Kingston YMCA Hurricanes Swim Club: Our Coaches

Joe Leirey - Head Coach 



Coach Joe has served as coach or head coach for Kingston Hurricanes Swim Club since 1984.  Joe is a graduate of Kingston High School and Cortland State University.  During his high school tenure, Joe swam for Kingston High School three seasons and worked at the Kingston YMCA teaching swim lessons and serving as the Assistant Swim Coach for the 1977-78 seasons.  At Cortland, he became Assistant Coach of Cortland’s YMCA Stingers where he was supervised by Head Coach Dick Williams. During his stay with the Stingers, Joe helped conduct two YMCA State Meets and he went to Y Nationals in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on three separate occasions.  One year, their team earned “Top 10” status in our nation.  After graduating from Cortland in 1983, Joe returned to Kingston and began coaching the Hurricanes with Anne Butts.  Throughout the years, Joe has been very involved in the Kingston swimming community and his other activities currently include; KHS Varsity Swim Coach, Hurley Tiger Sharks Head Coach, Lifeguard instructor and WSI instructor.  Joe resides in Kingston with his wife Jean and their three daughters; Katherine, Erin, and Amy.



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