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Metro Aquatics Coaches

Metro Parks Tacoma Staff Metro Aquatics coaches and staff are employees of Metro Parks Tacoma. Communication is extremely important to all Metro Parks Tacoma coaches and staff, who strive to communicate clearly and openly with you regarding every aspect of your swimming experience. We encourage all questions or concerns be shared directly with your coach or with another staff member. Below is a list of contact points. 

Metro Aquatics Boosters Metro Aquatics Boosters are organized volunteers who come together to support our athletes, coaches, and the local community. In order for our program to reflect the needs and desires of our community, we need input and feedback from everyone. Please use the list below as a starting point for contacting Metro Aquatics Boosters.

Coaching Staff

Dane Wolfrom

Head Coach & Sectional Group

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Maxwell Byers

Head Age Group Coach

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Coach Max oversees the training and development of all year-round age group swimmers. He directly coaches the Achievers and Challengers groups.

Born and raised in Southern Illinois, Max Byers began swimming at the age of 9 for a local summer league team, then the local YMCA in Edwardsville, IL, and then at Penn State on a full-ride scholarship. As an age group swimmer Max was an Illinois state champion, 3-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and a finalist at the US Junior National Championship.   Coach Max’s seven years of coaching experience includes working with Junior National qualifiers at Nittany Lion Aquatics Club in Pennsylvania, and as an intern with Queens University of Charlotte (2015 NCAA Div-2 National Champions). Coach Max graduated from the nations #1-ranked School of Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State.

Monica Jadwin

Lead Development Coach

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Coach Monica is the lead development coach for the Neighborhood Swim Team and Ducklings programs. A Tacoma native, she started swimming at a young age with Metro Parks and subsequently worked as a lifeguard and swim instructor. During those years she also swam and played water polo for Lincoln High School.

With a degree in Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University, Coach Monica did a 3-year stint in the restaurant industry before deciding to return to aquatics.

She is currently Lincoln High Schools’ Head Water Polo Coach. She hopes to help young women and men become successful citizens and foster a passion for swimming and aquatics through our Ducklings program.

Madeleine E Dodge

Associate Age Group Coach

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Coach Maddie has been swimming with Metro Aquatics since she was 6 years old and has continued to swim at the collegiate level. She hopes to instill the love for swimming that she has had all of her life into the young swimmers that she feels privileged to coach this year.

Sabrina M Murray

Associate Age Group Coach

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Coach Sabrina was raised in University Place, Washington and swam on the local team University Place Aquatic Club (UPAC) for 4 years. She has been with the Metro Aquatics club and since Junior year, in addition to swimming on her high school team at Curtis for 4 years. She is currently swimming at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon while studying Sociology and Anthropology.

Coach Sabrina's goals for this swim team are to improve the technique for each stroke and teach the children to be more competitive swimmers. She hopes to learn more about coaching as well as encouraging children to love swimming as much as she does.

 

Angela Dominguez

Associate Age Group Coach

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Coach Angela grew up in Colorado Springs, CO. She swam for 10 years, at both her club team, Rocky Mountain Rapids Swim Team and at her high school swim team throughout all four years.

 
She came to Washington State for college in 2015, and is currently studying political science and psychology at Pacific Lutheran University. She hopes to encourage kids to love the sport of swimming as much as she does and show kids how much the sport of swimming has to offer both in and out of the water. 

Christine Snellgrove

Lead Development Coach

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Board of Directors

Dane Wolfrom

Meet Director

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