Coaches & Directors

Coach Bios Coming Soon For:

Sal Barba - Silver Lead Coach (Sudbury) & Senior 1, Senior 2, National Coach (Sudbury)
Sarah Beland - Tailgator Lead Coach (Sudbury)
Kelly Finn - Director of 12&Under Competitive Aquatics (Sudbury)
Addison Hebert - Bronze Coach (Sudbury) & Gold Coach (Sudbury)

Coaching Staff

Alex Cronin

Head Coach and Owner


Senior 1, Senior 2, National Lead Coach (Sudbury)
Senior 1, Senior 2, National Coach (Waltham)

Gold Group Lead Coach (Sudbury)
Bronze Group Lead Coach (Sudbury)

Alex Cronin became the owner of Gator Swim Club in January of 2016. He was previously the Head Coach and owner of APEX Aquatics, Gator Swim Club's sister team. APEX Aquatics merged with Gator Swim Club in August of 2017, and he became Head Coach. The American Swim Coaches Association presented him the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2014. He was the Head Coach of the 2010 New England Zone team.

Coach Cronin has coached swimmers to Olympic Trials, Phillips 66 Nationals, US Open, Winter Nationals, Speedo Junior Nationals, Speedo Junior Winter Championships, Arena Pro Swim Series, NCSA Championships, Sectionals, New England Seniors and New England Age Group Championships.

He swam for Gator Swim Club as a senior swimmer and was previously a member of the Gator staff from 2002-2010 working as an age group coach and senior coach and later as Age Group Director and Associate Head Coach. He has coached many record breaking and nationally ranked swimmers over the years.

Coach Cronin has developed a technical approach to the sport of swimming that puts emphasis on educating and motivating swimmers towards their full potential. He believes that there is a science and art to coaching and that when both are emphasized the athletes in a program fully develop. He is a high energy coach who works well with young athletes, while educating and coordinating with their parents to put the swimmer in the best possible situation to maximize their potential. He has a proven track record in New England Swimming for technical efficiency and his athletes have achieved high levels of success. Excited to carry on the tradition of excellence Gator Swim Club is known for, he and his skilled team of coaches are ushering in a new era of elite swimming at BGSC.

Facebook: @CoachAlexCronin
Twitter: @CoachAlexCronin
Instagram: @CoachAlexCronin


Kyle Myers

Associate Head Coach


Senior 1, Senior 2, National Lead Coach (Waltham)
Senior 1, Senior 2, National Coach (Sudbury)


 Coach Kyle Myers, a Florida native, swam competitively for Florida Atlantic University.  From 2009-2010, a Senior Assistant Coach with the Quantico Devil Dolphins (QDD) in Northern Virginia, he developed a group of Top-10 nationally ranked swimmers in addition to coaching a swimmer to multiple LSC records and a Top-3 National Ranking.  Myers assisted in coaching multiple swimmers qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Trials and was selected as a coach for the Virginia Zone Team.

From 2013-2015 at the Marlins of Raleigh, Kyle trained his first swimmer qualifying in 2 individual events for the 2016 Olympic Trials and a Number 1 National Ranking.  He also trained 4 swimmers qualifying for the NCSA Junior National meet, 2 swimmers qualifying and participating in the Southern Zone Select Camp, 2 swimmers for the USA Swimming Junior National meet and USA Winter Senior National meet.  In 2014, Coach Kyle was nominated for the North Carolina Swimming Age-Group Coach of the Year.  In 2015, one of Kyle’s swimmers qualified, competed and played 14th overall in the 200 meter Breast at the FINA Junior World Championships in Singapore.  With this distinction, Kyle was placed on the Team USA National Junior Team Coaches’ List and was a Top-10 finalist for the American Swim Coaches Association Age Group Coach of the Year Award.

Before heading to Gator Swim Club, Coach Kyle Myers was the Head Coach for Exeter Swim Team.  While there, he developed 4 Top 20 Nationally ranked swimmers and New England Swimming Age Group Champions.  During the summer of 2016, one of Kyle’s swimmers placed 12th in the 100 meter Breast at the Summer Junior National Championships and qualified for Winter Senior Nationals.

Coach Kyle has led his swimmers to achieve six positions on the USA Swimming All-Time Top 100 List.  Some of Kyle’s swimmers have furthered their swimming careers to attend and compete for Brown University, Boston University, Cal Tech, University of Maine and UMASS-Amherst.

Peter Sczupak

Bentley Site Administrator


Assistant Coach & Support Staff

Peter Sczupak has nearly 20 years of competitive swim coaching and instructional experience in the Boston, Washington DC, New York/New Jersey, San Francisco, and Phoenix areas.

Athletes under his tutelage include National Age Group Top 16 swimmers, YMCA National Swim Championship Finalists, Olympic Trial Semi-Finalists, and National High School Relay Recordholders, along with NCAA Division I, High School, and Masters All Americans. Peter's instructional experiences have proven equally gratifying, with hundreds of toddlers, youth and adults across non-competitive levels being the beneficiary of his knowledge and engaging teaching style. Practically, Peter's Masters' Swimming involvement provides a vehicle to try out new training and technical ideas, too!

Peter is certified by the American Swimming Coaches Association at Level III (top 20% nationally). He is also a coach member of USA Swimming and fully certified in all Red Cross Water Safety areas.

He holds an MBA in Finance and Sports Business from the University of Oregon and a BS in Business Management from Cornell University.

Paul Crevier


Bronze Group Lead Coach (Waltham)

Ted Millett


Gold Group Lead Coach (Waltham)

Ben Shriner


Alex Young


Silver Group Co-Lead Coach (Waltham)