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Baseball

Mr. Chad Ott - Head Baseball Coach

COtt@communityschoolnaples.org

239-649-6426

Coach Chad Ott starts his 11th year overall (fourth as Head Coach) coaching baseball at Community School Naples.  In addition to coaching baseball at CSN, Chad coached for 10 years in Greater Naples Little League—and was president of the League for five years!  He also has coached Middle School and Junior Varsity football at CSN. 

His teams won two District Championships in 2009 and 2010, and challenged for District and Region championships during his tenure.  Coach Ott was instrumental in developing players that went on to major Baseball College programs including Flagler, Haverford, MIT, NYU, and Yale. 

Chad Ott is co-founder and principal of Falcon Capital Management, a Naples investment management firm.  Prior to founding Falcon Capital Management, Coach Ott was a nine-year employee of Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) where he had responsibility for numerous internal and external systems engineering departments and IT systems.  Coach Ott serves as vice president and treasurer of CSN’s Board of Trustees, vice president of CSN Foundation, and president of the Port Royal Owners Association. 

Chad is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and a graduate of The George Washington University.  He and his wife Courtney have two sons, Nicholas ‘12 and Preston ‘16 who were lifers at CSN.

Basketball

Ms. Marisela Gutierrez  - Head Girls Basketball Coach

MGutierrez@communityschoolnaples.org

239-825-2899

Coach Marisela Gutierrez begins her first year as Head Coach at Community School of Naples.  Coach Gutierrez brings forward a wealth of college and high school coaching experience.  She started coaching in 1990 at the high school level and was Head Softball Coach at Edison Community College for three years.    

Coach Gutierrez was a member of the 1980 and 1982 Little League World Series Championship teams and won the 1985 State Championship in softball at Lely High School.  In her roles as Head Coach, she led her 1994 teams to a Final Four appearance in Basketball and a State Championship in Softball. 

Coach Gutierrez is a native of Naples, FL and graduated from the University of West Florida with a Physical Education degree in 1990.  She is currently employed as a Sergeant in Corrections for the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

 


Mr. Greg Donahue - Head Boys Basketball Coach

GDonahue@communityschoolnaples.org

239-777-1855

Coach Greg Donahue is a 17-year veteran of High School basketball.  Coach Donahue started his coaching at Community School of Naples in 2006.  Greg was the Head Junior Varsity Coach for two years prior to taking the reigns as Head Coach in 2008. 

Coach Donahue started his coaching career at St. John Neumann as an Assistant Boys Basketball Coach for seven years.  During his time at CSN, he’s led the Seahawk boys’ basketball program to six District Championships, one Region Championship, and a Final Four appearance.  He was named FACA 3A Coach of the Year for 2016 and was instrumental in the selection of three players on the first-team All-Area team.  Coach Donahue’s teams have an overall record of 184-50.

 

Cheerleading

Ms. Kerri Hixson - Head Cheerleading Coach

KHixson@communityschoolnaples.org

239-248-1857

Coach Kerri Hixson joins Community School of Naples in her first year as Head Cheerleading Coach.  She started as a competitive cheerleader at the age of 10 and competed on the National level in High School and College.  Coach Hixson brings the perfect blend of talent, leadership and a powerful role-model presence to a program that “Inspires to Aspire” leadership and competitiveness.  As a multi-sport athlete in High School (Volleyball and Track), she continued to build upon that foundation of athletic leadership and was a College Cheerleader at the University of Rhode Island (URI).

Coach Hixson graduated from URI with a degree in Psychology and currently works as the Lead Case Manager in the felony division of Court Administration in Collier County. In addition, she is a “Black Belt” in Karate and remains active in her training.  Kerri is a native of Fairhaven, MA and has two children, Alissa ‘15 and Cory ’17.  

Cross Country/Track & Field

Mr. Matt Keraus- Head Cross Country Coach/Track & Field

mkeraus@communityschoolnaples.org

239-597-7575   ext. 485

Coach Matt Keraus starts his sixth year at Community School of Naples.  In addition to his Middle School Physical Education teaching duties, he also serves as Head Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field Coach.  Matt holds an M.S. in Physical Education and a Level 1 USA Track & Field Coaching Education Certification, as well as having been a standout middle distance runner for Northwest Missouri State University. 

