Matt brings sixteen years of coaching experience to AMFY. He
previously coached at the Gahanna YMCA in Columbus, Ohio, where he
coached multiple YMCA qualifiers and helped grow the team's size
and performance. He currently resides in Greenville where he
manages Flat Ridge Training Center, a horse boarding and training
business. He lives with his wife, Alisha, who is a general surgeon
at Wayne hospital. Matt swam for Wittenberg University in college,
and the Beavercreek YMCA throughout his age-group career.
Marscia looks forward to
serving the AMFY Waves swim team this year! She is especially
blessed with the talent of working well with larger groups of
children as she has been successfully home-schooling her 10
children. She coached the St. Marys Seahawks and the the
Wapakoneta Waves summer team. She has taught stroke
development to all age groups.
May is no stranger to the AMFY program as he has coached with us
for the past 15 years. Matt swam competitivly through
High School and for the LFAC Gators. He was the head coach
for DCY before coming to AMFY. Matt is the head coach for
Coldwater High School Swim Team and will be once again helping
out with the 11-Over swimmers for the AMFY Team.
Carrie is excited to start her 4th year with the AMFY Waves. In
2015, she assisted with the White Group and transitioned to
coach in 2017. She is a graduate of Ohio Northern University with a
degree in elementary education. Her passion is teaching children in
the classroom and in the pool. She enjoys teaching young swimmers
the fundamental techniques for each stroke.
Scott is entering his third year coaching for the AMFY Waves.
He enjoys coaching the Red group twice a week and watching
the swimmers improve their technique throughout the season.
Scott has taught fourth grade for seventeen years at St.
Marys Intermediate School. He is also an Adjunct Professor at
Wright State University and Communicate Institute.
Looking forward to this upcoming season, Hannah is excited to share
her swimming experience with the AMFY swimmers! She has competed in
YMCA and USA swimming for a combined 8 years. Following her
swimming career, she coached swimmers of all ages for 3+ years,
including both state and national qualifiers. Hannah is a certified
swim instructor for the YMCA and is the head swim coach for the New
Bremen Summer League Swim Team. She enjoys staying active and
spending most of her time at the pool. Hannah will be coaching the
Blue Group and assisting the Gold Group as well.
This will be Laura's first year with AMFY. She has been coaching
for 5 years including collegiate, high school and nationally
recognized USA club programs. She enjoys fine tuning strokes and
applying strength and conditioning into the pool. She has coached
state champions and national qualifiers through multiple successful
seasons. She is a former graduate of the University of Toledo where
she was a 4-year varsity MVP and a 2-time NCAA Div I All-American.
She swam professionally after her collegiate career specializing in
Breaststroke. She competed in both 2012 and 2016 Olympic Trials.
She currently resides in Pleasant Hill with her fiance Brent and
two daughters Madison and Abigail.