Elvin Foreman - Club Founder 

Coach Elvin Foreman brings a diverse set of skills and personal attributes to the sport of swimming.  He is a dedicated coach that takes a personal and keen interest in each swimmer’s development – as a person and as a swimmer.  He is approachable and has a kind, fun-loving demeanor; yet trains swimmers in a firm and disciplined manner to achieve positive results.  He has many years of experience in teaching and guiding youth.  He holds a Graduate Degree in Education Administration and Public Policy from University of Maryland bringing this strong educational background to his coaching practices.

Coach Elvin was also an accomplished swimmer including swimming for the DC Parks and Recreation and Potomac Valley Swimming, ranking 3rd in Breaststroke in Metro’s during high school, and breaking many high school swim records in his day.  He also played on the Water Polo Club at the University of Maryland.

Coach Elvin has an extensive range of knowledge of swimming and over 20 years of experience as a coach.  In addition to his own club Elite Rays Swim Club, he coached for over 8 years at several local high schools and more than 13 years at various club swimming programs. He has also been an active coach in the past for PMSL/ Princemont Summer League for and the NVSL/ Northern Virginia Swim League. Coach Elvin’s credentials include:

  • Level 2 ASCA Certified USA Swimming Coach
  • Short Course Zone Coach for Potomac Valley 2006
  • Diversity Training Camp participation/ LaSalle University, PA
  • Coached numerous swimmers to qualify for Sectionals
  • Coached local summer league teams in Maryland and Virginia winning division titles and sportsmanship awards along the way
  • Successfully started and continues to be involved in managing the fast growing Elite Rays Swim Club
  • Advocate and public speaker for the advancement of minorities in competitive swimming

Anise Foreman - Head Coach/Club Owner

Oversees coaching for all ERSC ability levels

Coach Anise Foreman brings a rare dynamic approach with her to the sport of swimming. She started her swim career at the tender age of five. She quickly became one of the top summer swimmers in the Prince Mont Swim League. Upon leaving the Prince Mont Swim League, she later went on to be an athlete on the Northern Virginia Swim League at age 12.

Coach Anise continued to advance in her swimming skills and claimed a spot on the All Stars team each summer season until aging out. This would prepare her for her high school swim career starting in her sophomore year of high school. She accomplished the goal of becoming Thomas Stone’s swim team captain while simultaneously maintaining her ranking in the swim arena by swimming in major events such as the 500 freestyles, 200 freestyles and 100 backstrokes. She was academically focused and remained in this role, she excelled athletically for the next three years until she graduated from high school.

Upon graduation, she was accepted and attended Bowling Green State University for her academic as well as her athletic performances as a swimmer.  In addition to her many years of swimming she taught privately as a swim coach and as a head coach during the summer season. She continues to pour into the lives of other athletes as she coaches them by teaching them mental and physical toughness, encouraging them to performto their peak capability and athletic toughness, stand by encouraging each athlete to exhibit strong moral character and athletic drive.

For the past two years, first as assistant coach and then as head coach of Kingfish Swim Club, coach Anise has carried the team to back to back undefeated Division A seasons and Divisionals Championship Titles in the PMSL/Prince-Mont Summer Swim

League.

 

Micah Dixon - Assistant Coach

 

Coach Micah graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, MD.  At Bishop McNamara, he swam in the highly competitive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, while working part-time to help pay his tuition.  During the swim off-season, Coach Micah was an all-conference soccer goalkeeper.  He swam with ERSC for 10 years developing over time as an all-around swimmer and athlete. He has worked this summer as assistant coach for Kingfish Swim Club, helping carry the team to its second undefeated Division A season and Divisionals Championship Title in the PMSL/Prince-Mont Summer Swim League.

Coach Micah understands from experience the level of determination and commitment necessary to succeed in the sport of competitive swimming and he instils those values in every swimmer from a young age.

Coah Micah is reliable, organized and personable.  He displays a true vocation to teach others the art and science of competitive swimming.

Faith Newirk - Assistant Coach

Coach Faith Newkirk 
moved to Maryland from Brooklyn, New York in 2018.  Faith competed overseas and moved to Maryland to train with ERSC and pursue
 her goal of going to the Olympics as well training younger athletes to achieve the same goal.  For years, she has been coaching and instructing swimmers to understand water safety and the beauty of competitive swimming.
 
Faith’s experience as a competitive swi mmer and WSI enables her to relate with 
athletes development mindset, training habit, and overall health. 
 

Chloe Fite-Assitant Coach

We are thrilled to bring on board a new assistant coach for our 2020-2021 season. She is currently studying for her undergraduate degree at G

eorge Mason University. Since the age of five she swam competitively and played water polo. She moved from Helotes, Texas to Virgina in 2018. Ms. Fite accomplishments include competing at an A-10 Conference Swim & Dive Championship for two years. Her Specialties are all sprint freestyle and backstroke events. Also. she was awarded the "TISCA" Water Polo Region MV

P. Ms. Fite is eager and excited to bring all of her swimming knowledge and experience in and out the pool along with her passion for the sport to ERSC athletes.