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TRITON COACHES

Triton coaches are committed to every swimmer's success.

 

We believe that swimmers are only able to reach their full potential in a positive and supportive environment. Therefore, we work hard to maintain a healthy balance between hard work and fun. We make a point to meet with every swimmer individually to help identify their personal goals and build a plan that works for them. 

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Michael has been with TRITON Swimming since the inception of the program in 2000. He has helped many swimmers achieve qualifying times to the state, zone, sectional, futures, junior nationals and Olympic trial levels. Michael has a M.A.T. in Physical Education with a concentration in Sports Administration from the University of Louisville. He is an ASCA level certified coach - Life Member.

TRITON HEAD COACH

AGE GROUP PERFORMANCE COACH

MIKE ESSIG

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Scott has coached with Triton since 2000. He has served as Kentucky Swimming Age Group Vice Chair, Head Coach and Assistant Coach of several Zones and All-Star Teams, voted Kentucky Swimming's Age Group Coach of the Year in 2000 and 2001 as well as Senior Coach of the Year in 2009. Scott has developed student-athletes who compete on all levels in the NCAA and helped build swimmers to compete at USA Swimming Sectional, Junior National, National, and Olympic Trial Championships.

TRITON ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH

NATIONAL GROUP COACH

SENIOR PREP COACH

SCOTT PAULSON

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Abbie joined Triton Swimming in 2019 after 25+ years of success in competitive swimming. From qualifying for the Olympic Trials to working at USA Swimming's headquarters, and coaching at The Race Club, Abbie has been on all sides of the sport. She is a University of Georgia "Double Dawg" - where she swam and graduated with her M.S. and B.S. degrees. Abbie continues to further her knowledge on stroke mechanics by studying, researching, and staying on top of the newest trends on technique. Abbie has worked with clients as young as young as 5 and up to 90 years old. She believes that anyone with the heart to train CAN and WILL benefit from technical advice!  

AGE GROUP PERFORMANCE COACH

ABBIE FISH

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Leslie has been a coach at Triton Swimming since 2013 and has helped many swimmers achieve state, zone, national, and olympic trial qualifying times. Leslie has a B.A. in Biology and a M.A.T. in Physical Education Exercise Physiology from the University of Louisville. She is an ASCA-certified swim coach, personal trainer, and a competitive cyclist and triathlete.

SENIOR GROUP COACH

LESLIE selden

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Jack has coached Triton swimmers since 2012, leading many swimmers to become State Champions. Jack currently serves as Head Coach for both the Kentucky Zone team and All Star team. Jack holds a degree in Communications from the University of Louisville.

SILVER GROUP COACH

JACK GRIGSBY

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Megan is an ASCA Level 2 swim coach and has coached swimmers of all levels for over 12 years. She's been with Triton Swimming since 2012.

GOLD, BRONZE, AND PRE-COMPETITIVE GROUPS COACH

MEGAN ZERHUSEN

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Mirko is an ASCA Level 1 and FINA certified swim coach and US Masters swimmer. He has competed and medaled for multiple Bolivian National Swim Teams. 

GOLD GROUP COACH

MIRKO CHAVEZ