Coach Keraus came to CSN with seven years of coaching and Physical Education experience from the Collier County Public Schools.  Matt coached 35 NCAA Student-Athletes, developed 78 State Track Championship qualifiers with 67 of them medaling at State Track meets. During his time at CSN, boys and girls Cross Country teams and the Track & Field teams earned six District Championships.  Six individual State Champions have been crowned in Shot Put, Discus and Pole Vault during his time at CSN. 

Coach Keraus was named “SW Florida Coach of the Year” in 2003 and again in 2005.  He not only supports local programs, but also includes trips to Orlando and the Florida Relays to diversify competition. As a result of his training methods, a few of his athletes have gone on to the College level at places such as Belmont, Boston College, Auburn, Texas Christian University, Georgia and Florida State among others. 

Matt is a native of Garner, Iowa.  He lives in Naples, father of Drake ‘26, Trey ‘28, and Lane ’30. 

Football

Mr. Paul Selvidio- Head Football Coach

PSelvidio@communityschoolnaples.org

239-272-1774

Coach Paul Selvidio starts his fourth year as a Community School of Naples football coach and his third year as the school’s Head Football Coach. This is also his fifth year as the school’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Coach Selvidio began his coaching career at CSN as the defensive line and running backs coach during the 2013 season.  Coach Selvidio became CSN’s second Head Football Coach in 2014 and led the team to a 10-2 season.  The 2014 CSN football team finished fifth in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference (SSAC) with a victory in the SSAC’s 2014 Florida Bowl. Coach Selvidio continues to work with the offensive and defensive lines as their respective position coach in addition to his duties as the Head Football Coach.  The 2015 season was another 10-win season, a trip to the Region playoffs and saw a return to the FHSAA 2A classification.

Coach Selvidio is a graduate of Florida State University where he earned two B.S. degrees in accounting and finance.  While at Florida State, coach Selvidio played football under legendary coaches Bobby Bowden and Mickey Andrews.  Coach Selvidio contributed on special teams as he transitioned from linebacker to fullback for the 2001 Seminoles.  He was a fullback and letterman on the Seminoles’ 2002 ACC Championship team and he appeared in the 2003 BCS Sugar Bowl. Additionally, Coach Selvidio was recognized as an ACC academic honor roll award winner in his time at Florida State.  Prior to attending Florida State, Coach Selvidio graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy Preparatory School where he was a starting defensive end for the school’s football team.  Prior to attending prep school, Coach Selvidio graduated from Wellington High School in West Palm Beach Florida.  While playing for Wellington he was named to the Sun Sentinel All-Area team for Broward and Palm Beach Counties.  He was also named to the Outback Steakhouse South Florida All Star team as a starting guard.  Additionally, he was named all-district, all-county, and he was Wellington’s most valuable offensive player during his senior season.

Paul is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Prior to becoming the CFO at CSN, Coach Selvidio practiced public accounting and consulting for nearly seven years at a large national accounting and consulting firm.  Coach Selvidio is married to Brooke, and has two children, Makayla ‘30 and one-year-old Peter. 

Golf

Ms. Kristine Connell- Head Girls Golf Coach

KConnell@communityschoolnaples.org

612-998-6665

Coach Kristine Connell begins her fourth year as the Varsity Girls Golf Coach at Community School of Naples.  Coach Connell led the team to a District Championship this past year—CSN’s first since 2011.  Kristine is an Assistant Golf Professional, and prior to coaching for CSN, she played college golf for University of Wisconsin-Stout.  In 2012, she completed a double major in Business Administration and Golf Enterprise Management. Kristine then went on to work at Whistling Straits prior to moving to Florida and becoming a golf professional.

Coach Connell’s golf credentials started in high school; she competed all four years on the Varsity Team at Burnsville High School, Minnesota, and earned State Championships in 2007 and 2008 as Team Captain.  Kristine continued her play at the college level; she played four years at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and was named Captain her Senior year.

Coach Connell is a full time Assistant Golf Professional, coordinates a ladies league with over 250 members, and gives private and group lessons to a large membership.  She is a very active community partner and is involved in the growth of the game by supporting junior golf.  In addition, she coordinates the junior golf camps and acts as site director for the LPGA Girls Golf organization.

Kristine is a native of Savage, Minnesota and a graduate of The University of Wisconsin-Stout. 


