Coaches & Directors
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 one of the board members.
Coaching Staff

Mei Han


Coach Mei  Han was an elite swimmer in China, holding two national college records. She coached the Henan province national swim team for five years in China.

Since immigrating to the United States in 1991, Mei has coached Mei’s Typhoons Swim Club (MTSC), established in 2003.  She earned the 2005 New England Swimming Coach of the Year award.

Please feel free to contact her any time. We have included our phone and email information
Mei Han
Phone: (413) 244-4063

Diana Borys


Diana Borys grew up and competed in Connecticut, representing the Watertown Warriors (high school) and Torrington Lazers (Y team) for the majority of her swimming years.

Since moving to Massachusetts in 2012, she has taught privately and is an assistant coach for the West Springfield High School Boys and Girls Swim Team. Diana is also one of the assistant coaches for the West Springfield Torpedoes Recreation Swim Team.

As a recent graduate from Our Lady of the Elms College, she is perusing a career in nursing, specializing in pediatrics. In her spare time she enjoys running and yoga.

Mark Gehring


Mark Gehring is from West Springfield Massachusetts, and competed for the West Springfield Torpedoes Recreation Swim Team and the West Springfield High School Swim Team. He then swam at Our Lady of The Elms College.

After graduation from Elms with a degree in Business Management, Mark then assistant coached for the West Springfield High School Team. He has been coaching for the Mei's Typhoons Swim Team since July 2016. Some of Mark's hobbies include motocross and biking.