Arilson Champam

Head Swim Coach


  • Bachelors in Physical Education – Piracicaba Methodist Univeristy – Sao Paulo
  • Post Grad studies in Physiology of Exercise Swimming Specialization – Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas



Coach Champam De Almeida has served as Head Coach of several accomplished club programs in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Nassau, Bahamas; Alberta, Canada and Princeton, New Jersey.  Coach Champam De Almeida served as volunteer assistant coach for the Princeton Tigers while also serving as Head Coach of the Princeton Tigers Aquatics Club for Princeton University.

Highly educated in the bio-mechanics of swimming, Coach Champam De Almeida is a regular participant and presenter at numerous ASCTA, ASCA, and NISCA congress and clinics.

As a certified Level V ASCA coach, Coach Champam De Almeida has guided swimmers to numerous championships in South America, Pan American and World Championship events.

Multilingual in Portuguese, Spanish and English, Coach Champam De Almeida’s international experience will be an asset to the diversity of the Montverde Academy community. With a pleasant deck demeanor and a passion for youth development, Montverde Academy is excited to welcome Coach Champam De Almeida to Montverde Academy as its inaugural Director of the Montverde Academy Aquatics Center.