Bob Newcomb, Co-Director, has been Head Coach of the University of Massachusetts Women’s Swimming and Diving team since 1985. His teams at UMass have been noted for academic excellence and athletic success. Bob’s experience and dedication are evident by his numerous Coach of the Year awards. He brings a wealth of ability and knowledge to the Championship Swim Camp.
Russ Yarworth, Co-Director, has been Head Coach of the UMass Men’s Swimming and Diving program for over 30 years. During his tenure the Minutemen have won 8 New England championships and 13 Atlantic 10 Conference titles. A twelve time A-10 Coach of the Year recipient, Russ brings his practical experience and strong coaching background to the Championship Swim Camp. He will work primarily with the Training Camp.
Bill Tyler, Head Coach/Group Leader: A former Western Mass high school swimming star and Amherst High School varsity record holder, Bill is now the Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving at Elms College. He brings a wealth of competitive swim coaching experience to the Championship Swim Camp and his enthusiasm and attention to detail makes the camp experience truly unique. Bill works primarily with the Training Camp.
Sean Clark, Head Coach, Group Leader: Sean is the former Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach at Binghamton University. A former UMass captain, record holder, and assistant coach, Clarkie’s unique approach to coaching and motivation appeals to swimmers of all ages.
Chuck Dunham, Chuck is in his 7th year as the head coach for the Shenendehowa Boys and Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving Team. A multiple coach of the year award winner, Dunham previously was head coach for the 2006 WMSSL Champion Amherst Tritons, a USS club team that practices on UMASS campus, as well as assistant coach for the UMASS mens and womens programs.
Kait Gass, UMass Women’s Swimming 2009, Head Coach Franklin HS