Bruce Nashman



Bruce has grown up at Camp Wahanowin and has been the Camp Director of both Wahanowin and NMC for over 30 years...

Goran Milicevic

Chess Director/Head Chess Coach

Goran holds the international title of FIDE Master. Goran participated successfully in various ...


Keith Denning

Chess Coach


Keith is an enthusiastic chess player and instructor. He has been playing since the age of six ...

Pete Thistlewaite

Camp Director


Pete has been connected with Wahanowin and NMC since 1987 and a member of our fulltime team since 2000. He taught high...

Ted Winick

Founder, Emeritus


Ted is the founder/emeritus of National Chess camp, a partnership between National Music Camp and...

Natalia Khoudgarian

Head Chess Coach


Originally from Moscow, Natalia started playing chess at the age of 7. In...

Patti Nashman

Camp Director


Patti brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to camp from her career as a social worker and counselor. She obtained a B.A. and a...

Tan Robertson

Assistant Camp Director


Tan joined the Wahanowin/NMC team in 1991 after her second year at the University of Western Ontario. She is responsible..