Buffalo Aquatics

Coaching Staff

BAAC Coaches

From left to right: Coach Annie, Coach Ron, Coach Troy, Coach Mike, Coach Jason and Coach Patrick.


If you have questions regarding workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact your swimmer's coach.


Michael S. Cutler

Head Coach



Mike joins Buffalo Aquatics from Rockford, Michigan with over 25 years of coaching experience including head coach positions at the Rockford Riptide, Rockford High School, Traverse City Breakers Swim Club in Traverse City, Michigan and Godwin Heights Swim Team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During this time, his teams have sent swimmers to Junior Nationals, Futures, Short Course and Long Course Sectionals, and several team Michigan Zone qualifiers. In addition to coaching, Mike has served on various positions with the Michigan Swimming LSC most recently as General Chair.

Mike has four children who all participated in collegiate aquatics including three daughters who swam at Michigan State University and a son who played water polo at San Jose State. 



Coach Troy

Troy Lubanski

Assistant Coach



Troy is from Leicester, New York where he began swimming at the age of 14 for Mercury Aquatics and York High School. In 2012, Troy was a member of the winning 15-18 200 free relay for the Niagara LSC at Eastern Zone Championships. Graduating from York in 2013, he holds school records in the 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 IM. After high school, Troy continued his swimming career at SUNY Fredonia, graduating with a BS in Sport Management in May 2017. Troy is currently in his second season as the Volunteer Coach of the University of Buffalo Women's Swimming & Diving team.

Prior to joining BAAC, Troy was the Aquatics Director and Administrative Head Coach for the Greater Canandaigua YMCA and Canandaigua Area Aquatic Club. Troy has also held coaching positions at the West Virginia University of Technology, where he helped lead the men's team to win the 2018 AAC Championship and he also coached at his alma mater of Fredonia.