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Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club Parent Board

 

Jay MacDonald, President: Ms. MacDonald earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University. From 1991-2000, she was the Owner/Director of Investigations for Asset Protection Associates, a security, and investigations firm that helped companies prevent internal theft and fraud, and assisted law enforcement in the apprehension of suspects. Pursuing a passion for yoga, Jay became a Certified Yoga Instructor in 2003 and currently teaches at the Haywood Regional Fitness Center. Additionally, Jay has served on the fundraising committee for Broyhill/ Haywood County Children’s Home and was a PTO President for Central Elementary School. Her two high school sons have been members of the SMAC swim team since they were young. 

Contact:   jaymacdonald@charter.net 

 


 

Head Coach

 

Charlie McCanless coachmccanless@gmail.com 

 

Charlie McCanless, Head Coach: Mr. McCanless began his swimming career at the age of 6 and swam his way through college, finishing at East Carolina University (ECU) as a Varsity Record Holder and Team Captain. While in Greenville, NC, he worked for Greenville Country Club as Head Coach and, after graduation, he worked for SwimMac Carolina. Following a move to Boston, Massachusetts, he worked for Charles River Aquatics as Senior Group Coach and a primary Age Group Coach. He has worked with all ages and abilities from Junior National Level Qualifiers to children brand new to the sport. Charlie is still a competitor himself and a proud US Masters Swimmer. He holds a degree in History from ECU and a Dean’s List degree in Performance from the Berklee College of Music. 

 


 

Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club

PO Box 452

Waynesville, NC 28786