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Andy Kurmakov

Andy Kurmakov

Andy started swimming when he was seven years old and began competing when 11 years old. In grade school and high school he was a member of United States Swimming club Massachusetts Bay Marlins and Brookline High School swim team. His favorite events were sprint Butterfly, Backstroke and Freestyle. He competed in MIAA state swimming championships, New England Age group, New England Junior and New England Senior championships. Over the years he has also taught swim lessons to people of various ages and skill levels and coached age group and high school swimmers. He looks forward to coaching and training with BC masters swim team.

Andy will be coaching Tuesdays 6:05 - 7:05 am.

Caroline Byron

Caroline, a native to Dallas, Pennsylvania, is returning to the Master's swim program after previously coaching from 2009-2012. She is a 2009 graduate of Boston College‚Äôs Lynch School of Education with minors in Theology and Studio Art in Arts and Sciences. After completing her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Boston College in 2013, she began a doctoral program in clinical psychology. Her swimming background includes a four time letter winner for the BC Eagles and two individual Boston College records in the 100 and 200 freestyle. She was twice chosen the MVP - the 2007 and 2009 season. Caroline is the all-time leader at Boston College with 147 victories. She was a recipient of the ACC Post Graduate Scholarship in 2009 for her achievements in academics, athletics and service to the community.

Caroline will be coaching Wednesdays & Thursdays 6:05 - 7:05 am.

Megan

Megan Fuqua

Megan is a rising senior at Boston College majoring in English with a minor in Biology and is a member of the Varsity Swim Team. She started swimming competitively at age 10 and swam competitively on a year-round club team as well as competing as a captain and varsity member of her high school swim team. She has continued her swimming career at BC, specializing in distance Freestyle and the IM events. Megan taught swim lessons and coached her summer rec swim team throughout high school in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is excited to bring her love for swimming and knowledge of training to the masters swim team.

Megan will be coaching Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 - 7: pm.