2021 Swim Coaches

 

Head Coaches

 

Erin Wilford comes to us with years of competitve swimming and coaching experience. Erin swam for both the Pinnacle Pirates and the Copperfield Crocs within the Man O War Swim Conference as well as the Lexington Dolphins club swim team. She was an assistant coach for the Pinnacle Pirates in 2019. For the past two years Erin has been an assistant coach for the Lexington Dolphins where she leads the Development Practice group and enjoys working with the Challenge Practice group. When not walking the sides of a pool, Erin attends Midway College where she is working on her nursing degree. Contact: [email protected], (859)699-0488

 

Stone Poole also brings years of competitive swimming and coaching experience to the Firefish. Stone swam for the Cumberland Hill Catfish within the Man O War Swim Conference and even holds a High Point trophy from the Conference Championships. Stone also swam for the Lexington Dolphins swim club where he won a KY Swimming State Championship in the Individual Medley. Since graduating high school he has been an assistant coach for the Lexington Dolphins, Cumberland Hill Catfish and the Idle Hour County Club swim teams. Stone currently attends the Univerity of Kentucky where he is Pre-Med and Pre-Optomotry. Contact: [email protected], (859)317-0581

 

We are so excited to have brought these two amazing coaches on board to share their expertise and passion for swimming with our kids. They are going to be an amazing team! We can't wait to pull them into the Firebrook Family and show them what it means to be a Firefish.
 

Assistant and Swimmer Coaches
 

Katie Vicary: We are super excited to welcome back Katie for her 6th consecutive summer of coaching the Firefish! Katie's experience with and love for this team is unparalled and we know the kids will be excited to see her back on the deck. Katie grew up swimming for the Lexington Dolphins and the Firebrook Firefish. She is a Sophomore at the Univerisity of Kentucky where she majors in Integrated Strategic Communications.

 

Killian McCarthy: Killian will be returning for his second season of coaching the Firefish. Killian has grown up swimming for the Firefish and the Beaumont Y Baracudas. Killian is a Senior at Lexington Catholic High School.

 

Megan Rice: Megan is another Firebrook swimmer who will be returning for her third season of coaching the Firefish. Megan also swam for many years with the Lexington Dolphins. She is a Junior at Lexington Catholic High School.

 

Coaches in Training:

 

Andrea Segovia Castellanos: This will be Andrea's first summer coaching the Firefish. She has swam for Firebrook and the Lexington Dolphins for the last 9 years. She has also been an assistant coach at Lexington Athletic Club. Andrea is a Junior at Lexington Catholic High School where is is also a member of the swim team.

 

Valeria Casas-Lopez: This is Valeria's 8th year as a Firefish and her first year coaching. Valeria is also a member of the Lexington Dolphins Swim Team where she has been a frequent member of their State Competition Team. Valeria is also a Junior at Lexington Catholic High School where she is also a member of the swim team.