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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.

Xavier Feng – Manager

Hi Elm Park!! My name is Xavier and this summer I will be back at Elm for my 6th summer, as the Manager. I am currently finishing my first year at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke where I am a Sports Studies major with a concentration in business. I have been playing water polo for 10 years now and I have spent every summer of my life at the pool swimming. As the winter is winding down my excitement for the summer is building rapidly. I can’t wait to be back outside and back at the pool with you all. See you all soon !

Hannah Gallardo – Assistant Manager

Hi Elm Park! My name is Hannah and I’m excited to return to elm as an assistant manager this year! I am currently a student at McGill where I am majoring in psychology and minoring in behavioural science. I did winter swimming for Pointe-Claire and Beaconsfield for a total of 10 years. I’ve also been part of summer pools my whole life with my home pool being Fairview pool where I did swimming, synchro and waterpolo! Some things I enjoy are hanging out with friends, trying new restaurants and discovering new music. I can’t wait for school to be over so that I can meet all of you guys again/welcome new members!

Caroline Denault – Assistant Manager

Hey Elm Park! My name is Caroline, and I will be returning for my fifth summer at Elm as Assistant Manager! I am currently attending Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke and am studying business, majoring in Marketing. I trained on the Junior National team at Dollard Synchro for 6 years and was a Provincial coach there for two years. I am so excited to get back to Montreal to see what this summer will hold in store for us, keeping my fingers crossed for as many fun activities as possible! I can’t wait to make some great memories and see all your smiling faces! See you all soon!!

Francis Maziade – Senior Supervisor

Hey Elm Park! My name is Francis and I’ll be coming back as a senior supervisor this summer. I’m super excited to come back to Elm for my fourth summer! I recently graduated from John Abbott College in sciences and will be starting university in engineering next fall. 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 three 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!

Charlee LeGallais – Senior Supervisor

Hey elm Park! My name is Charlee, and I am beyond excited for this summer! I will be returning as a senior supervisor I am currently studying at Bryant University in Rhode Island in order or obtain my undergraduate degree. I have been swimming competitively for DDO for 9 years and now I swim for the Women’s team at Bryant University. I’m excited and looking forward to seeing you all this summer!

Sophia Clavel – Senior

Hey Elm Park! My name is Sophia and I’m really looking forward to my 4th year guarding at Elm as a senior! During the winter I spend most of my time at school at McGill.  I’ve done swimming for seven years at DDO and I can’t wait to be back at the pool. Summer is coming up soon and I’m so excited to see you all again and make new memories with you all !

Ella Kunz – Senior

Hey Elm Park! My name is Ella and I’m super excited to be back at the pool for my third year as a Senior lifeguard! I grew up at PPK doing synchro, waterpolo, swim team and diving. I also swam competitively at DDO for 8 years. I’m currently in my first year of cegep at Marianopolis. I miss you all and I can’t wait to see everyone back at the pool this summer!

Damian Marson – Senior

Hello everyone! My name is Damian, and I will be a senior this summer. I am completing my first year at McGill University in Chemical Engineering. Elm has always been a special place for me, and I hope I can help others create some memorable moments this summer. I hope everyone is healthy, and I am excited to see you all again

Lindsey Adams – Intermediate

Hey Elm Park! My name’s Lindsey and I’m so excited to be back for my second summer at Elm. I’m very excited to be graduating high school this year. I’ve been training at Dorval Swim Club all winter and I can’t wait to come back and coach!

Zack Hébert-Jarema – Intermediate

Hi Elm Park!  My name is Zack, and the summer of 2022 will be my second year at ELM Park as a lifeguard. From a young age, I swam at Pointe-Claire pool competitively for 7 years and then transitioned to Water Polo. I am currently studying at John Abbott College in natural science. I’ve had the opportunity to dabble in summer pools all my life making wonderful memories, and I can’t wait to create new ones with you this summer!

Julia Cerisano – Intermediate

Hi Elm Park! I’m so excited to return for my second summer. This past year I swam for the Summerside Dolphins Swim Club in Prince Edward Island and I’m graduating from Three Oaks Senior Highschool in June! I hope you all had a great winter, I can’t wait to see you guys and make some more memories. See you soon!

RosemaryJunior

Hey guys my name is Rosemary, and it will be my first summer working at Elm as a junior. I am currently in grade 10 in IB at St. Thomas high school and I hope to continue my studies in math and science in the future. I have been a pool rat my entire life. I started as a competitive swimmer at age 6 at PCSC but later changed to synchro at Dollard and eventually water polo. I’m very excited to meet everyone this June and hope to have a great and exciting summer.