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

Lightning Coaching Staff

Steven T Lubrino

Coach

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Coach Steve is a retired New York City Fire Officer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.  He grew up in a household of swimmers but developed a passion for swimming later on in his adult life. Coach Steve has competed in numerous Triathlons and is an avid cyclist. He enjoys working with all ages and believes in proper stroke technique as well as having fun with the kids. Coach Steve is continuing his family's swimming legacy with his own daughter that also swims on the Lightning. Welcome Coach Steve!!

Mike Johnson

Head Coach Mike Johnson

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Coach Mike Johnson is originally from Michigan where he grew up swimming for his club team, YMCA and High School Swim Teams as well as playing water polo.  He has been a member of The Lakewood Ranch Community for over 20 years along with his two daughters.  Coach Mike has recently returned to the Lightning Swim Team where he coached for 9 years prior.  During his time with the Lightning Swim Team, he produced over a dozen Florida Age Group top ten swimmers and a National Age Group top ten Swimmer, earning him eligibilty for a Level 3 ASCA Certification.  He is both ASCA and USA Swimming certified.   He brings years of Swim Coach knowlegde and a passion for swimming which is present everyday on deck.

Board of Directors

Cynthia A Romano

President

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Patrick R O'Malley

Vice President

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Barbara J Hilt

Treasurer

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Greg L Byrd

Board Member

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Kimberly B Smith

Secretary

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