CDG Summer Camp prides itself on providing premium education and instruction to all campers and counselors looking to create, discover, and grow! That’s why we have hired the absolute best folks who take caring for children seriously…and make camp seriously FUN! Meet your 2019 roster!
Coach Dave Gray
Coach Dave, as he is known in the community, brings fun and excitement to all of his work with his continuous energy and upbeat personality. He believes that teaching young people the fundamentals and skills of specific sports can lay the framework for children to enjoy future athletic success and to develop a positive self-image. Working with kids and young athletes is Dave’s passion and expertise. He has been running successful programs and events for over 20 years. His best form of advertising is the kids! They are the ones who sell his “work” to their parents, making his sports programs the most popular in the area!
Coach Cody Pletz
Coach Cody brings 10-years of passion and experience to the CDG Summer Camp team, through sports and outdoor recreational activities. Cody’s enthusiasm, patience, and thoughtfulness makes it evident that he loves working with children and making an impact in every life. Cody has a Kinesiology Degree from Penn State University and and applies his love of nature, hiking, camping, and mountain biking to camp activities to ensure a well-rounded and diverse perspective is brought to each camper’s summer!
Coach Drew Landfeld
Coach Drew is a physical education teacher at St. Bonaventure and a graduate of North Allegheny High School. He is also a camp favorite amongst our kids! Known as a distinguished athlete, with a background in wrestling and football, Coach Drew joined CDG Sports to follow his passion for organized sports, child development, and coaching to expand upon his leadership skills. Known for his contagious high-energy and his exceptional skills for working with children of all ages, Drew is a pillar of our success!
Coach Jeff Ellis
Coach Jeff is a veteran Class A PGA Professional who has been coaching all levels of golf for over 18 years, with many of those years leading young athletes to develop their swing and their love of the game of golf! Coach Jeff has been a leader at Cool Springs for a number of years and has developed a gread deal of youth development porgrams for all skill and interest levels. He is passionate, enthusiastic, and dedicated to his craft and he has worked closely with the International Junior Golf Academy and Tour to ensure his instruction not only meets, but exceeds, industry standards.