Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Dave Babik Head Coach

Coach Babik is entering his 29th year as the Penn Trafford High School swim coach.  He has also served as the Aqua Club coach as the head coach or an assistant for most of that time.  Before that, he coached 8 years for various other swim teams including USS, YMCA, country club, masters, and summer leagues.  Coach Babik swam competitively from the ages of 7-25, and played water polo at Penn State.  His three sons, Jack, Noah, and Luke have swum for PTAC, and his wife Amy was an assistant coach.  Mr. Babik teaches biology at Penn Trafford High School.  He is passionate about coaching and his swimmers.  He is looking forward to another great season, and is proud of our program.Email: [email protected]

Jason Kunkle Assisant Coach

This is Coach Jason's first season with PTAC.  Jason has coached 19 prior swim seasons - 1 year at FAST (assistant), 1 season at GPAC (assistant), 5 years for Park Sharks, 12 years with the Monroeville Marlins (assistant) and 18 years at Gateway High School (9 years assistant coach/9 years head coach).  Jason also served 3 years as a swim camp coach at Westminster College.  Jason previously swam for Gateway High School and Westminster College.  Jason and his wife, Sandy, have 2 children, a son John who is beginning his first year on the PTAC team, and a new daughter, Heather.  Jason is a gifted education coordinator for grades 5-6.  He is looking forward to working with the talented staff and all of the swimmers at PTAC!  Welcome Coach Jason!

EMAIL:  [email protected]

Dan Simon Assistant Coach
Luke Babik Assistant Coach
Jake Yant Assistant Coach
Board of Directors
Dawn Barchiesi President
Cenk Guler Vice President
Kelli Yant AMS Meet Director
Brad Hayes CRL Meet Director
Justin Cass Finance
Angie Lowe Concession Stand