2021-22 Team Season Info



2021-22 New Albany Aquatics Club New Season Info

September 2021

#Grateful for a 21-22 Season




            John Coffman           Head Coach, Head of Operations

                                              Lead Coach for Elite, Director of Dryland

            Jenny Bernsdorf       Assistant Head Coach, AG Coordinator, Lead Coach for Kahuna       


Who is NAAC?

About the Club - Mission, Vision & Philosophy, Training Philosophy

Coaches, Board Members & Support Staff      

Board Members:  Dave Wharton, John Coffman, Richie Wildenhaus, Andy Meeting, April Elkovitch,   Sara Baker, Beth White

  Entry Chair/AO: Erin & Seth Reetz        Finances: Jen Parmentar         Web Master: Lisa Ross


2020-21 Past Season and Awards



Our 2020-21 swimming results are at the highest level of NAAC to date...!

  • 118 New Team records across groups
  • 3rd Overall Ohio Virtual Winter Champs – Large Team division (all age groups combined)

SR Group:

  • NAHS Girls State HS Team Champs (all scorers NAAC Swimmers)
  • 2nd Ohio Virtual Winter Champs – SR division
  • 6th place overall finish at Winter NCSA’s (usually top 40 +/-)
  • 3rd place overall finish at both Summer Sectionals and Futures (usually top 15 Sectionals, no Futures reference point)
  • 2 Olympic Trials Qualifiers, Martina Peroni in Wave 1 200 Fly, and Spencer Aurnou-Rhees qualifying for both Wave 1 and Wave 2 in 200IM
  • Spencer named to USA Jr. National Team Summer 2021
  • Martina selected for the USA Swimming Girls National Select Camp Fall 2021

Age Group:

  • 3rd Ohio Virtual Winter Champs – JO division

Summer Virtual Champs - Team scores were broken down by Age Group for this meet, with

  • NAAC First Place AG State Team Finishes for:
    • 11yo Boys, 12yo Girls, 13yo B, 14yo B, 15yo B, 16yo G & B, 17yo G
  • NAAC Second Place AG State Team Finishes for:
    • 8&u G, 9yo G&B, 10yo B, 11yo G, 12yo B, 13yo G, 14 & 15yo G, 17yo B, 18&o G&B
  • Hope Schimming, Ashlyn Morr & Chase Swearingen selected for Zone Select performance Workshop based on last 2 years Age Group Power Point results


Season Updates

Protocols - Please review with your swimmers & we will notify of any updates as we move through the season.

Facilities – Swim & Deck equipment from successful Spring 2019 Swim-A-Thon, still more equipment to come!

Group Season Info & ZOOM Meetings possible in October.  Full Policy, MAAP, Code of Conduct & Medical Consent verification will be through your reply to Group Season Info emails in early October!

Waivers & Agreements were all initially noted and approved at season registration, other links below and in our Group Season Info email/s.

2020-21 USA Swimming MAAPP, Code of Conduct and Team Policies

275+ members strong for 2021-22!

SwimVille USA Speedo Team sales w/Cols store @ 837 Bethel Rd

JC Manny Team Apparel

Private lessons – Mon PM beginning after Fall IMX - Supplements to training, $50/half hr, 2 swimmers per Coach max.  


Coach Update

Our Coaches

John Coffman – Head Coach & Elite Lead Coach, Director Dryland

Jen B – Assistant Head Coach, AG Coordinator & Lead Kahuna, @ some Wave-Bombora prac/wk

Rich Morris - Bombora Lead Coach

Lisa Ross - Hurricane & Tsunami Lead Coach

Maura Delaney - Wave Lead Coach 

Jen Schimming – Beginner Development, Ripple & Breaker Lead Coach

Jodi Sagle - AG Dryland

Assistant Coaches: Olivia Barnes, Tyler Prose, Dustin Gerken, Ross Hartley, Dave Wharton, Matthew Bernsdorf, Abby Stone, Erin Romero, Morgan Morris & Jr/Sr Team Swimmers may Assist


Officials – NAAC provides SC meet fee reimbursement for up to 10 Team Family Officials, details online!


