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Head Coach | Dan Bledsoe
Assistant Coach | Sophie Hyman
Sophie is a graduate of the University of Virginia and is a teacher at Western Albemarle High School. She was a competitive swimmer for 11 years and continues to swim for enjoyment and exercise. Sophie loved butterfly and also enjoys open-water swimming. Her greatest swimming memory was being able to push her coach in the water after winning her high school state meet in 2008.
Coach | Michael Given
Michael is a rising senior at Bowdoin College. He has been swimming competitively for 16 years and currently is specializing in mid-distance freestyle. His greatest swimming memory is anchoring the 800 freestyle relay at his 2016 collegiate conference championships, and winning the consolation final of the 50 backstroke of his 2015 collegiate conference championships.
Coach | Storrs Lamb
Storrs is a rising 3rd year at UVA. She was a competitive swimmer for 14 years and specialized in sprint freestyle events. Her favorite swimming memory was anchoring the 2011 200 free relay at JSLs with her sister, Brodde, and teammates, Allie Nicholson, and Dania Jazouli. The team broke a long-standing meet record and out-touched the competition despite being seeded second. Getting pulled out of the water for a celebratory group hug is something she will never forget!
Coach | Julia Elder
Julia is a rising sophomore at Vanderbilt University. She was a competitive swimmer for 14 years (all on the Boar's Head Swim Team and WAHS), where she specialized in the sprint freestyle. Her greatest swimming memories are making it back to finals in the 50 freestyle at her senior high school state meet and getting to stand on the block as a graduating senior at her last Boar's Head meet.
Coach | Ian O'Donnell
Ian just completed his senior year at Western Albemarle High School. He was a competitive swimmer for 12 years. His favorite swimming stroke is butterfly and his favorite races are the butterfly and Individual Medley. His greatest swimming memory was being the captain on the 1st boys’ team from Western to win a team state championship and swimming the 200IM at that meet with 3 other teammates in the same heat.
Coach | Kevin O'Shea