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YMCA Seals Swim Team Welcomes Coach Nick Daddabbo

Meriden, CT—July 28, 2017—The YMCA Seals Swim Team is excited to announce the addition of Coach Nick Daddabbo to our swim team family. Nick has extensive experience as a competitive swimmer, assistant coach and head coach and has led a number of local swimmers and programs to state opens, conference and division achievements.

Nick’s swimming career began at the age of 8 and continued through middle and high schools in Plainville. While on the Plainville High School Team he was given the opportunity to help coach and his love of coaching took off from there. He worked as Assistant Coach at Plainville High School followed then was the Head Coach of the Middle School of Plainville Swimming and Diving Team. In his six years of coaching this program he turned in a winning career record as well as grew the program enough to earn an assistant coach.

In 2013 Nick was named the Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach at Bristol Eastern and was promoted to Head Coach in 2015. During his tenure he earned three conference titles, city championships and multiple swimmers made state trials, finals as well as state opens. 

At present Nick is the head coach of the Bristol Co-Op Boys team. For the last two years he has also been the head coach of the Bristol Parks and Recreation Summer team. Last season the summer team earned a division title for the first time in many years.

Nick also works with the coaching staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill running a summer swim camp working with kids from all over the country. 

For the past four years Nick coached at the Wheeler YMCA coaching swimmers from ages 6-18 and helped build the program.

In addition to his coaching duties, Nick is the YMCA Yankee Cluster Swim League President. He is proud to be selected by other Connecticut swim coaches to be on the CT Zones Team Coaching staff for two short course and two long course meets in recent years.  

The YMCA Seals Swim Team Boot Camp starts September 5th and Fall/Winter Swim Team practice begins October 2nd. To learn more about Coach Nick and the Seals Swim team, visit meridenymca.org or call Coach Cathy at 203.235.6386 x12. Go Seals!


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