Meet the Kids Summer 2022 Sports Staff

Introducing our Summer Sports Lineup

Our experienced, passionate, and fun-loving coaches are excited to spend the summer sharing their favorite sports with you!


Nick Pfeifer, Lacrosse Coach

Nick Pfeifer is a Newton North High School special education teacher and head boys lacrosse coach. Nick has also coached a local club lacrosse team and has been involved in lacrosse either as a player or coach for over 25 years. Nick loves lacrosse because he believes every member of the team can contribute something and excel. He is thrilled to carry on the strong tradition of NCE boys lacrosse camp, where he first learned to play his favorite game.

Dan Balk, Basketball Coach

Dan Balk joins us from Beaver Country Day School where he is the head varsity baseball coach. During the day, Dan is a teacher and assistant athletic director at Dedham Country Day School. Having played collegiately at the University of Rochester, baseball has played an important role in his whole life. Some of Dan’s favorite memories come from playing baseball as a child at summer camp and in the backyards of neighbors and friends. Dan is really excited to work alongside his NCE coaching staff and counselors this summer to introduce campers to both fun, and competitive drills, and games that will help develop their baseball skills.

Alex Kingsley, Basketball Coach

Alex Kingsley comes to NCE from Wisconsin with more than a decade of experience coaching basketball and training athletes of all ages and skill levels. Alex is currently the boys’ varsity assistant baseball coach at Saint Joseph Prep High School in Brighton where the team finished recently finished as the runner-up in the state championship. Alex believes sports can play a significant role in someone's life and offer valuable lessons and skills, such as teamwork and overcoming adversity. He is excited and grateful to be leading the NCE basketball camp this summer, where he will help kids learn new skills and walk away from camp with a deeper love of the game.

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