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CMSC Coaches and Staff

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Abe Rogers - Head Coach

rogersA graduate and varsity swimmer of Colby College, Abe became a professional triathlete upon graduation and competed in the 2000 Olympic Trials. More recently 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.  Click here to contact Abe. 

 

James Sica - Associate Head Coach

sarahJames is currently the Volunteer Assistant for the Harvard Women’s Swimming and Diving program. His main responsibility the past two years was working as an Assistant Coach for the Men’s Swimming and Diving team at Ithaca College where he assisted in all aspects of running a Division III program. During his time as an Assistant at Ithaca College he also received a Masters degree in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Sport Psychology. James also has experience working with age group and Masters swimmers, coaching both while completing his Masters degree. He attended Ithaca College as an undergrad, competing in breaststroke, IM, and distance freestyle events, and was a captain his senior year. 

 

Scott McInerney - Assistant Coach

sarahA 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

sarahJamie 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

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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.

 

 

 

Stephanie Morawski - CMSC Director

stephStephanie is the Director of the Cambridge Masters Swim Club and is in her 15th year as Head Coach of Harvard Women's Swimming.  Most recently Steph led her team to an Ivy League Championship in 2012. Individual awards included 2 NCAA qualifiers, 12 school records, a 25th place ranking in the country and six NCAA Academic All-Americans.  A Harvard graduate, Stephanie earned All-American honors and qualified for Olympic Trials in 1988 and 1992 in the 200 breaststroke. Since joining US Masters swimming, Stephanie was a USMS All-American. Stephanie received her undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard and earned a Master's degree at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Click here to learn more about Stephanie.

 

Kevin Tyrrell- Partner to CMSC

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Kevin Tyrrell was promoted to The Ulen-Brooks Endowed Coach for Harvard Men's Swimming & Diving in August 2013 after serving as assistant coach since 2009. In 2013-14, his first as the head coach, Tyrrell led the Crimson to an outright Ivy League dual meet championship and an Ivy League Championship. 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.