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YNS Coaching Staff

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.

 

Full Time Staff


 

Coaching Staff

Janet Marie Harty

Head Coach

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Janet Harty was named the Head Coach of YNS in the Fall of 2015 and brings with her many years of coaching experience from the Greenwood Memorial Swim Club in Gardner, Massachusetts where she began as the Assistant Age Group Coach and Program Director and for the most recent 3 years served as the Head Coach and Team Manager.  

Janet has coached swimmers of all ages starting with lessons and moving up through the age groups to very high level competitive swimming. In her tenure at Greenwood Memorial Swim Club, Janet led swimmers to a wide range of national and international competitions including the 4th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and the 18 & Under World Cup held in Tokyo, Japan and Beijing, China. She has coached swimmers named to USA Swimming National Junior teams in 2014 and 2015 and served as an assistant coach at the 2014 USA Swimming National Junior team training camp held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. 

Janet, her husband Phil and their children live in Beverly.  Janet's oldest son, Brandon, is a junior student/athlete runner at UMass Lowell, her son Ryan is a freshman student/athlete swimmer at the University of Texas and her daughter, Kaitlin, is a senior in high school and a swimmer with the team.  They also have a Weimaraner named Hayley.

Tim James Corcoran

Ipswich Lead Coach

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Tim is entering his senior year at Salem State College as a Biology Major. He has coached and been a swim instructor at the Beverly YMCA, the Andover Y and the Manchester Bath and Tennis Club. He formerly competed in track and baseball at both the high school and collegiate levels. Tim hopes that experience and knowledge of nutrition and strength training will benefit the YNS Sharks swim team.

Alessandro Eramo

Lead Age Group Coach

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Joining the full time staff of YNS in 2015, Alessandro has been coaching with YNS in multiple roles since 2011. Before coaching, Alessandro swam for the Sharks from 2003-2013. Alessandro currently attends Merrimack College as a Human Development major.

 

 

 

 

 

Lead Site Coaches


 

Susan Shea Guertin

LVO Head Coach

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Susan is in her 32nd year as head coach of the Marblehead Group. She is also in her 20th year as the Head Coach of the Marblehead High School swim team. Susan has an impressive record with both the high school and YMCA team's. Her high school team was runner-up at the 1998 girls N. Sectional championships, placed third at the State Championships that year. Marblehead has won ten consecutive Northeast Conference Meet titles. Susan is in her 40th  year teaching at the YMCA and has won two Eastern Mass YMCA District Division II titles and an overall girl’s team championship in 1992. In 1990, the Marblehead 9 & 10 Girls won the YMCA New England Championship. In 1995, Susan had a group of nine swimmers qualify for the LC National Championships (her first qualifiers). She has had two swimmers qualify for the SC Nationals and 21 for the LC Nationals as well as three All-American. Susan graduated from Salem State College in 1993 with a degree in Aquatic Management. She is a Level 3 ASCA recognized coach. Susan holds a top 10 time as a swimmer in the 100 Back and 1650 Free for NE Master's Swimming. She also set the record, for her age group, in the 200m Backstroke at the Bay State Summer Games in 2006 and came in second in 2007. 
 
 
 

Heather Rousseau

Haverhill Lead coach

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Laura Dale

Cape Ann Lead Coach

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Assistant Coaches


 

Kaitlin Barnett

Beverly Junior Coach

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Janet Scott Boland

Beverly Assistant Senior Coach

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Jan has coached with YNS for over 10 years, primarily with the Senior group. She has coached all levels of the YNS team. Jan is an ASCA Level 2 Coach and has completed the Physiology School Certification for ASCA Level 3. Jan has participated in many ASCA Clinics over the years. Jan is a life long YMCA swimmer and swam in college for the Wittenberg University Women’s Swim Team.  Jan and her husband, Jim, are active members of the Masters Swim Team.  She consistently places in the Top 20 for her age group in the US.  Jan has also competed in triathlons and duathlons in the USA and New Zealand, placing first woman overall in a number of races.  She was ranked 25th in the USA in her age group and named an honorary member of the New Zealand World Championship Triathlon Team in 1991.   Jan has her B.A. in Psychology from Wittenberg University.  She also holds a Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.  Jan worked in Human Resources for over 10 years for Fortune 500 Companies and as a consultant.  Jan has two daughters who competed for the Sharks.  Her younger daughter also competed for the YMCA Wildcats gymnastics team.

Carly Bari

Beverly Assistant Coach

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Carly has been coaching with YNS at the Ipswich site since 2011 and has recently moved to coach at the Beverly site.  Prior to coaching with the Sharks, I coached with clubs in North Carolina and Minnesota.  I am very passionate about swimming and love working to help young people become better athletes.  I have been swimming competitively since I was 6 years old.  My swimming career culminated at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and now I continue to swim with the Sharks' Masters group.

Carla Dropo

Beverly Assistant Coach

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Caitlin Clark

Beverly Assistant Age Group Coach

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Mel Lyons

Beverly Assistant Coach

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David M Swensen

Beverly Dryland Coach

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David has a long history of success in the pool, where he started swimming for a YMCA program. He swam for the University of Massachusetts , Amherst (Division I team) for four years and was an assistant coach for the Minutemen from 1983-1984. David continues his swimming career as a Master's swimmer for the YMCA of the North Shore . David was an assistant coach for the Palm Springs Piranhas (1984-85) and Fullerton High School (1989-1990). He has also coached with the Brea Master's and Whittier Master's programs (in California ) from 1986-1990. David received his B.S. in Exercise Science, a Masters of Applied Science in Musckuloskeletal Management, and is a Doctor of Chiropractic. He is a certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists , and is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. David, along with his wife Deanna, own and operate the Melrose Family Chiropractic & Sports Injury Center . David is an ASCA Level 2 Coach.
 
 
 


 

Beth Ann Lott

Cape Ann Assistant Coach

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Beth has years of experience teaching swimming and is currently the Aquatics Director at the Manchester Athletic Club. Her athletic experience includes running marathons. Beth is a graduate of Roanoke College with a degree in Business. Beth is married and the mother of three boys. Beth is an ASCA Level 2 Coach.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Julie McCarthy

Beverly Assistant Coach

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Julie has been a swim instructor since 1984 as well as coaching for YNS. Julie graduated from Endicott College with an Associates Degree in Art in 1976. She has been an Aquatics Director of the Beverly YMCA. Julie currently works at the Danvers Bank. Her daughter, Robyn, swam for the YNS Sharks and now is a member of the Keene State Swimming Team. Julie is ASCA Level 3 Coach.
 
 
 

Lidia A MacDonald-Carr

Ipswich Assistant Coach

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Jenny Ross Luker

LVO Assistant Coach

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Jennifer joined the YNS staff in 2008 as director of dryland training for the Junior and Senior groups and coaches the Junior 2 and Maroon 1 Group. She has been involved in swimming for more than 30 years. As a college athlete, she was conference champion and record holder for the Kenyon College swim team, with 53 national swim titles the most successful college athletic program in NCAA history. As a master swimmer, she is a national champion, USMS All American and world record relay titleholder. Her step-daughter Danielle Seltzer was a 2009 NCAA All American swimmer and her son Charlie is a rising YNS age group swimmer. Jennifer is an ASCA Level 2 certified coach.
 

 
 

 

Jen Brehob

Masters Swim Coach

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Carrie Reynolds

Synchronized Swimming

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