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Coaches

Head Coach

Miranda Coughlan

Coach Miranda has been with the Lake Sharks since 2017. She is a former member of the Rowan University Women's Swim and Dive team. She graduated from Rowan University with a degree in elementary education. Her first year at Rowan she was named the conference Rookie of the Year and was recently named team captain for the upcoming year. Prior to coaching the Lake Sharks, she taught swim lessons at Rowan University and was an assistant coach for the "Intro to GPAC" group in 2015.

 

Assistant Coaching Staff

Bill Albertson

Coach Albertson is the former head swim coach of Washington Township High School since 2000 and in 2011 was named "Gloucester County Times "Swim Coach of the Year". Aside from coaching High School, Coach Albertson has also been a head coach in both local summer leagues and is an instructor for winter and spring swim clinics. This will be Coach Albertson's seventh season with the Lake Sharks.

Ashley Carper

Coach Ashley swam for the Lake Sharks in the 2019 season and currently holds 5 of the 15-18 girls individual and relay records. In High School, Ashley was GCIT athlete of the year and was a D1 recruit swimming at Lehigh University for the 2019-2020 season. This will be Ashley’s second season as an assistant coach but she has had previous experience, giving swim lessons for the Special Olympics. This will be Coach Ashley's second season as a Lake Shark coach.

Maria McMahon

Coach Maria is Miranda’s former teammate at Rowan University. She had previously swam 4 years at Washington Township High School where she was named captain and MVP.
Maria grew up swimming at Lake Kandle, but switched to Greenwood Park to join their swim team just one year prior to the Lake Shark’s first season. Maria was a dedicated swimmer at Greenwood Park and has been teaching swim lessons there for the last three seasons. This will be Coach Maria's second year with the Lake Sharks.

 

Coaching Staff