18 & Under World 100s
New England Swimming
Level 4
Excellence 100

Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Charles Batchelor Head Coach, National Group, Attleboro
Christina Batchelor Head Coach, McDermott Pool Warwick, RI
Nicholas Rice Head Coach, Williston

Nick Rice is a certified Level 5 member of the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) and was named a member of the Coaching Staff for the USA Swimming National Junior Team 2014-2017. Coach Nick was named the New England Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year for the 2014-15 seasons as well as being a recipient of the 2014 and 2016 Certificate of Excellence Award from the American Swimming Coaches Association. 

Nick lives in Chicopee, MA with his wife Kim, and daughter Evelyn.


Ryan Yucka Age Group and Senior Coach, Attleboro

Ryan Yucka comes to the Bluefish with 10+ years of coaching experience at YMCA's in Western Mass. He has coached every level of the sport and loves to work with all age groups. Recently, Ryan spent 7 years as head senior coach for the Greater Holyoke YMCA, who finished in 3rd place at the 2011 Y nationals, as well as Head coach at Holyoke Catholic High School. During his time in Holyoke, Ryan coached mostly sectional level swimmers, a few Jr. national and Senior national qualifiers as well as the teams first female Olympic Trial qualifier. Ryan graduated from Westfield State University and is a ASCA level 4 coach.

Thomas Avila Head Age Group Coach-Williston
Andrea Ronan Junior Team Part Time Assistant Coach
Kyle Couture Junior Team Part Time Assistant Coach
Board of Directors
Darlene Dusseault Swim School Program Manager
Carla Grube Bluefish Bookkeeper