Coaching Staff


Head Coach Julia Lamb

Owner and Head Coach Julia works with the Senior Competitive Group, the Pre-Competitive Group and the Developmental Group as well as teaching swim lessons.  Julia is the Secretary and Treasurer of the TBAY Coaches Board and has been a member of the TBAY family since 2001.  She was the Head Coach and Aquatics Director at the Hunter's Green Tennis & Athletic Center from 2001-2009.  Coach Julia was chosen to coach the Florida Swimming All Star Team in 2009 and 2010.  She has been the Head Coach of the Wharton High School Swim team since 2008 and lead the Wildcats to a District Championship in 2008.  Coach Julia is ASCA Level 4 and has experience working with many nationally ranked, top state swimmers and has aided swimmers in the transition to collegiate Swimming. 


Head Age Group Coach Brian Ahern

Coach Brian grew up on the east coast of south Florida where he swam and coached before moving to Tampa. He attended USF where he graduated in the Spring of 2014 with a degree in Criminology as well as a minor in Psychology. Brian began his swimming career at the age of 10 with local swim teams around his home town before making the transition to USA Swimming where he swam at FAST (Florida Atlantic Swim Team) that eventually turned into one of the branch locations of FLA (Fort Lauderdale Aquatics). He attended Spanish River High School and was the captain of the swim team his junior and senior years. Brian also worked at the YMCA of Boca Raton as a lifeguard, swim instructor and as the assistant swim coach for 4 years where they won team championships 3 summers in a row. 

Coach Brian joined the TBAY Family at the Arbor Greene branch in the Spring of 2011. He worked as a developmental and junior level swim coach as well as teaching swim lessons. Since then, Coach Brian has been responsible for designing and implementing the swim lesson program that is taught throughout all the locations of TBAY New Tampa as well as becoming the Head Age Group coach in which he oversees all aspects of the Junior Competitive, Advanced and Pre-Competitive groups. Brian is an American Swim Coaches Association Level 2 certified coach and is currently working on his Level 3 certification.