Staff Profiles


Swimming Staff

Ned Harvey Haverhill, MA Asst. Department Head
Lifeguard Aquatics Department Supervisor at Florida International University. University of New Hampshire alumni; recently received a Master’s in recreation and sports management from FIU. Veteran lifeguard with more than 10 years experience. Looks forward to bringing his strong skillset to Echo Lake. We’re excited to welcome him to our team!

Katy Bloxham Wiltshire, England
Has been swimming with the Wootton Bassett Otters Club since the age of four. More than 10 years competitive swimming experience with the WBOC Gala Squad; captained the team in her last year of eligibility. Certified level 1 swim instructor; teaches weekly class for children aged five to twelve. Ready to head ‘cross the pond.

Erin Clark Cincinnati, OH
Ten year competitive swimmer, three year lifeguard and swim instructor – Erin loves the water. Excited to “work hard and have lots of fun” this summer! Junior at Miami University of Ohio studying kinesiology.

Jessica Evans St. Charles, IL
Senior elementary education major at University of Missouri. Spent past four summers teaching swim lessons and lifeguarding at local pool - loves teaching kids to swim.

Rebecca Felix La Crosse, Wisconsin
Five year lifeguard, three year Red Cross swim instructor and captain of her high school varsity swim team – Bekki knows a thing or two about swimming. Junior at Chapman University. Experienced nanny ready for the shores of Echo Lake.

Kelly Grant St. Louis, MO
Grew up on a lake and has been swimming for as long as she can remember. Competitive swimmer for nine years. Volunteer with the Best Buddies program and Special Olympics. Senior elementary learning and behavior disorders major at Murray State University.

Natalie Horrigan Medina, OH
Sophomore at The Ohio State University. Spent two summers teaching swim lessons and four summers lifeguarding. Elementary school mentor in high school, educating kids about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Welcome to Echo Lake, Natalie!

Sarah Hurley Laois, Ireland
Swimmer since the age of four with experience instructing and lifeguarding. Currently works as a swim instructor at local rec center. Has an abundance of experience working with children as a swim instructor, babysitter, homework helper, kickboxing coach and mentor. Born in the US, can’t wait to get back to her roots!

Jen Pawelski Chicago, IL
Recent graduate of Illinois State University with a special education degree. Loves to play sports and fish. Competed on ISU’s club water polo team for a year. Laurel superstar in ’15, looks forward to making more “long lasting friendships and memories with Laurel campers and staff” in summer #2.

Grace Perkins-Brown Martinez, CA
After hearing sister and former counselor Hannah Perkins rave about camp, Grace finally makes the trip to Readfield. Competitive swimmer for 15 years and children’s swim instructor for six. Three year lifeguard at community pool and varsity water polo player in high school. Welcome to the Laurel family, Grace.

Anna Perry Eau Claire, WI
Sophomore at the University of St. Thomas; has been swimming since “before she could walk.” Competitive swimmer for 10 years including four years varsity. Coach for local YMCA junior team. We’re jazzed to have Anna at the lakefront this summer.

Dakota Rhodes Plainfield, IN
A self-proclaimed fish; swims competitively for Wabash College, SCUBA enthusiast and veteran lifeguard and swim instructor. Also loves the outdoors and climbs and hikes whenever possible. Excited to return for season #2 on swim staff. We’re excited to have him back!

Sonia Richmond Acton, MA
Competitive figure skater in high school, spent last few summers as lifeguard and swim instructor at a local pool. Senior elementary and special education major at the University of Vermont. An excellent friendship bracelet and scrapbook maker; will be a great addition to camp.
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