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AMY TAYLOR

Coach Amy is passionate about the sport of swimming, and about involving
herself and others in an active, healthy lifestyle that centers around not just swimming,
but all multi-sport endeavors.  She shares her love and passion for swimming with the
athletes she coaches and teaches daily, imparting wisdom, technique and training advice,
and assuming a leadership role in the pool, on deck and at swim and multi-sport events
from a lengthy and quite impressive athletic career on the elite level.

Amy has been coaching Excel for more than a decade with experience on the
Masters, high school and age group levels, and is an ASCA Level 2 certified
swim coach who regularly attends ASCA continuing education clinics.

Open Water & Pool Long Distance Freestyle Swimming Specialist
Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke & Freestyle Technique Specialist

First Place Overall Survival of the Shawangunks
First Place Overall Montauk Lighthouse Triathlon
First Place Overall Winner at Brooklyn Biathlon
First Place Age Group Carl Hart Spring Duathlon
First Place Overall Mighty Hamptons Triathlon
Second Place Overall Mighty Montauk Triathlon
2010 Greenbelt Trail 50 Kilometer Run Finisher
John Daly Ocean Mile First Place Overall Female
Swim Across America 10K Top Female Finisher
Outstanding Performer Sandy Hook Surfguard Tournament
Long Beach Duathlon Second Place Overall Female
USLA National Champion (Run-Swim-Run event)
World Lifeguard Championships Qualifier
Top Three Finalist Japan International Lifeguard Invitational

U. S. Olympic Swim Team Trials Qualifier (400 LCM Individual Medley)
Junior National Champion & Record Holder (400 LCM Individual Medley)
Age Group Team Record Holder (Individual Medley, Breaststroke, Relay events)

Before becoming a full-time swim coach, Amy was a private school
educator with an Undergraduate Degree in Education from Molloy
College and a Masters degree in Education from Queens College

Ocean lifeguard, CPR, AED, Standard First Aid & Safety certifications

Hobbies & Interests: Swimming, surfing, triathlon training, biking,
trail running, yoga, rollerblading, concerts, traveling, vegetarian
cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

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