Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Cherie Empson Assistant Head Coach

Cherie Empson coached three years for Tipp/Monroe Torpedoes in Tipp City, Ohio. Coached 8 and Unders for Summer Recreation League. She also coached two years for the Miami County YMCA Marlins 8 and Under program. She has two sons that have participated for 8 years in a swim program. Her youngest son, Tristan Empson, swims competitively for the Bluefins since 2012. 

Justin Park Dryland Coach
Justin Park, JD, CSCS
Justin is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, who resides in Carrollton, Georgia, and works as a full-time professional triathlete. A graduate of Duke University and the UCLA School of Law, Justin was a corporate attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions prior to developing a professional career in triathlon. Justin races 8-10 times per year domestically and internationally, focusing>
A Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Justin works with the Carrollton Bluefins>
In addition to life as a professional athlete, Justin helped found The Carolina Clinic at UNC, an executive wellness program of UNC Hospital for which he served as the Health and Fitness Director. He also is a board member for several emerging growth companies and regularly speaks at conferences, corporate events and community organizations>
Brittany Herndon Assistant Coach

Coach Brittany is a native from Carrollton, Georgia. She graduated from Carrollton High School in 2016 . Brittany started swimminng competitively in  swimming 2005. Coach Brittany swam for the Carrollton Bluefins for 11 years, Carrollton High School for 4 years and competed collegiately for 2 years at South Georgia State College. As a Bluefin Coach Brittany attended Age Group State, Senior State and GRPA State. She was also the 2016 GRPA state champion in the 100 free. After high school Coach Brittany went on the swim in college at South Georgia State College. While at South Georgia State College, Brittany set four school records, was two-time NJCAA Runner Up and two-time All American. 

Matthew Siniard Head Coach
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