Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Nicole Cicalo-DeCaro Head Coach - Elite Prep Group

Head Coach, Senior Group Coach, Masters Coach and Lesson Manager, with 20 years of swimming and 10 years of coaching experience. Nicky coached all ages from infants to 80 years old.  She is a lifetime ASCA member and is ASCA Level 3 certified. 

Ed Ruthberg Blue Group Coach

Blue Group Coach- over 35 years of coaching experience.  Ed has coached all ages and abilities.  Ed has coached Top 16 swimmers as well as Olympic Trial swimmers.  He has been with the Bergen Barracudas for 30 years and continues to motivate not only swimmers but his fellow coaches as well. 

Chris Farrell Elite Group Coach

Chris has 10 years of coaching experience and over 20 years of swimming experience.  He was a Sectional qualifier and top in state.  Chris has coached ages ranging from 2 to 20 years old.

Erin Kelly Senior Group Coach
Philip Umbrino Red Group Coach
Gary Bach White and Precomp Coach
Meaghan Murphy Assistant Coach
Courtney Way Assistant Coach
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