Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Tom Haight

Head Coach

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Starting his 27th season as Head Coach of the Bardmoor Aquatic Team is Tom Haight.  For over forty years, he has coached at the YMCA, USS-year-round (SPA; SPORTS), USS-seasonal (BCSA; BAT), and high schools levels, most recently @ Seminole High School where he coached for 24 years. His girls and boys teams won 41 state, region, district, and conference titles while earning a 400-57-2 dual meet record during that time. In 2014, he was inducted into the Seminole High School Hall of Fame. He is an ASCA-Level 4 coach.  He served for two years as Florida Swimming’s Age-Group Chairman and has held numerous FSCA positions.  Coach Haight works primarily with the 11-over age-groups.

Kristi Stiff

Coach

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Kristi started as a BAT coach many years ago when Coach Tom joined BAT. She has coached most of the time since then, with several years at BAT and locally at the high school level and WFLA and in New York City for three years with a club team. Having moved back to Florida about a year and half ago, she is a design photographer working with local realtors and interior designers. 

Riley Burke

Coach

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Riley has been a swimmer at BAT for 6 years and is very excited to start her first summer coaching the 5-8 year olds! She has been a swimmer most of her life on different teams including BAT, Seminole High School, and SPA. She currently attends Florida State University majoring in Chemical Science. 

Joey Russo

Coach

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Joey has been swimming on BAT since he was 3 years old, and has swam 12 summers with the team. He swam Varsity for Seminole High School for four years. Joey will be coaching the 8 and under group this summer. Joey is planning on finishing his AA and then graduating from FSU.

Board of Directors

Brian Crandall

BAT President

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Erin Mahoney

Treasurer

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Maria Grantham

BAT Secretary

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Sara Berglund

Team Manager

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