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 questions that are administrative, such as dues, safety or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.
If you have questions about joining PPSC, please email Head Coach Matt Baxter.
Jennifer Marie Delmonte
Assistant Coach - Age Group I
Jennifer Delmonte joined the Porpoise coaching staff in the fall of 2000. She is an active Masters swimmer and has swum competitively in both High School and Masters programs. She is a former lifeguard and swimming instructor and is a Level 1 certified coach.
Assistant Coach - Futures
Colleen helps coach our Futures group and is also the Aquatic Supervisor for the City of Portland. Her past coaching positions include: Head Coach of KVYMCA Stingrays (Augusta, ME); Assistant Coach for Seacoast Swim Club (Cumberland, ME); Co-Head Coach for TCST (Lewiston-Auburn, ME); Head Coach for West Roxbury/Roslindale YMCA (Greater Boston, MA); and Assistant Coach for Leatherstocking Swim Team (Utica, NY). Colleen's competitive swimming experience includes: Leatherstocking Swim Team as an age-grouper; St. Michael's College (VT) as a DII student; and continues to participate in Masters competitions as a member of Maine Masters Swim Club. She and her husband, Marc, live in Lewiston, with their son, Sebastien.
Assistant Coach - Age Group II
Coach Lauren started swimming at the age of 5 with the YMCA of Lewiston Maine. She has always loved being near and in water and trained and competed with PPSC, the Portland YMCA, and her high school team, Deering. Earning her BS in Biology from USM, she worked many years in the field of pharmacy, but felt that something was missing. So, she went back to her first love of water and now works for the City of Portland Aquatics Division as the Aquatic Leader.
Lauren and her husband, Travis live in Limington with their two dogs, Josie and Andre, along with three cats, Roger, Anna and Captain. They love to hike and living in the country.
Erin E Shanahan
Assistant Coach - Pre-Senior
Erin began swimming at age 7 and swam D1 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, where she was named team captain her senior year. After graduating in 2001, Erin became a high school teacher and started her coaching career. She has held assistant and lead group coaching positions at a number of swim clubs and high schools in the New England LSC. In 2014, Erin moved to Maine and became an invaluable member of the PPSC coaching team. She currently teaches high school English at Kennebunk High School.
Jacob Alexander Morgan Powers
Assistant Coach - Senior I & II
Erin Anne Gagnon
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