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Coaching Staff

Chris Morgan

Head Coach & Director of Operations

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Christopher J. Morgan is Head Coach and Director of Operations of Crimson Central working with all training groups. Morgan coached six years at Stanford and fifteen in Switzerland with 4 years as the National Team Coach including the 2008 Olympic Games. He also did stints at Harvard, Gator Swim Club, North Shore Y,  and San Jose State. He has a Masters Degree in Human Movement and Sports Science and is a Master Teacher of the Japanese training system, KAATSU.

Jamie Lew

Head Age Group Coach

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Jamie Lew has been responsible for the age-group program training plan since 2016. In his two years with Crimson he coached a dozen kids to the LSC championships and 100% of the age group program to best times. In addition to mentoring and coaching the Crimson swimmers, Lew also is an assistant coach at MIT where the Engineers experienced one of their best seasons in school history. He has experience on staff with the University of Texas Longhorns Swim Camp and NC State Swim Camp. In addition, Jamie also directs the Crimson partnerships with Rett Syndrome Association of Massachusetts and BEST. His work in the community is an important part of the Crimson mission. 

Jamie graduated from Union College where he was a Liberty League All Academic Team member throughout his collegiate career. Prior to college Jamie swam for Newton North High School, Newton Bluefish, and Belmont Aquatic Club.

Jennifer K Purvis

Head Senior Coach

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Jennifer Purvis has lead the high performance and junior/senior development of Crimson for two years. She was a home-coach at the 2017 USA Swimming National Select Camp at USA Swim HQ in Colorado Springs. Purvis coached two Crimson swimmers to top 8 finishes at the 2016 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals and Crimson won 2016 SCY NE Senior Team Championships. Purvis has been on deck with 2 world top 100 u18s (Bornstein, Yang) and 2 world top 100 swimmers (Egan, Marcantonio). She joined Crimson Aquatics Boston in 2015 after coaching Trent Swim Club in Toronto. As the Senior and Junior coach at Trent she helped  many kids find success and confidence in their life.

Prior to becoming a head coach, Purvis was an assistant coach at Arizona State University where she helped the women's team to a top-25 finish at NCAAs. Purvis is known for motivating kids to achievements beyond their expectation. Her passion for this sport runs deep, very deep. For 20 years this sport was her life and now she's ready to take Crimson kids to the next level. 

Before becoming a professional coach, Purvis was a competitive swimmer for 20 years, competing in nationals for over 10 yrs. She is a former National gold medalist and Canadian record holder and 8 year member of the national team. Purvis swam and earned her degree at  Arizona State University. She was an NCAA all American and competed in the 2011 Pan Am Games in Mexico, bringing home 2 medals and finished off her career as a 2012 Olympic trials finalist with personal best times. Purvis received a degree in Design Studies Built Environment and Sociology.

Wendy Freeman

Age Group Coach

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Wendy has coached at Crimson since 2013 after 2 decades with YNS. In 4 years with Crimson, Wendy has been the rock at the Dexter location. Her experience and ability to teach is outstanding. Parents and kids love Wendy because they can tell how much she cares. She swam competitively from age fifteen for the Beverly YMCA Barracudas.  She also competed for the Salem State swim club.  Wendy graduated from Salem State with a major in Sport, Fitness, and Leisure Studies and a minor in Biology.  She coached with the YMCA of the North Shore Sharks for over twenty years, working mostly with the 12 and under swimmers.  She was the site coordinator and head coach for the Haverhill branch of YNS for three years before coming to Crimson Aquatics in the fall of 2013.