Welcome to Rose Tree Woods Swim and Dive

Our Philosophy ... Meet New Friends ... Improve Technique ... Have Fun!

(Swim Team, Dive Team, Little Gators and Lessons are for RTW Swim Club Members Only)

Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Jaime Cessna Head Swim Coach

 

This will be Jaime’s second year at Rose Tree Woods!  She is excited to be returning as head coach, and looking forward to another successful season.  Jaime grew up in Springfield, and swam for Springfield High School, as well as Radnor Aquatic Club.   In the summer, she swam at Aronimink Swim Club, where she also coached for two seasons. Jaime is currently the head coach of the Marple Newtown Boys Swim Team, and also coaches as an assistant coach at Radnor Aquatic Club.  

Jaime attended Millersville University as an education major while swimming all four years for the women’s swim team. She is currently a 6th grade Science teacher at Drexel Hill Middle School, and loves the opportunity to continue to coach.  Jaime is so excited for another Summer at Rose Tree!

Jimmy Turley Assistant Head Coach
Jimmy Turley is from Havertown, PA. He graduated from Washington College in May 2019 with a Major in Neuroscience and a minor in Biology.
 
Jimmy has been swimming and competing as a member of US Swimming since the age of 7.  He is a four-time PIAA District 1 Swimmer for Haverford High School, a one-time States Team swimmer and Academic All-American recognized by NISCA. Jimmy is currently the Head coach of Harriton High School’s boys and girls swim teams and a coach at Triton.
 
Jimmy is currently an instructional assistant at Harriton High School, and can’t wait to return to rose tree for his 6th year of coaching!
Michael Hannig Assistant Swim Coach

  Michael Hannig is an assistant coach with four years of experience at Rose Tree Woods Swim Club. Michael started as a swimmer at five years old and continued his career as a freshman on the Shippensburg University swim team this year. Michael finished his freshman year with an invitation to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Finals Meet. He is pursuing a career as an elementary school teacher and values the coaching experience as he works toward his goals as an educator. His favorite part of coaching is spending time with the kids and watching them grow as swimmers.

Kayla Murray Head Dive Coach

Kayla dove for Nassau Swim Club in the Delco League for 7 years growing up. She also earned Varsity all 4 years diving at Ridley High School. Kayla followed up her diving career by assistant coaching at Nassau for 4 years. Kayla has now been the Marple Newtown High School Dive coach for the past 4 years. She has coached divers to Central League Championships, District 1 Championships, and PIAA State Championships. Kayla also began coaching Lower Merion Aquatic Clubs Dive team this year! She enjoys helping shape our RTW divers into the best they can be, and hopes they one day become Marple Tigers with her! 

Kayla attended Millersville University as a Social Work major. She now works for GAMUT Early Intervention Agency as a Behavioral Therapist.

Kieran Brennan Swim Instructor

Kieran Brennan is a senior at Haverford High School and will go on to study biology at Villanova or Pitt. He has swam varsity at Haverford for four years and was a captain for one year. In the summer, he has swam Rose Tree Woods for five years, swimming at Marple Newtown Swim Club before RTW. Kieran also volunteers for the Delaware County Special Olympics program, coaching swimmers of all ages and giving private swim lessons. Kieran is excited to spend the summer with the RTW team! 

Skyeler Cella Swim Instructor

Skyeler Cella is currently a freshman Nursing student at Penn State University. She has been swimming for RTW for 14 years and swam at Marple Newtown High School for 4 years as a varsity swimmer and 2 years as a captain! Skyeler has gone to Central League Championships the past 4 years as a high school swimmer. This is her third year as an assistant coach for RTW and is so excited for this season! She has been doing swim lessons for 5 years at the Gauntlett Center and for 2 years at RTW. Skyeler is also on the Club Swim Team at Penn State and had to opportunity to travel to other colleges and swim in the meets this year! She can’t wait to work with all the kids this summer and meet all the new swimmers.

 
 
 
Board of Directors
Karen Gray Committee Director of Swim and Dive
Jennifer Ferry Co-Committee Director of Swim and Dive
Charlie Vanderslice Swim and Dive Team League Rep
Sue D'Angelo Treasurer Swim and Dive
Jennifer Elliott Swim Team League Rep
Vipul Jani Dive Team League Rep
Joe Vassallo Swim and Dive
Lindsay DeFruscio Swim and Dive