MEET THE STAFF:
Dariaknna Reyes-Yencer is a native of Miami, Florida. She moved to New Jersey in June of 2016. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts with a concentration in Dance Studies and a minor in Psychology at the University of South Florida. Her bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration has led her to a number of volunteer opportunities and leadership roles. Previously, Dariaknna served 3 years as a mentor and teacher within Miami-Dade Public Schools through her work with Americorp programs. She has a certificate of teaching in Florida and New Jersey for Elementary Education for grades K-6. She has also earned endorsements for teaching students with disabilities and teacher of dance. She has a passion for movement and expressive dance, which she shares with her students. Throughout her work as a teacher, she has led after school dance clubs to teach children the basics of dance and choreography. She loves to teach children new ways to explore, ruminate and perceive the world.
Dariaknna aka. Didi
Paulina is a mother of four girls and one boy. She is a second grade teacher at Yeshivah of Flatbush and she also teaches English at Yeshivah of Flatbush High School. In her free time, she likes to read books, watch TV, play with her kids, and take her computer coding class. She became a teacher because she loves the wonder and enthusiasm that she sees in children every day.
Christine grew up playing Softball, Basketball, and Soccer, as the team's Goalie. While she loved sports, she soon realized that her true passion was music and acting. She was very active in her schools' vocal, drama, and instrumental groups where she played the trumpet. She also toured with Drum Corps International for two seasons.
Chris has been working with children for many years. She began caring for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool children at Forever Young Nursery School during high school and college. Chris received her BA Cum Laude in Music Education, K-12 and Vocal Performance from Georgian Court University. She taught for five years at a private music academy and six years at a public elementary school. Chris recently began teaching music at a private school in Wall for children with special needs.
Hi my name is Nicholas Tomasso. I am someone who is dedicated to the complete development of youth. I am a full time teacher who is passionate about the care of each person I am responsible for. I also find the most fulfillment in my life when I know I am a tool used for the betterment of an individual.
Miss Ellie is an early childhood teacher and works with multiple grade levels. She has been working with young children for most of her life and loves every second of it. Miss Ellie is extremely excited to join the Ultimate Sports Camp family and is looking forward to the best summer ever!
Christine Van Pelt
My name is Julio Gonzalez and I am from South Plainfield, New Jersey. I’m 18 years and am majoring in Elementary Education at Rider University. In high school, I played football and I wrestled all four years. I’m a huge New York Giants fan, an even bigger Yankees fan, and I recently got into basketball; my favorite team is the Washington Wizards. I’m also a HUGE sneaker head.
My name is Kristin DiMaggio. I have over 16 years of experience in working with children of all ages. I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I am currently a first grade teacher in Plainfield, NJ, and I love every minute on it! Little bit about me, I am from Old Bridge, NJ, I played soccer for ten years in my younger days, I am a big NY Giants fan and I live for the summer and nice weather because I absolutely love being outside!
My name is Ms. Laura Carey and I am an experience teacher working with children fr the past 16 years. I am so excited for camp to begin this summer and to meet each and every one of you. Our camp experience will be filled with creating awesome memories as we participate in all the Summer activities. Here's to a summer filled with fun and excitement.
> See you soon!
My name is Meghan Heaney. This coming year I will be graduating from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland with my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education accompanied by an English minor. I have a passion for working with children and furthering their knowledge. I absolutely love sports! Soccer, dance, skiing, hockey, and cross country are a few sports I have played throughout the years. Soccer is my all time favorite and I look forward to being able to play it outdoors throughout the summer!
Hi, my name is Collin Ruby. I live in Toms River, NJ and I have been an educator at Irvington School District for 3 years. My favorite sports are soccer and baseball and I love staying active with athletics.
My name is Eliane Aini, and I love working with children. Besides for experience working in camp, I tutor young students and give piano lessons. I also give a weekly music class to a group of special needs children. Currently, I am earning my Bachelors of Music in Music Education for grades K-12 from Brooklyn College. Sports are also a big love of mine. I am a member of my school’s swim team and a certified lifeguard. I can’t wait to start the summer!
Pre-K Head Counselor
My name is Raquel Shor. I am an avid swimmer and love the ocean. I love to stay active by playing tennis and hiking all throughout New Jersey. I am super excited to start as a Lifeguard this summer!
Emma Fiebach lives in South Florida, where she is a certified Educator. Originally from Philadelphia (Graduated with a BS from Drexel University), she has always spent her summers at the Jersey shore. She is a 3rd grade Math and Science teacher, with a background teaching Hebrew school and teaching art at summer camps. Emma also has experience overseeing STEM programming in after school clubs. Design, building, and patterns are examples of how Art/creative skills and STEM can integrate. Space-Science, mural painting, and traveling are her hobbies. Emma is so excited for a summer of creative fun teaching Art at Vic's Ultimate Sports Camp!
Hello, I’m Pat Church and I am a certified Health and Physical Education Teacher. I have 30 years of experience working with children ages 3-18. My experience ranges from volunteer coach to varsity head coach. Whether it is through individual sports or team sports, challenging children to enjoy being active and social by participating in games and activities is what I do. I believe in the dignity, safety and individuality of each child as I challenge them do their best. Now, give me a HIGH FIVE!!
Hi my name is Kyle Lewis and working with children is my favorite thing to do. I'm currently a college student who majors in Psychology. I plan on giving each child at The Ultimate Sports Camp a great experience this summer!
Hi, I'm Garrett and this summer I will help spread the love and competitive nature of being involved in sports. Once a child knows how to play a sport correctly then they can truly enjoy it. I'm looking forward to working at USC!
Alyssa played lacrosse and field hockey growing up. She went to Salisbury University in Maryland where she obtained a physical education degree. She coaches high school level field hockey and lacrosse and has taught elementary and middle school physical education and health. She is loves sports, fitness, and staying active. She has worked in summer camps for many years and has over 10 years of child care experience. Alyssa is excited to bring your children a fun and memorable summer.
Hi my name is johnathan and I’m entering my second year at Vic’s USC. it is my goal to ensure all athletic operations go accordingly, and make sure our kids play safely throughout the summer. Can’t wait!