August 31, 2012
AGE GROUP COACH OF THE YEAR!
The New England Swimming Coaches vote every year for an Age Group Coach who has stood out from his/her peers in areas such as the development of the swimmers and the success of the swimmers and program. This year the coaches of New England voted for RON ZUWALACK fromCAPE COD SWIM CLUB (CCSC) to be New England's Age Group Coach of the Year!
Coach Ron Zuwallack was an age group and senior swimmer in the Cape Cod Swim Club starting in the 1983. In 1990, in one of his most outstanding meets, Ron was the New England Senior LC Champion winning the 100, 200, and 400 freestyles. He was a National Qualifier and swam four years at the University of North Carolina. Ron began as an assistant Coach in the Cape Cod Swim Club in 1994 and took over as Head Coach in 2008. This past season he Coached the CCSC to a 6th place finish at 14 & under championships and Coached two CCSC swimmers to high point awards highlighting his 29th year with the CCSC.
Marc Solomon, former head coach, and present day manager of the Cape Cod Swim Club, had this to say about Ron:
"Coach Ron Zuwallack is loved and respected by all swimmers and parents in the CCSC. He is not only a great coach but a great role model, a terrific team player, and a leader by example. He is tremendously modest, and conducts himself with class and integrity at all times because that is who he is."