Coaching Staff

Frank Comerford - Head Coach


Frank has been coaching for forty years all over North America.  He has coached swimmers from novice to the international arena. He is certified by the American Swim Coaches Association as "Distinguished Professional Coach". Coach Frank is passionate about coaching and has fun participating.  Frank believes in the Long-Term Athlete Development model of keeping pressure off the younger athlete and developing them into the senior swimmer reaching towards successes at regional, national and international venues.  In his spare time, Frank likes to ride his motorcycle, read, attend live theater and travel.  

Frank spent time in the USAF in the Bioenvironmental Engineering field (occupational, environmental and public health), which eventually lead him to run an academic program in Industrial hygiene at a post secondary institution in Canada.



Coaching and Board Member Opportunities

We are a year-round USA swim team of more than 70 swimmers, looking for highly motivated individuals with the desire to maintain our competitive program. The FHD swim team has a volunteer, parent-led Board of Directors. Salary is negotiable and will be dependent on experience and certifications. Coaching position are currently available. Candidates must be current in CPR, First Aid, Coaches Safety Training and havea USA Swimming Background Check. Please send your resume to  for consideration. If you are interested in being a parent volunteer or a member of the board, please email 

Board of Directors 

President:  Melissa Lemke  

Vice-President:  Vickie Engle

Treasurer:  Brown Tax Book

Registrar:   Jenica Watkins

Secretary:  Kelly Parrish

Marketing Director:  Lori Jeffries




Board Positions consist of the following voting members:

  • President:  Running the everyday business of the team.
  • Vice President:  Helping President with the everyday running of the team to include scheduling of team parties and special events.
  • Secretary:  Recording of meeting minutes for the team and membership meetings.
  • Treasurer Collection of the dues and payment of meets; taxes.
  • Registrar Registering team members and coaches.  
  • Head Coach (Non-Voting Member)
Coaching Staff