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Seahawk Coaching Staff

The Greenbrier Seahawk Coaches 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 administration, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Jay E Smith

GCC Head Coach

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Coach Jay is a Graduate of Old Dominion University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and a Minor in Mathematics, and recently a Masters in Mathematics Education! He is a Math Teacher at Princess Anne High School; an ASCA Level 3 Coach for USA Swimming at the Old Dominion Aquatic Club (ODAC); Virginia Swimming Zone Coach 1996, 1997, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008. Coach of the Year for Princess Anne HS in 2004.  Most recently, in February 2014 and February 2017, Coach Jay led Princess Anne High School to the Virginia State Championship. In 2015, 2016, and 2017 his team Three-peated as the Conference and Regional Champs, but fell short in years 2015 and 2016 at States, placing 2nd at States to Thomas Jefferson HS in 2015 and to Menchville HS 2016.

 

This will be the 21st year as Head Coach of the Greenbrier Seahawks for Coach Jay. He has helped introduce summer league swimming to hundreds of swimmers. In the 20 years, over 50 Seahawks have won events at the VBSL All Stars, most in multiple events and breaking both team and league records.  Currently GCC has 3 relay and 8 individual League Records.

 

Jay loves to coach all levels of swimming from the learn-to-swim to the top level swimmer who competes at the top of their age-group, locally or throughout the state.  He enjoys helping the swimmers learn throughout each season, setting goals in the water and at school and then working toward achieving them.  Swimming smarter is>

 

As Jay moves into his third decade as the Seahawk Coach, his goal is to continue building the team to be competitive with the top teams of the league.

 

VBSL/Summer League Teams:

Greenbrier Country Club Seahawks Head Coach       Summer 1998 to present

Chesapeake Golf Club   1996 & 1997

College Park Aquatic Club   1991-1995

Marlin Swim Club (Western Branch) 1990

 

USA Teams

Old Dominion Aquatic Club Assistant Coach     Summer 2014 to present (and previously with ODAC 1990 - 1994)

Tri-City Aquatic Club Head Coach (USA Swimming)   1994 to 2014

 

HS Teams

Princess Anne High School Cavaliers Head Coach    1996 to present

Norfolk Collegiate High School Head Coach    1995

 

Robin Morse

Assistant Coach

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Robin has been coaching for Greenbrier for the last 5 years. She coached the Carolanne Farms Team for several seasons until their pool/board closed the pool unexpectedly. 

We have had Robin's wealth of knowledge and experience for the last 5 years, as she has worked with all ages of Seahawks.  Robin also coaches 10 and unders in the ODAC After School group and teaches at Greenbrier Primary School.

Samuel Bush

8 & Under Coach

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Sam is the oldest of 3 brothers who have swum for the Seahawks.  He and brother Jacob competed for Indian River High School Swim Team in the Chespapeake School Division.

Sam has been coaching for now his 3rd year, helping us with the 8 and under swimmers; getting them on the road to legal strokes and a love of swimming for the future.

Lindsay Ingram

Assistant Coach

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Lindsay comes to us this summer from coaching several years as assistant coach for the Great Bridge High School team.  She has been teaching High School and coaching, living in Chesapeake with her husband and 2 yr old son.

In the past, Lindsay swam for ODU, and before that, the former USA Team, Tri-City Aquatic Club - coached by Greenbrier's Head Coach, Jay Smith!  She had swum for Jay and his Mom, Penny, since her days as a 9 year old.

Board of Directors

Randy Anthony

Team President

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Deborah Stewart

Vice President

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Brian & Carol Hall

Secretary

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Caroline Bermudez

Team Representative

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