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.
Associate Head Coach
Senior 1, Senior 2, National Lead Coach
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 Cal Tech, University of Maine and UMASS-Amherst.
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.
Bronze Group Lead Coach (Waltham)
Gold Group Lead Coach (Waltham)
Silver Group Co-Lead Coach (Waltham)