When you join the Penobscot Bay YMCA Sailfish Swim Team you will be joining a legacy of some of the top competitors in the state of Maine. Upon joining the Sailfish, swimmers will be placed in a group based on their skill level. Practice routines and times will vary depending on the group they are placed in. Prerequisite:
Morgan Schreiber, Head Swim Coach
Morgan has been involved in competitive swimming for 15 years and has been coaching for 6 years for the Hillside Piranhas in Pottstown, PA, an age group league. During his time as a YMCA swimmer, he qualified for YMCA Short Course Nationals 3-times in the 100-yard backstroke. Morgan also swam for his high school team where he qualified for States 3 years and was district champion in the 100-yard backstroke. He swam for York College of Pennsylvania, NCAA D-III for 4 years. He currently holds the 100 and 200 backstroke records as well as being a member of several record setting relays. Morgan was a 4-time100-yard backstroke champion and a 3-time 200-yard backstroke champion in the Capital Athletic Conference. He finished his college career with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Leisure Administration with a minor in Athletic Coaching.
Jacqueline Biddle, Assistant Swim Coach
Jacqueline is proud to continue her lifelong passion for swimming. She was a competitive high school swimmer and remains active as an adult swimmer. Her specialty stroke is the breaststroke. She and husband, Jonathan, reside in Camden with their three boys, Jude, Miles, and Ollie. Jude and Miles are current Sailfish swimmers and Ollie hopes to join the team this year. Jacqueline noted that “coaching and teaching youth” is a tremendous honor for her.
Francis Killea, Assistant Swim Coach
Frances joined her first summer Swim Team when she was nine. From there, she spent all of middle and high school competing for both her high school and a USA Club Team. After a year of college swimming and a decade of trail running, cycling, and rock climbing, she's excited to be back on deck (and in the water) with the Sailfish! Frances studied at Bowdoin and Cleveland State University, with a focus on literature, writing and photography.