2019 Aquatic Director and Swim & Head Swim Coach

Trish Ryan 

Trish returns to Birchwood this year after a successful season last year. She is a New York City native who grew up swimming for the LaGuardia Twisters, a USA swim team based out of Queens, New York. Trish swam at Division 3 Purchase College and went on to be the Assistant Coach for the program after graduation (2009-2012). From 2011- 2016 she was the Head Swim Coach at the JCC of Mid-Westchester where she coached kids between the ages of 5-17. Trish currently works for the Mount Vernon School District as a Physical Education teacher. Trish is also the Varsity Girl’s Swim Coach for Putnam Valley/Mahopac. Trish and her wife live in Putnam Valley, NY with their 4 rescue dogs and enjoy taking in the beautiful scenery and going for hikes. She is very excited to bring her passion for swimming, teaching, and coaching to Birchwood Swim and Tennis! 



Issy Kiesel - Assistant Swim & Dive Team Coach 

Patrick Carousso - Assistant Swim & Dive Team Coach 

Garrett Kiesel - Assistant Swim Team Coach 

Amelia Monica - Assistant Swim Team Coach 

Carolyn Kochek - Assistant Swim Team Coach 

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