2019 PLC Swim Team Coaches

Head Coach  Gillian Matthes

We are thrilled to welcome back our Head Coach Gillian Matthes! This will be Gillian's 3rd year as Head Coach and her 5th year as a coach with the Phantom Lake Club. As a recent graduate of Occidental College, she is excited to work with all swimmers, new and returning teammates alike. We are so happy to have her back for the summer.

Assistant Coach – Peter Poliakov

Peter has been swimming at Phantom Lake for the past 5 years and is returning for the second year as an Assistant Coach. He started swimming at the age of 12 in New Jersey. He has just finished his senior year at Issaquah High School, where he has been a 4-time KingCo swimmer and a 4-time Scholar Athlete. He enjoys breaststroke and freestyle, and is looking forward in assisting swimmers to excel this year. 

Assistant Coach – Sydney Quick

Sydney has been a member of Phantom Lake's Swim Team for the past 10 years. Although this is her first year as an Assistant Coach, she has been actively involved with Bellevue Aquatic Center as a swim instructor and coach.  Sydney just finished her senior year at Sammamish High School, where she has been a Scholar Athlete. She previously competed year-round with Olympic Cascade Aquatics and loves the butterfly stroke.

Assistant Coach – Yoni Rosenbloom

Yoni began swimming with Phantom Lake over 8 years ago and was previously a Mini-Phantoms Coach. He recently completed his sophomore year at the Overlake School. As a competitive swimmer himself, Yoni excels at the butterfly stroke and is excited to be a part of PLC's coaching staff.