Columbia Swimming's mission is to promote the sport of competitive swimming for all ages through positive motivation and the teaching of proper stroke technique. We strive to produce swimmers who are able to excel in competition at all levels from novice to national. We are located at Greer Natatorium at Columbia College, SC.  


Coaching Staff –

Head Coach Lori Petrimoulx

Coach Lori has been involved in swimming since the age of 4, and began coaching at 15.   She has coached every level of swimming from beginner lessons to senior swimmers, She started Columbia Swimming in 2011 to offer an option in Columbia. lCoach Lori worked with Columbia College Swim School for 8 years, Richland County Swim Program for 8 years, Coach Lori was assistant coach at Lexington High School, Head Coach at Cardinal Newman High School, Coach of Governors Grant Swim Team, Maxcy Gregg Swim Team and has Coach in South Carolina USA Swimming for 25 years.   

Age Group Coach Kyle McMahon

Kyle has also been a lifelong swimmer and coach.  He has 12 years of swimming experience, including four at Ohio Northern University.  He has also been a coach for 6 years.  Kyle joined Columbia  Swimming in 2017 as Age Group coach, and also handles the dryland program for the team.  In addition, Kyle is a middle school teacher and football coach. 

10 and Under Coach June Kinzie

June has been involved in the world of swimming for the majority of her life.  In addition to 8 years of coaching experience, she has worked as a stroke and turn judge, water safety instructor, and lifeguard instructor.  She has also experienced swimming as a parent, having both children and grandchildren excel in the sport of swimming.  She has worked with Columbia Swimming since 2014.