Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors

Coaching Staff
Janet Harty Head Coach

Janet Harty was named the Head Coach of YNS in the Fall of 2015 and brought with her many years of coaching experience. She has coached swimmers of all ages starting with lessons and moving up through the age groups to very high level competitive swimmers. Janet led swimmers to a wide range of national and international competitions including the 4th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and the 18 & Under World Cup held in Tokyo, Japan and Beijing, China. She has coached swimmers named to USA Swimming National Junior teams in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and served as an assistant coach at the 2014 USA Swimming National Junior team training camp held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. 

Janet, her husband Phil and their children live in Salisbury. Janet's oldest son, Brandon, graduated from the Mount Wachusett Community College and is currently working full time while completing his degree online. Her son, Ryan, is a junior student/athlete swimmer at the University of Texas in Austin and her daughter, Kaitlin, is a sophomore student/athlete swimmer also at the University of Texas in Austin. 

Caitlin Clark Head Masters Coach

Caitlin has been a coach with YNS since 2015. She began as an assistant age group coach, sharing her time between the Beverly site and the Ipswich site.She served for 2 years as the Salem Lead Site Coach. Currently she is serving as the Head Masters Coach as well as the Head Age Group Coach for the YNS Sharks Swim Team. Caitlin is originally from Haverhill MA, and was a member of the Haverhill High School swim and dive team all throughout highschool. Before coming to YNS, Caitlin worked as a swim instructor at the Haverhill YMCA and Camp Hedding Summer Camp in Epping NH, as well as a bridal consultant at David's Bridal, and a pre-school enrichment teacher at The Children's Piazza. In Caitlin's time away from YNS, she serves as the Head Coach of Manchester Bath and Tennis Club summer swim team, and enjoys singing in her choir and her band, as well as spending time outdoors. Caitlin currently resides in Salem Massachusetts. 

John Sullivan Beverly Masters Coach
Diana Torosian Beverly Masters Coach
Jennifer Brehob LVO Masters Coach

As a Bronze and Age Group coach, Jen gained experience first teaching group lessons since 1999 and the Bronze Group since 2004 where she learned first hand from Coach Susan Guertin. She is an Assistant Coach at Marblehead High School, USMS Certified Coach Level 3, and ASCA Level 2 coach. Jen's strengths as a Masters Coach at YNS derive from improving fitness and technique in a group setting so that swimmers can compete at high levels or simply enjoy a built-in workout group meeting at regular intervals.

Jen taught herself to swim at age 5 on a beach in Cape Ann, graduated from Marblehead High School, where she is an assistant Swim Team Coach, received her BA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and her Masters from the University of Texas at Austin. She led an excavation of the first of 12 tombs discovered in an old olive grove/new lettuce patch which turned out to be the ancient Necropolis of Metapontion (Greek) Metapontum (Latin) in Southern Italy. She was also fortunate to be one of 5 crew on a TransAtlantic sailboat crossing from Antigua, in the West Indies, to Pula, in Croatia.

Jen has three children, a daughter in 2nd year of MLA1 at Harvard, a daughter in her junior year at UMass, Amherst, and a son who is a Personal Care Assistant in Marblehead with a part time job at the Marblehead House of Pizza.

Jen graduated with honors as a Certified Paralegal at North Shore Community College in January, 2018 and is looking to set up Open Water swimming at Nahant Beach for this summer.

 
Georgie Driver Salem and LVO Masters coach
Suzanne Crimmin Haverhill Masters Coach
Jessica Higgins LVO Masters Coach