Swim & Gym '22 Counselors

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Jellyfish- 1st/2nd Grade

Full Time Counselor

Vanessa Hernandez

Hi there!!! My name is Vanessa. I live in Redwood City and I love working with kids. Some of my favorite things to do are drawing, painting, being outdoors and going to new places. I love trying out new things and meeting new people.

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Sea Otters- 1st & 2nd Grade

Full Time Counselor

Kayla Kamlley

Hi! My name is Kayla and I just finished my second year of teaching 1st grade at Roosevelt. I worked at PCC SACC in 2013-2017 and I am excited to return! I graduated with my BA in Child and Adolescent Development, Summa Cum Laude, from SJSU in 2017. I received my Multiple Subject Credential from Notre Dame de Namur in 2020. I love Disney, arts and crafts, and spending time with friends and family!

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Turtles- 1st & 2nd Grade

Full Time Counselor

Elizabeth Padilla

Hey! My name is Elizabeth and I am excited to be returning to Swim and Gym for the summer! I graduated from university in 2019 with a bachelor of arts in psychology. When I have some free time I like to volunteer for a crisis hotline, hang out with friends and family, do some art projects, or just chill with my puppy Kiki.

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Dolphins- 3rd & 4th Grade

Full Time Counselor

Divina Aramburo

Hi, my name is Divina. I'm from Redwood City, I am 20 years old, and I have been here at PCC since August of 2021.  I really enjoy outdoor activities. I am very outgoing and enthusiastic when it comes to encouraging activities with my campers!

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Squids- 3rd & 4th Grade

Full Time Counselor

Ozzy Mendoza

Hello! My name is Ozzy and I am 26 years old. I am a paraprofessional working with kids that have autism and other special needs. I love to travel, listen to my favorite worship music, sing and make new friends. Fun fact: My favorite verse is Romans 8:18 :)

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Swordfish- 4th & 5th Grade

Full Time Counselor

Manny Landa

Hi there! My name is Manny and I just recently turned 20 years old. I love working with kids and watching them grow as well as connecting with parents. Some facts about me is I love camping, beaches and just being very outgoing. Hope we all have an amazing summer! :)

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Sharks- 5th & 6th Grade

Full Time Counselor

Johnathan Vinson

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King Crabs- 5th & 6th Grade

Full Time Counselor

Isabel Esquivel

Hi! My name is Isabel. I have 5+ years working with kids and I love it! Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my daughter. Fun fact: I love turtles.

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Full Time Floater

Isabella Gaddini

Hi, my name is Bella and I am a rising junior on the pre-law track at Cal Poly Slo. In my free time I love to be outside or take my pugs for a walk. I have nannied all my life and am ecstatic about working with kids the whole summer!

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Jellyfish- 1st/2nd Grade

Full Time Counselor

Sophia Poblete

Hi! I’m Sophia, a Woodside High School graduate, and Cañada College sophomore. The last couple of months of the 2021-2022 school year, I worked with PCC SACC. And am excited for Swim and Gym this summer! Some hobbies/fun facts about me is that I love movies—Marvel ones are my favorite!

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Sea Otters- 1st & 2nd Grade

Part Time Counselor

Jaime Melendez

Hi I'm Jaime and I'm so excited to be working with PCC this summer! I'm currently a senior at SJSU studying Theatre Arts. I hope to someday become a high school theatre teacher or work in set design. In my free time I enjoy working on my food blog, getting involved with theatre shows, drawing, and practicing theatrical makeup.

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Turtles- 1st & 2nd Grade

Part Time Counselor

Ashley Lazzaroni

Hello! My name is Ashley Lazzaroni and I’m from San Carlos, California. I just completed my first year of college at the University of Arizona and I am entering my Sophomore year at Chico State University. I’m really into fashion, working out, and traveling. My fun facts are that I want to become a real estate agent and that I am planning to study abroad in Italy!

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Dolphins- 3rd & 4th Grade

Part Time Counselor

Luis Gonzalez

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Squids- 3rd & 4th Grade

Part Time Counselor

Colin Consentino

Hello! My name is Colin and I am 19 years old. I am a sophomore at Chico state. When I have free time I enjoy playing ice hockey, watching sports and hanging out with my buddies. A fun fact about myself is that I love Star Wars and I have never eaten sea food.

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Swordfish- 4th & 5th Grade

Part Time Counselor

Melissa Alejandres

Hi, my name is Melissa and this is my first year as a counselor!  I grew up in Redwood City and I'm a communications major at the College of San Mateo.  During my spare time I enjoy reading, spending time with family, and working with kiddos!

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Sharks- 5th & 6th Grade

Full Time Counselor

Leilani Gellner

Hi there! My name is Leilani and I’m 20 years old. I am currently a third year at Sonoma State University and am a part of Alpha Xi Delta. I love to hang out with friends, sing, dance and coach cheer whenever I get the chance. Fun fact: This is my first year at PCC SACC!

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King Crabs- 5th & 6th Grade

Part Time Counselor

JJ Discher

Hello my name is JJ. I am 18 years old, I just graduated Menlo-Atherton High school. In the fall I will be attending Bucknell University. In my free time I enjoy being outside and spending time with my friends.

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Part Time Floater

Sonja Zechner

Hello! My name is Sonja. I have just returned from Germany where I taught English as a second language. I like to spend my free time with my children Lukas and Alexandra.