Winooski Swim Team
June 17 – August 6 2019
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 298 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 17 years. He just finished his sixth season as the Head Coach of Dynamo Swim Team at the Greater Burlington Y and is excited for his sixth season as the Winooski Head Coach!
Patrick Desmond– Assistant Coach
Patrick is entering his senior year at UVM, where he is majoring in business. He is a former member of the Winooski Swim Team and currently works as a Lifeguard and spent the winter coaching with Dynamo Swim Team. He is excited for his first year with the team.
Ellyse Fredericks– Assistant Coach
A former swimmer of Dynamo and Winooski teams. Currently studying at the University of Vermont as a Junior. Along with coaching she teaches swim lessons and guards at the YMCA and this will be her fourth summer coaching with Winooski.
Lauren Lepeak- Assistant Coach
Lauren Lepeak is excited to start her first season at Winooski after a great winter season with Dynamo Swim Team! She has just graduated from UVM and is beginning her Masters in Pharmacology. At UVM she has been part of Club Swim Team & Club Water Polo.
Kat Little- Assistant Coach
Kat is a rising sophomore at NVU and is majoring in psychology. She swam for 13 seasons with the Winooski Swim Team and the Dynamo Swim Team. She is ecstatic to work with the team this season.
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 9) that are part of Dynamo and Winooski Swim Team. This will be his second summer with Winooski Swim Team.
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 for the past two seasons, and is excited to coach with Winooski for the third time this summer.
Rachel Petrone- Assistant Coach
Rachel is a former swimmer from southern Rhode Island. A major part of her life has been swimming for her local year-round team. She also spent some of her summers lifeguarding at the beach and leading her team in open-water swims. Now, a junior at UVM studying neuroscience, Rachel is excited to start her first season with Winooski!
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 second season as a coach for the Winooski Waves!