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Coaches

 

Brittany Bellomo

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  • Silver Coach
  • AGE: 21
  • BORN: Plantation, FL
  • RESIDES: Coral Springs, FL
  • ASCA Level
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EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Bachelor's degree in Communications from University of Central Florida (UCF), currently enrolled in the Educator Preparation Institute at Broward College to become a full time teacher.

COACHING BACKGROUND: Current Swim America Instructor as well as their Pre-Team Coach. Former CSSC swimmer sprinter/backstroker. Certified by the American Red Cross for CPR/AED/First Aid, Lifeguarding & WSI.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Former D1 swimmer at FGCU.

 

Raphael Lima

raphael lima

 

  • Senior II Coach / National Team Assistant Coach
  • AGE: 35
  • BORN: Sao Paulo – Brazil
  • RESIDES: Coral Springs, FL
  • ASCA Level 5 (ed.)
  • Email Coach Raphael

 

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Masters in Sports Science at University of Campinas (UNICAMP-CAMPINAS-BRAZIL). Major in Physical Education at Metropolitan University (UNIFMU-SAO PAULO-BRAZIL). High School Maria Montessori.

COACHING BACKGROUND: Coach Raphael Lima has been coaching for more than fifteen years building a unique reputation in North and South America. He has coached swimmers from all ages and levels, nationally and internationally. He has helped develop and open brand new facilities and aquatics programming at Divino Salvador School in Itu-Brazil, Reebok Sports Club in Sao Paulo-Brazil and at the YMCA of Weston, FL. Coach Lima also was the founder of a very successful swimming program called Midtown Weston Aquatics where he was the Aquatics Director and Head Coach for more than 8 years.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: A former World Class swimmer who was a member of the Brazilian National Team participating at FINA World and South American Championships. Coach Lima has also participated at some Masters World, Pan American and National Championships where he has placed all the way from making finals to gold medal. Voluntary work has also been part of his life, participating on swimming projects to needy families in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and USA.

 

Michael Smiechowski

michael smiechowski

  • White and Blue Coach
  • AGE: 25
  • BORN: Apex, NC
  • RESIDES: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • ASCA Level:
  • Email Coach Michael

 

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: UNC-Wilmington 2012:  BA in Criminology. Iowa State University 2013: M.Ed in Higher Education Administration

COACHING BACKGROUND/HIGHLIGHTS: Coach Mike began his coaching career as a Volunteer Assistant for his Alma Mater UNCW before starting on a graduate assistantship at Iowa Lakes Community College. There he moved to Philadelphia to be an assistant swim coach and assistant director of aquatics. Before coming to South Florida, he was the assistant swim coach at Towson University.  .

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: At UNCW Mike served as a senior captain and finished his career ranked top 5 all time in the 500 free, 1000 free and the 1650 freestyle. As an assistant at Villanova University, Coach Mike helped the Wildcats Women’s team to their first ever Big East Championship before going to Towson University. At Towson, he helped the Tigers win its 3rd Consecutive CAA title on the women’s side and the highest Men’s finish in over 10 years. Additionally, he helped send 2 athletes to the NCAA championships. 

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