Diana Borys, Head Age Group Coach (White/Black/Silver Sails)

Coach Diana started her competitive swim career as an athlete first, then transitioned to coaching while attending Elms College. Diana had previously coached recreation, high school, privately and apprenticed under various elite USA coaches before starting the Yankee Clippers Swim Team with her husband. Diana’s coaching style focuses on developing well rounded swimmers in and out of the pool.

She has been the head coach for the New England Zones Girl’s 10 & under group for the summers of 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Diana also works as a school nurse in Springfield, MA.


Mark Gehring, Head Senior Coach (Gold Sails, Fleet)

Coach Mark started swimming at a young age but fell in love with the sport later in his career. Mark graduated from Elms College in 2013 with a degree in business. He swam all four years of his undergrad.

He started coaching USA age group swimmers in 2016. In 2018, Mark was the assistant coach of both the mens and womens Elms College swim teams. He then served as the head swim coach of both teams from 2019 - 2021. Nine different program records were re-set during his time as the head coach at Elms College.

He has been the head coach for the New England Zones Boy’s 10 & under group for the summers of 2018 and 2019. Mark believes in pushing athletes in a safe and productive manner.