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2022-23 New Albany Aquatics Club New Season Info


September 2022

#Grateful for a 22-23 Season




            John Coffman           Head Coach, Head of Operations

                                              Lead Coach for Elite, Director of Dryland

            Jenny Bernsdorf       Assistant Head Coach, AG Coordinator, Lead Coach for Kahuna       


Who is NAAC?

About the Club - Mission, Vision & Philosophy, Training Philosophy

Coaches, Board Members & Support Staff      

Board Members:  Dave Wharton, John Coffman, Richie Wildenhaus, Andy Meeting, April Elkovitch, Beth White, Ann Marie Goettel

AO: ____________          Entry Chair: Cyndi Rubcich        Finances: Jen Parmentar         Web Master: Lisa Ross


2021-22 Past Season and Awards


Our 201-22 swimming results are AGAIN at the highest level of NAAC to date...!

  • 80+ New Team records across groups

SR Group:

  • NAHS Girls repeat State HS Team Champs (all scorers NAAC Swimmers)
  • 12 Ohio HS State Champions from NAAC! - Individual, Relay and Team Champs included!
  • Ohio Senior Meet Winter Champs – SR division
  • RUNNER UP overall finish at Winter NCSA’s - BOYS RUNNER-UP, Girls 5th
  • 5th Overall at USA Winter Jr's (both girls and guys 6th respectively)
  • RUNNER UP overall finish at Summer Sectionals (to The Ohio State University)
  • 2 Jr Pan Pac Team USA Qualifiers: Hudson Williams in 100 Free and Spencer Aurnou-Rhees in 200 IM
  • Spencer named to USA Jr. National Team and competed in FINA World Cup series in Europe with Team USA

Age Group:

  • RUNNER UP @ Winter AND Summer JO's
  • Barbara Kay RUNNER UP Overall finish (8 & under championship meet)
  • 18 Summer Zone swimmers from NAAC competing for Team Ohio


Season Updates

Protocols - Please review with your swimmers & we will notify of any updates as we move through the season.

Facilities – Swim & Deck equipment all cleaned, re-set and further equipment purchases plaanned

Group Season Info & ZOOM Meetings possible in October.  Full Policy, MAAP, Code of Conduct & Medical Consent verification will be through your Group Meetings this Sept!

Waivers & Agreements were all initially noted and approved at season registration, other links below and in our Group Season Info email/s.

2022-23 USA Swimming MAAPP, Code of Conduct and Team Policies

275+ members strong for 2022-23!

SwimVille USA Speedo Team sales w/Cols store @ 837 Bethel Rd

JC Manny Team Apparel

Private lessons – Mon PM beginning in Nov - Supplements to training, $60/half hr, 2 swimmers per Coach max.  


Coach Update

Our Coaches

John Coffman – Head Coach & Elite Lead Coach, Director Dryland

Jen B – Assistant Head Coach, AG Coordinator & Lead Kahuna, @ some Wave-Bombora prac/wk, Sr Distance

Rich Morris - Bombora Lead Coach, Sr IM

Lisa Ross - Hurricane & Tsunami Lead Coach

Erin Romero - Wave Lead Coach (welcome to our New Wave Lead Coach!)

Jen Schimming – Beginner Development, Ripple & Breaker Lead Coach

Jodi Sagle - AG Dryland

Assistant Coaches: Olivia Barnes, Tyler Prose, Dustin Gerken, Ross Hartley, Dave Wharton, Matthew Bernsdorf, Abby Stone, Maura Delaney, Morgan Morris, Ally Wharton & Jr/Sr Team Swimmers may Assist (Elyse Bergmann, Hope Schimming, etc)


Officials – NAAC provides SC meet fee reimbursement for up to 10 Team Family Officials, details online!  Ron Wesley is our MR (Meet Referee) for NAAC Home Meets, and we are still in need of an AO (Administative Official) to run the computer at our NAAC Home Meets - if you are interested in helping please email Head Coach John Coffman!


