Lead Assistant Coach/ Head 10/U Coach
Assistant Coach / Head Junior Coach
Richard Callaghan, Jr
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Tim swam as an age-grouper through age 12 and then picked up swimming seriously again at age 19 in conjunction with competing in triathlons. He remained active in swim training and triathlon competition for over 25 years, including attaining several top-10 finishes in sprint- and middle-distance events and a top-20 finish in a Half-Ironman event. Having "retired" from triathlons, Tim remains active in New Jersey Master's Swimming. He has been coaching with Summit since 2005.
Betty was an active parent on our team and helped her son become one of the most decorated athletes on the Summit YMCA swim team. She enjoyed swimming so much, she obtained her coaching credentials in 1993 to stay involved with the sport. Betty works primarily with the 12/under athletes who affectionately to call her "Mrs. D."
Christine swam for the Summit Area YMCA for 5 seasons. After graduating high school, Christine attended Villanova University where she earned her nursing degree. Christine currently works as a full time oncology nurse and in addition attends Law school. Christine has been an assistant coach since 2012.
Katie became a lifeguard at the Summit Area YMCA in her teens. Through the years she earned her teaching credentials and is certified to teach many Red Cross swimming classes. Katie also earned her WSI in her teens and worked with infants through high school school children teaching them how to swim in the Summit YMCA pool. In 2011 Katie earned her coaching credentials and became an assistant coach. Katie currently works full time as a Medical Assistant and attends full time Nursing school.
Louis swam for SAY for 7 years growing up. He atteneded Seton Hall Prep where he was also a member of the swim team and upon graduating continued to swim at the collegiate level for 4 years at the University of Scranton. When he graduated in 2009, Louis joined the coaching staff at Somerset Hills YMCA from 2009-2016. While at SHY he coached all levels, but spent a majority of his time with the Senior group.
Louis was Head Coach of the Villa Walsh Academy swim team for 4 seasons and is an Instructional Aide and Job Coach in the Bernards Township ABA program. Louis married into the sport as well. Marrying a former swimmer, he met his wife while working at SHY and the two got married in August of 2015.