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The Coaches and Board of Directors at Paducah Swim Team are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, 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

Kevin Blum

Head Coach

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Kevin enters his 17th coaching season and 2nd year with Paducah Swim Team in the 2017-2018 season, and sees an exciting and bright future for the club. Kevin grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, swam club with Mission San Jose Aquatics, and continued on to swim at Cal State Northridge. He created his first swim team and coaching job at age 22, with 1 swimmer, eventually reaching over 160 swimmers and earning Silver Medal Club Excellence status. He coached age 16 or younger athletes to the Olympic Trials in 2008, 2012, and 2016.

Previous positions:

2015-2016 Head Senior Elite Coach @ Marlins of Raleigh (North site)

2013-2015 Director of Coaching @ Surrey Park Swim Club (Melbourne, Australia)

2001-2012 Head Coach/Founder @ Rattler Swim Club (Los Angeles, CA)

Kevin has coached swimmers to:

2016 18&under "World Top-100" USA Junior Team program, 2013 USA World University Games [Silver medalist], 2012 USA Short Course World Championship Team & Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool, 2011 USA World University Games Team [Silver medalist], 2010 USA Junior Pan Pacs [Gold medalist], 2008 USA National Junior Team

Kevin was named to the USA Swimming National Team Coaching Staff for the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia, after having 2 swimmers place 3rd and 6th at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials. 

Mark T Curtis

Assistant Coach

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Coach Mark is an "OG" Paducah swim guy - born and raised in Paducah, attended and swam at Cornell University, and after retiring from a business career, Mark is once again back on the pool deck sharing his love for swimming with the Paducah Swim Team!

Buffey Fell

Assistant Coach

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I am a swim parent turned assistant coach after helping Coach Paul Murphy when he was our head coach. He encouraged me to get my level 1 coaching certificate which lead me to be the assistant coach to him as well as Andy, Greg, Jason, and our current Coach Kevin. I love kids and love helping others learn to love swimming. I am married to Bob we have 3 kids. Oliver who will graduate from UK in special education this year. Tyler who is swimming on a scholarship at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale Florida DII ranked 3rd school. Caleb a junior at Paducah Tilghman High School who hopes to swim in college like his sister. I have been involved with PST for 15 years. 

 
Thanks,
 
Buffey
Board of Directors

Shiraz Patel

President

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Bridget Canter

Treasurer

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Michelle Vick

Secretary

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Kyli Koenigsmark

2 Year Member at Large

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Justin Beard

2 Year Member at Large

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Kevin Stephens

1 Year Member at Large

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Mike Abner

Vice President

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