Meet The Instructors

Summer 2021


Instructor/College Student

Chris Suggs

Hi my name is Chris, and I'm majoring in psychology at Morgan State university. I enjoy music, games, and helping others.


"Team work makes the dream work"



Lanissa Gardner

Hello, my name is Lanissa! When I am not teaching math or struggling in sports, I enjoy hiking and reading books about social justice and science fiction. I try to live life to the fullest and I think learning and playing with children is one of the ways I achieve that goal. 


"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change"- Wayne Dyer



Morgo Pedersen

Hi, my name is Margo! I'm a New Haven native and a freshman prospective sociology major at Amherst College. I'm also on Amherst's track and field and cross country teams. I love reading, writing, running, and all things sports, and I'm truly excited to teach and learn from the incredible kids Sportsometry works with. 


Instructor/Cross Country Runner

Max Lampe

Hey, my name is Max Lampe, I am a senior at Salisbury School in Northern Connecticut where I study and run cross country and I am thrilled to be teaching young students throughout the summer!


Instructor/Law Student

Will Bennett

Hi! My name is Will Bennett and I am super excited to be a Sportsometry Instructor for the summer! I am a recent graduate from Lafayette College where I studied Mathematics & Law. 

"Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana."

-Groucho Marx

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Krissy Carey

My name is Krissy, and I will be graduating from the University of New Haven in May. I have just began working as an instructor as Sportsometry, and look forward to continue working with the team. My favorite part of working with Sportsometry is helping students understand difficult material. I enjoy going for walks and doing arts & crafts in my free time.


Lead Instructor/Basketball Coach

Connor Sharnick

Hey, my name is Connor and I'm lead the instructor at Sportsometry. I am also a basketball coach at Masuk High School. I like playing sports and teaching the kids how to incorporate math to sports.

“You can’t win unless you learn how to lose”

-Kareem Abdu

Special Ed Teacher

Angie Smith

My name is Angie, and I am a graduate from Southern Connecticut State University. I have been an instructor at Sportsometry for three years. My favorite part about working with the company is building healthy relationships with the students. In my free time, I enjoy hiking. 



Stephanie Zide

Hi, my name is Steph, and I am super excited to be an instructor at Sportsometry! I am currently getting my MBA at the University of New Haven and will be graduating in the spring. After graduation, my goal is to continue to work with nonprofits, working to help others and change lives as I go. In my free time I love to read, paint, and in the summertime go to the beach!


"I realized if you can change a classroom, you can change a community, and if you change enough communities, you can change the world."

-Erin Gruwell


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