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Coaches & Directors

TAC Riptide Swim Team
"Inspire and develop life skills through perseverance in the sport of swimming"

 

Coaching Staff

Head Coach Stephanie Crofton

Swim Team Head Coach

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BS in Business Admin: Marketing & Management majors, Clarion University

CPR * First Aid * Coaches Safety Training * Lifeguard Training * ASCA Level 4 * US Triathlon Level 1

WSI Certified * Safe Sport Certified * USA Swimming Life Time Member
Current volunteer member of USA Swimming Convention Education Committee
Assistant manager of USA Eastern Zones Select Camp 2009, Buffalo, NY and 2012/2013 Baltimore MD
Manager of NJ Swimming Zone Team, Short course & Long course
Coach 1999 Arete Swim Camp, Rutgers University
Co-Race Director KickOff Triathlon for women, May 2010, Tuckerton, NJ
Master Instructor Gruenberg Method of teaching those with a fear of the water
8-Time All American in College * 2-Time National Team Member in college

Has been coaching for over 30 yrs, age group as well as master swimmers & triathletes
4 Time Ironman Finisher (Lake Placid 2000/Florida 2001-2002/NJ NY 2014)
4 time age group place SOS (Survival of the Shawngunks)

 

Denise Salvatore

Senior A Coach

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Jennifer D Dettlinger

Senior B Coach

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BS in Dietetics from University of Connecticut

MS in Nutrition Science from Boston University

  • Jenn is in her 8th year coaching at The Atlantic Club  
  • As a member of the Ridgefield (CT) they were Class M state championship team in Junior & Senior years
  • Swimming at University of CT, she specialized in 100/200 breaststroke as well as 200/400Im events
  • Captain of university team both junior & senior years.
  • Finalist in both breaststroke events at Big East Championships
  • UConn women’s team were ECAC Champions  Assistant at the University of Connecticut Swim Camp
  • Assistant Coach for Weston Water Wizards swim club team
  • Marlboro Memorial Middle school – 7th grade science teacher
  • Swim School Director for the Atlantic Club
  • ASCA Level 1 * CPR 8  First Aid * Lifeguard training

Barbara Berg

Assistant Soph Coach / Masters Coach

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Lois Marie Nealon

Assistant Coach Freshman

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Michele Cleveland

Prep Coach

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Michele is in her 3rd year as a coach with The Riptide Swim Team
BS in Health Policy & Management from Providence College
MS in Occupational Therapy from Springfield College
1991 US Swimming National Qualifier in the 100 Backstroke
Providence College - record holder in the 200 Backstroke, 500 Freestyle & 1000 Freestyle
New England Collegiate champion in the 200 backstroke, 200 freestyle & 500 freestyle
Big East Finalist in the 200/500 freestyle & 100/200 backstroke
Assistant Swim Coach, Westfield YMCA, Westfield, MA
Currently works as an occupational therapist inthe Wall Township School District.
CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety Training, Lifeguard Training & ASCA Level 1
Enjoys masters swimming, running and sharing her love of swimming with swimmers of all levels

Kim Marie Evans

Assistant Prep Coach

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