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Meet Our Counselors & Coaches

Cedric Willems / Coach

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified Teaching Pro, Played at Clemson and Utah (#1 singles and #1 doubles at the University of Utah), National Junior Champion in the Netherlands, Experience teaching all levels.

Grady Works / Coach

Current collegiate tennis player at Concordia), 5 years of on court tennis teaching experience.

Jorge Chevez / Coach

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) Certified Teaching Pro, One of the top junior and college tennis players throughout his playing career, GPAC player of the year, Experience teaching all levels.

Presley Pritchett

Hi! My name is Presley! I teach music at Tamarack Discovery School in Iowa City, Iowa, and I’m a student at the University of Iowa studying music education. I was born and raised here in Lincoln which is why I’ll be back in town. I am super excited to work with this team and to learn and grow with the campers this summer at Camp Ridge!

Maddie Dorn

Hello, I’m Maddie! I’m a sophomore at UNL where I am an active member of Alpha Phi Sorority. I have a lot of experience working with little kids and genuinely love spending time with them as much as I can. I can’t wait for this summer, and I am so excited to see what memories and experiences Camp Ridge brings me and the campers!

Lizzie DeWispelare

Hi! My name is Lizzie DeWispelare, and I’m from David City, NE. I’m currently a middle school English teacher at the school I went to in David City, and I help coach high school volleyball in the fall. In the summers, I like to help with camps, like this one! I love traveling, playing, and watching sports, and spending as much time as I can with my family and friends. Fun fact: my favorite food is pickles! I can’t wait to be a part of Camp Ridge this summer!

Matt Sesak

Hello! My name is Matthew Sestak! I come from a small town here in Nebraska. I have been a teacher here in Lincoln since 2018 and currently teach at Pius X High School! I’ve coached basketball and football at Pius since 2018 as well. Our summer basketball and football camps have always been a great experience to work with kids of all ages and to build community within Lincoln! I am so thankful and excided for the opportunity to be a counselor at Camp Ridge!

Ali Lockhart

Hi! I’m Ali Lockhart! I am in my third year as a Para at St. Joseph school, working with kids 4-14 years old and kids with special needs! I have lived in Lincoln my whole life. I went to East high school and played softball all 4 years and I now coach there too! Working with girls 14-18 years old! I love spending my free time with friends and I own my own small business called Details and Designs with custom calligraphy! I am excited to spend my summer with you at Camp Ridge!

Mia Wilson

Hi! My name is Mia Wilson! I am currently a sophomore at the University of Nebraska Lincoln majoring in hospitality with a minor in leadership. I have over 7 years of nannying experience, and I cannot wait to work at Camp Ridge this summer!

Scotty Sullivan

Hello! My name is Scotty Sullivan, and I am a Campus Minister at Pius X High School. I was born and raised in Lincoln, NE and have 4 siblings. We all attended Pius X and the University of Nebraska. I received my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and taught 6th grade for 1 year. Anything related to camps, retreats, sports, organized chaos, dad jokes is my jam!! I am super excited to be a part of the first annual, Camp Ridge!