SWIM (Grades 5 – 12)
All students who are interested are encouraged to participate! The team works hard, with training including dry-land and stretching in addition to pool time, but also has a lot of fun. The program encourages strong teamwork, self confidence, the development of strokes and technique, and a good time for all!
Head Swim Coach: Julie Jones #760-214-5739
Assistant Swim Coaches: Jacob Jones
Julie Jones started her aquatics career as a lifeguard with the Downtown YMCA of Columbia SC. She was an active participant of the swim team. She continued her career as a Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor, CPR/First Instructor and Swim Coach. She was a familiar face at the Northwest Family YMCA in Irmo, SC. She also traveled the state teaching children the importance for Water Safety Education. Jones is currently assisting the coaching staff for the Low Country Aquatic Club, USA Swimming. Julie says, "“I am looking forward to sharing my passion of swimming and competition with the students. Together we will continue to grow and represent the athletic program of Beaufort Academy founded by prior coaches and students.”