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Barracuda coaches are committed to developing prepared and focused athletes that excel in accomplishing their goals.  Our coaches encourage every athlete to achieve continuous improvement and success at his or her level of ability - from novice to the highest levels of competition.

As members of USA Swimming and New Jersey Swimming, Inc, our coaches are certified through the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. Our coaches continue to expand and improve upon their abilities through in-service coaches training, the utilization of GoSwim USA Swimming Technical Video Supplier, Northeast Regional swim clinics and Omaha Breakout Clinics.

 

 

Paul K Buerck
Head Coach

coachpaul@monmouthbarracudas.com

Head Coach and Owner Paul Buerck has been coaching competitive swimming since 1984. Coach Paul has coached over 6,000 athletes from Novice to National Level qualifiers. Over 92 current and former Barracudas have received scholarships to college for swimming and academics.

Coach Paul has been the Head Coach, Owner and CEO of the Monmouth Barracudas since 1994 and has coached in many countries around the world including Venezuela, Bermuda, Australia, and Canada. He has taken the Barracudas to Australia, California, Hawaii, Florida, Bermuda and countless meets in New York, and Pennsylvania.

Coach Paul is a graduate of Montclair State University and has been teaching for the last 30 years and is an avid fan of the Philadelphia Phillies, Lakewood Blueclaws, Penn State football and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
Coach Paul  has a great love for the sport of swimming and a passion for working with all of his swimmers. He loves sharing all of his experiences and knowledge he has gained throughout his vast coaching career. Coach Paul loves to watch his swimmer develop into a complete athlete and individual . Helping to establish discipline,sportsmanship,integrity, responsibility, and a tremendous work ethic as well as helping his swimmers learn how to cope with success and failure and to make the right choices in swimming and life is one of Coach Paul's main goals.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor Crosby
Head Coach
coachtaylor@monmouthbarracudas.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shane Toohey

Head Coach

coachshane@monmouthbarracudas.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernadette Racioppi

Head Team Parent

info@monmouthbarracudas.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jill Crosby

Assistant Coach

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
Jordan Toohey
Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sean Byrne

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Gerard Donnelly Jr

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abigail Byrne

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Courtney Kless

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nai

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

​Michelle Davidson

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Kless

Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler Rossback

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