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Coaches and Staff

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 all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact Chuck or Christie.

Coaching Staff

Charles J Batchelor

Head Coach, National Group, Attleboro

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Christina C Batchelor

Head Coach, Cumberland/Attleboro

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Nicholas Rice

Head Coach, Williston

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Nick Rice is a certified Level 5 member of the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) and was named a member of the Coaching Staff for the USA Swimming National Junior Team 2014-2017. Coach Nick was named the New England Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year for the 2014-15 seasons as well as being a recipient of the 2014 and 2016 Certificate of Excellence Award from the American Swimming Coaches Association. 

Nick lives in Chicopee, MA with his wife Kim, and daughter Evelyn.

 

Ryan E Yucka

Age Group and Senior Coach, Attleboro

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Ryan Yucka comes to the Bluefish with 10+ years of coaching experience at YMCA's in Western Mass. He has coached every level of the sport and loves to work with all age groups. Recently, Ryan spent 7 years as head senior coach for the Greater Holyoke YMCA, who finished in 3rd place at the 2011 Y nationals, as well as Head coach at Holyoke Catholic High School. During his time in Holyoke, Ryan coached mostly sectional level swimmers, a few Jr. national and Senior national qualifiers as well as the teams first female Olympic Trial qualifier. Ryan graduated from Westfield State University and is a ASCA level 4 coach.

Plemin G Gillette

National Prep & AG Coach, Attleboro

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Coach Greg comes back to ABF with vast experience as a Head Age Group and Head Coach of high performance athletes in the Southern California, Pacific Northwest, Illinois and New England LSC's.

Coach Greg has coached an Olympic swimmer, several Olympic trial qualifiers, U.S. National, Junior National and Sectional swimmers, as well as a number of Age Group record breakers. He's coached on a number of Zone's All-Star staffs, and was the Head Coach of the Pacific Northwest Team that won the Western Zone Meet in 2009, when he was named the 2009 ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year in the PNS LSC.

Coach Greg has served on the Board of Directors in both the Pacific Northwest and New England, where he served in both LSC's as the Coaches Representative, and was on the Age Group Committee's.

Coach Greg enjoys the challenge of finding ways to helping each individual athlete achieve their goals, and looks forward to working with each and every Bluefish Swim Club member.

Thomas Avila

Head Age Group Coach-Williston

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Kim P Bray

Mini/Goldfish Coach, Attleboro

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Kim Bray, Part-time Wheaton and Raynham, Mini Bluefish Coach!

Has a Bachelor's Degree in French from Dickinson College and a Master's in French Literature from Tufts University.  She grew up swimming for the South Shore Strypers and then swam for Dickinson College.  She has been both middle and high school French teacher for 5 years before she choose to stay home with her three children.  She was the head coach of Sudbury Swim Team, a recreational town team that numbered approx. 100 kids, for 3 years.  She has been coaching Norton HS since 2006.

Colleen M Cuneo

Mini/Golfish Coach, Raynham

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Colleen began swimming on a team at the age of 10, and swimming has been a large part of her life ever since. She was always involved with at least one team all the way into college. She began swimming at HAY Lightening Swim Team and moved on to Tsunami Swim Team years later. Colleen also helped build the Mansfield High School Swim Team and was named captain her senior year. She also spent a summer coaching the Finberg Flyers, out of the Attleboro YMCA, as well. Colleen believes swimming is a great sport for all ages, it builds a great community and helps with both team spirit and sportsmanship as well as individual growth. She is happy to share my knowledge and interests in the sport with the kids. Colleen has spent the last four years working with Bluefish as swim lesson instructor. Colleen is excited to join the Raynham coaching staff! 
 

Andrea L Ronan

Junior Team Part Time Assistant Coach

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Kyle R Couture

Junior Team Part Time Assistant Coach

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Board of Directors

Darlene Dusseault

Swim School Program Manager

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Carla Grube

Bluefish Bookkeeper

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Heidi Stapleton

CHS/AHS Swim Lesson Coordinator

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