George Ross – Pool Manager
George Ross has been married for 30 years. His wife Cindy was born and raised in Chatham. George moved to Summit, New Jersey in 1972. He is a 1976 graduate from Summit High School. George & Cindy live in Chatham and have two daughters, Brittany (26), and Nicki (23). George worked in various positions in the financial industry for many years. George joins us from The Noe Pond Club where he was the General Manager for past three summers. George looks forward to a safe and enjoyable summer at Fairmount Country Club.
Andy Cecala – Assistant Pool Manager
Andy Cecala is currently a High School English teacher at Montville Township High School. Andy has been at Montville High School since 1999. In addition to classroom responsibilities Andy has; implemented the curriculum for Film Study, is the teacher-in-charge liason between building administration, office staff and faculty members, provides instruction and guidance for student teachers and mentors newly hired teachers. Andy is also the Varsity Golf coach. Previous to Montville High School Andy taught High School English and Film study in Cedar Grove. Earlier in his career Andy was in Hospitality at The Ritz Carleton and Bennigans. Andy will be returning for his third summer as the Assistant Pool Manager at Fairmount Country Club.
Kelly Abner – Swim Coach
Kelly is a Teacher of Health and Physical Education at Chatham High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Health from Montclair State University in 2012 and a Masters of Science in Education from Nova Southeastern University with a specialization in Athletic Administration in 2014.
Kelly brings to Fairmount Country Club a wealth of experience in coaching and competitive swimming. She is a certified ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 2 Coach with 18 years of experience in the sport of competitive swimming. She was an Assistant Coach for Nova Southeastern University’s Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Team during the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 swim seasons. For the 2016-2017 season Kelly was the Assistant Coach for the Men’s & Women’s Varsity Swim Team at Chatham High School. On February 26th, 2017 The Chatham Women re-captured the Public Group B State Championship for the sixth time in the last 7 years. She swam competitively for four years at Montclair State University, captaining the team her junior and senior year, and awarded the Most Valuable Swimmer her senior year. We are excited to have Kelly on board and enhancing our successful swim program.