Coaches

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and swimming related, please contact the appropriate coach for the team level.

For questions regarding volunteering, please contact one of the head coaches.

Coaching Staff

Aaron B Montgomery

Head Coach

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Aaron began his coaching career at the Flushing YMCA, enjoying great success an age
group with multiple state championship titles. Concurrent with his passion for swimming, Aaron completed his BA in English and MA in Education, and currently is a math teacher at The Brunswick School in Greenwich.

In 2007, Aaron became the Badger Swim Club’s senior team assistant coach and over the past
10 years he has worked with dozens of Olympic Trial qualifiers as well as many National and Junior National
Team qualifiers. He has been fortunate enough to have worked with some of the best swimmers and coaches in the world. Aaron has a passion for inspiring swimmers, building great character in youth as well as producing a cohesive and inspired team of swimmers and coaching staff.

Maura O'Grady

Head Novice Coach

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Maura O'Grady comes to Greenwich YMCA Marlins from the Badger Swim School in Larchmont, NY, where she has overseen the Developmental Program for the past two seasons. Prior to joining Badger Swim Club she was the Head Age Group Coach at the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins for 15 years. Maura has joined us with a wealth of knowledge of teaching the fundamentals of all four strokes in the Badger Swim School. She strongly believes in teaching swimming in the water in order to provide swimmers with hands-on instruction.

Presently, Maura is the Assistant Dean of Students and a member of the PE department at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, CT. She has been at CSH for the past 13 years where she oversees the daily life of the Upper School and teaches all students, ages 3-17, how to swim.

During the summer months, she can be found poolside at Shenorock Shore Club in Rye, NY. In 2012 she was awarded the Westchester County Coach of the Year. She is also on the Board of the Westchester County Swim Conference. Her high school teams include Iona Prep and Convent of the Sacred Heart. Her experience with both Greenwich Dolphins and Sacred Heart makes her a valuable member of the Greenwich community. 

Adam King

Head Junior Coach

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Adam is the Head Junior Team Coach and Senior Team assistant.  Adam is a teacher from New Rochelle and began his coaching career in 1997.  He has worked in all facets of the swimming world: summer club, high school and USA club coaching.  Adam spent 10 years as a Junior Team coach at Badger Swim Club, and he has also been coaching New Rochelle HS Varsity boys and girls teams since 2000.  Adam exhibits tremendous rapport, knowledge and patience with his athletes, and he will be a great asset to all programs of the Marlins.  

Hannah Rose Evans

Assistant Coach

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Hannah is the assistant coach to both the Novice and Juniors team.  She is a Connecticut native and grew up swimming at the Uconn pool for the University Aquatic Club.   Hannah was an accomplished varsity swimmer with East Catholic high School.  She is currently studying Psychology with Iona College. Hannah has over six years of experience as a lifeguard and a swim instructor prior to the Marlins Swim Team.  

Harry Shontz

Assistant Coach

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Harry is an assistant coach to both the Junior and Senior Team.  Harry has been a teacher and coach at Solomon Schechter School of Westchester since 2012.  Harry ran Badger Swim Club’s transition team, coached every level of age group swimmer, and was the Pool Director at Badger Day Camp.  He also coached Rye High School’s varsity swim team.  Harry’s love of swimming shines through his infectious teaching style, valuing every child’s potential.