Coaches and Board of Directors

Coaching Staff
Cora Cummings Gauvin Head Coach

Coach Cora started her competitive swimming career at the age of five years old and continued swimming until she was a Division 1 swimmer at the University of Vermont. Once her swimming career ended, she started her coaching career giving back to the sport she loves. Her extensive coaching resume includes thirteen years of being the Head Coach for the Burlington Tennis Club in Vermont, a Coach for Green Mountain Aquatics (a USA club team) in Vermont, and the two seasons as the Assistant Coach of at University of Vermont Women’s Swimming & Diving Team, one season as the Marlins Assistant Coach and two years as the Assistant Coach for Wilbraham & Monson Academy where she is a Middle School Math Teacher. 

John Tarbell Assistant Coach

Marlins Story and Swimming Life: Coach Tarbell comes to the EL Marlins team during the middle of Coronavirus and began coaching with the Marlins in the summer of 2020 after assisting with scorekeeping and timing console operation during the Winter 2019-2020 season. Coach Tarbell was born and raised in East Longmeadow and was a Marlin swimmer 2002-2012, Marlins Assistant Coach Summer 2010, and an ELHS Spartan swimmer 2008-2012 and Captain 2012 where he was a distance freestyler. Coach Tarbell has also coached the Farmington Valley YMCA Tsunamis. Coach Tarbell also serves as Vice-President for the Pioneer Valley Swim League.

Out of the Pool LIfe: Coach Tarbell works dispatcher for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center EMS in Boston, MA and a part-time shift supervisor for North Central CMED Regional EMS Communications in Hartford, CT. Coach Tarbell also works to two disaster relief orginizations and has deployed across the country to support recovery.

Board of Directors
Kevin Lennon President
Jared Petit Treasurer
Jennifer LaChapelle Board Member
Corrin Schulze Board Member