Adam Madarassy, a former Olympic
swimmer, is the owner and head coach of Eagle
While a member of the Hungarian
National Team, Madarassy represented his country at many
International meets including 2012: European Championships in
Budapest, Hungary; 2008: Olympic Games in Beijing, China; 2007:
World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand; 2006: European
Championships in Budapest, Hungary; 2003: European Junior
Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain; 2002: European Junior
Championships in Linz, Austria.
Madarassy attended the University
of Louisville from 2004 - 2009 where he was a member of the
Louisville Cardinals Swimming and Diving team. In his freshman year
he received the Swimmer of the Conference Award and Freshman of the
Year Award at NCAA for the 200 butterfly. He had multiple
Conference USA and Big East records and was the captain of the team
in his senior year.
Madarassy graduated from
University of Louisville in 2009 majoring in Business Management.
He then began coaching for Cardinal Aquatics for over two years
where he found his true passion for coaching. He mainly worked
with age group swimmers but also helped out with the younger and
older kids. Many of the kids qualified to compete at States and
Nationals. He was also running the Masters program.
Coach Kate's swimming career began
over 20 years ago as an age group swimmer for her local YMCA team
in Augusta, Maine. Later on, she also swam for her high school team
in Augusta. It was during that time that she began teaching
swim lessons and became a lifeguard.
Upon graduation, Kate went on to
the University of Maine, where she majored in kinesiology and
physical education. While at UMaine, Kate was a member of
woman's swim team. After four year of swimming, Kate started
graduate school and became a student assistant coach for her former
Kate went on to teach K-8 physical
education for two years in Steuben, Maine. She then began
work at the YMCA in Ellsworth, Maine, where she was aquatics
director for five years. Some of her duties included teaching
swimming, water safety, and lifeguarding. Additionally, she
was an assistant coach for the YMCA's age group team and the
Ellsworth High School team.
After five years at the YMCA, Kate
was searching for a challenge, an adventure, (and some warmer
weather!), and she landed here in south Florida. Since
arriving in June of 2011, Kate has worked with numerous Florida
Gold Coast and high school teams. She came to Miami Shores after
spending the last two years at American Heritage School and
Kate began at Eagle Aquatics in
January of 2017, and she is very excited to be a part of the staff!
Swimmers and parents have been very welcoming, and the
positive atmosphere makes her happy to arrive at practice every
afternoon. She can't wait to see what the future