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 Coach Rich.  For all questions related to administration, such as membership, registration, or policy issues, please contact the appropriate FFYS Boosters Member.

Coaching Staff

Richard John Bennetts III

Head Coach


The 2016-2017 season is Rich’s 17th year as head coach of FFYS.  His swimming experience includes 15 years of USS/Club, 6 years of high school, 1 year of college and 2 years of Masters.  Rich earned a B.S. degree in 1998 from Arizona State University and earned another B.S. degree from Eastern Michigan University in 2010.  He is currently working on a teaching certification through EMU.
FFYS Coaching History
Head Coach:  2000-Present
Assistant Coach:  1998-1999
YMCA Zone Runner-Up (Combined Team Scores) 2006 & 2007
53 Y-National Qualifiers
4th place at YMCA Short Course Nationals (Combined Team Scores) 2007
Girls Runner-Up at YMCA Long Course Nationals 2007
Other Coaching History:
Head Coach – Northville HS (boys) 1999 – Present (overall record 92-17-1)
Assistant Coach – Northville HS (girls) 2008 – Present
WLAA League champs 2005, 2006,2007
KLAA League champs 2010
Named MISCA Zone 3 Coach of the Year 2004, 2006, 2007
Assistant Coach – Livonia Stevenson (girls) 1999-2007

Matt Zavislak

Assistant Coach