Coaches

Head Coach Rebecca Carterud


Is a graduate of Elms College where she earned her B.S in Biology and swam all four years; Becca loved being a Seal for eight years, competed for South Windsor High School all four years, and was a W.S.I at VMP for two years.  This will be her second year as Head Coach for seals.  

Assistant Coach Rachel Carterud
Just finished her second year at Eastern Connecticut State University, where she is studying Elementary Education.  This will be Rachel's fourth year working at VMP, she was a WSI for two years, and this will be her second year as a swim coach.  Rachel has been a part of the seals swim team since she was 8 years old, and swam all four years at South Windsor High School.

Assistant Coach John Savola
Is a recent graduate of South Windsor High School.  He will be attending Wentworth Institute of Technology in the fall to study Computer Science.  This is his third year working at VMP and his first year coaching.  He has been swimming for the seals since he was 6 and swam all four years in high school.

Seal under water

Past Seal Coaches

Year Head Coach(es)
Assistant Coach(es)
2017 Rebecca Carterud Shannon Cassidy and Rachel Carterud
2016 Lauren Branscombe Tyler Castellone and Shannon Cassidy
2015 Lauren Branscombe Tyler Castellone and Geordan Nunes
2014 Joey Latina
Michelle Robidoux and Lauren Branscombe
2013 Joey Latina
Michelle Robidoux and Derek McLean
2012 Heather Vendetta
Joey Latina and Michelle Robidoux
2011 Steven Vendetta
Shannon Dubay and Joey Latina
2010 Steven Vendetta and Heather Vendetta
Shannon Dubay
2009 Ben Kozik
Steven Vendetta and Katie Loomis
2008 Ben Kozik
Rebecca Ruocco and Steven Vendetta
2007 Ben Kozik
Rebecca Ruocco and Steven Vendetta
2006 Dan Thibodeau
Ben Kozik and Rebecca Ruocco
2005 Dan Thibodeau
Ben Kozik and Rebecca Ruocco
2004 Dan Thibodeau
Ben Kozik
2003 Stacey Ruocco
Dan Thibodeau
2002 Stacey Ruocco
Laura Embelton
2001 Stacey Ruocco
Jim Pike and Dan Thibodeau
2000 Stacey Ruocco
Laura Embelton and Jim Pike
1999 Stacey Ruocco
Laura Embelton and Sarah Brown
1998 Stacey Ruocco
Laura Embelton and Sarah Brown