Coaches and Board

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.



Frank Casella

Head Coach / Senior 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: 2005-2006
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

Cuda Swim Camp Port Townsend Wa August 2011-2015

South Kitsap High School Water Polo Asst Coach 2014 (Boys), 2015 (Boys), 2016 (Girls & Boys)


Frank lives in Bremerton.


Dale Walker

SPLASH! / Age Group Coach

Coach Dale has 24 years of coaching experience. She  has coached Age Group, High School and Master Swimmers.

Dale and her husband, Mark, moved to Port Orchard 12 years ago from Lake Tahoe. Mark is a Mechanical Engineer and works for Boeing. They have two grown children, Derek and Denise. Derek lives in Central California and Denise live in Kirkland with her husband, Eric.  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.


PSSC Board

Marla Johnson


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Bee Plunkett

Vice President

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Sheila Northrop




Dawn Elliott


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Kristine Koch

Meet Director

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