Coach Aubrey has been involved in the NVSL for seventeen years and USA Swimming for fifteen years, both as a swimmer and a coach. Her love of swimming was fostered through wonderful experiences with her coaches, and the development of her enormous team spirit. After driving her coach crazy while trying to “help” for an entire summer, she earned her first coaching job at the age of twelve and never looked back. Summer swimming and coaching for the Raiders means so much to her that, during the 2016 season, her Raiders helped her fiancé propose to her, making the season one she will never forget.
During her ten years coaching at Country Club Hills, five as a Junior Coach, and five as an Assistant Coach, she created and jump-started the Mini Sharks program, which built a friendly and nurturing environment for the team’s youngest swimmers. She has also worked as the Head Coach for the JCCNV-Waves and spent her most recent winter seasons strengthening her knowledge of up and coming drills and coaching techniques as a member of the Machine Aquatics staff. As a swimmer, she was primarily a backstroker and freestyler, but her favorite events were always relays.
Coach Aubrey holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction for Elementary Education and just finished her first year as a fourth grade, AAP teacher at Braddock Elementary School where she was honored as her school's nominee for FCPS Outstanding New Teacher of the Year. Coach Aubrey is so excited to get started with her fourth season as the Head Coach of the Mosby Woods Raiders!
Coach Samantha has been a part of the Mosby Woods swim team since she was about seven years old. Since then, she has become more involved with the aspects of volunteering and coaching on the team. In middle school she was volunteering to help with the Mini Raiders and Guppies alongside junior coaching until the summer of 2015 when she co-led the Guppy Program. Throughout the winters she swam for Makos and helped out with Mosby’s winter swim practices at Oak Marr. In her sophomore year of high school she began focusing on a new water sport year round: crew. She is looking forward to her second year as Assistant Coach and cannot wait to be working with the team in the action packed months of June and July. She is graduating from Robinson Secondary School and looks ahead to being a Wahoo at UVA in the fall!
Coach Kate is a rising junior at Fairfax and a member of the volleyball, track and soccer teams as well a member of several other clubs and organizations. This season will be her second year of coaching at Mosby Woods. Last year she worked with the younger swimmers as head Guppy coach and this year will be her first year as an assistant coach for the Raiders. Kate has been swimming with the Mosby Woods Raiders swim team since she was a Guppy (six years old) and can’t wait to work hard, swim fast and cheer loudly to make this summer season the best one yet. Go Raiders!
Coach Dhruv is a rising junior at Flint Hill School. In years past, he has swum for Nation's Capital Swim Club, but he currently swims for the Flint Hill swim team. This year will be his fifth year swimming for Mosby Woods and his second year coaching. Dhruv is heavily involved in his school's a capella group, the Major Minors, and the Asian Student Union. Some of his pastimes include running and playing the piano. The Mosby Woods Swim team has been a big part of Dhruv's life for the past few years, so he's looking forward to an awesome season!
This is Coach Sarah’s third year coaching and she is super excited for such a fun-filled season. This is Sarah’s fourteenth year on the Mosby Woods Raiders swim team and she is looking forward to her last season as a swimmer. Catch Sarah at the pool lifeguarding or hanging with her friends. Sarah is attending James Madison next year to study music but will always visit the Raiders in the summer. Her favorite things about swim team are the cheeseburgers at the snack bar and cheering on the fence. Sarah is super excited for a great season!! #GoRaiderzz
Coach Marin has been swimming for the Mighty Raiders since she was six years old and is extremely excited to begin her first official year of coaching! She has served as a volunteer Guppy coach for the past 3 years and has also swam club with the Mason Makos and is currently a member of the Fairfax High School Swim Team. She has two younger sibblings who are also a part of the team and is excited to see everyone at practice throughout the summer!
Coach Joe has been swimming ever since fifth grade. He started swimming on NCAP but then later joined the Raiders team. He later switched from NCAP to Makos and worked with Coach Mike Cook for two years. He then switched back to NCAP to get a little more serious with swim. Last year, Joe was a Guppy coach for Mosby Woods and this year he is proud to share the role of Head Guppy Coach with Marin Bronaugh.