Coaches and Instructors
Wayne has spent the past four years coaching as a USA Swimming coach, focusing on stroke technique and conditioning. His goal is to instill confidence and commitment into each athlete to enable them to realize their potential in and out of the pool. Coach Wayne is a registered Track and Field Coach, specializing in throwing events, with an accomplished record of having coached a second ranked national hammer thrower, and an All American hammer thrower, and a female all state shot putter as well as a top five statewide female discus thrower. Coach Wayne brings experience and knowledge that can only be gained by years of coaching.
Dylon has 16 years of swim experience with multiple different organizations including Boys and Girl Clubs, USA Swimming, MIAA, and NCAA teams. During his time swimming, he has received numerous accolades and accomplished a myriad of achievements. He was named captain of the Attleboro High School swim team and Division 1 Sectional Champion in the 100 yard breaststroke. While in college at Bridgewater State University he was the first ever swimmer from BSU to win an event at the schools conference championships, named Rookie of the Year throughout all of BSU Athletics, named captain twice by his peers, earned Male Swimmer of the Meet at his conference championship his Junior year, and earned the Male Senior High Point award his senior year. Additionally, he was named to the BearUp! Athletic Leadership Team and graduated with honors with a degree in Exercise Science. He has a background in exercise physiology, strength training and conditioning, biomechanics, and performance psychology.
Johanna has been involved in Learn to Swim for the past 7 years, focusing on water safety for the Learn to Swim participants and preparing swimmers for the transition into pre-swim team. Her dedication and passion is apparent and is translated into each swimmer's lesson.
Sydney has been involved with swimming as a competitive swimmer for nearly a decade. She was named captain of the Attleboro High School swim team and after her senior year she returned as an assistant coach. She has several years experience with teaching children that are in the Learn to Swim program.
James was a competitive swimmer and captain of the North Providence High School swim team. He swam for three years. He went to RIC for secondary education and has just transferred to Bryant University.