John Fedena

2015 John FedenaJohn Fedena
North Dolphin Division Lead, Dolphin 1 Lead Coach

Phone: 206-402-2885
Email: jfedena@swimmaccarolina.org

Education: University of Delaware, 1998, B.S. Health & Physical Education, Minor in Coaching Science; University of Georgia, 2001, M. Ed. Exercise Science
Joined SwimMAC staff: April 2012



The New Castle, Delaware native came to SwimMAC from USA Swimming Gold Medal Club FLEET out of Houston, Texas where he coached the Gold program for 11-14 year olds, the Masters program, coordinated dryland, and assisted with the National level group.


Fedena also served as an assistant swimming coach at the University of Washington for two seasons, and helped lead the women’s team to an unprecedented 12th place finish at the 2009 NCAA Championship. That same year, Fedena helped coach Scott Spansail to a 3rd place finish in the 1650 freestyle at NCAAs.

Before his time at UW, Fedena served as the head coach for the New Mexico State University team, spent three seasons on the Florida State University coaching staff and was a volunteer assistant at the University of Georgia for one season.


In the club realm, Fedena has coached for:

- King Aquatic Club (Seattle, WA), Assistant Coach, Gold Medal Team

- Klein Aquatics (Houston, TX), Head Coach, Bronze Medal Team

- Delaware Swim Team (Wilmington, DE), Lead Coach, Gold Medal Team


He also has plenty of camp experience. He was a camp coordinator for the Gulf LSC, worked with the University of Michigan’s Wolverine Swim Camp (5 years) and the Jack Bauerle Bulldog Swim Camp (2 years) out of Georgia, and was selected as a coach for the Southern Zone Select Camp in 2007. All of these experiences have helped mold Fedena into a well-rounded coach.


Since his time with SwimMAC, he has had the opportunity to be a part of the following:

- 2015 USA Swimming Western Zone Select Camp, Head Manager (Tempe)

- 2015 North Carolina Zone Team, Head Coach

 

- 2015 North Carolina Select Camp, Head Coach

- 2013 North Carolina Zone Team, Head Coach

- 2013 North Carolina Select Camp, Head Coach

- 2013 USA Swimming Eastern Zone Select Camp, Head Manager (Baltimore)

- 2013 USA Swimming National Junior Team Camp, Manager (Colorado Springs)

- 2013 USA Swimming World Junior Championship Team, Assistant Manager (Dubai)


The best thing about being a SwimMAC Coach is…"the opportunity to collaborate, learn, and grow with the best coaching staff in the country, as well as, to be able to work with several age groups within the program."

 

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