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Lehigh & Riverdale Coaches


Coach Pam Barry (Head Coach - Lehigh & Riverdale pool)

Coach Pam has been the Riverdale High School coach for over XX years and has been running the Swim Florida age group program at the Lehigh Community pool since 19xx. Coach Pam has been a coach with Swim Florida since her own children swam on the team and a coach since the late 1980's.

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Coach Luis Fhon (Age Group Coach - Lehigh pool)

Coach Lois is a parent of current swimmers and has been working with the new swimmers at the Lehigh Community pool for over 5? years. 


Coach Julie Vander Plaats (Sr & Age Group Coach - Riverdale pool)

Coach Julie is a parent of a former Swim Florida & college swimmers and is helping coach Pam starting an age group program in the evenings at the Riverdale High School pool. Coach Julie has been a coach with Swim Florida for almost 20 years in North Fort Myers and now Riverdale / East Fort Myers - Bayshore area.
Coach Julie was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN. In 1992 her daughter joined Swim Florida (Cape Coral) and thoroughly enjoyed it. In 1996 she became more involved with the team and volunteered her time as Secretary of the Board of Directors. In 1999, she became the age group coach at the North Fort Myers pool as well as the girls coach of North Fort Myers High School. Coach Julie has trained and sent many swimmers to Senior groups and some of those have gone on to swim in college on scholarships. Coach Julie coached at North Fort Myers High School, Dunbar High School and Cypress Lake High School for a total of almost 20 years. Coach Julie lives with her husband in North Fort Myers and her daughter Andrea now lives in Boynton Beach, FL. Andrea is a Palm Beach Ocean Rescuer and a Nurse.

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Coach Dan Jimar (High School & Age Group Coach - Lehigh & Riverdale pool)

Coach Dan has been a coach with Swim Florida since he attended Cape Coral HS. Coach Dan has worked with swimmers of all abilities and ages, from 5 years to 80+ years. Coach Dan is helping out at both at the Riverdale High School pool and Lehigh Community pool a couple of days a week.


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Lehigh Acres Community Pool (of Williams Ave):
1400 W 5th St
Lehigh Acres, FL 33972

Phone: 1-239-565-4532 (Pam)

Riverdale High School Pool:
2615 Buckingham Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33905

Phone: 1-239-850-7125 (Julie)
E-mail Coach Julie

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