What You Can Expect From Our NAAC Coaches

Helping each swimmer achieve very specific skill sets through intelligently designed progressions

Helping each swimmer achieve a sense of self-reliance & sport mastery through instruction & support

 A positive environment                                                       Challenging training sessions

 Stroke technique, start, turn and finish instruction             Swimming strategy and Goal setting

 Healthy reminders                                                               Dryland training

 On deck support at practice and meets                              Long Term Swimming Considerations

Communication – Team Updates, Group Updates, OnDeck App - list SMS as your cell # to receive text msgs!

Team website – info posted & updated often!, forms and links, NAAC Google Homepage Calendar


What We Expect From Our Swimmers

Learn & have fun through consistent, appropriate efforts at all practices and meets

Develop self-reliance & self-confidence through sport mastery and coach supported learning

Attend practices & give effort consistently                Participate in meets – per group expectations

Do your best to achieve your goals                          Be respectful to coaches, swimmers, officials

Encourage each other                                              Represent NAAC proudly (team cap & attire*)

          Get plenty of sleep and eat healthy foods – 10 Principles & Regeneration Made Simple


What We Expect From Our Team Families

Support your child’s swimming development in a positive, simple manner

Get your child to practice and meets                       Respect deadlines

Trust the coaches                                                    Stay off pool deck (USA rule)

Communicate directly w Lead Coach FIRST           Represent the club proudly; attitude/atmosphere

Enjoy watching your child develop                            Encourage your child positively*

Volunteer (minimum 2 jobs/ family), especially HOME “B” Invitationals

Generally consider our 10 Principles & Regeneration Made Simple guides


Meet Update

            CURRENT Meet Schedule

Developmental, Important, and Critical Meets

Some meets are not intended for every swimmer – 14 & under, Qualifying Meets - Lead Coach ref.

Entries – log in to declare days or sessions & PLEASE use “Notes” – Group Meetings more details/group.  Meet Invites through email, with reminders, time allowing

                  NO LATE ENTRIES                            Parents suggest events, Coaches select events

                  Billed through Team Unify                   Be on time, stay through relays

                  Team caps & Team swim suits            Scratching an event is not permitted

                  Coaches at meets                               24 hour no-contact rule

 Tech suits only at Championship Meets (NAAC), NO 12&U tech suits allowed as of Sept 2020

  5 "official" planned HOME meets as of Sept 2022 – Oct IMX, Nov WOR Dual, Dec Penguin, Feb Valentine Splash, May Spring Fling

         Meet Managers – Coffman, Bernsdorf, Volunteer Managers - Siegel Family

         Possible IMX and IM Ready considerations

Chain of CommunicationParent to Lead Coach 1st, then Head Coach and/or Assistant Head Coach

            Please never contact another team, team staff, coach or official about a meet

*To be eligible for RELAY swims at the JO Meet(s), a swimmer must compete at the Regional Meet unless they have 5 or more Individual Event cuts prior to the Regional Meet.  Regional Meets are Championship Meets (Winter AND Summer), not just JO qualifying attempts.*

We want all of our eligible swimmers competing at their highest level meets!!


Dryland Update

AG Dryland is scheduled to begin in full Sat Oct 1st.  Top 2 SR groups began lifting August 2022.

Dryland in the weight room OR outdoors, dress appropriately, appropriate footwear

John C will Coach most SR Lifting & Dryland sessions, AG Dryland Coached by Jodi Sagle

Generally good athletes are more likely to become specifically great swimmers, Durability = few injuries

The higher the level of group, the more integral dryland training becomes to durability AND performance

At home Quaran-Train dryland system posted on our site HERE!  Lots of videos on Mobility, Core and at-home dryland on our YouTube Channel linked on this page!


Swim Gear Update

 We are a Speedo team, Team & Championship suits will be Speedo suits

 SwimVille USA is our Speedo Team Outfitter (837 Bethel Rd), JC Manny our Team Apparel provider

 Equipment Lists posted online (sub-tab under Team Updates) and emailed



Athlete drop off and pick up @ Fodor Rd side of pool - Exiting the pool and/or Dryland areas, also see Protocols as some proceedures may change over the course of the season.

Possible Summer training options - locations, groups, times, SC/LC all under review each season.          

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Amazon Smile (.5% donation to NAAC - no added cost!)


The NAAC Philosophy


       Learn               Have Fun               Compete