NORTH PENN COACHES
FOR SWIMMING, DIVING, AND WATER POLO

 

Brian Daly
HEAD SWIM COACH
2006 through 2012

Education:   Purdue University, Indiana  

Bachelor of Arts, 1994
    Major-Movement and Sports Sciences
    Minors-Psychology and Health Promotion

Master of Science 1997
    Education-Specializing in School Counseling

Presently employed as a Guidance Counselor at NPHS.

Coaching Experience:
NPHS/NP Aquatic Club, Lansdale, PA
     Assistant Coach, 2001-2005
Nor-Gwyn Pool, Manager, 2004-present
     North Wales, PA
Sun Devil Aquatics, Tempe, Arizona
     Age Group Coach (Group IV), 2000-2001
Sparky Swim Camps, Tempe, Arizona
      Camp Counselor, 2000
      Hamilton High School, 1998-1999
      Lafayette Swim Club, 1996
      West Lafayette Swim Team, 1993-1994

Personal Achievements:
            PIAA Championship Team (2003,2004)
            PIAA Runner Up Team (2002, 2005)
            NAG Top 16 Qualifier (Coach-2000)
            High School & USS State Finalists
                (Coach-2000)
            Purdue Men’s Varsity Swim Team (1989-1993)
            Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor (1993)
Purdue Swim Team MVP (1992,1993)

            All-Conference (1992, 1993)
            Honorable Mention All-America (1992, 1993)            Academic All-America (1993)
            Olympic Trials Qualifier (1992)
            Academic All-Big Ten (1992, 1993)
            Dean’s List (Fall 1993, Spring 1993,
                      Spring 1992, Fall 1991)  

Jeff Faikish

Head Swim Coach

2013 - Current

Assistant Swim Coach -2005

 

Bill Bartle
Women Water Polo COACH
SINCE 2003


 

Member of the 1975-76 North Penn High School state champion swim team.

Two-time individual (100 free and 200 IM) and three-time relay state champion.

B.S. in Health and Physical Education from the University of Maryland.

Reading High School swimming and water polo head coach for nine seasons. Under his direction the girls won state championship in 1989. Coached numerous All-American girls and boys, among them five state champions.

Recipient of the 1994, 1996, 2003 Pennsylvania Water Polo Coach of the Year Award.

North Penn head coach since 1994. Lead boys' team to 2nd place finish in 1996, and twice, in 1997 and 1998, won the Pennsylvania State Championship.

Under his direction both the boys and girls North Penn High School water polo team won Pennsylvania State Championship in 1996 and 1998 respectively. In addition to that the boys team was runner up in 1995 and 1998, and third in 1997. The girls team won second place in 1996 and 1997.

Returned to Coaching Women's Water Polo 2003 leading the Maidens to a tie for the Southern Division and a 3rd place finish at States.  

 

Katie Plewinski
ASSISTANT WATER POLO COACH
SINCE 2000
 

Sue Stoup McDonald
DIVING COACH

 1998 through 2012

Graduate of Cedar Cliff High School in Camp Hill, PA, and of Lehigh University (BA in History, 1980; and MEd in Elementary Education , 1982)

Married to JP McDonald, 1986. Children: Meagan, 21, and Sean, 17

Tri-County Champion (1969-75); 2nd place finisher at YMCA State Chamionship (1972); third place, 1973. National YMCA qualifier from 1972 to 1976.

Diving Coach: West Shore YMCA (1974-80); Allentown YMCA (1978-79); Soleco Swim Club (1981); Lehigh University (1980-82); Emmaus High School (1982-83)

Secretary/President Lee's Hill Swim Team, Fredericksburg, VA (1995-1997)

Since coaching at North Penn, has had a diver or divers qualify for the state meet in all but one year.  In 2007-08, she took an unprecedented 5 divers to the State meet.  She has had two divers place 2nd in the State, many in the top 8, and almost all state qualifiers earning points for the team.

RETIRED COACHES 
Rick Carroll
HEAD COACH
1971-1988
.
Selma Robinson
GIRLS HEAD COACH
198x - 198x
.
Bill Berardelli
BOYS HEAD COACH
1988-1994
.
Chris Keisling
Girls Swim Coach
1995-1996
 
Denise Geunes
GIRL SWIMMING & WATER POLO COACH
 1996-1999

Co-captain of the Clarion University swimming and diving team.

State champion in the 400 IM.

Summer assistant coach for Pennridge, and head coach for the Upper Perkiomen Aquatic Club before joining the North Penn High School.

B.A. in Secondary Education with Athletic Coaching certification.

Joined North Penn as the girls' head coach in 1995. Currently teaching 11th and 12th grade English.

Won state championship with the North Penn girls water polo team in 1998, and second places in 1996 and 1997.

Bill Bartle
BOYS HEAD SWIMMING & WATER POLO COACH
1994-1999


 

Member of the 1975-76 North Penn High School state champion swim team.

Two-time individual (100 free and 200 IM) and three-time relay state champion.

B.S. in Health and Physical Education from the University of Maryland.

Reading High School swimming and water polo head coach for nine seasons. Under his direction the girls won state championship in 1989. Coached numerous All-American girls and boys, among them five state champions.

Recipient of the 1994, 1996, 2003 Pennsylvania Water Polo Coach of the Year Award.

North Penn head coach since 1994. Lead boys' team to 2nd place finish in 1996, and twice, in 1997 and 1998, won the Pennsylvania State Championship.

Under his direction both the boys and girls North Penn High School water polo team won Pennsylvania State Championship in 1996 and 1998 respectively. In addition to that the boys team was runner up in 1995 and 1998, and third in 1997. The girls team won second place in 1996 and 1997.

Tory Young

Women's Water Polo Coach
2000-2003

Women's Head Swimming Coach
2000-2004

 

 
Laura Molletiere
ASSISTANT 
SWIM COACH
SINCE 2000
 
Kristen Bartlewitz
HEAD SWIM COACH
2005 - 2007

Health & Physical Education Teacher in NPSD since August 2004

Head Swimming Coach since October 2004

1998 Graduate of Marple Newtown High School in Newtown Square, PA

Earned undergraduate degree in Health & Physical Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2002

Earned master’s degree in Sports Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2004

In first season, lead Maidens to: 13-1 record, SOL National Conference Champions, 4th place at Districts, 20th place at the State Championships, and 5 All-Americans. 

Myrl Zawoiski
DIVING COACH
1995-1998

Junior Olympic regional and national diving champion.

Seven-time Middle Atlantic champion and All-Star Diving Team member.

Trained with nine Olympic coaches.

U.S. Senior National competitor.

Medical studies on surgical field.

Assistant coach for Texas Diving Team at the University of Texas.

His divers' PIAA state championship record includes a first, a second, a third, and a sixth place finish between 1996 and 1998.