FROM THE REC DESK: Welcome Jane O’Connor!

FROM THE REC DESK: Welcome Jane O’Connor!

The Town of Rhinebeck and Manta Rays Swim Team are proud to welcome Jane O’Connor as the head coach of the Manta Rays. Many of you probably know Jane, as she grew up in this area and has been active in the swim community.

Jane has an impressive history of swim coaching, lifeguard instruction, and safety certifications. Her swim coaching experience includes:Picture of Jane

– Coaching developmental age groups at NDAC year-round swim team at Bard
– Teaching a Masters Swim Program to Triathletes and other competitive athletes
– Coached the Rhinebeck High School Varsity Swim Team
– Coached the Red Hook Swim Team
– Ran the pool and swim program at Astor Home For Children
– Volunteer coached for Special Olympics
– Owned, managed, and instructed at the Santa Cruz Swim School in California
– Giving swim lessons to more kids than she can count, including some Manta Rays swimmers and likely a few of their parents

Jane and her coaches plan to spread their time across all the age groups. If you’ve been debating whether to enroll your child in the Manta Rays, Jane is a great reason you should say YES!

And don’t forget to take advantage of the discounts if you sign up for swim team AND a family pool pass or summer camp. We hope to see you soon!