Winooski Swim Team
June 5 – August 8 2017
The Winooski Summer Swim Team is part of the Champlain Valley Swim League and the Vermont Swim Association. We operate only during the summer time and and this year we will be swimming at the Greater Burlington YMCA at 266 College St. in Burlington, VT. We focus on developing a love of swimming and positive team spirit. For more detailed information you can check out our Team Handbook below.
Jacsen graduated from UVM in 2005. He grew up as a competitive swimmer on the south side of Chicago and had the opportunity to swim each summer at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor under the direction of Jon Urbanchek. He has been working in aquatics as a guard, instructor and coach for 15 years. He has been the head swim coach for the Northeast Philadelphia YMCA and an assistant coach for the Philadelphia FINS master swimming team. He just finished his fourth season as the Head Coach of Dynamo Swim Team at the Greater Burlington Y and is excited for his fourth season as the Winooski Head Coach!
Ellyse Fredericks– Assistant Coach
A former swimmer of Dynamo and Winooski teams. Currently studying at the University of Vermont as a Sophomore and is a part of UVM’s rowing team. Along with coaching she teaches swim lessons and guards at the YMCA and this will be her second summer with Winooski.
Jess Lukas– Assistant Coach
Jess began her aquatics career in high school at the White Plains Y and has been with various YMCAs since. She graduated from UNH in 2004 and moved onto a career in aquatics. She is currently the Youth and Family Program Coordinator at the YMCA as well as coaching with Winooski for her 6th season
Reiko Maeda– Assistant Coach
A former Dynamo and Winooski swimmer who has been swimming since she was little. She loves to swim and participates in Masters Swimming at the YMCA. This will be her third summer with Winooski.
A native New Jersian, swimming has been a part of her life for as long as she can remember. She swam competitively from 5-18 and loved being part of the team. UVM stole her heart in 2009 and she has stayed in Vermont since. She works as an early childhood special educator and will be in her third season coaching with Winooski.
A former Division 1 swimmer at Boston College and current member of the YMCA’s master team, Tom brought his love of swimming to the Dynamo swim team this past season, and is excited to coach with Winooski for the first time this summer.