Meet our camp instructors.


Harvard University Women’s Swimming and Diving Head Coach

Stephanie-Wriede-MorawskiStephanie Wriede Morawski ’92 is in her 19th year as the Costin Family Head Coach of Harvard Women’s Swimming and Diving. The Harvard women’s swimming record book has been rewritten in recent seasons under Coach Steph. Her teams have broken every swimming record since 2005. Coach Steph has led the Crimson to two Ivy League Championship victories in the past four years.

Coach Steph earned her undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard in 1992 and added a master’s degree from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education in 1999. She is married to Michael Morawski, Technique Swim Academy General Manager. They live in Belmont with their two daughters.


Harvard University Men’s Swimming and Diving Head Coach

Kevin TyrrellKevin Tyrrell is in his third season as the Ulen Brooks Endowed Coach for Harvard Men’s Swimming and Diving. During Coach Kevin’s first season, the Harvard men went undefeated and won their first Ivy Championship win since 2008. Previously, Coach Kevin, who has extensive international coaching experience, was the head coach of the U.S. Virgin Islands National Team from 2005-09 and led the team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

A 1992 graduate of Lafayette College, Coach Kevin was a two-time captain for the Leopards, leading the team to second place at the 1992 ECAC Championship. He earned a master’s degree in education from Boston University in 2002. Coach Kevin currently lives in Arlington with his wife and four children.


Northeastern University Women’s Swimming Head Coach

Roy CoatesRoy Coates is in his 23rd season at the helm of the Huskies’ swimming and diving program. In the 2012-2013 season, Coach Roy led Northeastern to a 9-7 record and a sixth-place finish at the CAA Championships.

Coach Roy has seen the overhaul of the Northeastern record books continue in his last four seasons. In 2010-11, his Huskies set nine school records, only to be followed up by the 2011-12 squad’s incredible performance, capturing 15 more records. The Huskies set six program records in 2012-13, and broke ten more during the 2013-14 season. Coach Roy is no stranger to success at the conference level, as he coached Northeastern to an unprecedented five-straight America East Championships from 2000 to 2004.

A 1986 graduate of UMass Boston with a degree in Computer Science, Coach Roy earned his master’s in Sports Leadership from Northeastern in 2008. Coach Roy lives in Scituate with his wife and two children.


Carnegie Mellon Assistant Swim Coach

James SicaCoach James returns for his third year at the Technique Swim Academy. Currently, he is the Assistant Coach at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to this position, Coach James was the Volunteer Coach with the Harvard Women’s team and spent two years working as an Assistant Coach for the Men’s Swimming and Diving team at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He also worked year-round as a coach for Swim Ithaca, a USA club team. During his time coaching for IC and Swim Ithaca, Coach James earned his Masters degree in exercise and sport science, with a concentration in sport psychology in 2014.

Coach James completed his undergraduate studies at Ithaca College, where he graduated in 2012 with degrees writing and English. He competed in breaststroke, IM, and distance freestyle events, and was a captain of the men’s team his senior year.


Springfield College Men and Women’s Swimming and Diving Graduate Assistant Coach

Jeff RappCoach Jeff returns for his third year with the Technique Swim Academy.  He is also in his fourth season on the Springfield College Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving team coaching staff. Coach Jeff is pursuing his doctorate in strength and conditioning at Springfield. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in 2012, majoring in exercise science with a minor in coaching. The Syracuse, N.Y. native swam for four years at Ithaca. He set seven school records and had six national qualifying times in his senior year. Coach Jeff will coaches stroke and sprints with the Men’s and Women’s teams at Springfield.