Ann Marie - Executive Director
“Put your name on it” is a common phrase that you will hear from Ann Marie. She says it with pride because she has lived it for years as she works to improve and grow the Hubbard Family Swim Schools and Camp Hubbard. She has put her heart and soul into the business that her parents, Bob and Kathy Hubbard, founded in 1998. She believes that the Hubbard Camps and Swim Schools provide tremendous opportunities that impact the families in our communities.
Ann Marie understands the importance of a strong business model while believing in the reason she is in business; to better the lives of children and impact staff. Ann Marie has been director of the Sports Camps since 1996 and helped her parents start the Hubbard Family Swim School in 1998. In 2004, she joined Hubbard Family Swim School full time with her husband, Pat Sunderhaus. Ann Marie spends her summers focusing on the camps. As CEO of Hubbard Family Swim Schools, she oversees operations for the swim schools.
Ann Marie attended Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio where she earned her undergraduate degree in business and excelled as the goalkeeper on the women’s soccer team, who were Atlantic 10 Champions her senior year. In 2015, she was inducted into the XU Hall of Fame for her accomplishments as a leader and a soccer player.
She continued her soccer career after college, playing professionally with the Arizona Heatwave and the Cincinnati Ladyhawks. During that time she entered the coaching world, training youth teams and eventually finding her way back to Xavier University as the assistant coach for the women’s soccer team for four years. While coaching, she earned her Master’s Degree in Sports Administration.
Ann Marie was born in Cincinnati but grew up in Phoenix. She is a graduate of St. Thomas the Apostle and Xavier College Prep. Ann Marie is married to Pat Sunderhaus, Director of Operations at Hubbard Family Swim School. They are proud parents of Frank, Kevin, Molly and Travis, four great kids who love the water and a variety of sports. They love their family time and staying active.
Assistant Executive Director - Susie McArdle
Susie has been with Hubbard since January in a variety of roles and is looking forward to spending the summer at camp! Prior to coming to HFSS, Susie spent 10 years with the nonprofit organization Boys Hope Girls Hope, managing the boy's residence and serving as a parent mentor for dozens of high school boys. Susie studied English in her undergrad at Wartburg College in Iowa and played collegiate softball and tennis. She obtained a master's degree in NonProfit Management from Arizona State University. In her free time, she thoroughly enjoys tennis, hiking, camping, and exploring all that this state has to offer.
Office Manager - Anna Anger
Anna has worked for Hubbard since 2006 starting as a swim instructor. She has worked at the Hubbard Family Swim School and Camp Hubbard in many roles throughout the years. She loves working with kids and seeing their excitement when they learn new skills. Anna now handles all the administrative work and supports the Directors at each location. Anna currently works as a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for Light Street Special Education Solutions in the school setting. She obtained her Masters Degree from NAU in 2017. Prior to becoming an SLP, she taught third grade for four years in the Washington Elementary School District. Anna met her husband Jack in the summer of 2009 while they were both working at Camp Hubbard. They were married in 2015 and recently welcomed a baby girl to their family in October.
Brunson Lee Elementary Director - David Allison
David heard about Camp Hubbard when his son attended the Teen Leadership camp in 2018. Education, fitness and community seem to define David’s personal and professional life. After running D1 cross country and track and field at the University of Pennsylvania, he graduated with a B.A. in English Literature, then moved to Europe and taught ESL in the Czech Republic for nearly two years.
After returning home, David taught middle school and high school English in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.David left teaching in 2002 and pursued some entrepreneurial interests, attempted to make the 2008 U.S. Men’s Olympic Marathon Trials and then began working for various organizations in marketing for 12 years.
In 2019, David decided to return to his first professional passion, education, and this fall will be working as a high school English teacher at the American Leadership Academy in Gilbert, as well as being their head Cross Country Coach.
David has over 20 years of running coaching experience. He is the co-founder and co-head coach of Phoenix Flyers Track club. Beyond his running expertise, David has also coached middle school and youth basketball, flag football, and soccer teams over the past 15 years.
David and his lovely wife, Zoraida, of 21 years moved to Phoenix in 2005. They have two amazing and active kids, Isabella and Charlie.
Paradise Valley Christian Director - Kevin Woods
Kevin Woods has been teaching at Sunnyslope High School since 2016 as an English teacher. He is the Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach at Sunnyslope and he coaches grade school basketball at Saint Simon and Jude.
He spent 12 years prior to that at Bourgade Catholic High School teaching English, and coaching both baseball and basketball. He taught one year of English before that at La Joya Community High School. Before becoming a teacher, Kevin sold State Farm Insurance. Kevin is an Arizona native who attended St. Thomas the Apostle and Brophy College Preparatory. Kevin played basketball at the Freshmen and JV levels and caught and pitched for the baseball program all four years. After high school, Kevin attended The University of Arizona for his undergraduate and earned his Master’s degree in Education from The University of Phoenix.
Kevin and his wife, Randi, were married in 2003, and they enjoy spending time with their boys, Dylan, 12, Jake, 10, and Daniel, 2. Kevin retired from playing in the MSBL, a men’s baseball league in the Phoenix area, after playing for 15 years.
St. Bernadette Director - Scott Hennings
Scott Hennings joined Camp Hubbard in 2018. He had an immediate impact on the camp curriculum and themes. He brings wonderful experience to our camp environment.
Scott was a collegiate wrestler for two years at Lincoln College in central Illinois prior to graduating from Illinois State University in December of 2008. He started his teaching carrier as a special education teacher at Dixon High School in Illinois. In 2014 Scott moved to Arizona to be the physical education teacher at San Carlos Elementary school. In 2016 he became the Physical Education middle school teacher at Kyrene Middle School. He has coached football, wresting, volleyball, track & field, and cross country. He loves being a part of the athletic environment and helping children learn to find a love for being active.
Sunnyslope Director - Ryan Lemke
Ryan Lemke joined Hubbard in 2016. He is the director of the Sunnyslope location. His love for camp began at Catalina Island Camps in California, where he spent his college summers as the Lead Diver leading kayak, stand up paddleboard and snorkel expeditions.
Ryan played collegiate baseball for two years at Elgin Community College outside of Chicago prior to graduating from Illinois State University in May 2015. Since his arrival in Arizona in July 2015, Ryan has been the Physical Education teacher at Mountain View Elementary School where he coached the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball team for two years. Ryan has been a part of the Sunnyslope baseball program since 2017. He was the Head Junior Varsity Baseball Coach and is currently the Assistant Varsity Coach. Ryan and his fiancée Tiffany have an adorable son, Holden.