COACH 

KELLY NEWCOMER

HEAD COACH "V"

VERONICA IRVINE

COACH "CAT" CATHERINE DYER

It is with deep regret that we say "goodbye" to Coach Kelly.  She has started a new job and is very happy, but sad about leaving us.  The Newcomers will still be swimming and we know Kelly will be at the meets.  Good luck Coach Kelly and congratulations on your Master's Degree.

I was born in Worcester, Worcestershire England and have been in the USA for 32

years in November 2019. My teaching and coaching experience spans now 48 years. The youngest I have taught was three weeks old and the eldest 93 years old, who did learn to swim a mile. I have taught from Infant and toddler to International Athlete.

Accreditation and 

Coaching History

  • Amateur Swimming Association. [ASA] Teacher’s Certification
  • Amateur Swimming Association. Advanced Teacher’s Certification.  
  • Amateur Swimming Association Swim Coach.
  • Swimming Teachers Association [STA] Graduate Swimming Teacher.
  • Royal Life Saving Society. Advanced Teacher and Grade III examiner
  • American Heart Association BLS Instructor
  • American Red Cross Water Safety/Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid Instructor Trainer
  • Emergency Medical Technician Instructor

TEAM COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Riversmead School Cheshunt Hertfordshire England
  • Edmonton Phoenix Swim Team London England
  • Third Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment (Swim team & water polo)
  • Dolphin Swim Team - Cyprus
  • Dolphin Swim Team Northern Ireland
  • Newport Navy Blues Swim Team
  • Newport RI
  • Pequot Foxes Swim Team.  Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Ledyard CT
  • Team CT Native American Indigenous Swim Team 95 & 97
  • WRAST Watsontown PA
  • Rockets Milton & Warrior Run PA
  • In addition to Teaching for Recreation Facilities and School Systems:
  • Cheshunt, Hertfordshire England
  • Edmonton in North London England
  • Broxbourne, Hertfordshire England
  • Waltham Abbey. Essex England
  • The Queen Mother's Sports Centre Central London England
  • Senelarger Germany
  • Berengaria Cyprus
  • Holywood  Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Lake Charlevoix Boyne City, MI
  • Gaylord MI
  • NETC Newport RI
  • PIAA HS Swim Coach for Milton

Catherine was a member of the Warrior Run Area Swim Team for five years and swam with the Rockets for five years. This will be Catherine's fourth year of coaching for the Rockets. She is currently has one more year at Indiana University of PA (IUP) Where she is majoring in Middle School Math Education.as well as Zink Pool (IUPs Pool)where teaches swim lessons. She is heavily involved within campus life at school. Catherine is excited for another season with the Rockets as 
"Coach Cat"

COACH 

Elizabeth Zettlemoyer

 

Elizabeth grew up in Watsontown, competing in Field Hockey, Basketball & Soft ball.  A WRHS 1993 graduate. Attended Mansfield University, playing in   division II Field Hockey & Basketball , where she learned the value of teamwork, perseverance & dedication in her Athletic life. Graduating Mansfield University to become a  4th Grade Teacher in Montgomery teaching 9-10 year-old's for 20 years. Her experience as a coach in Multiple sports developing skills, respect as well as risk taking, has led her to expand her skills into aquatics. She has two children on the team Addison who is 10 and Hunter who is 12. Watching them excel in swimming is going to be a bonus as she brings her life skills, advanced multi sport coaching experience to the growing Rockets Swim Team.

  • WRHS Junior High Field Hockey Coach
  • WRHS Junior High Girls Basketball Coach
  • MHS Varsity & Junior Girls Basketball Assistant Coach
  • NCP Girls Soccer Assistant Coach
  •  Rockets Swim Assistant Coach 2018
  • Eel's Winter Swim Team Coach 2018