CMSC Coaches and Staff
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Abe Rogers - Head Coach
A graduate and varsity swimmer of Colby College, Abe became a professional triathlete upon graduation and competed in the US Triathlon Olympic Trials. Abe was the Head Coach at Boston University Masters for over two years before enlisting in the Army where he spent three and a half years with the 82nd Airborne Division. He earned a Masters Degree in Education with a Specialty in Physical Education and Coaching from BU in 2012. Abe returned from his second deployment to Afghanistan in 2011 and is currently serving in the Massachusetts National Guard. In May 2015 Abe earned a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Boston College. He works in Special Education at an elementary school. Contact Abe at: firstname.lastname@example.org (Abe will be gone for National Guard training 7/11-8/3 with limited email access. Please include Sarah: email@example.com in all correspondences to Abe during these dates).
Scott McInerney - Assistant Coach
A graduate and varsity swimmer of Oberlin College, Scott brings his DIII NCAA-level swimming experience to Cambridge Masters. After swimming with CMSC for only a year, he joined the coaching staff in the summer of 2010. With almost 15 years of competitive swimming experience, he brings his sprint and butterfly expertise to the team, emphasizing the importance of technique in building stroke efficiency. Outside of the pool, Scott works as a market research consultant in the Boston Metropolitan area.
Jamie Manion - Assistant Coach
Jamie is a Harvard grad from the class of 2011 where he was a member of the Harvard Swim Team and studied Economics and Psychology. Currently working at Fidelity Investments, he has been swimming competitively since the age of five, and he has taught swim lessons to both children and adults for the past five years.
Amanda Kulik - Assistant Coach
Amanda is currently the Harvard Women's Swimming Assistant Coach. Kulik previously coached at Smith College where she had been an assistant coach for the Pioneers since 2011. While swimming for Trinity College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish, Kulik was a member of the NESCAC All-Academic Team and remains in the top-10 fastest times for the Bantams in the 50-, 100- and 200-backstroke. During her time spent coaching at Smith, Kulik earned master's degree in exercise and sport studies.
Samantha Pitter - Assistant Coach
Samantha Pitter contributes talent and energy as part of the CMSC coaching staff. Sam is currently the Assistant Coach of Harvard men's swimming and diving under head coach Kevin Tyrrell since the 2013-14 season. Pitter came to Harvard after previously coaching at the Massachusetts Institution of Technology.
In her first two years as an assistant with the Crimson, Sam helped coach Harvard to a perfect 14-0 record in regular season dual meets against the Ancient Eight. Harvard also captured the outright conference title at the 2013-14 Ivy League Championships and a runner-up showing in 2014-15. Sam spent the previous five seasons as part of the swimming and diving coaching staff at MIT where she helped bring both programs to unprecedented levels of success leading to her being named NEWMAC Women's Coach of the Year for the squad's performance at the NEWMAC Championships.
Stephanie Morawski - Director
The Director of Cambridge Masters Swim Club is also Harvard’s Head Coach of Women’s Swimming and Diving. One of the most decorated swimmers in the rich history of Harvard's storied program, Stephanie Wriede Morawski '92 has been head coach of her alma mater since 1996. Most recently, in 2016, Steph and her Crimson once again claimed the Ivy League Championship
Morawski complied a long list of accolades as a student-athlete before entering the coaching ranks. A former team captain, she is a two-time All-America selection, a three-time NCAA Championships qualifier and two-time Olympic Trials qualifier. Morawski earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard in 1992 and added a master's degree from Harvard's Graduate School of Education in 1999.
Kevin Tyrrell - Partner to CMSC
A valued partner to CMSC, Kevin Tyrrell was promoted to Head Coach for Harvard Men's Swimming & Diving in August 2013 after serving as assistant coach since 2009. Tyrrell's second season at the helm saw Harvard post a 9-0 record in dual meets during the regular season, including a 7-0 mark against the Ivy League. At the Ivy League Championships, Harvard claimed second overall. Previously, Tyrrell, who has extensive international coaching experience, was the head coach of the U.S. Virgin Islands National Team from 2005-09 and led the team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A 1992 graduate of Lafayette College, Tyrrell was a two-time captain for the Leopards, leading the team to second place at the 1992 ECAC Championship. He earned a master’s degree in education from Boston University in 2002 and a master's in education from Harvard University in 2015.