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Kirk M. Warshaw 
Kirk was born and raised in Madison and has been a member of NPC since he was a child. His parents were active members of the Club, including serving on numerous committees and the Board of Directors.  Kirk served as President of the Board of Directors for 5 years.

Kirk and his wife Anna have 3 children;  Allison, Bethany, and Matthew.  Allison and Bethany worked at Noe for years and both are currently CPAs with Pricewaterhousecoopers in Florham Park. Matthew attends Madison High School and is a NPC lifeguard.

Allison and her husband Rob Shearman met at Noe Pond and, along with their 1 year old son Owen, are NPC members.

Kirk, a CPA by training, has helped manage numerous businesses around the country for private equity firms (including Bain Capital, Arlington Capital, Alta Communications, and Atalaya Capital) and various family offices.

"My vision for Noe is to preserve it's 62 year tradition of being a safe haven for kids to learn how to swim, play tennis, and enjoy their friends and family. At the same time, we will be responsive to the evolving interests of our membership by providing new services and activities."

Chris Dalton

My name is Chris Dalton and this is my 5th year as an assistant manager at The Noe Pond Club. Before then I worked as the manager for the Crestview Swim Club for many years. During the off season, I work as a Physical Education Teacher for the School District of the Chathams. Along with my wife, Nikki, we have 2 children (Charlie and Lilly). You will see them running (walking) around the beach front. In my spare time, I like to spend time with my family and play golf.



Chrissy McGookin

My name is Chrissy McGookin, formally Chrissy Leslie, I am a graduate of Chatham High School. I've been teaching 4th grade at Lafayette Avenue School for the last 9 years. I currently live in Chester with my husband Shaun, and our two boys, Gunner and Max. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Communications from Muhlenberg College, a Masters in Special Education from The College of St. Elizabeth's and I am currently enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University in my second Master's Degree Program in Educational Leadership. I have been a member of Noe since I was born and worked my way through our badge system, all the way up to Golden Dolphin. This is going to be my   22nd year working at Noe. I started off lifeguarding, working in the office and teaching swim lessons, then moved to Head of Office, Program Director and Tester. Currently I am Assistant Manager and Big Wheels Camp Programmer. I look forward to another summer of fun and excitement at Noe Pond.

 
Mark Ciabaton
Apart from my affiliation with pools or ponds throughout the last 14 years (and before), I teach secondary school Latin as well as Ancient Greek (when I can secure a faculty position somewhere).  I assumed my first career post at the Lawrenceville School (1988 – 92), which comprehended both academic and athletic obligations (i.e., water polo and swim teams).  Since that point, I have lingered at least for a modest spell in the halls of every type of school, save charter, in America (i.e., boarding, parochial/Catholic, private day, and public).  Recently, however---and this beginning spring 2016 and terminating with spring 2018---I departed from the traditional routine of instruction to restructure/refine paper #1 in my field (i.e., forthcoming before year’s end in a classical journal published by the Univ. of Chicago) and to compose afresh paper #2 (i.e., likely to be forthcoming 2019 in the same classical journal).



John Leister
I am thrilled to be joining the staff of Noe Pond Club this year. Every person that I have met has been incredibly friendly and welcoming. I grew up in Chatham where we were members of Fish & Game because it was close to our home. I am a graduate of Juilliard, the University of Illinois, and Rutgers University with degrees in music performance and educational leadership. I worked in public schools for 30 years in New Providence, Madison, Whippany, and Livingston and I currently teach at Montclair Kimberley Academy. I play drums and percussion professionally and I have had the honor of playing in orchestras for several Broadway shows and behind artists ranging from Metallica to Paul McCartney to Sting and Bruce Springsteen. My wife, Karen, is the School Nurse at Southern Boulevard and we have three daughters in their twenties. I look forward to meeting you! 










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