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Coaches & Directors

I am proud to introduce the 2020 coaching staff for the Stratford Sea Otters!

Coaching Staff

Hannah Marie Carter

Head Coach

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I have enjoyed swimming for as long as I can remember!  From 2006-2018 I swam for  SNOW Swimming. From 2007-2018, I enjoyed swimming for the Lovettsville Dolphins Summer Swim Team. Currently I am swimming Division 1 for Gardner-Webb University in the Big South Conference. 

 My coaching career started with the Lovettsville Dolphins where I was an assistant coach from 2015-2017. I also coached the Stroke Clinic for SNOW swim team from 2016-2017.  Last year I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to be part of the Ottors as an Assistant Head Coach.  I am so excited to return to the Ottors this year as the new Head Coach!

Samantha Marie Pliuskaitis

Assistant Head Coach

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Hello Stratford families! My name is coach Sam and I'm super excited for this upcoming season. I will be an rising senior this year and I have been swimming since I learned how to walk. I have been a coach for the Otters for 6 years. Additionally, I have completed 3 years on the Briar Woods Swim Team and I am in Senior Gold on the Snow Swim Team. Along with my coaching this year, I also do private lessons. If you ever need anything my email is above. Again, super excited for this season has in store for us. Go Otters!!!

Molly Ann Kennedy

Assistant Head Coach

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Coach Molly is a rising high school senior who has been with the Sea Otters since the team began, and has been a summer swimmer since she was six years old. She is a distance freestyle swimmer who also loves open water swimming and scuba diving. Coach Molly volunteers her time teaching younger swimmers stroke technique during the school year and loves everything about being in the water. She is super excited about coming back for another year coaching the Otters!

Nathan Samuel Blasdell

Assistant Coach

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My name is Nathan Blasdell. I've been swimming with summer league for about 10 years, and year round for about 6 years. I'm really excited to be helping coach our amazing swimmers this year!

Corbin Alexander Nadeau

Assistant Coach

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Hello! My name is Corbin Nadeau.  Ive been swimming for about eight years now I am very excited to help with the Otters this year! I have been volunteering with nonprofit organizations since I was six years old and love the feeling that I have made a difference. Im always eager to lend a helping hand and am excited to teach kids such an important skill. I dont plan>

 

Ethan T McCrary

Assistant Coach

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I'm Ethan McCrary and this is my second year coaching for the Stratford Sea Otters. I am a rising 12th grader at Stone Bridge High School and have been swimming for about 8 years. In addition to the Stratford Sea Otters, I also swim for Snow Swimming and Stone Bridge High School.  I like to swim the 200 individual medley, and the 500 and 1000 freestyle. 
     I play golf for Stone Bridge High School, and I am a member of LJGA and MAPGA. I am a member of both NHS and the German Club. I often volunteer with Special Olympics. In my free time I like to play basketball with my friends and watch movies. I aspire to one day become a physician. I really enjoy helping the swimmers and am excited to return to Stratford this season. 

Teresa Meike Pliuskaitis

General Manager

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My name is Teresa Pliuskaitis. Many of my swimmers call me Coach T. I have been swimming my entire life. In 1997 I founded SNOW Swimming, a year round USA Swimming swim club loccated in Loudoun County. We have programs at Claude Moore Rec Center and Ida Lee Rec Center.

I was involved in the founding of the Old Dominion Swim League and have served in an officer capcity for 8 years. The Stratford Sea Otters are the 26th team in this league.

Our program here will be competitive and fun at the same time. We have an amazing staff of coaches. It should be an adventure. If you have any questions please email me.

 

Board of Directors

Virginia Kennedy

Computer Operator

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Rachelle Bissessar

Team Representative to ODSL

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Scott Nadeau

Head Official

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