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Leah Chatnik - Head Coach



Where are you from? Upstate NY (Albany area)

Favorite swim event?
200 Breaststroke

When did you start swimming?
Age 8

What do you do when you aren't swimming or coaching?
I am a special education teacher in Henrico for Deaf and Hard of Hearing kids

Favorite food?
cheese

If you were a superhero, what would your power be?
teleportation 

Cats or dogs? 
Cats 100%

Norah Walsh - Assistant Head Coach



Where are you from? Midlothian, VA 

Favorite Swim event? 500 Free 

When did you start swimming? When I was about 4 years old 

What do you do when you're not swimming or coaching? Baking, studying, spending time with friends

Favorite food? Pesto pasta 

If you were a superhero, what would your power be? shapeshifting 

Cats or dogs? Both! 

Sydney Hall - Assistant Coach




Where are you from? Carson, VA

Favorite swim event? Breaststroke

When did you start swimming? When I was 4 years old. 

What do you do when you aren't swimming or coaching? I attend Gardner Webb University and enjoy watching movies and weight lifting. 

If you were a superhero, what would your power be? Invisibility 

Cats or Dogs? Definitely Dogs!

TAYLOR CLENNAN - JUNIOR COACH




Where are you from? Northern Virginia (Ashburn)

Favorite swim event?
 100 Freestyle

When did you start swimming?
 8 years old

What do you do when you aren't swimming or coaching?
 Studying hard, hanging out with friends, or dogs and horses

Favorite food? 
Goldfish

Cats or dogs?
 Dogs!

GABE EASON - JUNIOR COACH




Where are you from? Born and raised in Midlothian Virginia

Favorite swim event?
 50 Fly

When did you start swimming?
 7 years old

What do you do when you aren't swimming or coaching?
 I practice close up magic, piano, Rubik’s cube speed solving, origami, juggling, and am a soccer goalkeeper

Favorite food? 
Chipotle (hands down)

If you were a superhero what would your power be? 
Power of persuasion. Like a Jedi mind tricks or something

Cats or dogs?
 Easily dogs! Don’t get a title like “mans best friend” for no reason!

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