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Staff

The Elm Park Pool staff is a dedicated team of lifeguards, instructors and coaches dedicated to making the summer at Elm Park Pool a memorable experience for the entire family. If you haven’t met the staff, you should feel free to introduce yourself at any time. You’ll find them an approachable, friendly group.

Chloe MalikotsisManager

Hi Elm Park! My name is Chloe and I will be back at Elm for my fifth summer as Manager. I am currently finishing my first year at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. where I am completing my undergraduate degree in business. I swam competitively for over 10 years at DDO as well as in the US and spent my summers at outdoor pools for as long as I can remember. When I am not at the pool, I like running, spending time with friends and family and baking. I am anxiously counting down the days until summer. I can’t wait to see everyone again and make this the best summer yet!

Xavier Feng – Assistant Manager

Hi Elm Park! My name is Xavier, the upcoming summer will be my 5th summer at the pool, and I cannot wait. This summer, I will be an assistant manager. I just finished my first semester of Concordia University, where I am studying urbanization and political science. From December to May I plan on taking the semester off to work in the COVID-19 vaccination campaign. I have been a water polo player for 8 years now and I hope we get to play some this summer. I can’t wait to get back outside and see all of you!

Hannah Gallardo – Senior Supervisor

How’s it going Elm Park?! My name is Hannah and I can’t wait to spend my fourth summer at Elm as a senior supervisor! I did winter swimming for 10 years at Beaconsfield and Pointe-Claire, and been part of summer pools since I was young. For fun, I enjoy listening to music, walking my dog and spending time with my friends. Personally, I can’t wait until these cold days turn into hot ones! As always, I hope to see you all soon for another enjoyable summer!

Caroline Denault – Senior Supervisor

Hey Elm Park! My name is Caroline and I will be returning for my fourth summer at Elm as a Senior Supervisor! I am currently attending John Abbott College in Commerce and will be completing my fourth and final semester there by the end of May 2021. I trained on the Junior National team at Dollard Synchro for the past 6 years and have been a Provincial coach there for two years now. Though the pandemic is still on-going, there is definitely a light at the end of the tunnel and I am so excited to see what this summer will hold in store for us! I can’t wait to have lots of fun and make some amazing memories! See you all soon!!

Charlee LeGallais – Senior

Hey Elm Park! My name is Charlee and I am beyond excited for this summer! I will be returning as a senior lifeguard. I am currently studying at John Abbott College, completing my first year in Cégep. I have been swimming competitively for DDO for 9 years now and next year, I will be continuing to swim for Bryant University in Rhode Island. I’m excited and looking forward to seeing you all this summer!

Sophia Clavel – Senior

Hey guys it’s Sophia! This is going to be my 3rd summer working at Elm and I couldn’t be more excited to be coming back as a senior! I swam for 7 years at DDO and I’m currently in my second year of cegep at John Abbott. I miss all you so so much and I can’t wait to have fun with guys. Although we couldn’t have any competitions last summer, hopefully we will be able to do more next summer! See you guys soon!

Francis Maziade – Senior

Hey Elm Park! My name is Francis and I’ll be coming back as a senior this summer. I’m super excited to come back to Elm for my third summer! I’m still at John Abbot College in sciences. I swam at DDO for 8 years and spent most of my life at summer pools. I have so many great memories from working at Elm these past two summers and I can’t wait to make more. I’m so excited to see all of you again, let’s have a great summer!

Ella Kunz – Intermediate

Hey Elm Park! My name is Ella and I can’t wait to be back at the pool this summer as an intermediate. I grew up at PPK doing synchro, waterpolo, swim team and diving. This year will be my 8th year swimming competitively at DDO and I’ll also be graduating high school this year! I can’t wait to see you all soon for an amazing summer where we can hopefully make great memories!

Damian Marson – Intermediate

Hello everyone! My name is Damian, and I am returning to Elm Park next summer as an intermediate. I am completing my second year at John Abbott College in the Science Program. Elm has always been a big part of my life, and I have been so fortunate to be able to participate in all the teams (swimming, waterpolo, diving and even synchro). I hope everyone is staying safe and I am excited to see all of you next summer.

Lindsey Adams – Junior

Hey Elm Park! My name is Lindsey and I can’t wait to start coaching this summer. I’ve been at Dorval Swim Club for 3 years, but I’ve been swimming at my summer pool for as long as I can remember. I participated in waterpolo, synchro and diving at Valleycrest. I’m so excited to meet all of you this summer and make great memories!

Zack Hébert-Jarema – Junior

Hello dear members! My name is Zack, and summer of 2021 will be my first year as a lifeguard at the wonderful ELM Park Pool. From a young age, I swam for Pointe-Claire Pool for 7 years and transitioned to Water Polo for a while. I am currently finishing my final year at Collège Sainte-Anne.  I’ve been around summer pools all my life, creating wonderful memories, and I look forward to creating new ones with you this summer!

Julia Cerisano – Junior

Hi Elm park! My name is Julia and I’m so excited to work here as a junior lifeguard this summer! I grew up spending my summers at Fairview pool where I was a member of the synchro, diving and swim team. I am currently in Prince Edwards Island where I swim for the Summerside Dolphins Swim Club and study at Three Oaks Senior High School. I can’t wait to return to Montreal and meet all of you!