Meet our Leadership Team
Alan is a dedicated coach with a passion for teaching precise and effective swimming techniques. He has many accolades to his name, including numerous high school, collegiate, and club swimming medals and records. During his time at Brooklyn Technical HS, Alan was the MVP and co-captain of the swim team and a key member of the PSAL all-star team for three years. He held two high school records during his tenure at Brooklyn Tech. In college, Alan was recruited to swim for the Binghamton University men's swim team. He was a prominent swimmer in New York and is known for his many achievements and wins, including his stellar performance at the Empire State Games, Sectionals, and New York State Championships. He has also taught and coached an Olympic qualifier and a National Age Group record holder. With over 20 years of coaching and teaching experience, he served as the Queens College assistant coach for two years and was then promoted to Men's Head Swim Coach for two years. During his four years at Division 2 Queens College, his swimmers broke multiple school records, and they placed in the top 10 in the Metropolitan Swimming Conference. Currently, Coach Alan is a high school physical education teacher and the Stuyvesant HS Girls and Boys varsity head swim coach.
Annie is a passionate coach who understands the importance of a fun and safe environment for kids to learn to swim. She blends her background in Early Elementary Education and her seventeen year experience in competitive swimming to teach effective stroke techniques. Over her seventeen year career, she received many accolades in high school, college, and USA Swimming. Annie was awarded a four year athletic scholarship to attend the University of Georgia where she participated in NCAAs with her team. Throughout her four years, UGA won three National Team Championships. She has also participated in three Olympic Trials (2008, 2012, and 2016) and has been ranked nationally throughout her career. She is a distinguished member in the USA Swimming community, representing the National Team and National Junior Teams for years. She held multiple National Age Group records and still holds National Age Group records today. Aside from coaching, Annie also manages Swim Safe New York’s social media channels.
Linda is a former Canton province (China) team swimmer who specialized in the breaststroke and a former member of the LaGuardia Aquatic Club coaching staff. She has taught numerous swimmers who qualified for the Junior Olympics, Eastern Zones, Senior Metropolitan, and Speedo Sectional Qualifiers and Junior Nationals. She has over 30 years of coaching and teaching experience.
Kenny is also a former Canton province team swimmer who specialized in breaststroke and a former member of the LaGuardia Aquatic Club coaching staff. He, like Linda and Alan, has taught numerous swimmers who qualified for the Junior Olympics, Eastern Zones, Senior Metropolitan, and Speedo Sectional Qualifiers and Junior Nationals. He has over 30 years of coaching and teaching experience.