Competitive Swimming Director
Coach Brian Fazzino has been a part of the New Canaan Caimans Family since 2014. He has been a coach here in two different stints. He was the head coach at Franklin Pierce University from 2016-2018.
Since coming back to New Canaan and being the Head Senior Coach Brian has helped coach the Caimans to 1 New US Open Qualifier, 2 New Junior Nationals Qualifiers, 1 New USA Swimming Futures Qualifier, 10 New YMCA National Qualifiers, 11 top 8 swims at YMCA Nationals, 14 top 16 swims at the YMCA Nationals meet, 1 CT Resident Relay Record and 1 Age Group Champion.
Prior to his time in New Canaan Brian spent time with Eagle Swim
Team in Owings Mills, Maryland. While there he was the head
senior coach as well as the assistant coach for the National
Training Group. Eagle Swim Team won the overall combined team
title at the 2014 Eastern Zone South Championship Meet. In
his time at Eagle Swim Team there were two New Senior national
qualifiers, and 7 New junior national qualifiers.
In 2012 Coach Brian was the Head Age Group Coach at Gator Swim Club in Gainesville Florida. During the time Coach Brian was at GSC the junior group that he coached was very successful accomplishing 1 swimmer of the year, 2 state records, 2 Age Group Champions, 2 Age Group Relay Champions, 2 Age Group High point winners, 5 All Star selections, 1 All Star Champion and 1 Zone Selection. During the time in Gainesville Coach Brian also helped coach the Gator Swim Club International Training Group that consisted of an eventual 17 Olympians from various countries, 2 Gold Medalists, 1 Silver Medalist and a Bronze Medalist.
Prior to coaching at Gator Swim Club Coach Brian was the Head Coach at the Northern Middlesex YMCA in Middletown, CT. During his time there the Barracudas achieved tremendous success getting as high as 4th in the Yankee Cluster League Championships. The team also broke 16 different team records, had 43 different YMCA New England Qualifiers and 7 YMCA National Qualifiers.
Coach Brian also coached one swimmer to a YMCA National top ten finish and back-to-back YMCA New England Champions. The Barracudas also had 2 Regional Champions, 1 Age Group Champion, 6 Age Group qualifiers, 10 CT top 25 swimmers, 1 top CT swimmer, and a two-time Zone team selection.