Director: Dave Wathen
Owner of Sunrise Swimming, Dave has
been working with young swimmers since 1978. He currently has
his Level 5 ASCA Certification, which is the highest achievement
level for coaches in the United States. Several of his
athletes have been National Age-Group stars and many have gone on
to succeed at the college and Olympic Trial levels.
JO, Fitness &
Master's Coach: Scott Tolomeo
Scott has been swimming for over 30
years and is currently working with the JO program, taking
graduates from the Pre-JO group to the next level of training.
He also works with the Fitness and Master's
groups. Scott also trains and often competes in
Master's meets and open water swims. His daughter, Jade,
coaches with the Sunrise program, and his son, Tyler, swims.
Jade has been a member of the
Sunrise Swimming family since 2002 when she started swimming.
She began helping with the Strokes-n-Fun group in 2010, and
then moved to the Pre-JO group in 2013. She takes graduates
from the Strokes-n-Fun group to a new level of training at the age
group level. Her energy and enthusiasm are a great addition
to our program.
Christi was an All-American swimmer
at the University of Florida. She has been teaching swimming
since 1980 and coaching since 1997. She brings this
experience and knowledge to our entry-level swimmers in the
Strokes-n-Fun group. Dave and Christi’s two sons were
long-time successful members of the Sunrise
Coach Christi also manages the
office and heads Sunrise Swimming’s Lesson
Coach Emeritus: June
June helps out with all levels of
the program. She has been teaching and coaching swimming
since 1970. June's decades of experience and her love
for children and the sport of swimming make her an invaluable asset
to our program.