Swimming & Diving
MMA Swimming & Diving Schedule
Matthias McManus, Head Swimming Coach
MMA is thrilled to offer swimming as a competitive athletic program for this first time since 2013. Coach Matthias McManus will spearhead the program as head coach, bringing more than 15 years of swim coaching experience to the new team.
“We are very excited to have Coach McManus on board to revitalize our swim program here at MMA,” says Director of Athletics Dr. Ryan Nowlin. “McManus brings a wealth of knowledge to a program that has a storied and very accomplished past. We plan to put MMA back on the map as a perennial state swimming powerhouse.”
Highly qualified, McManus has served as head swim coach for YMCA competitive swimmers for 16 years, and in the same timeframe, he has served 11 years as a coach in the competitive USA swimming program. Under his guidance, swimmers have qualified for national meets, broken YMCA age group records and gone on to receive college swimming scholarships.
In addition to his coaching experience, McManus is an American Swim Coach Association (ASCA) level 2 coach, a Red Cross lifeguard instructor, a water safety instructor, a CPR and AED first aid instructor, a coaches safety training instructor and a Begin to Swim program instructor.
Tori Webber, Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach
Tori Webber has been the diving coach at MMA since 2021. She has been a swimming and diving instructor for many years. She ensures that all MMA divers learn the rules and different forms of competitive diving.
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