!

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