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About TSC

Board Members

President - Edward Westerfield III

Vice President - Denise Smith

Treasurer - Vance Morris

Secretary - Traci Weems

Meet Director - Allison Tipton

Director of Publicity & Fundraising - Kelly Simonsen

Concessions Director - Barry Slaughter

 

Coaching Staff

Head Coach – Kara Erskine

Coach Kara has been the head coach for the Easton High School swim team for six years and has been the assistant coach for the Talbot Masters swim team for four years. She is a certified Level II USMS coach, accredited NHFS coach and a certified swim instructor at the YMCA for more than six years. When Coach Kara isn’t on deck, you can find her in the pool swimming with the Talbot Masters. She is truly passionate about the sport and believes in proper stroke mechanics and sound technique as the key to fast and fun swimming. 

 

Assistant Coach – Amy Gardner

Coach Amy has been an assistant coach for the TSC Tsunamis since 2014.  Amy is also an Assistant Coach for the TCY Stingrays.  She swam for TCY and TSC from age 10 to 17.   Amy also swam for Saints Peter and Paul High School for four years.   Amy graduated from Salisbury University in 2018 and currently teaches Kindergarten at Easton Elementary School.

 

Assistant Coach – Ben Gardner

Coach Ben first started swimming at age 7 and has swam for TSC, TCY, Easton High School, and Salisbury University.  He discovered his love for coaching while participating as a swim instructor for Oxford Kids Camp.  Ben is a rising senior studying marketing and professional sales at Salisbury University. 

                

Directions to the Pool

501 Port Street, Easton, MD 21601

NOTE: The Easton Police Department has asked that we notify our guests that there is no legal parking on the shoulders of Port St. (the road adjacent to the pool).

 

Facility

TSC facility has a 6-line outdoor electronic scoreboard with electronic timing!

The pool was opened in 1996. It is 25 meters in length and is six lanes wide. The water depth is 3 1/2 feet at the shallow end, approximately 5 feet in the middle, and 7 feet at the end where the starting blocks are located. The pool is equipped with KDI Paragon starting blocks, competitor lane lines and backstroke flags for competitive swimming. TSC runs all its home meets with Hytek Meet Manager software. A bathhouse with changing areas and shower facilities is available. A concession stand is open during swim meets. Parking is limited, so carpooling is recommended and appreciated.

 

About the Club

The Talbot Swim Club was established in 1997 to offer a summer program of competitive swimming to area youth. Membership is open to any resident in the mid-shore region of Maryland. The overall objective of the Talbot Swim Club is to provide a family oriented, fun, positive competitive swim program that will allow each swimmer the opportunity to develop to his or her fullest potential. The values of sportsmanship, teamwork, and the joy of doing one’s best are key ingredients to the success of the Talbot Swim Club. 

The Talbot Swim Club trains and host swim meets at the George P. Murphy Community Pool in Easton, MD. The pool is located adjacent to Moton Park at the corner of Port Street and Easton Parkway (Rt. 322).

 

TSC Mission Statement

To develop the character, self-confidence, and physical fitness of ourcommunity’s youth through the lifelong sport of swimming.

 

Our Core Values

• Individual progress is emphasized over championship qualification
• Teaching stroke technique is highly important
• Each swimmer will have individual encouragement from the leadership team
• Swimming is wholesome, fun and enjoyable, lifetime sport and recreational activity
• Peer and family interaction is woven into the fabric of the team
• Our team exhibits honesty, integrity, and good sportsmanship – both within the team and other clubs