Thomas M Springer
Lead Gold & Pre-Gold Coach
Tom began coaching
in the spring of 2005. He has was a collegiate nationally ranked
swimmer in 1992-4 specializing in backstroke and the Individual
Medly. "Joining the Piranhas as a coach has been a wonderful
experience. There is nothing better than watching a person make
transformational discoveries about themselves and what they are
capable of... I get to see that in the pool every day. And be part
of the process!"
Lead Silver Age Group Coach & Asst. Gold
As Washington DC native she started swimming at the local summer
swim team at the age of 9. Progressing into the tween year she
moved into the world of USA swimming with Nations Capital Swim Club
and started coaching/private lessons till college at East Carolina
University. By the time of adult hood, and several Navy moves
latter, she coached several swim teams in the Hampton Roads, VA
area including TCAC, Indian Lakes Swim Team and other head parent
volunteer positions. Once the family transferred back to the DC
area, she immediately went back to Natation's Capital Swim Club as
a head 8 and under coach and head AM performance, plus, and age
group 3 coach. Also while in the area she coached a top tier
championship summer league team, the Mt. Vernon Gators.
Now she is on the next adventure in Washington State with the
Piranhas. Her favorite part of swimming is the smile on the
swimmers faces when it all “clicks” either at practice
or a meet.
Lead Bronze Age Group Coach
I am a Level 2 certified swimming coach. I have coached swimming
for over 4 years.
I did competitive swimming myself for 13 years, which included
club level and high school; my best events included 500 yd and 1650
yd Free, 100 yd and 200 yd Breaststroke. 1500 meter Free, 100 and
200 meter Breaststroke.
I've always been an athletic guy, I still try my best to stay
in shape to set a good example for the swimmers; I love doing
dryland workouts with them as well as in the water
I teaching swimming lessons as well, because I love to help
kids get a feeling for the water and help them to enjoy it; I've
helped lead many children to competitive swimming as
I'm proud to be a part of PPST, and I'm proud of the swimmers
who I coach for their hard work in competition.
Kevin D Fox
Kevin is a Kingston local who has been swimming with PPST
since his beginnings. He has been honored with many awards in
swimming epically including holding over 4 Kingston High School top
In the fall he will be attending Lewis & Clark