Mr. Paul Celano - Head Boys Golf Coach

PaulCelanogolf@aol.com

239-253-7835

Coach Paul Celano is in his ninth season as Head Coach at Community School of Naples.  He is currently the Director of Instruction at Bay Colony Golf Club, and a 33-year member of the PGA of America.  Additionally, he is a Master Instructor with the Impact Based Teaching Program with Impact Zone Golf, and as an Instructor, has been developed at some of the top golf facilities in America including Grand Cypress Resort (Orlando), Sherwood Country Club (Westlake Village, CA), Doral Resort (Miami), Governors Club (Chapel Hill, NC) and The Club at TwinEagles (Naples). 

Coach Celano’s teams have amassed four top-5 finishes in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Finals in the last seven years, including a runner-up finish in 2012, six straight District Championships and three Regional Championships.  Moreover, CSN golfers have captured the Naples Daily News Area Golfer of the Year five straight years; FHSAA Individual State Runner-up in 2011; Individual Regional Champion in 2012; and six straight Individual District Champions (2009-2014).  Two CSN golfers were selected as nominees for the prestigious Winged Foot Award (2011 and 2014), and one, Paul’s son Ryan, was selected as the overall winner of the Winged Scholar Athlete Award in 2014 for Collier County!  Eight of his players went on to NCAA Division I golf programs. In fact, over the past four years CSN golfers went to storied programs including Florida, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Augusta State. 

Coach Celano’s dedication to coaching and junior golf has earned him the South Florida PGA’s Southwest Chapter’s Junior Leader of the Year Award in 2011 along with the Naples Daily News Area Coach of the Year honors from 2010-2013.

 

 

Lacrosse

Ms. Beth A. Hughes - Head Girls Lacrosse Coach

BHughes@communityschoolnaples.org

856-904-2746

Beth Hughes returns to Community School of Naples as Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach for the 2017 season.  She is in her second year as Head Coach; and has been deeply rooted in Naples Girls Lacrosse since 2010.  Coach Hughes was instrumental in the Collier County Lacrosse Association of Naples and helped CSN establish our Girls program as well. 

Coach Hughes background is both experienced and ground-breaking.  She was a Division I Lacrosse and Field Hockey Scholar Athlete at Loyola University from 1985 – 1988.  She continued building her coaching resume in 1990 as the Assistant Head Coach of Moorestown High School Girls Lacrosse team where they won the New Jersey State Championship four years in a row.  Beth took her talents to Cinnaminson High School in 1994, where she was the Head Girls Lacrosse and Field Hockey Coach until 2000.  


Mr. Rich L. Lewton - Head Boys Lacrosse Coach

RLewton@communityschoolnaples.org

239-597-7575 ext. 192

Rich Lewton begins his eleventh year overall as Community School of Naples’ Boys Varsity Lacrosse Coach.  Rich started CSN’s lacrosse program when he was hired in 1998.  However, the program initially started in a “club status” mode for several years before being recognized as a varsity sport. 

Coach Lewton is a venerable player and coach.  He began playing lacrosse in the “hotbed” of lacrosse—Long Island, New York when he was in eighth grade, and continues his playing on a touring Ultra Grandmasters team (the team was recently crowned champions in the Florida Lacrosse Classic).  He was a High School All-American (at defense) and awarded a scholarship to Hofstra University where he was named NCAA Division I All-American three times.  Upon graduating from Hofstra he was nominated to the U.S. Lacrosse Team for the 1978 World Games. 

During his coaching tenure, Rich earned Lee County’s 2012 Coach of the Year.  In the 2012 and 2013 seasons, his team went 25-4.  He serves as the Upper School Dean of Students at CSN.  He and his wife, Betsy (CSN Science Department Chair) have lived in Fort Myers since 1985.  They have two boys, Trevor and Parker.

 

Sailing

Ms. Courtlyn Cramer - Head Sailing Coach

CCramer@communityschoolnaples.org

Coach Courtlyn “CC” Cramer came to Community School of Naples in 2007.  She has been instructing and coaching at CSN and the community sailing center for nine years.  Her background includes old sailing square bow dinghies to maintaining High School teams.  Coach “CC” Cramer has averaged six Regatta’s each year for our CSN sailors. 

CC grew up on the island of St. Croix in the Virgin Islands.  She graduated from St. Croix Country Day School and went on to St. Petersburg to attend Eckerd College.  Coach CC sailed for Eckerd and landed here in Naples, where she currently resides and is an Assistant Manager at West Marine retail store.

