Meet the Staff
Shaleene Allard - GTBVC Manager
Shaleene is an avid adventurer and can generally be found in the Canadian Rockies in her time off. She is a full-time student pursuing a degree in Human Resources and Labour Relations through Athabasca University, and is also a recently certified Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor.
Shaleene manages the office and oversees the majority of the logistics of the club, including but not limited to accounts payable / accounts receivable, administration, payroll, and staffing. This is her second year with the club, and second year in her role. Unfortunately she will not be returning next season as she is set to move out east in the fall.
Kavi Jayatunga - Club Coordinator
Kavi plays a variety of sports including golf, volleyball, soccer, tennis, badminton, and anything else you can think of. In his down time he is either at the range or actually golfing. Kavi loves food, and has recently graduated from NorQuest College with a diploma in Human Resources.
Kavi will serve as Shaleene’s right-hand man as the Club Coordinator, and will be at the club on a full-time basis all season long! He will be training throughout the summer to eventually take on Shaleene’s role by summer’s end and hopefully will continue in that role next season. This is Kavi’s first year with the club, so please give him a warm welcome!
Sasha Kleinfeldt - Beach Volleyball Pro
Abtin Manousi - Office Assistant
Abtin is a triathlete who plays tennis and skis on the side. He loves travelling, and thinks Jasper is more beautiful than Banff! He is a student and is pursuing a bachelor of commerce degree at the University of Alberta.
Abtin is new to the Club this year but brings a few years of experience working in a recreational sport setting. He will be primarly working in the Office to assist members and guests alike, but has also shown to be asset in assisting with court maintenances. Please give him a warm welcome when you get the chance!
Ashley Nilsson - Tennis Pro / Office Staff
Ashley is a full-time student and attends Harding University in the USA, and is currently getting her undergrad degree in Pre-med, majoring in Exercise Sciences and Pre-Professional Health Sciences with a minor in Bible. She plays NCAA tennis through a tennis scholarship at Harding!
Ashley Nilsson is a Tennis Pro, and also works in office here at Garneau. This Ashley’s second year with the Garneau. She offers private and semi-private lessons, which can be purchased and booked here: https://garneau-tennis.com/tennis-pro-ashley-nilsson/ . She is looking forward to spending her summer at the Club, and can’t wait to see you out on the courts!