The Beaufort Academy swim team competes during the Fall Season within SCISA Region A-AA. The team consists of male and female students in grades 6-12, and practices at the Beaufort YMCA and the Beaufort County Pool located on Lady’s Island, near Beaufort High, from 4-6pm, Monday-Thursday.
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!
Swim (grades 6 – 12)
August 1 1st day of practice (6:00 – 7:45 PM)
Practices will be held at Beaufort High School Pool from 6:00 – 7:45 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of every week.
Head Coach: Shannon Roberts #304-610-2610 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Girls Swimming: State Champions in 2006 and 2007. State Runner-up in 2008, 2009, and 2013.
Boys Swimming: State Champions in 2007 and 2009. State Runner-up in 2008, 2010, and 2012.
Assistant Coaches: Alan Westcob
Coach Byrne has coached the Boys and Girls BA swim teams since Fall ’04. She was named the 2007 SCISA Swim Coach of the Year for Boys and Girls swimming, the 2007 HSSR Swim Coach of the Year for Boys and Girls swimming, and was recognized by the Beaufort Gazette as the 2006 Fall Sports Girls Coach of the Year and the 2007 Fall Sports Boys Coach of the Year. In addition, she taught swim lessons for many years prior to moving to Beaufort and was a collegiate swimmer at the University of Missouri.
Assistant Coach Shannon Roberts joined the team in Fall ’12, and Assistant Coach Alan Westcob has been with the team since Fall ’05. Both are critical contributors to the swim teams.