Head Coach Christine Canty
We're excited to welcome Coach Christine back to Hunter Mill for her second year! Coach Christine continues to work with swimmers at Machine Aquatics, where she's been coaching since 2015. Coach Christine has 22 years of swimming under her belt: 14 in summer leagues and 13 in year-round swimming including at the college level, as well as 10 years of coaching experience. She swam for the Stingrays in Georgia before moving to Burke, VA as a freshman in high school, where she swam for NCAP all 4 years of high school. In high school, she swam on the varsity team at Robinson Secondary School all 4 years, making the state team her Junior and Senior years. She was part of record breaking relays and a point scorer in individual events which resulted in Robinson Women becoming state champions 2 years in a row in 2009 and 2010. Over the summer, she coached and competed with the Burke Centre Stingers from the Colonial swim league, winning the backstroke event every year since her freshman year. At college, she spent all 4 years swimming at Old Dominion University, a division 1 NCAA school where she became an accomplished 400 and 200 IMer with a specialty in the backstroke events. During college, she also became a coach and lesson instructor at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club summer and year-round programs. After graduating from college, she moved home, joining Machine Aquatics in September 2015.
Assistant Coach Myles Brown
Coach Myles is coaching at Hunter Mill for his second year. Coach Myles was raised in Little Rocky Run where he swam for the Stingrays for eleven years. He was a junior coach for the Stingrays during high school and ran the winter swim program during his last three seasons with the team. As a junior coach, he specialized on working with the 8 and unders helping them to achieve stroke legality. He also worked with the Fairfax County Adaptive Aquatics Program throughout high school, where he helped developmentally disabled children between the ages of four and thirteen. He graduated from Robinson Secondary School in 2017 and is currently attending the University of Pittsburgh. During his time at Robinson, he swam for the varsity team all four years, making the state team his last two years. He specialized in sprint freestyle events, being a part of the record breaking 200 and 400 free relays in 2016. He's coached with Coach Christine at Little Rocky Run Summer Swim program and is excited to be back working with her again now at Hunter Mill. A veteran swimmer, Coach Myles is a 3-time state champion, 3-time regional champion, 2-year regional qualifier, and 1-year state qualifier.