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MEET THE COACHES

Juan "Coco" Aguilera

Tennis Coach

Coco has been a professional tennis coach for 20 years, the last two of which he spent in Panama City. He is certified by the Venezuelan Tennis Federation and the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation, with a special certificate in Psychological Tennis Training given by Panamanian Tennis Federation - ITF. Coco is an excellent teacher for all ability levels, from novice to advanced, and helps ASA campers reach their full potential.

Alan Moir

Soccer Coach

Alan was born in Scotland, where he played semi-professional soccer for 10 years. He moved to Argentina in 2011 where he continues to play competitive soccer as player/coach of an amateur team in Buenos Aires. He is currently completing the ATFA (Asociación de Técnicos de Fútbol Argentinos) coaching degree, incorporating both education theory and practical coaching to his approach. Moir also boasts 8 years of experience in coaching and working at sports and academic programs in Philadelphia, USA. 

Troy Davis

American Football Coach

Troy Davis has an extensive background in football as both a player and coach.   Troy was the Head Coach at the prestigious Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia and then moved on to East Coast Prep in Massachusetts.   Troy has coached 111 players who've gone on to Division I or II scholarships, and two players who were first round NFL draft choices. 

 

Coach Davis also enjoyed a stellar career in his days as a player. A First Team All State Selection during his playing days at Henry Snyder High School in New Jersey, he went on to earn a scholarship and become a star linebacker at Penn State University, winning a National Championship in 1986 and graduating in 1989 before becoming a free agent candidate with the New York Giants. As a player Troy was a member of Penn State Teams that played in the Meadowland Kickoff Classic, the Orange Bowl, and the Fiesta Bowl.   As a coach Troy has tutored over 40 players who went on to play in the National Football League. 

Heath Henrich

Golf Pro

Heath is the PGA Head Golf Professional and Operations Manager at Buenaventura Golf Club. He is a Certified Classs A Member of the PGA and also holds PGA Certifications in Teaching/Coaching, Player Development and General Management. He is a US Kids Certified Coach and is recognized as a Top 50 US Kids Teacher. 

Mark Bradley

Soccer Coach

Mark is a former York City FC junior footballer and Middlesbrough FC trialist. He went on to play County football for North Yorkshire in the UK, and still holds a record for scoring 77 goals in 19 games in North Yorkshire junior leagues. Mark has coaching experience of over 10 years from England, Australia and Panama. He is an Australian Institute of Fitness Master trainer 2010 graduate, earning him Group fitness instructor and personal trainer qualifications. Currently Mark is the King's College Panama Sports Director.

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Regis White

Basketball and Football Coach

Regis is a former All-Ohio Basketball and Football player. He went on to star at Villanova University and now teaches and coaches high school basketball in Ohio. Regis is a great coach for post players, and works with them during stations to develop moves and work on strategy and skill. Regis also heads our Junior Academy program, which is the basketball elective for our youngest campers! His nickname “Mighty Whitey” is chanted around camp by our youngest basketball players.

Laurence Gibson

American Football Clinician

Offensive Tackle, NY Giants.  6’6” - 300 lbs.

 

A four year NFL veteran, Laurence figures large in the Giants planning for the 2018 season.  Laurence was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 2015 after a stellar career at Virginia Tech. ASA is thrilled to have Laurence join us for football clinics! 

Caroline Gilbert

Tennis Coach

Caroline is a Canadian National Level Tennis Competitor as well as a seasoned coach. Caroline has worked for Tennis Canada, the body that puts on the Rogers Cup (Corporate Partnerships team) as well as with the Toronto Tennis Academy and the Cleveland's House Resort as their in house tennis professional, and now is bringing her skills to ASA! She specializes in leading children's clinics for all ability levels. 

Meghan White

Fitness Coach

Meghan graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, degree in Biology.  While attending USC Meghan served as a Group Exercise Leader for three years and led programs in Spin, Aerobics, Weight Training and other fitness areas.   Meghan has worked in the camping industry as a Division Leader and Fitness Instructor since 2009.

Heidi Schout

Aquatics Coach

Heidi is an avid swimmer who has represented her country, New Zealand, from a young age and holds  numerous national titles. She is a 2010 graduate of St Andrews College, where she completed her secondary education and was awarded full scholarship for swimming. During these years Heidi was named Head of Sport, Prefect and was listed amongst the Top 30 Academic students at the college.  Heidi went on to receive a Bachelor of Sports Coaching at the University of Canterbury in 2014.

Matt Reid

Golf Coach

As a player Matt was a 0 handicapper and represented the province of Taranaki in his home country, New Zealand.  A club champion at Fitzroy, Matt is a graduate of Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand with a Masters of Interior Architecture.    He has taught golf professionally in New Zealand, the Dominican Republic and the United States.

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