Coaching Staff

Matt Reiss Swim Team Coordinator/Head Coach

Matt brings twenty years of coaching experience to AMFY, where he is in his eighth year. During his AMFY tenure he has coached a YMCA National Champion, six YMCA All-Americans, multiple Zone and league champions along with many team accomplishments. He also serves on the Executive Committee for the Southwest Ohio YMCA Swim League.

Prior to AMFY previously coached at the Gahanna YMCA in Columbus, Ohio, where he coached multiple YMCA National qualifiers and helped grow the team's size and performance. He currently resides in Greenville where he manages Flat Ridge Training Center, a horse boarding and training business. He lives with his wife, Alisha, who is a general surgeon at Wayne hospital, and their two small childern. Matt swam for Wittenberg University in college, and the Beavercreek YMCA throughout his age-group career.

Matt works mainly with the Gold group swimmers, but will assist with Silver as well.

Carrie McClain Lead 12 and Under Coach

Carrie is excited to start her eighth year with the AMFY Waves. In 2015, she assisted with the White Group and transitioned to coach in 2017. She is a graduate of Ohio Northern University with a degree in elementary education. Her passion is teaching children in the classroom and in the pool. She enjoys teaching young swimmers the fundamental techniques for each stroke. Carrie works with White, Blue and Silver groups.

Jose Badell Lead 13 and Over Coach

Jose is entering his second season with AMFY as the lead 13 and over coach. He bring with him 7 years of coaching experience, including 5 years as the head coach at Darke County Y. He also has many years of swimming experience at multiple levels including a time a Ball State University. 

He is an estimator with GMT Roofing in Greenville where he also resides with his fiance, new daughter and two dogs. 

Scott Newcomb Assistant Coach

Scott is entering his ninth year coaching for the AMFY Waves.  He enjoys coaching the White group twice a week and watching the swimmers improve their technique throughout the season. Scott has taught fourth grade for twenty years at St. Marys Intermediate School. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Wright State University and Communicate Institute.

Angie Wourms Assistant Coach

Growing up, Angie swam for the Coldwater Cudas and AMFY. She then went on to coach the Wapakoneta high school varsity swim team, Coldwater Cudas, and St. Henry Stingrays. Angie is in her seventh year coaching for AMFY. She resides in St. Henry where she teaches 5th grade at St. Henry Middle School and lives with her husband, Jim and their five kids: Alaina, Alexis, Easton, Livvy, and Evan.

Angie will be working with the Blue and White groups on Tuesdays and Red and White groups on Thursdays.

Craig McConkey Assistant Coach

Craig is in his fourth year on the AMFY coaching staff. He previously worked with 11-12 and 13-14 age groups at the Beavercreek YMCA after graduating for Wright State University, where he also swam for the Raiders. Craig lives in Celina with his wife and three kids.

Craig will be working with the Gold group on Monday mornings and Wednesday afternoons.

Noah Parlett Assistant Coach

Noah is entering his 5th season coaching for the AMFY Waves. Prior to coaching, he swam for the New Bremen Barracudas Summer Swim & Dive Team for 11 years and was also an assistant coach for 3 years. Noah currently works at Crown Equipment Corporation in Automation & Controls. While working full time, Noah is also a volunteer firefighter for the New Bremen German-Township Fire Department and currently a driver for the New Bremen EMS with plans to get his EMT Basic. He is a sports fanatic - cheering, watching, and attending games for the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals, and The Ohio State Buckeyes.

Jeanette Hager Assistant Coach

Jeanette is in her fourth season as an AMFY coach, and she is no stranger to AMFY as she swam for AMFY in the past. By day she is a dental assistant, and at night she bakes cakes for her own cake business that she started in 2016. She also is an avid Marathon runner.

Jeanette works primarily with the Red group.

Amy Wenning Assistant Coach

Amy is excited to start her first season as an AMFY coach. She swam for AMFY for many years, and following her high school career with St. Marys, she swam for the Wright State Raiders in college. After college, she coached for the Dayton Raiders; and when she moved back to the area, was the St. Marys high school coach for 4 years. Amy is currently a 4th grade math teacher at St. Marys and the 10 and under coach for the Celina Dolphins. Amy lives in Celina with her husband Derek and two daughters, Charley and Evie.