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swimming is one of Jaclyn's favorite activities in life, she is very excited to
join the Excel coaching staff. Jaclyn swam competitively from age 6 to 18. Attending a
college that did not have a swim team, she turned to long distance running & triathlons.
Jaclyn originally joined Excel Swimming in 2011 to prepare for her first Ironman triathlon.
After several years competing in triathlons & open water swim events, Jaclyn
to become a certified U. S. Masters Swimming coach and USA Triathlon coach in 2012.
Many triathletes are hesitant about the swim portion of their race, and Jaclyn wanted to
become a coach to encourage individuals to work on improving their swimming and to
achieve their triathlon goals. Her passion is to help athletes become stronger, more
efficient swimmers who are comfortable and confident in the water.
Jaclyn's many multi-sport accomplishments include:
First Place Overall Female 2016 West Neck 5K Swim
First Place Overall Female 2016 Shoreman 70.3 Triathlon
3rd Place Overall Female 2016 Blind Pig 100 Mile Trail Run
Top 10% Finisher in 2016 Gasparilla Ultra Distance Classic
Fastest Female Swim Split at 2015 Ironman Maryland
First Female Overall at 2015 Mighty Northfork Triathlon
Second Overall Female at 2015 Point Lookout Triathlon
First Female Overall at 2014 Antigua Tinman 70.3 Triathlon
Jaclyn is a USA-Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach, a USMS Levels 1+2
Certified Swim Coach, an RRCA Running Certified Coach, 200HR Registered
Yoga Teacher, a Crossfit and Crossfit Endurance Certified Instructor, and
holds CPR, AED, Standard First Aid and Safety Certifications.
Jaclyn works as a Senior Budget Analyst for a not-for-profit organization
in Manhattan. Her hobbies and interests include trail running, swimming
and surfing, yoga, hiking and traveling to new places.
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