September 6, 2019
We are please to announce the addition of two new coaches to our staff this fall - KaSandra Kaplan and Genuine Kinsey! KaSandra and Genuine will both coach our Developmental level swimmers at Takoma and Barry Farm this season. Please join us in welcoming our newest coaches to the DC Wave Swim Team!
Coach Kassie is a native of Detroit, MI and recent graduate of Howard University. While at Howard she was a member of the women's swimming and diving team where she swam Distance Free, Backstroke, Butterfly, and IM. Kassie leaves the Howard Swim Team as the most decorated female swimmer in their program's history. She currently holds 15 of the 20 women's swimming records, and was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Commisioner's All-Academic Team in both her Junior and Senior year. Coach Kassie brings a wealth of competitive swimming experience and knowledge to our team, and we are extremely happy to add her to our coaching staff. Coach Kassie will coach our Developmental 1's and 2's at Takoma this Fall.
Coach Gen is a product of DCPS' Ballou High School where he swam for the Knights and was a member of their award winning marching band. For the past 5 years he has taught swim lessons for both adults and children at DPR, and has lead both the Takoma Sea Lions and Barry Farm Bull Sharks to DC Summer Swim League Indoor and Outdoor Division Championships. Coach Gen will be coaching Developmental 1 at Barry Farm Aquatic Center. We are extremely excited to add Coach Gen's enthusiasm, energy, and expertise to our team!