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18517 Rolling Acres Way

Olney, Maryland 20832

(301) 774-3798


B.S. in Business Administration, 1967, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD, 136 Credits

Certified Recreation Professional: by Maryland Recreation & Parks Association


6/03 - Present Aquatic Facility Director, City of Gaithersburg

3/90 - 6/03 Recreation Program Manager, Montgomery County

12/88 - 3/90 Acting Recreation Program Coordinator, Montgomery County

1973 - 12/88 Aquatic Program Supervisor, Montgomery County

1970 - 1973 Aquatic Director, City of Rockville

1968 - 1970 Aquatic Supervisor, City of Rockville

1967 - 1968 Management Intern, Riggs National Bank

1965 - 1968 Manager, Glenwood Recreation Club

1961 - 1965 Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, General Aquatics Corporation


A. Major Programs developed for year-round Swim Centers:

• Developed a complete series of adult water fitness courses, a deep water running program, and a complete Swim Lesson program for youth and adults.

• Cooperative use of pools by MCPS for Operation 4th Grade.

• Developed the Montgomery County Public School Varsity Swim Program, including recruiting and training coaches, developing schedules, and managing all championship swim meets.

• Creation and development of nationally recognized U.S. Swimming age group swim club at Rockville Municipal Swim Center (400 swimmers).

• Creation and development of Montgomery County Recreation Department's Montgomery Swim Club at Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center (200 swimmers), Montgomery Aquatic Center (300 swimmers), and Olney Swim Center (200 swimmers).

• Engineered merger of Montgomery County and City of Rockville Swim Clubs into Rockville Montgomery Swim Club (RMSC) which is recognized as one of the top 5 clubs in the U.S.

• Creation of Montgomery Dive Club, featuring over 150 age group divers, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center, Montgomery Aquatic Center, and Olney Swim Center. MDC is nationally ranked with USA Diving.

• Creation of Montgomery Masters, structured swim training for adults, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center, Montgomery Aquatic Center, and Olney Swim Center totalling 150 adults.

• Policies and fee structure for pool rentals for the City of Rockville and Montgomery County Recreation.

• The membership pass structure for the City of Rockville Municipal Swim Center and Montgomery County pools.

• The integration of a pass sale structure with admission fees at County-operated pools.

B. Under my direction, the following programs were added to County Outdoor Pool schedules:

• Pre-Olympic Training Camp – Long course swim training from 6-7:30 a.m. in the 50 meter outdoor pools at two locations – Glenmont and Bethesda.

• Summer League Swim Teams at Glenmont, Long Branch, Upper County, Bethesda, Germantown, and Western County, featuring 18 coaches and an average of 100 age group swimmers each (600 total).

• Evening Lap Swim and Twilight Admission fees.

• Evening Swim Lessons for Adults and Masters Swim Training.

• Co-sponsored U.S.S. swim meets and dive meets with Potomac Valley Swimming.

• Co-sponsored special events and varsity swim team practices, meets, and championships with Montgomery County Public Schools.


Coordinate management and operation of 10 Countyfacilities: No. of Employees Annual Revenues

• Montgomery Aquatic Center 75 $1,100,000

• Olney Swim Center 50 695,000

• Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center 50 320,000

• Glenmont Outdoor Pool 40 95,000

• Bethesda Outdoor Pool 40 250,000

• Germantown Outdoor Pool 45 193,000

• Western County Outdoor Pool 40 155,000

• Long Branch Outdoor Pool 25 71,000

• Upper County Outdoor Pool 40 101,000

• Martin Luther King Outdoor Pool 45 205,000

450 $3,185,000


Directed the design for the following swim facilities and developed the Program of Requirements for each:

Construction Cost Year Opened

• Germantown Aquatic Center * $17,000,000 2005

• Martin Luther King, Jr. Outdoor Pool 4,000,000 2004

• Glenmont Outdoor Pool 4,000,000 2001

• Germantown Outdoor Pool 3,500,000 1997

• Olney Indoor Swim Center 4,000,000 1992

• Western County Outdoor Pool 3,000,000 1990

• Montgomery Aquatic Center 7,000,000 1989

• Upper County Outdoor Pool & Slide 2,000,000 1984

• Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center 1,800,000 1980

• Bethesda Outdoor Pool 1,000,000 1979

• Rockville Municipal Swim Center 1,000,000 1968


* Currently under construction


• Taught all levels of Red Cross lesson program from Beginner through Advanced Swimmer and Advanced Lifesaving and Water Safety.

