Michael T Walker
Michael Walker is the current head coach of the Fairmont Area Swim Team. Michael has enjoyed a long history with West Virginia Swimming from summer swim to high school swim to his eventual collegiate career at West Virginia University. While swimming for the Mountaineers, Walker was a decorated swimmer, earning All-American honors and breaking team records in both the 200 backstroke and 400 I.M.
After graduating WVU with a degree in sports and exercise psychology, Michael was recruited for a coaching position at the prestigious Bolles School. Michael remained at Bolles for five years, coaching with a quality coaching staff before accepting the head coaching position with the Guatemalan National Team in 2015. Michael is pleased to return to his home state where he hopes to promote the sport that has been such a huge part of his life and help others develop a passion for swim.