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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 Dan Goldsamt ([email protected]), team representative or Meredith Bollini, Asst. team representative ([email protected]).

Coaching Staff

Emily Baumgartner

Co-Head Coach

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After serving as our top assistant coach for the past two years, Emily will now serve as one of our two Co-Head Coaches for the 2019 Waves season. She swam for the Quince Orchard Otters swim team for 13 years. In addition, Emily swam for RMSC for several years in the Advanced Junior Group until she discovered a love for basketball. Emily is a third year Early Childhood Education major at Florida State University and plans to teach in Montgomery County following graduation.

Brian Fries

Co-Head Coach

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After serving as the Waves assistant coach last year, Brian returns to the Waves as one of our two Co-Head Coaches for the 2019 swim season. Growing up in the area, Brian swam for the Manchester Farm Dolphins Swim Team for 13 years. In addition, prior to last summer, he spent four summers lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons at the Quince Orchard Pool. Brian is in his second year at the University of Wisconsin where he studies Economics and Political Science. 

Eric Blackman

Asst. Coach

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Our new assistant coach, Eric served as a Waves junior coach for the 2017 and 2018 (Division Championship) seasons. A longtime Waves swimmer, Eric holds the team record for the boys 15-18 100 Breaststroke (1:26.50). Eric, is a three-year swimmer on the QOHS swim team, was recently named a team captain when he competes as a senior.