Coaching Staff

Lauren BrownCoach Lauren Brown has been involved with swimming for over 20 years. She began swimming summer leagues in the Washington, DC area where she grew up, and coached in those leagues for more than five years. She trained with Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club through high school, and ultimately was the two-time captain for the women's swim team at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Spanish in 1999. After college, she continued swimming with the Cambridge Masters at Harvard, and continues to try and stay in shape in the pool. Lauren and her husband have 3 young children that love the pool too! laurenlizzie@yahoo.com
img_0726Brian Keane began competitive swimming at age thirteen with Kingfish, under Jay Craft. Brian attended Boston College High School, where he was a three-time Massachusetts State Champion in the 100-yard and 200-yard Freestyle and 200-yard Freestyle Relay. In 2009, he was honored as a Boston Globe All-Scholastic Athlete. Under Kingfish, Brian qualified for New England Seniors, Eastern Speedo Championship Series, and Junior Nationals. He attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, as a Division I student-athlete. While there, Brian won the 2011 and 2013 America East Conference Championships with the Retrievers. On the coaching side of the pool, Keane spent a fifth season with the UMBC Swimming & Diving program as an Undergraduate Team Manager. Brian currently is Head Coach of the Kingfish juniors. bkeane@kingfishswimming.com
Jon MunroCoach Jonathan Munro began competitively swimming at the age of 10 on Cape Cod Swim Club. Jon joined Kingfish, swimming under Coach Craft shortly after discovering his love for the sport. He swam for Silver Lake Regional High School and graduated in 2013. Jonathan will be finishing up his Associates degree this year and continuing on to obtain his Bachelors degree. Jon has recently completed two half marathons and will be running his first full marathon later this year! He has been a huge asset to our coaching staff as Head Coach for our Age Groupers.
jmunro@kingfishswimming.com
Jaime JoyceCoach Jaime Joyce began competitive swimming at age 8 for Coach Craft with Bernal's Gators. In 2003, Jaime became the first official member of Kingfish after following Coach Craft over to start the team. She swam all four years at Duxbury High School and was chosen captain her senior year. Jaime graduated from Loyola University New Orleans in 2009 where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. Currently, Jaime is teaching at Duxbury High School and is the Head Coach for the Developmental Team. jaime.capen@gmail.com
Bernadette HanniganBernadette Hannigan started swimming at the Y level at the age of 6. She moved to US Swimming in 4th grade and swam at Bernal's Gators and Mass Bay Marlins (where she swam with Coach Craft). She qualified for Junior Nationals in the 200 fly.

She was a scholarship athlete at Division I Northeastern University and was an America East Champion in the 100 Fly.
She is currently a nurse at Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston (has worked here since she was a nursing student at Northeastern) and she is thrilled to be back in the swimming world with her kids and Kingfish as one of our Developmental Coaches.
Kendra PerryCoach Kendra Perry's swimming career began at the age of six, with the Middleboro YMCA Sea Devils. From there she went to the Lakeville Warriors, and also swam with Kingfish participating in short and long course seasons. She swam four years at Middleboro High School, and was captain for two of them. In 2011 she started at Bridgewater State University and swam four years there as well. Kendra graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Art with a concentration in photography, and a minor in coaching. She has taught lessons extensively as well as several years of coaching. Coach Perry looks forward to bringing her passion for the sport of swim to Kingston as our assistant Age Group and Developmental coach. kperry@kingfishswimming.com
Margaret HickeyCoach Margaret Cameron-Hickey swam for Old Colony YMCA until she was 12, she went on to swim for New England Barracudas, and finally ended up swimming at Umass Amherst( top 10 in both 100 and 200 breastroke at New Englands). She was an Assistant Coach at Old Colony YMCA and spent 5 years as a Head Coach for Striar Jewish Community Swim as well. She is currently our Head Rec Coach working with all levels to develop their competitive stroke techniques. Margaret teaches at Duxbury High School.
