Coaches

Sergiy Useinov - Head Coach, Owner:

Coach Sergiy Useinov is a USA Swim Certified coach and has been coaching competitive swim for over 25 years. Sergiy was a member of the Ukrainian National Team and was a Senior Instructor of Physical Training at Kiev State University.

He coached at Swim Atlanta and Dynamo over a fifteen year period and trained many of the top ranked Georgia 14 & under swimmers.   Sergiy also coached varsity swimming at The Westminster School, The Lovett School, and Atlanta International School.  

He was also the head coach for the award winning Smyrna Sharks summer league team for over a decade. His coaching emphasizes precision technique/form, safe dry-land training and video analysis. 

Coach Sergiy founded the US Aquatics Club, a USA Swimming sanctioned team, in 2016.  His team currently ranks first in division IV for the state, and is the home multiple state and national champion swimmers.

 

 

Mandi Bell - Assistant Coach:

For over 28 years, Coach Mandi has been teaching and coaching swimmers at the USA club, summer league, high school, and Masters’ levels.  She grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and swam competitively as a “Top-16 Swimmer” and Senior National Qualifier for Nashville Aquatic Club. Her specialty is in helping children and adults overcome their fear of water and in developing good stroke technique.

Coach Mandi is the founder of Swim Beyond LLC, a premier swim school in Atlanta that teaches children and adults how to swim and promotes the sport of competitive swimming. She also works with children who have visual and physical impairments. Coach Mandi founded Swim Beyond the Boundaries Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides financial assistance for swim lessons to children and adults with disabilities and to children of low-income families in 2016.

During the summer, you can usually find Coach Mandi at the Avondale Estates Swim and Tennis Club. She has been the head coach for the Tidalwaves for the past 9 years.  She was awarded ASA Coach of the Year award in 2014. During the school year, Mandi coaches the Atlanta International School’s Varsity and Junior Varsity Swim Teams and helps with the Chamblee High School swim team.

 

 

Dasha Nevedrova - Assistant Coach

Coach Dasha was a member of the Russian National Team. She trained and competed professionally in Russia, Europe, and Asia for over ten years. Her main swim events were 200 meters butterfly and 800 freestyle. She has strong discipline, work ethics, and competitive drive. She enjoys working with children and is passionate about sharing her love of this sport with others.

Coach Dasha was born and raised in Russia. Two years ago, her family moved to the United States, and now they live in Roswell. She has two children who are members of the US Aquatics Club team. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, traveling, and activities with her kids.