Exeter Swim Team Promotes Melissa Hubley to be new Head Age Group Coach!
August 18, 2015
The Board of Directors is pleased
to announce the promotion of Melissa Hubley to the position of Head
Age Group Coach. Melissa has been with EST since October 2014 and
has gained the respect of the swimmers, parents and coaches. Her
own swimming background and coaching experience will allow her to
lead EST's Age Group program to continued success.
Melissa swam at the Division 1
collegiate level for Washington State University, where she was a
co-captain. She qualified for the NCAA championships in the 200m
butterfly. Melissa swam at the Canada Games in 2001, where she took
1st place in her event. She competed in the Canadian Olympic trials
in 2000 (finalist) and 2004.
Before coming to EST, Melissa
worked in Korea as the Head Varsity and Middle School Swim coach at
the Seoul International School. In 2013, she was named the Korean
American Interscholastic Activities Conference Girls Swim Coach of
the Year. Her other coaching experience includes Head Coach of the
Wentworth By The Sea Summer Swim team and as a volunteer assistant
for the University of New Hampshire Women's swim team.
Melissa is a Lifetime member of the
American Swim Coaches Association and is currently certified as a
Level 2 Swim Coach with ASCA.
From Head Coach Kyle Myers –
“I'm very excited about the promotion to Head Age Group Coach
for Melissa. With the success in her own swimming career, I am
pleased with the hard work and dedication she put forth to reach
such high levels of swimming. After speaking countless hours with
her, I am confident that Coach Melissa will lead our Age Group
program to new heights with her knowledge and passion for the sport
From Coach Melissa – “I am
excited to start my new role as Head Age Group Coach at EST. I care
about our swimmers on a personal level, and am looking forward to
guiding them through the challenges they face in swimming and in
life. I am eager to begin working with all of our coaches to create
a motivating environment that encourages swimmers to try their
best, have integrity, and work together as a team so each
individual can reach their potential.”
The season can’t start soon
enough. See you at the pool!