The Newburgh Sharks is a
non profit competitive swim team that was established in 1972 by
Chris Townsend. The Sharks have been a proud member of USA Swimming
since 1977 and achieved Silver Medal Club Status in 2005 and Bronze
Medal Club Status in 2006.
The Newburgh Sharks have
a long and proud tradition as one of the most successful
competitive swim programs in the Hudson Valley. Alumni include
Junior National, Senior National, and Olympic Trial qualifiers, as
well as countless individuals who have gone on to compete
successfully at the Division I,II, and III Collegiate Level. The
Newburgh Sharks also have cultivated a unique and successful
relationship with High School teams and coaches in the area. Alumni
include countless State Champions and swimmers who have achieved
The Sharks are a
competitive swim team whose goal is to help our swimmers reach
their maximum potential in the sport of swimming through hard work,
dedication, and commitment to training. These characteristics not
only lead to success in the pool, but also instill important values
to create passionate, respectable, and successful individuals later
Our coaching staff is
committed to cultivating these attributes to carry on the tradition
of excellence that is NEWBURGH SWIMMING!!
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Offered and maintained a quality year round competitive
swim program since 1972
Continually striven to be the best team in the Hudson
Hosted local and Regional meets years after year in
Consistently placed swimmers regularly for Zones, Empire
State Games, Jr. Nationals and Sr.
Produced an Olympic Trials
Coached and helped swimmers train right through their Sr.
year of College
Always promoted and maintained a positive relationship with
High School coaches and teams
Currently coaching over 70 swimmers from 4 surrounding
Blessed with optimum training facilities at Newburgh Free
of it's coaching staff-Experienced, Dedicated, Committed,
Knowledgeable and ASCA Certified
Equally proud of the over 1,000 youths who swam for the NBS
program since 1972. These are young people who, no matter their
level of accomplishment, learned discipline, displayed courage,
loved to compete and conceived and achieved valuable personal