Winooski Swim Team
June 11 – August 7 2018
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 16 years. He just finished his fifth season as the Head Coach of Dynamo Swim Team at the Greater Burlington Y and is excited for his fifth 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 Junior 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 third summer coaching with Winooski.
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.
Amer Mujezinovic- Assistant Coach
Amer Mujezinovic was born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He swam, did track and field, played volleyball, handball and basketball for his High School. Amer moved to the US and finally settled in Burlington VT in 2009. He has two boys (6 and 8) that are part of Dynamo and Winooski Swim Team and decided to help out this season.
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 second time this summer.
Cecilia Pohlar- Assistant Coach
Cecilia grew up in central Indiana and spent a large part of her childhood swimming competitively, before studying abroad in Denmark. Now attending Champlain College, she is excited for her first season as a coach for the Winooski Waves!