Head Coach- Gold group
Coach Alyssa Martinez began swimming in Las Vegas, NV for the Clark County Sandpipers. During her Junior year of high school she became the team captain of her club team, as well as the captain of her high school team. Alyssa attended University of San Diego where she continued her swimming career as a Division I swimmer and earning 3 All-Academic Team awards in the WAC and being named most dedicated swimmer her senior year. Through her competitive career, she found a passion for teaching and coaching swimming and has never looked back. Alyssa studied psychology and leadership as an undergraduate and she recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master's in Counseling. Alyssa also works as an outpatient therapist for children and teens in a community mental health setting.
Hannah is originally from Rome, GA, where she swam for the Three Rivers Swim Club for about a decade and coached said club for two years. She graduated from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC with an art degree in the Spring of 2013. She has also been a coach at USA Swimming club in Greensboro and taught swim lessons in various YMCAs, rec centers, and health clubs. Currently, she works as a therapeutic support professional in the Chichester school district and continues to pursue her artistic passions in Philadelphia.
Coach Anne Miller began swimming at age 6 and her swimming career culminated in 4 years on the varsity team at Swarthmore College. While at Swarthmore, Anne was captain for 3 years, set multiple college records, earned recognition as a Division III All American 7 times, and set the Centennial Conference record in the 200 butterfly. Anne has been coaching with FSS since 2011 and when she isn't at the pool is working as a therapist in a school setting.
Assistant for bronze and eyas
Coach Kelcey has competitively swum most her life as she finds enjoyment out of it. She swam for four years and was captain of the team her final year at Guilford College. Recently she has been teaching swim lessons at community centers and a few local schools. She also competes in local triathlons; of course the swim part is her favorite part of the 3 sports and is definitely what she tends to be best at. Recently she has also launched her company, SwimPhilly, in hopes of making of making Philadelphia a more swimmer friendly city.
Coach Caitlin was encouraged to join a swim team at a very early age from her Father who was also a swimmer. Throughout the years, Caitlin swam for many different teams in the Bucks County, PA area including the club teams NRG and Spirit, Brookside in the LBSL, and for Bensalem HS. She set many records along the way, some of which she still holds in the LBSL and Bensalem HS. However, her proudest moment came at the AAA Pennsylvania State Championships when she placed 10th in the 200 free with a time of 1:54. Caitlin attended The George Washington University where she received a scholarship to continue her swimming career in the Division I program. While attending college, Caitlin helped coach over 150 kids at Somerton Springs in the LBSL every summer. She is excited to spend her first year coaching at FSS!
Simone is originally from the Chicago area. Simone was a swimmer, water polo player, and track and field athlete for 4 years at Glenbrook South High School and eight years for the Glenbrook Aquatics Club. She then continued her swimming career at Lincoln College and Monmouth College where she studied history and kinesiology. Simone swims for the Philadelphia Fins. During her free time she enjoys climbing trees, playing the harmonica, and (when there's snow) sledding! Simone is so excited to be working with the eyas, bronze, and sliver groups! Simone works at Greene Street Friends School as a third grade teaching associate.