2021 INDUCTEE TO THE RHODE ISLAND AQUATIC HALL OF FAME
Jeff taught swimming, coached, and directed many aquatic programs here in Rhode Island, Connecticut, and elsewhere. He has demonstrated extraordinary talent as a teacher, coach, and administrator of competitive swimming and aquatic programs for over thirty-five years. While in Rhode Island, Jeff coached and taught swimming at the Barrington and Bristol YMCAs and Mount Hope High School. He has coached numerous athletes who competed in the Pan American Games, United States Olympic Trials, and YMCA Nationals. He has been named the Connecticut Boys Swimming Coach of the Year and the Connecticut Girls Swimming Coach of the Year. Jeff was named the 2002 Long Course YMCA National Swim Coach and the 2005 Connecticut Swimming Senior Coach of the Year. In 1996 Jeff was awarded the ADP Chapter Golden Quill Award.
In addition, Jeff has served as a professional with United States Swimming having served as the Eastern Sports Development Consultant. He has also served as the liaison between USA Swimming and the YMCA of the USA Competitive Swimming Initiative. His responsibilities included oversight of more than seven hundred (700) swim teams in America.
Recently Swimming World Magazine recognized Jeff has one of the ten most impactful people of 2019.
Jeff presently resides in Bartlesville, Oklahoma with his family.