Soccer

Ms. Jenna Kloss - Head Girls Soccer Coach

JGoldszak@communityschoolnaples.org 

239-597-7575  ext. 435

Jenna (Goldszak) Kloss begins her fifth year as Head Girl’s Soccer Coach and eighth year as Kindergarten teacher at Community School of Naples. She holds a National Coaching License and a F.C. Barcelona training coaching license.  She has played Division 1 and women’s professional soccer in addition to women’s lacrosse on the Pennsylvania State and Regional Team Level. 

Coach Kloss’ coaching credentials include Assistant Varsity Girls Coach and Junior Varsity Girls Head Coach at Barron Collier High School, where she fielded District Champions three years in a row in addition to a couple Regional contests.  After coming to CSN, Coach Kloss assumed the Head Coach role for our Middle School Boys and Girls and transitioned to Assistant Boys Varsity Coach.  

During her tenure, Coach Kloss has led our Girls Varsity Soccer teams to three District Championships, two Region Championships, two State Series Final Four appearances and State Runner-ups this past season.  Jenna has been Naples Daily News Winter Sports Coach of the Year and Soccer Coach of the Year the past four years.  Additionally, she was named District Girls Soccer Coach of the Year the past five years and was CSN’s Gulf Coast Insurance Collier County Coach of the Year nominee for 2014 and 2015 school years. 

Jenna is a native of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, and a graduate of Mercer University in Macon Georgia with a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.  She is very involved in the Foster Care Council of Southwest Florida and is married to Thomas Kloss, a professional soccer player in the first division Bundesliga for Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany.  Jenna and Thomas own and run a youth soccer league together.    


Mr. Eric Miles- Head Boys Soccer Coach

EMiles@communityschoolnaples.org

239597-7575 ext. 140

Eric Miles has been a member of the Upper School Administration since 2008, having served as Upper School Dean of Students (2008-11), Dean of Academic Affairs (2011-14), and currently Head of Upper School (2014-present). He teaches AP Seminar and AP Economics. He also sponsors Harvard Model Congress and Student Government. Eric has been the Head Boys Soccer Coach since 2013, leading the team to back-to-back District Championships (2015, 2016) and to the school’s first Regional Championship in Boys Soccer (2016). Eric has coached club soccer since 1998. In addition, he played college soccer at Barry University and University of West Florida, and holds a NSCAA National Diploma.

Earlier in his teaching career, Mr. Miles spent eight years at Gulf Breeze High School teaching Advanced Placement U.S. Government & Politics, AP Microeconomics, and AP Macroeconomics. He was named the Rookie Teacher of the Year (2000), the GBHS Golden Apple Winner (2008) and a Santa Rosa County Teacher of the Year Finalist (2008). Eric and his wife Heather (Middle School History Teacher), have three sons: Brendan '17, Ethan '19, and Aidan '22.

He is working towards a Ph.D. in Education and Curriculum at University of West Florida (’20).

Softball

Ms. Amber O’Malley  - Head Softball Coach

AOmalley@communityschoolnaples.org

631-406-3815

Coach Amber O’Malley is in her second year as Head Softball Coach for Community School of Naples and our Middle School Athletic Director. 

Coach O’Malley led the Shoream Wading River High School Wildcat softball team to the Suffolk County, NY Championship game.  She took a 3-win team and led them to a record 14-4 season within one year.  Coach O’Malley played both Softball and Tennis in College. In fact, she led Dowling College to two straight NCAA Division II Regional games.  

Amber has a B.S. in Early Childhood and Special Education, and an M.A.in Liberal Studies.  

Strength and Conditioning

Rich Crosby - Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

RCrosby@communityschoolnaples.org

Coach Rich Crosby starts his second year as Community School of Naples Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator.  Coach Crosby brings 20 years of athletic conditioning experience to CSN and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). 

Coach Crosby has consulted for several high school, college and professional teams throughout his 27-year career.  His areas of specialty include Human Performance, Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, and Injury Prevention.  He has been CSN’s Offensive Coordinator/Quarterback Coach since 2010 where his offense led the State of Florida in passing (2012) in 2A.  In addition, our offensive team statistics in scoring (43 points per game), yards per game (376) and passing (3,032) ranked 6th in all state classifications.  Coach Crosby was also an Assistant Baseball Coach from 2006 – 2011 and is currently the Girls Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach.

Rich grew up in Baltimore, MD and moved to Naples in 1997.  He graduated summa cum laude from Towson State University with a B.S. in Physical Education.  He is married to Jess and they have three children, Ryan ‘22, Decker and Gracyn.

