David Allen Perchinske Jr.
Coach Perchinske is entering his first year as Head Coach and
Director of the Solon Stars. In addition to these duties,
Coach Perchinske teaches in the Solon City Schools District, and
serves as the head coach of the high school program and pool
director. Previously, Coach Perchinske coached six years with
the Shaker Sharks and two years with the Dublin Sea Dragons, as
well as several high school swim teams (South Columbus, Shaker
Heights, and Cuyahoga Heights High Schools). Coach Perchinske
graduated from John Carroll University with a BA in History and a
minor in Education. He also holds a MEd from the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an EdS in Administration from the
University of the Cumberlands, and is currently working towards his
PhD in Leadership. As a competitive swimmer, Coach Perchinske
swam for the Solon Stars, Solon High School, and John Carroll
University. In his spare time, Coach Perchinske enjoys
eating, lifting, watching movies, and camping.
Associate Head Coach
College: Cleveland State University (97)
Date Started with Stars: August 2007
Number Years Coaching: 1997-2000, 2001-present.
Assistant Coach Baldwin- Wallace University (1997-2000)
Head Coach Lakewood Recreation Swim Team (2001-2007)
Head Age Group Coach Solon Stars Swim Club (2007-present)
Professional Experience: Coached the first men’s NCAA Division 3 National Qualifier at Baldwin-Wallace University.
Coached numerous USA Zone, USA Sectional, and Junior National Qualifiers at LRST.
Coached multiple USA Zone and USA Sectional qualifiers at Solon Stars.
5 time LESI Zone Team coach.
ASCA Level: 3.
Age Group Coach
College: Case Western Reserve University & Cleveland State University
Date Started with Stars: August 2013
Number Years Coaching: 2009-2010, 2013-present.
Previous Experience: Solon Recreation Swim Coach 2009-2010
Competitive swimmer 1980-1992 (southeast YMCA and Bedford Senior
Volunteer Swim Coach 1986-2000 for ages 5-14 (Southeast YMCA and
Solon Valley YMCA)
Freshman/JV Cheer Coach 1997-1998 Bedford Senior HIgh School