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Coaching Staff

2017 Calverton Chargers Coaching Staff

Our coaching staff brings a valuable mix of experience and enthusiasm to the pool deck, and we’re looking forward to a fun and competitive season. Coaches help our children become better swimmers, healthy competitors, grow in self-confidence and self-esteem. For the safety of our athletes, coaches must give their full attention to swimmers in the water during practice and meets. Parents are welcome to contact any coach at any time via email, or speak with him/her after swim practice or meets. Please keep in mind that in some instances additional age group practices may be scheduled immediately before or after your child’s practice.

 

Head Coach: Tony Murray

Tony Murray <murells@hotmail.com>

A graduate of East Carolina University, Tony Murray returns for his 21st season to lead the Chargers as Head Coach in the 2017 Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL). Tony is a former Charger and team record holder, lifeguard and swim instructor at CSC, and he continues to play a critical role in the local swim community. He is an eight  time PVS Zones coach, formerly an age group coach for 16 seasons with Fairland Aquatics Swim Team (FAST), and is now the Advanced Senior's coach at MLK practice site for Rockville Montgomery Swim Club (RMSC). As Head Coach for St. John's College High School in Washington, DC for the past 15 seasons, he leads the Cadets in the Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim Dive League (WMPSSDL), and was awarded the 2010 WMPSSDL Coach of the Year. Tony is a PE teacher at St. Joseph's Catholic School in Beltsville, as well as at St. Mary's Catholic School in Rockville, MD.

 

Assistant Coach: Ben Haley

Ben Haley bigbenten13@gmail.com

Ben Haley is a rising sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park. He graduated from James Hubert Blake High School where he participated in cross country, swimming, and baseball.  While on the Blake swim team, Ben was the captain his junior and senior years. Ben has been a part of the Calverton Swim Team since he was 5 years old. He was a Coach In Training two years and is excited to take his new position as Assistant Coach of the swim team.                           

 

Assistant Coach: Abbey Holmes

Abbey Holmes <abbeyholmes2013@gmail.com            2017 Abbey Holmes    

Abbey Holmes is a rising sophomore attending Assumption College where she is intending to pursue Graphic Design and Marketing. She first swam for the West Laurel Wahoos from age seven to age twelve, and joined the Chargers the following summer season. Abbey has been a member of Fairland Aquatics Swim Team (FAST) since 2005, swimming under  Coach Tony Murray and now, Manga Dalizu. This is Abbey's first year as an Assistant Coach with the staff of the Chargers. She has enjoyed her time as a Coach-In-Training, which helped give her a good foundation in order to advance in her coaching career. 

Pre-Team Coach: Kacey Banks

Kacey BanksKacey Banks <swimcutie411@gmail.com>

Kacey is a rising senior at York College of PA  where she is completing a double major in Early Elementary Education and Special Education. She is a member of the YCP swim team where she holds the record in 200 yard butterfly. Kacey started swimming for Calverton at age 4 and has been a member of the Rockville Montgomery Swim Club since 2002. Kacey is Head Lifeguard at Calverton, as well as being the swim lessons coordinator. This is Kacey's seventh summer as Pre-team and Mini Bolt Coach. Kacey's passion is for the “eight and unders” because they are always so eager to learn and she enjoys seeing them improve over the summer season.

 

Coach in Training (CIT): Rachel Borczuch

Rachel Borczuch <rpborczuch@yahoo.com>
              Rachel Borczuch    

Rachel is a rising sophomore at West Chester University of Pennsylvania where she is studying Theatre with a Concentration in Musical Theatre. She graduated from Paint Branch High School in June 2016 where she served as a captain and student coach for their swim team for 3 years. She has been swimming with the Calverton Chargers since age 7 and this will be her 6th year as a CIT. She also swam for Fairland Aquatic Swim Team (FAST) for 7 years. Rachel has always been involved with the team, and loves helping swimmers of any age learn and improve over the course of the summer. While she concludes her time as a swimmer this year, she hopes to still be involved with the team in any way possible. She has enjoyed every season in this position and cannot wait to enjoy it just as much this summer.

 

Coach in Training (CIT): Chris Haley

Chris Haley <chrishaley921@yahoo.com>
              Chris Haley    

Chris Haley is a rising senior and a member of the baseball and swim team at James Hubert Blake High School.  He has been a member of the Calverton Swim Team since the age of 5 years old and currently a lifeguard at Calverton. This will be Chris' second year as a Coach-in-Training alongside the Calverton Swim Team Staff.

 

Coach in Training (CIT) : Ryan Banks

Ryan Banks <rjbanks919@gmail.com>
              Ryan Banks    

Ryan Banks is a rising freshman at the University of Maryland, College Park.  He will be studying Computer Engineering.  Ryan began his many years as a Charger at age 4 (Pre-Team) and will graduate from the team this summer. He swam for the Rockville Montgomery swim Club for 11 years.  This is his second official year as a CIT. Ryan enjoys helping with the smaller Chargers and getting to know them better.

 

Coach in Training (CIT) : Alexis Borczuch

Alexis BorczuchAlexis Borczuch               

Alexis is a rising junior at Paint Branch High School where she's been on their swim team for two years and taking pictures/conditioning with their track and field team for one. She has been swimming for Calverton for 12 years, starting at age 4. This season will officially be Alexis's second year being a CIT, and she is very excited to work with some amazing swimmers.

 

Coach in Training (CIT) : Kiely Hutchcroft

Kiely Hutchcroft  Kiely Hutchcroft

Kiely is a rising sophomore at James Hubert Blake High School where she had been a part of the swim, field hockey and  lacrosse team for her first year. She has been a member of the Calverton Swim Team since the age of 4. This will be Kiely's second year as a Coach in Training alongside the Calverton Swim Team staff and she can't wait!!

 

 

Coach in Training (CIT) : Erik Bustamante

Erik BustamanteErik Bustamante          

Erik Bustamante is currently attending UMBC majoring in Biochemistry. He has been a member of the Calverton Swim Club since 2007. He has been on the Calverton Swim team since the age of 8. Erik became a Lifeguard at the age of 15 and currently Lifeguards at Calverton. He has been a C.I.T. for the past 2 years for Calverton assisting with the mini bolts and pre-team. Erik is a graduate of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School and was a member of the Good Counsel Swim team for 4 years.  He is the eldest of 4 kids, his siblings are also members of the Calverton Swim Team.  At the age of 11, Erik saved a 3 year old boy from drowning in a pool at a family friend's home.

 

Coach in Training (CIT) : Quintin "Q" Hernandez

Quintin "Q" Hernandez

Bio coming soon.

         

Coach in Training (CIT) : Karissa Smith

Karissa Smith 

Karissa Smith is a rising Junior at Spencerville Adventist Academy. She plays on the Women's Varsity Basketball and Volleyball teams. Her swimming career began at the age of five with the Langley Widthings Swim Team in McLean, Virginia. Recently, she moved to Ashton, Maryland and joined the Calverton Swim Team. She is excited to be a part of the CIT program this summer, helping the young swimmers with their skills while sharing her love of the sport.

 

Coach in Training (CIT) : Jacqueline Bielec

Jacqueline Bielec           Jacqueline Bielec    

Jacqueline Bielec is a rising senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School where she has been a part of the Swim Team for the past three years. She has been a Calverton Charger since she was five and has swum for Fairland Aquatic Swim Team (FAST) since she was six. This is Jacqueline's second year being a lifeguard at Calverton Swim Club and she is very excited for her first summer as a Coach in Training.

 

 
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