Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.







Coaching Staff

Frank Casella

Head Coach


Head Coach, Puget Sound Swim Club:  2007 to Present

Head Coach,  Port Townsend Swim Team:  1993-2004,2006-2007

Asst. Coach,  Bainbridge Island Swim Club:  2004-2006

Head Coach,  Port Townsend Pirouettes Synchro Team:  2005-2006

Asst. Coach,  Bainbridge Island Water Polo Club:  2005-2008

USA Swimming’s National Coaches College/Clinics (Olympic Training Center’s): 1997-2004 @ Colorado Springs, CO & Lake Placid, NY

City of Port Townsend Aquatic’s Director:  1994-2004

Pacific NW Swimming Staff Western Zones:  2002-2005 (Head Coach 2005 Salt Lake City UT) Pacific NW Swimming Staff NACC 2010 ( Santa Clara CA )

Pacific NW Staff All-Stars:  2003-2005 ( Head Coach 2005 Long Beach CA )

Head Coach USA Swimming’s ’Catch the Spirt’ Camp 2003 Seattle Univ.

Club Leadership and Business Management School (USA Swimming) 2011

Peak Performance Swim Camp Port Townsend Wa August 2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014

Consultant Port Townsend Swim Team Jan 2012 to present

South Kitsap Boys Asst. Water Polo Coach 2014

Frank lives in Bremerton.

Dale Walker

SPLASH! / Age Group Coach


Coach Dale has 18 years of coaching experience and is a Level 2 USA Coach. She is certified in WSI and a Red Cross instructor for Life Guarding, First aide and CPR. She has coached Age Group, High School and Master Swimmers.

Dale and her husband, Mark, moved to Port Orchard 7 years ago from Lake Tahoe. Mark is a Mechanical Engineer and works for Boeing. They have two grown children, Derek and Denise, who reside in Southern California. Dale’s favorite hobby is skiing. She also enjoys swimming, biking, and sailing.

Dale feels that it is important to have open communication with the swimmers and their parents. Please feel free to talk with her before or after practice or contact her by email.

Board of Directors

Marla Denise Johnson



Tracy Lynam



Edwin Buen Macabitas

Meet Director