Swim Team Head Coach - Michelle Blanton
This season, we welcome back Michelle for her sixth year as head coach of Vienna Woods! Michelle has an impressive resume with nearly 30 years of coaching experience across a uniquely broad and diverse range of swimming organizations, including NVSL, PMSL, military and USA Swim teams.
Michelle’s skills were honed while coaching at various locations around the globe and through her education to enable management of multiple daily practices for swimmers of varying skills and ages. Michelle stresses the importance of learning the fundamentals early and correctly.
Michelle has coached swimmers (including International Triathlon Union elite althletes) using her unparalleled technical knowledge of swimming strokes and mechanics. Michelle is a teacher whose skills and credentials make her exceptionally suited to coaching all levels of athletes.
In her NVSL swimming days, Michelle was a 10-time NVSL All-Star and 2 time champion, and as a USA Swimming team member was a 5 time Junior National Qualifier and member of multiple National Age Group relay teams. Michelle swam for James Madison University, earning mulitple CAA championships and team records during her time on the team.
Dive Team Head Coach - Bo Bloomer