Meet Your LINX Leaders!
Owner and Founder
Joe Kahn is the Founder and Owner of The LINX Enrichment Club for Kids. He is an MBA graduate of Harvard Business School and has his undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, N.Y. Joe believes that he has found a way to bring together his passion for teaching and desire to help children expand their interests. Through LINX, Joe has created an innovative enrichment environment in which children explore and experience new things and learn along the way. He has proven that children learn and retain experiences most notably in a fun based environment, which is the hallmark of LINX.
Melissa Habersaat is the Vice President of Operations for LINX and skillfully handles many of the day-to-day operations. Melissa has her BS from Babson College in Business and Marketing. She has spent the past 7 years developing programs and systems to help staff and children succeed. Along with her unmatched attention to detail, Melissa has led the G.I.R.L. Power and Entrepreneurs Club, two classes that teach children how to become more confident leaders.
Vice President/Executive Director of LINX and LX Summer CampsJosh serves as the Vice President of LINX and the Executive Director of LINX and LX Summer Camps. With over 20 years of experience managing and directing programs designed to help children thrive. His responsibilities include the day-to-day operations of a varied program that serves our community and families. Josh prides himself on his ability to assemble a team that puts children first. Josh’s staff training and character development programs have received national recognition. Josh holds a B.S. in Economics and Business.
Hello there, Cornbread is my name and camp is my game! I've been working with LINX for 5 years and it never gets old. Even though I'm a counselor I wake up everyday like a camper, pumped for whatever may be ahead. I'm just a big kid who wants to go crazy at camp everyday all day!
Gage is a senior at Medfield High School. He has worked at LINX for over two years. He has worked as a camp counselor as well as a sports instructor during the school year. He always brings enthusiasm to the table and believes that he can use his skills to work and develop similar skills among kids. He thoroughly enjoys interacting and collaborating with others to create the best environment for kids to learn and grow at LINX.
Caitlin currently attends Boston University School of Social Work, where she is earning her MSW. She graduated from Middlebury College in 2016 with a BA in Classics. As the oldest of nine, Caitlin has lots of experience with children of all ages. While in college, she worked part-time at a preschool several days a week. During the 2016-2017 school year, she served with City Year in a fourth grade classroom at a Boston Public School. She would ultimately like to be a school social worker in an elementary school. Caitlin has worked in Junior Camp for five summers, and she also works at LINX during the school year.
Miss Carrie has been actively teaching for the past 15 years. She received Masters of Music Degree from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee with an emphasis in Theatre and Dance. She expertly incorporates all of the elements of music, movement and theatricality to create a magical musical experience for everyone! "I cannot say enough about Carrie...there needs to be a rating higher than "excellent" because she exudes everything you want in your child's music teacher. You can just see how much she's enjoying what she does & it makes for a wonderful, welcoming, energized environment. You can tell she has a great command of music knowledge, and her pep & energy are infectious and rare. She literally glows when she teaches." ~Maria D., mother of two
Todd (Mr. T) has a background in martial arts, with black belts in both Kempo Karate and Jiu-Jitsu. He studied for almost two decades under Master Nelson Chan in Wahlum Kung fu. He has an excellent relationship with his students, and focuses on making martial arts fun for all, while helping to truly refine the skills of those deeply invested in the craft. An outstanding teacher and essential member of the LINX collective, Todd looks forward to sharing his passion for martial arts with your child.
In his 8th year at LINX, Chris continues to bring innovative leadership, motivation, and new curriculum. Chris leads all of Adventure Camp: Outward Adventures, Spy, Spy 2.0, Double Dare Squasher, Ninja Warrior, Zombie-Dragon-Alien Extreme survival camp. When not at camp, Chris works as a guidance counselor at Wayland High School. Chris' unflappable positivity and energy make him a LINX legend and all around hero.
Eleanor is currently enrolled at Wellesley High School. When she is not working at LINX, she enjoys helping the community through her school and Girl Scouts! She leads her schools volunteer and tech innovation clubs. She is super excited to continue her third year at LINX and enjoys bringing her energy to class every day.