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Coaching Staff

Amine Boubsis

Associate Director of Aquatics

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Amine Boubsis brings more than 20 years of experience, integrity, innovation, management, and technical skills to YFD Swimming. Since joining the club in 2007, Amine has resurrected YFD’s program, orchestrating a growth of nearly 200 percent. During his tenure with the club, he has developed and cultivated numerous Junior Olympic champions, ISCA Junior National medalists, National Open Water qualifiers, High School State Championship finalists, and Scholastic All-Americans. Furthermore, Amine helped place a member on the USA Junior National Team where they represented our country at the World Maccabiah Games in Isreal and brought home four individual medals.  His swimmers have broken over 300 team records, and many have gone on to swim at some of the most prestigious universities in the country.
 
Amine’s personal coaching accomplishments include being named to the USA Swimming Eastern Zone Camp Staff in 2012, serving as an All-Star Metro Zone Team coach on multiple occasions, and serving on the Metropolitan Swimming Board of Directors.
 
Amine provides leadership and vision geared towards making YFD Swimming the premier competitive swim program in New York City. Amine focuses his development on the entire athlete by using intense physical training, forging mental toughness, and sharing his knowledge of the sport. He strives to create well-rounded individuals who pursue excellence in the pool, in the classroom, and in their outside endeavors. He is working with the coaches and families of YFD on building a championship program as well as fostering relationships within the 92Y community 
 
As a swimmer, Amine was a member of the Moroccan Youth National team where he participated in many international meets including the 2003 Long Course African Championships where he finished seventh in the 100 breast. Later that same year, Amine was the Moroccan Junior National Champion in the 100 meter breaststroke and a bronze medalist in the 200 meter IM.
 
Amine is a member of the International Swim Coaches Association and the American Swim Coaches Association. He holds Water Safety Instructor and CPR/AED/Lifeguarding certifications. He received his bachelor's degree in business management from Touro College.

Naomi Hansen

Senior Lead Coach

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Iliana Bitis

Age Group III Lead Coach

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Will Trusler

Age Group II Lead Coach

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Rafael Flores

Age Group I Lead Coach

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Nelson Rivera

Junior II Lead Coach

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Shanequa Haynes

Junior I Lead Coach

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Eileen Towey

Assistant Coach

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David Kim

Assistant Coach

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Giovany Bolivar

Assistant Coach

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