• Certified Water Safety Instructor and taught hundreds of swimmers for each employer.

• Instructor at Montgomery College (1969-74) specializing in Advanced Swimming and Lifesaving.

• Past Vice Chairman of the Water Safety Committee of the Montgomery County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

• Directed the development of the Swimming Pool Operators Course for Montgomery County.

• Certified in Adapted Aquatics, First Aid, CPR, Pool Operator, WSI, and Advanced Swimmer.

• NAUI Scuba certificate.

• Lecturer to Montgomery County Physical Fitness Symposium.

• Lecturer to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of NRPA.


• Coached in the Montgomery County Swim League for eight years.

• Assistant Coach and Team Captain at Loyola College (1966).

• Created the Washington Metro Swim League for Private High Schools.

• Level V Coach with United States Swimming.

• Technical advisor to MCPS athletics – Swim Varsity Program (1970-Present).

• Develop and teach Swim Officials Clinics for the Montgomery County Swim League, the Country Club League, MCPS, and the Potomac Valley Swim Committee.

• Coach Representative to the Potomac Valley AAU Executive Swim Committee (six years)

• Selected to speak at the World Swim Clinic.

• Develop and teach training clinics for swim coaches for Potomac Valley – U.S.S., and MCPS.

• Member of the American Swim Coaches Association.

• Member of the United States Diving Association.

• Member of the National Federation of Scholastic Coaches.

• Coached two Olympian swimmers, four world ranked swimmers, five U.S. National Champions, and several U.S. National Record Holders.


• Recognized by United States Water Fitness Association as one of the Top 10 Aquatic Directors in the United States (1997)

• Received a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Diving Association for support of national diving program (1996)

• Received a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Rockville Mayor and Council in recognition of 26 years of dedicated service to the youth of Rockville as the founder and coach of the Rockville Montgomery

Swim Club (1994)

• Received a Certificate of Excellence from the American Swim Coaches Association (1979)


• Produced the Aquatic Master Plan for Montgomery County, 1974; Revised 1985; Revised 1997.

• Project Manager for the Recreation Department for new pool projects.

• Consulted on design of numerous school pools, municipal pools, and community pools within the region.

• Co-authored the publication “Planners Guide for Swim Pool Construction” in the State of Maryland.

• Delivered presentations on Swimming Pool Design and Program Development at the National Swimming Pool and Spa Institute, and at both the Maryland and the Virginia Recreation and Parks Association Annual


• Attended numerous conventions for pool design and construction including National Swim Pool & Spa Institute conventions and the IAB convention on Innovative Pool Design.

• Possess a working knowledge of and experience with all types of filtration plants as well as the various types of chemical disinfectant equipment.

• Coordinated and supervised summerizing and winterizing of all nine County Pools.

• Project manager for new projects – review and comment on specifications and contract blueprints.

• Developed a Scope of Services for numerous pool renovations, replacements, and repairs, ranging from small in-house repairs, to contracted major repairs of large pools and filter plants.

• As a national level coach with United States Swimming, visited and researched over 200 major pool complexes in the U.S. and abroad.


• Develop and implement yearly Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) for Aquatic Facilities.

Prepare and monitor aquatics team operating budget (approximately $3,500,000 in revenues and expenditures at the Montgomery County Recreation Department - MCRD).

• Work with Advisory Boards, Civic Associations, Leagues, and Citizen groups on new facilities and current activities.

• Provide ongoing technical expertise to other municipalities as well as public and private aquatic groups.

• Review data and research published by the industry; evaluate and implement in County operations.

• Review/comment on new regulations for public health and safety by the Department of Health & Environmental Protection.

• Conduct employee performance evaluations.

• Supervise collection and accounting for program revenues.

• Prepare special and regular reports and develop operation procedures for each facility.

• Ensure proper maintenance and operation of pool facilities and equipment.

• Evaluate and improve existing programs offered to the public.

Administer outside contracts for services (i.e. chemicals, pool parts).

• Administer contracts for the hiring of specialized aquatic instructors.

Prepare IFBs and RFPs for major construction contracts and renovation projects.

• Supervised 16 career employees and more than 400 part-time temporary employees at MCRD.

Uploaded: 6/25/2005