This link is for registered swimmers ONLY: www.teamunify.com/ambyac/
Test the Water is offered each September and allows swimmers to experience swimming competitively. After the 3-week trial program, swimmers may decide to join the Swim Team in October. This includes joining the YMCA and paying the Swim Team program fee. NOTE: An emergency contact form needs to be completed for each child.
Butler Barracuda YMCA Swim Team
The Swim Team season includes practices and meets through March of each year. It culminates with District and State meets. Please see the Swim Team registration form for pricing depending upon your child’s age and the number of days per week your child will practice.
Butler YMCA Swim Team Code of Conduct18
The actions of each swimmer, parent and coach reflect upon the entire swim team and the Butler County Family YMCA. All members of the Butler YMCA Swim Team, as well as their parents and coaches, are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct.
By joining this swim team, all swimmers and parents agree to follow this code at all times.
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HEAD COACH: VACANT
We are currently accepting resumes to fill our Part-time Head Coaching position.
COACH: FRANK CICCO, JR.
Coach Frank learned to swim at the age of 7 at Cubs Hall in a YMCA learn to swim program right before the current branch of the Butler YMCA was completed. He was on the first team that used the then new facility in 1968. Frank swam for BYAC and Butler High School before swimming for four years at John Carroll University where he made All-American status his freshman year. Frank has coached at the Butler Y off and on since 1982. Frank and his brother Larry are the owners of Frank Cicco Custom Tailors in downtown Butler. Frank has two sons who swam for the Butler Y.
COACH: RENEE CLOUSE
Renee is a Butler native who grew up swimming for BYAC and Penn Valley. She later swam for Butler High School with her favorite event being the 200 Individual Medley. She spent 5 summers coaching Penn Valley’s swim team. Currently, Renee is substitute teaching in the Butler Area School District with a degree in middle level mathematics education. She enjoys running and cheering for the Pittsburgh sports teams.
COACH: CORRIE JONES
Coach Corrie started swimming as a teenager and swam for both BYAC and Butler HS. She continued swimming at the collegiate level where she made All-American status as a freshman. After graduation she chose to swim with the Masters Swim Program where she attended the Masters Nationals in eight events and winning the National Title for the 1650 Freestyle and setting the record in that event. Corrie has been a part-time coach with BYAC for the past 18+ years. She also coaches the Penn Valley Swim Team over the summer. When she’s not at the pool, she is either teaching for BASD or spending time with her husband and two daughters.
BYAC Officers 2018-2019
President: Penny Birch
Vice President: Valerie Dryden
Treasurer: Paula Crider
Secretary: Angie Turner