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Coaching Staff

Sam Freas

Aquatics Director/Head Coach

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Coach Freas is the Aquatics Director at Westminster Academy and serves as the President and Head Coach of the Westminster Academy Swim Club. As a club coach for ten years and the head coach of the Westminster High School Swimming and Diving Team, he is known for his fun and innovative workouts both in and out of the water. He was a coach for the 1999 and 2001 Goodwill Games World All-Star Team.

A graduate of Westminster Academy and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Coach Freas also holds a Master's degree in Sports Science and is a former U.S. Army Captain. Sam and his wife, Indee, have three children – Sam (7) and Skylar (4) and baby Shawn.

Eddie Lovell

Head Age Group Coach/Assistant Sr Coach

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Coach Eddie is a graduate of Westminster Academy and still holds the school record in both the 50 and 100 freestyle. He swam collegiately at the University of Miami and the University of Hawaii. He has also served as an assistant coach at Virginia Tech (where he received a masters degree) and Louisiana State University. He most recently served as an age group and high school coach at Pine Crest.

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Eduardo Fugiwara

Swim School Director

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Don Colombo

Diving Coach

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Eric Mundt

Diving Coach

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Brianna Nederlanden

Assistant Coach/swim Instructor

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Susan Beauchamp

Assistant Coach/swim Instructor

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