Coaches and Directors


Please feel free to contact your group's coach with any questions regarding your swimmer.  You may also contact Coach Suzanne Lancey with any questions. 

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, or other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For administrative related questions such as registration, billing, and Team Unify, please contact Krista Karwosky. Contact the Parent Liaisons for questions about team policy, volunteering and general team information. For Official related questions contact the Team Referee.



Coaching Staff

Suzanne P Lancey

Director of Competitive Swimming


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Suzanne began a successful aquatics career in Connecticut at the age of 4, swimming with first the New Fairfield Aqua Bears and then the Wilton Y Wahoos; she also swam with New Fairfield HS and in college. At 19 she began coaching high school swimming and did so until 2014.

In college she focused on obtaining her degree in accounting; she was working as an accountant when she made the move to Minnesota with her husband and daughter. In Minnesota she continued her swimming passion by competing with Minnesota Masters and coaching at NHCP swim club, Twin Cities Swim Team/Minnetonka Swim club, Central High School and Bloomington Jefferson High School. In 2007, she started her own club. Today, Suzanne is a level 4 ASCA coach and Level 2 ASCA Masters coach, having coached national junior team members and Olympic Trials qualifiers and well as Masters National champions and international record holders.

Melissa L Trail

Head Stars Coach


Attended Fox Lane High School where she swam Varsity from 8th-12th grade and was captain Senior Year receiving All State and All Sections four years in a row. Swam for BGNW Marlins Swim Club, held multiple records and qualified for Junior National Qualifier from Freshman to Senior Year.
Attended Division One, University at Buffalo, holding a few records and Captain for two years. Receiving the 2014 Leadership Award her Junior Year.
Has spent this past year coaching at Westchester Aquatic Club. Spent 2 years as Assistant Coach and 2 years as Head Coach for The Pound Ridge Dolphins.

Ashley Patras Lancey

Head Pride Coach


Andrew Faugno-Fusci

Pre Caiman / Assistant Coach


Marjorie W Trifone

Asssitant Coach/Pride/Stars


Coach Trifone has been coaching swimming in Fairfield County for over 35 years. Her experience ranges from YMCA/Club/summer Club and high school. Currently She is a physical education/ health teacher at Darien High School where she has been coaching Darien High School Girls Swim  team for the past 16 years. During that 16 year span she has won 13 state titles two runner up and one third place. She has also won the FCIAC Championship 4 times and the last three consecutive State Opens in CT. She has been selected 6 times as coach of the year from various organizations. 


Brian Fazzino

Head Senior Coach