Coaches

MEET YOUR 2022 SAILFISH COACHES!!!

Chris Meleason (Head Coach)

coachchris1973@gmail.com

This is Coach Chris' 22nd year as head coach of the Sailfish. Chris previously coached at the Beavercreek YMCA from 2003 to 2013. He has coached at the Coffman YMCA swim team at the Fairborn YMCA training site from 2013 to 2020 as the lead coach for the Green group. Chris is also the Head Coach for Beavercreek High School swim team since 2017. BHS Boys won State this past season. First Public School to win State since 1987.

This is Chris' 29th year coaching competitive swimming. He has coached in the Cleveland and Greater Dayton area since 1993. Chris is originally from Fairview Park, Ohio. He was the MVP and team captain of Fairview High School swim team his junior and senior year. He also swam for Lake Shore Swim Club (LSSC) in Rocky River, Ohio for 4 years.

Chris is a 1998 graduate of Wright State University and has a Bachelor's of Education in Physical Education and Health. He is currently an adapted physical education specialist for the Fairborn City School District. Chris resides in Fairborn with his daughters, Mackenzie and Brynn. Mackenzie (17) & Brynn (13) both swim for Idle Hour swim team.

Chris prides himself on coaching all swimmers the important fundamentals of the sport in which they can build their swimming skills as they get older. He believes swimming should be "FUN" and provides a stable environment for the young people that he coaches.

Ashtyn Gluck (Asst. Coach)

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Ethan Carey (Asst. Coach)

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Keeley Lively (Asst. Coach)

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Dakota Bent (Asst. Coach)

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Kenzie Meleason (Asst. Coach)

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