Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Brendan McElroy Head Coach
Trevor Rill Assistant Coach

Coach Trevor has been working for the JCC since 2010 and began coaching for JCC Swimming in 2012. Before joining the JCC, Trevor  was a swim instructor for the Westminster Municipal Pool and the Carroll County YMCA. During his tenture at the JCC, Trevor has helped oversee the growth of the JCC swim team by introducing the team's "dryland" program, the team's underwater filming feedback system, the JCC 8 and Under "Junior Barracudas" program and has overseen recruitment and advertising campaigns. Trevor also works as an instructor for the JCC Swim School and JCC Early Childhood Education Center.

Trevor graduated from with a BS in Liberal Arts and Technology from Stevenson University and a MS in Recreation and Sports Sciences focusing on Coaching Education and Athletic Administration from Ohio University. Trevor is an American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 5 Education Coach and a Level 2 Achievement Coach. While pursuing his masters degree, Trevor had the opportunity to work with collegiate level athletes and coaches from all over the country and continues to attend clinics and be mentored by Olympic level coaches.

Trevor has been a volunteer on the Maryland Swimming Board of Directors for almost a decade. Trevor has served as the Operational Risk and Safety Director for multiple state championship meets and currently serves as the Coaches Representative.

Coach Trevor works very closely with all of the training groups at the JCC, leading dryland workouts for all of the training groups as well as serving as a stroke technician for all of the training groups.

Meghan Risper Coach (Senior Development)

Meghan Risper, a 2011 biology graduate from Spleman College in Atlanta, GA. Risper served as a volunteer coach at her alma mater, where she coached stroke groups and taught adult learn-to-swim. She spent summers coaching at a variety of different organizations focusing on distance swimming and stroke technique. Meghan Risper joined the JCC coaching staff during the 2013-14 season as an assistant coach over the Female-Only group. Risper began her swim career with Baltimore City Swim Club (BCSC) and has 15+ years of competitive swimming; swimming for North Baltimore Swim Club (NBAC).  Ms. Risper is a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, and teaches swim lessons for the JCC Swim School.  She also coordinates the Swim Team's summer SPEEDO Boot Camp program.

Stephanie McCown Coach (Age Group)
Thomas Gregg Coach (Age Group)
Board of Directors