Congratulations to Cathy Corcione (CJAC) as NJS 2012 Age Group Coach of the Year
November 16, 2012
Cathy Corcione began swimming as an 8 year old for the Shore Aquatic Club, which became the Central Jersey Aquatic Club coached by Bill Palmer and Frank Elm. A member of the 1968 Olympic Team, she was the first of 5 CJAC Olympians(Corcione, Wendy Boglioli, Judy Melick, Kathy Heddy, Connor Jaeger, as well as Coach Frank Elm).World ranked in 4 events, she was also a 4 time National Champion at Princeton and won gold and silver at the World University Games, Moscow 1973.
Cathy has been involved in New Jersey Swimming as an athlete and coach for 50 years. Along with Corrina Weinkofsky, she has been coaching CJAC for the past 25 years, working with swimmers ages 9-14. During that time, swimmers under Cathy's guidance have been successful at the Junior Olympic, Zone,Sectional, National, and International levels.