Ben W Sutton
Head Age Group Coach, Blue & Gold Coach
Ben joined the FORT Wayne
Swim Team staff in January of 2015. Ben is our Head Age
Group Coach who currently serves as the Lead Coach for
the Blue and Gold Groups while helping in other groups
where needed. He has previously served as the Lead Coach of
the White, Silver & Bronze Groups. Ben currently serves
as a Coaches Rep on the Board of Directors for Indiana
Swimming. This past August Ben served on the Team Indiana
coaching staff at the Central Zone Championship in Pleasant
Coach Ben previously was
the Head Coach at St. Johns Sea Lions in St. Johns, MI from
2009-2012. He also was an assistant coach at Dexter Community
Aquatic Club outside of Ann Arbor, MI for 3 years as
well as coaching at Pine Valley for 2 summers after high
Ben was an Age Group State
Champion, multiple High School All American, & competed at
multiple Junior National Championships. Ben earned a
scholarship to swim at Eastern Michigan University where
he graduated with a degree in Business Communications.
Ben says he was blessed to be coached by all the "Gibson's" (John,
Dave & Jennifer) throughout his swimming career. Ben is
married to Laura Sutton and they have a 8 year
old son, Cameron, currently in 2nd grade at Cedar
Canyon. Ben brings passion, a wealth of stroke/skill and
training knowledge to our program. You can contact Ben
at (260) 341-7993 or
David Bruce McAfee
Head Silver & Red Group Coach
David started swimming compatitively at the NACS Swim team. David was a four year letter winner on the Carroll High School Team where he qualified for the HS State Meet several times. David attended and swam all four years at Franklin College.
Tori G Bagan
Asst HS Coach, Head Dryland
Tori joined our FORT staff in the Summer of 2016. Tori is a local swimmer, swimming for & graduating from Homestead HS, where she was State Champion her Soph and Sr years and 3rd place in her Frosh & Jr years in the 100 yd breaststroke. Tori attended, swam and graduated from Ohio University. Tori is a three time USA Olympic Trials Qualifier in the 100 meter breaststroke. Tori brings a great enthusiasm, knowledge and love of the the sport of swimming to our team.
Andy W Sather
Assistant Age Group Coach
Andy grew up swimming competitively locally in Fort Wayne. Andy swam with some Fort Wayne Summer teams and with the FWA team. Andty also coaches some at some local Summer Leagues teams. Andy went on to swim and graduate from Easterm Michigan University. Andy is married to Kelly and their son Ian is in our gold Group.
Katelyn Renee McCurdy
Assistant Bronze Group Coach
Katelyn is a past FORT swimmer. Katelyn is a recent Carroll High School gradute, where she was a varsity swimmer for four years and a multiple Senior State Meet qualifier. Katelyn is attending IPFW. She is excited to join the FORT staff and looking forward to helping our Brionze Group swimmers improve and have fun.
Jorie Ann Kosmala
Head White Group Coach, Asst. Coach
Jorie is our Head White Group Coach. She will also be helping out with the HS Group and also helping with other groups as needed nightly/weekly. Jorie comes to us with over 8 years of coaching experience. She started out her career as a 10 and under coach with Cardinal Swim Club in Muncie, IN. She has since worked with different YMCA and summer league teams. For the past two years she has been the Head Coach of the Central Branch Sharks. Jorie herself was a swimmer for over 10 years with SWAC and a varsity swimmer at Homestead High School. Jorie focuses on swimmers stroke development and character building. Jorie is excited to join our team and continue to build athletes in and out of the water.