What You Can Expect From Our NAAC Coaches

Helping each swimmer achieve very specific skill sets through intelligently designed progressions

Helping each swimmer achieve a sense of self-reliance & sport mastery through instruction & support

 A positive environment                                                       Challenging training sessions

 Stroke technique, start, turn and finish instruction             Swimming strategy and Goal setting

 Healthy reminders                                                               Dryland training

 On deck support at practice and meets                              Long Term Swimming Considerations

Communication – Team Updates, Group Updates, OnDeck App - list SMS to receive text msgs!

Team website – info posted & updated often!, forms and links, NAAC Google Homepage Calendar


What We Expect From Our Swimmers

Learn & have fun through consistent, appropriate efforts at all practices and meets

Develop self-reliance & self-confidence through sport mastery and coach supported learning

Attend practices & give effort consistently                Participate in meets – per group expectations

Do your best to achieve your goals                          Be respectful to coaches, swimmers, officials

Encourage each other                                              Represent NAAC proudly (team cap & attire*)

          Get plenty of sleep and eat healthy foods – 10 Principles & Regeneration Made Simple


What We Expect From Our Team Families

Support your child’s swimming development in a positive, simple manner

Get your child to practice and meets                       Respect deadlines

Trust the coaches                                                    Stay off pool deck (USA rule)

Communicate directly w Lead Coach FIRST           Represent the club proudly; attitude/atmosphere

Enjoy watching your child develop                            Encourage your child positively*

Volunteer (minimum 2 jobs/ family), especially HOME “B” Invitationals

Generally consider our 10 Principles & Regeneration Made Simple guides


Meet Update

            CURRENT Meet Schedule

Developmental, Important, and Critical Meets

Some meets are not intended for every swimmer – 14 & under, Qualifying Meets - Lead Coach ref.

Entries – log in to declare days or sessions & PLEASE use “Notes” – Group Meetings more details/group.  Meet Invites through email, with reminders, time allowing

                  NO LATE ENTRIES                            Parents suggest events, Coaches select events

                  Billed through Team Unify                   Be on time, stay through relays

                  Team caps & Team swim suits            Scratching an event is not permitted

                  Coaches at meets                               24 hour no-contact rule

 Tech suits only at Championship Meets (NAAC), NO 12&U tech suits allowed as of Sept 2020

  4 "official" planned HOME meets as of Sept 2021 – Fall (Oct) and Spring (May) IMX, Penguin Plunge in Dec and Valentine Splash in Feb

         Meet Managers – Coffman, Bernsdorf, Volunteer Managers - Sara Baker, Steve Siegel

         Possible IMX and IM Ready considerations

Chain of CommunicationParent to Lead Coach 1st, then Head Coach and/or Assistant Head Coach

            Please never contact another team, team staff, coach or official about a meet

*To be eligible for RELAY swims at the JO Meet(s), a swimmer must compete at the Regional Meet unless they have 5 or more Individual Event cuts prior to the Regional Meet.  Regional Meets are Championship Meets (Winter AND Summer), not just JO qualifying attempts.*

We want all of our eligible swimmers competing at their highest level meets!!


Dryland Update

AG Dryland is scheduled to begin Sat Sept 18 BUT that date may be moved further out due to courtyard construction.  Top 2 SR groups began lifting Sept 8

Dryland in the weight room OR outdoors, dress appropriately, appropriate footwear

John C will Coach most SR Lifting & Dryland sessions, AG Dryland Coached by Jodi Sagle

Generally good athletes are more likely to become specifically great swimmers, Durability = no injuries

The higher the level of group, the more integral dryland training becomes to durability AND performance

At home Quaran-Train dryland system posted on our site HERE!


Swim Gear Update

 We are a Speedo team, Team & Championship suits will be Speedo suits

 SwimVille USA is our Speedo Team Outfitter (837 Bethel Rd), JC Manny our Team Apparel provider

 Equipment Lists posted online (sub-tab under Team Updates) and emailed



Athlete drop off and pick up @ Fodor Rd side of pool - Exiting the pool and/or Dryland areas, also see Protocols as some proceedures may change over the course of the season.

Possible Summer training options - locations, groups, times, SC/LC all under review each season.          

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Amazon Smile (.5% donation to NAAC - no added cost!)


The NAAC Philosophy


       Learn               Have Fun               Compete