• Eric Harse | Head Coach & Owner |

    Eric Harse has been with Cougar Aquatic since 2004. He is going into the Short Course 2015 Season as Head Coach and Owner of the team. This is going to be his 12th year with Cougars.Coach...

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  • Judy Montalbano | Senior Coach |

    Judy Montalbano was the head coach and owner of the Cougar Aquatic Team since 2002 until August 2015. Her love for coaching is still strong and she remains on the deck training the Senior 1...

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  • Pat Collins | Head Age Group Coach |

    Patrick Collins is currently the Head Age Group Coach of the Cougar Aquatic Team and oversees all of the 14&Under swimmers. He is also lead coach for the Senior Prep team. He joined the...

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  • Brian Hoffman | Senior 1 |

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  • Rich Palm | Senior Prep, SwimAmerica |

    Rich Palm is currently the assistant coach of the Senior Prep team and joined the coaching staff in September 2012. He also serves as an instructor for CAT's SwimAmerica program. Rich...

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  • Jane Sungurov | Gold |

    Jane Sungurov joined the Cougar coaching staff in 2009. She began swimming in Moscow, Russia at the age 8 when she was accepted to the prestigious Olympic Reserve boarding school....

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  • Denise Killeen | Silver |

    Denise Killeen joined the CAT coaching staff in 2007 and coaches the Silver team. She is a Montclair State University graduate with a BS in Health and Physical Education. While swimming for...

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  • Cienne Keegan | Bronze |

    Cienne Keegan has been part of the Cougar coaching staff since 2002. She began her coaching career shortly before that as a summer coach with the Cedar Grove Swim Team where she spent six...

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  • Liz Nelson | Gold, Silver |

    Liz Nelson began coaching at Cougars in September 2009. She began swimming when she was 9 years old when she joined the Caldwell Summer Swim Team. She then went onto swim four years varsity...

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  • Chris Sancetta | Strength & Conditioning |

    Chris Sancetta is the owner of Adrenaline Athletic Performance Academy located in Verona N.J. Chris has worked as a personal trainer and coach and physical education teacher for over 10...

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  • Kit Ashenfelter | Coach Emeritus |

    Kit Ashenfelter has been coaching at CAT since 2004 where she has helped develop the Senior program. She has an American Swim Coaches Association Level 5 certification and has been...

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