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Exeter Swim Team Promotes Melissa Hubley to be new Head Age Group Coach!

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 of swimming.”

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!