Swimming & Diving

Ms. Nancy Geiman- Head Diving Coach

CoachGeiman@comcast.net

239-572-4739

Coach Nancy Geiman has been associated with Community School of Naples athletics since 1999.  Her first coaching position was in Girls Tennis; Nancy was the Head Girls Tennis coach from 1999 – 2008.  Due to her diligent effort and dedication to diving, Coach Geiman founded the Boys & Girls Springboard Diving program in 2002 and never looked back.  Since that time, Coach Geiman trained several District, Region and State award-winning divers. 

Coach Geiman is the only two-time recipient of the Collier Coaches’ Sportsmanship Award and was the Naples Daily News and Florida Dairy Farmers Coach of the Year in 2012.  She continues to hone her coaching skills outside of CSN as the Assistant Tennis professional at Vineyards Country Club.  Coach Geiman also runs a Diving Program with Collier County Parks and Recreation. 


Mr. John King - Head Swimming Coach

John@kingllc.com

239-398-6477

Coach John King has been associated with Community School of Naples athletics since 2011, serving as Assistant Swim Coach.  He is an avid swimmer and swam competitively at Indiana University (IU) under legendary coach Dr. James Councilman.  At IU, Coach King earned Big Ten Championships and NCAA Division I All-American honors.  He has coached beginning swimmers, youth teams, high school and college teams, and an Olympic medalist. 

Coach King is a native of Indiana, and graduated from IU with an M.A. in Operations Management.  On most occasions, you can find Coach King swimming with the Master’s group early in the morning at CSN. 

Tennis

Ms. Joy Frederick - Head Girls Tennis Coach

jfrederick@communityschoolnaples.org

Coach Joy Frederick begins her ninth year as the Varsity Girls Tennis Coach at Community School of Naples.  Joy moved to Naples in 1994 and was an instant success at Vineyards Country Club, where she has served for the past 20 years.  She has been the Director of Tennis there for the past 10 years.  Joy played college tennis at Kutztown University, playing all four years in that NCAA Division II program. 

Coach Frederick has taken our CSN girls team to a record-winning five District Championships, one Region Championship and a trip to the FHSAA State Final Four.  This past season, the entire team advanced to the State Tournament and Coach Frederick was selected as CSN’s Gulf Coast Insurance Collier County Coach of the Year for 2016! 

Joy was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.


Mr. Michael Baldwin, Sr.- Head Boys Tennis Coach

 

Coach Michael Baldwin Sr. starts his third year as Community School of Naples’ Boys Head Tennis Coach.  Under Coach Baldwin’s leadership, the team has won two District Championships, competed in two Region Championships and took two players to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Championship Series.  

Coach Baldwin is a USPTA Master Professional, served as USPTA Florida Division Vice President and earned USPTA Professional of the Year honors.  Mike was the Head Professional at the Breakers (Palm Beach, Florida), Director of Tennis, (Martin Downs, Stuart, Florida), and nationally recognized Patch Reef Park, (Boca Raton, Florida).  He earned the 2014 State Community Service Award by the North Carolina Professional Tennis Association and won USPTA’s Florida Division 2016 Coach of the Year Award. 

Mike grew up in Lake Worth, Florida, and played tennis at Lake Worth High School and at Florida State University.   He was an assistant instructor at FSU while working on his Master's thesis on tennis and received numerous recognitions for excellence including playing, coaching and service to the game.  In addition, Mike was ranked #1 and #2 for several years in men's doubles in Florida. 

Coach Baldwin’s philosophy integrates competitive athletics with personal development.  The skills needed for successful athletic competition help build the foundation for accomplishments in relationships, career, a strong sense of self worth founded on commitment and a drive for fair play.

 

Volleyball

Ms. Alicia MacIntyre - Head Girls Volleyball Coach

AMacintyre@communityschoolnaples.org

765-717-3790

Coach Alicia MacIntyre begins her firstt year as the Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach at Community School of Naples.  Coach MacIntyre has seven years of coaching experience including College, High School and Private Clubs.  She played both college Volleyball and Softball at Lincoln Memorial University, a NCAA Division II institution in Tennessee.

Coach MacIntyre has a B.A. in Communications and minored in English and Biology.  In college, she was named to the All Region team twice, All South Atlantic Conference Team and was named an Athletic Legend for Lincoln Memorial Athletics in 2016.   

Alicia and her family reside in Fort Myers, and she currently teaches in the Collier County Public School system.   

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