Kyle BrowningKyle Browning is very excited to be part of KINGFISH Swimming Medfield. Kyle was formerly the founder and Head Coach of the Adirondack Aquatic Club. AAC enjoyed much success ranging from consistent top 10 finishes at the LSC Championships to multiple Sectional through NCSA/NASA Junior National Qualifiers. Kyle has developed and coached multiple YMCA National/ USS JR National/Grand Prix Series/SR National level swimmers, as well as a 2016 Olympic Trial Qualifier. Kyle has had the chance to work with multiple levels of swimming. In 1993 Kyle started coaching with The Attleboro Bluefish under the late Paul Mangili. In 1998, Kyle took over as the Head Coach of the Hockomock YMCA, where HAY enjoyed success at the New England and National level. In 2001 Kyle started The Adirondack Aquatic Club. AAC experienced immediate success within New England Swimming. Kyle earned New England Swimming Age Group Coach of the year in 2007. 2008-2011 Kyle served as a volunteer assistant coach at Bryant University. Kyle resides in Norfolk MA with his wife Sarah, his 3 year old son Mason and 1 year old son Cole. In his off time he likes to train for triathlons and compete in whatever distance races fall on free weekends. Kyle has competed in several half iron distance races including the 2011 Long Distance Nationals. Before the birth of Mason, Kyle completed his first Iron Distance triathlon…hopes to return to that distance someday. kbrowning@kingfishswimming.com
OliverOliver comes to Kingfish in his 15th year of coaching competitive swimming. Most recently he produced New England Age Group qualifiers and place winners and US Sectional qualifiers at the Adirondack Aquatic Club (2008-2016). During this time, he also assisted in the development of US Sectional place winners, Junior National Qualifiers, and Senior National Qualifiers.Oliver has previously worked with Magnus Aquatic Group and the Whitinsville Blue Dolphins (2005-2008) as a Lead Age Group Coach and Assistant Head Coach. He began his coaching career in 2001 as Head Coach of the Farmington Valley Parks and Recreation swim program. Adding to his experience, Oliver spent two years as Head Coach of the Franklin High School boys’ team (2011-2013).Oliver began his swimming career at Farmington High School (Class of ‘99), and continued at Division I ranked Central Connecticut State University. During this time, he achieved all-conference and all-state recognition and qualified for ECAC’s.In his “other life,” Oliver teaches Mathematics at Milford High School. He also resides in Milford with his wife Sharon and daughter Emma. oliverm@kingfishswimming.com
Stephanie Nasson began swimming at 8 years old, swimming for Coach Kyle Browning at the Adirondack Aquatic Club, Little Rhody Aquatic Club, and most recently at Kingfish Swimming for over 10 years. During her club swimming career she was a multiple time Senior National Qualifier, and most recently competed in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials for Kingfish swimming in the 800m freestyle. Steph was a four year Division I swimmer for Boston University (2012-2016). During her collegiate career she was a 2 time captain, 4-time Patriot League champion, and a 2014 NCAA National qualifier. She holds 5 school records at BU and 2 Patriot League conference records. Steph currently works as a Pulmonary Technologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is very excited to stay in the swimming community as the Age Group coach of Kingfish in Medfield. snasson@kingfishswimming.com
Ray EstradaRay Estrada started coaching as an instructor at the Arcand Park in Bellingham. He then went on to assistant coach at the Adirondack Aquatic Club. He has worked with groups at the Smithfield YMCA as well as the Medfield High School Swim Team. Ray works extensively on stroke technique and enjoys working with the Developmental swimmers in Medfield. restrada@kingfishswimming.com
Annemarie EstradaAnne-Marie Estrada currently coaches the Developmental group at the Medfield Kingsbury Club. She has been coaching almost 30 years, starting at the Woonsocket YMCA and has always worked at coaching the developmental group. Of those thirty years, 20 of them have been coaching with Kyle Browning. She is certified by ASCA as a level 3 E&E. In addition to coaching she also works for Centrus Home Care as a nurse case manager. aestrada@kingfishswimming.com
MattMatt is the Head Swimming & Diving coach at Roger Williams University, as well as head coach of Kingfish Rhode Island, a USA Swimming member club.Matt has just completed his second season at Roger Williams University and the Hawks continued to reach new heights under his tutelage. Both the Men's & Women's teams finished in 2nd place at the 2014 NEISDA Swimming & Diving Championships. This was the highest place in school history for the women. 16 swimmers qualified for the ECAC championships, as well as 28 varsity records were broken.In Coach Emmert's first season at the helm, he lead the Hawks to a 2nd & 3rd place finish at New England Championships, 11 ECAC Championship qualifiers, and 2 NCAA DIII Championship provisional qualifiers. The Hawks also broke 33 Varsity records en route to the team's most successful season in history.Prior to his position at RWU, he was an assistant coach at the University of Maryland, Texas Christian University, and University of Rhode Island. He is widely known as one of New England’s top coaches when it comes to individual stroke refinement & efficiency.