Program Area Directors
New Market, MD
27th Year at Camp
Approaching his third decade at Laurel – camping’s best Director of Athletics is our man Tom Lang! Oversees our 50-person athletic department. Former Big East basketball player at Georgetown; now a PE teacher and high school hoops coach in Maryland. Tom’s father was the Athletic Director at Georgetown. Quite a pedigree! Tom met his wife Stacey here and their four boys grew up through the ranks at Laurel. His oldest two sons are collegiate basketball players.
West Creek, NJ
Associate Athletic Director
9th Year at Camp
New Jersey Southern Regional High School teacher and football and basketball coach; nominated for the 2014-15 New Jersey Teacher of the Year award. Played quarterback and punter for Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. Has coached football, basketball and track for 40+ seasons. Won the 2014-15 South Jersey Coach of the year award. Has spent more than a decade in charge of the Southern Regional School’s extended school year special education program. Coach Fierro infuses positive energy into every aspect of Laurel athletics!
40th Year at Camp
Biology teacher and coach at St. George’s School in Newport, Rhode Island. Master’s from Syracuse University. Grew up as a camper at Laurel; met her husband Warren here in 1980. Makes safety and fun the hallmark of Laurel’s waterfront while overseeing swim, small crafts and waterskiing. Holly is celebrating her 40th year at camp! Unofficial camp historian. Ask her anything about Camp Laurel – and she knows the answer! Great to have her on our team!
Adventure and InterArts Director
18th Year at Camp
Drury College graduate. Teaches building trades at San Juan College in New Mexico. Zack is the perfect fit for overseeing our adventure program – climbing, aerial park, mountain biking and outdoor tripping. Also manages our vast InterArts department encompassing performing, visual and culinary arts! Ensures that each aspect of our highly structured adventure and arts programs is safe, exciting and fun.
3rd Year at Camp
Head Interscholastic Equestrian Association Coach at Mt. Holyoke College. Norwich University graduate. Professional riding coach for many years with five years coaching hunter and jumpers. Certified instructor in Massachusetts; has managed several top boarding, training and breeding facilities. Welcome back to this seasoned equine coach.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
16th Year at Camp
Former head tennis coach at Bethel College. Three-time conference Coach of the Year. Now runs his own Tennis Academy in Sao Paulo. Former standout collegiate player; ranked nationally as a Brazilian junior. Back for his 16th year at Laurel; “Gus” is joined by his wife Alyne and their two children. Gus elevates Laurel tennis and has made it one of our signature programs!
Boca Raton, FL
Assistant Tennis Director
1st Year at Camp
Corey calls Boca Raton home in the winter, where he is on the Pine Crest School tennis staff. He’s the former women’s tennis head coach at Hunter College and adds a decade of coaching experience to Laurel tennis. He was head tennis coach of Berkeley Carroll in Brooklyn and was the director of tennis at a Long Island Country Club. Corey was a gold medalist in doubles at the NYS Empire State games, a silver medalist at the JCC Maccabi Games, posted a .750 winning percentage at Gettysburg College before transferring and playing club tennis at Syracuse. We’re thrilled to have Corey join the leadership ranks of Laurel tennis.