Coaches & Directors

We 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 administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the PAC Officers or YMCA Management.

Coaching Staff

Kimberly Evans

Head Coach

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A Stingray swimmer for 13 years, Coach Kim was a member of the RY National Team and represented her non-pool school Cocalico at High School Districts and States.  She attended Bloomsburg University where she earned a BS in Special Education, became a 12-time All American, 5-time PSAC Champion, record holder, team captain and most recently a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame.  While teaching Special Education at Cocalico for 6 years she earned her Master’s Degree from Millersville University in Elementary Education and acquired over 20 years of coaching experience with various teams including Cocalico High School, Ugly Duckling, Five Star, Woodridge Summer Swim Club and her current summer team the Adamstown Gators.  Kim can be found on deck at almost any time but mainly coaches the Gold group. Coach Kim’s children Olivia and Sidney are currently swimming for Towson and West Point respectively.  

Scott Williams

Assistant Coach

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Coach Scott will be coaching the Bronze and Silver groups.  He has coached in Connecticut and PA.  In Connecticut, he coached four seasons for the Copper Valley Swim Club and five years at the Cheshire YMCA.  When Scott moved to Reading in 1992, he helped coach at Ugly Duckling and then became the head coach for Wyomissing Area High School for 2 seasons.  Coach Scott grew up swimming in Cheshire, CT.  He was a member of the YMCA team and competed at Nationals.  He also swam for Cheshire High School and helped lead them to two State Championships as well as being elected team captain his senior year.  As a 4-year member of the Boston College swim team, Scott contributed to their winning tradition in the freestyle and butterfly events.  Coach Scott has a Master’s Degree in Education and teaches 5th grade in Emmaus School District.  He resides in Wyomissing Hills with his wife Betsy (a former stingray) and their daughters Ellie and Annie.

Kelly Skiptunas

Assistant Coach

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Coach Kelly started swimming at the age of 9 in St. Petersburg, FLA.  She was a sprint freestyler holding school records in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle, as well as, the Florida state record in the 13-14 50 meter Freestyle. Kelly competed in high school state meets and was a member of a winning relay for Junior Nationals her senior year.  Kelly swam for Florida State University and has coached the Adamstown Gator summer team for 4 seasons.  Coach Kelly has two children, Katie and Charlie.  Coach Kelly will be coaching the Gold and Silver groups this season.

Adam Kurtz

Assistant Coach

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Coach Adam can be seen helping with just about all the practice groups.  He graduated from  Albright College where he holds the 200 fly record 1:55.79, was former 100 fly record holder 51.89 and swam to 7 individual championship titles along with 3 consecutive team championships. Adam has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology and currently works as a BHRS Administrator of PA Counseling services.  Adam swam for RY for 10 years and was a member of the National Team.  He also represented his non-pool school of Hamburg at Districts and States

Alexandra Crigler

Assistant Coach

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Coach Alex was a member of the RY swim team for 6 years and also represented Wilson High School at Districts and States. She also swam for Coach Kim as an Adamstown Gator for 10 years! After competing at Big Tens her freshman year, for Michigan State University, she decided to continue her swimming career closer to home. At Kutztown University, Alex became a four- time Honorable Mention All- American, three- time All- PSAC, team captain and current record holder in the 500 freestyle, 1000, and 1650. Also, a KU all-time top ten swimmer in 6 events. she graduated from Kutztown University in 2011 with a degree in Psychology. Currently, she is pursuing a Master’s in Education, concentration in Verbal Behavior Analysis. Alex also coaches the Robesonia Stingrays and the distance group at Kutztown University.