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D. Jay Morissette

-Swim Coach of the Bath YMCA/Long Reach Swim Club 1985-current. Coached the team to win 29 Y state championships and 27 consecutive titles going back to 1991.

The teams U.S. swimming club has won 14 winter team championships and 9 summer team championships.  Since 1986, Bath Y teams never finished lower than 2nd at a Y state meet or at an MSI state championship (one 3rd)

-One of only 32 Y Coaches all time to earn the American Swim Coaches Association highest level of achievement with a level 5 YMCA coach’s rank. He is also a U.S. swimming level 4 coach.

-Coached 4 individual Y national champions in Abbie King, James Wells, Nate Samson, and Caitlin Tycz to a total of 11 individual titles.  

-Coached 1 relay to a National title

-Coached 8 swimmers that qualified or went on to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials and two that qualified for their respective countries trials.

-Coached 2 swimmers to 4 YMCA National records

-Coached 5 senior nationals’ qualifiers and over 75 Y All Americans and over 125 Y national top 10 swimmers.

-in 2010 LRSC had swimmers on 12 different high schools.

-Voted MSI Maine Coach of The Year in 2007, 2009, 2012, 2016, and 2017

-As Morse High School coach his team finished state runner up 3 years and was 3 time KVAC league champions.

-As a master’s swimmer, swam to three 4th place world championship finishes and one 9th in 1994.  In 1989 finished 2nd at the U.S. national masters championships in the 50 free.   -set several Maine Masters records in various age groups.

-While at Hall-Dale High School set 2 Maine class B state records and 9 school records

-As an age group swimmer for KVY in Augusta set 3 team and 3 Y state records and 1 MSI state record under Coach Ann Palozzi.

Competed at UMaine Orono for Al Switzer and set 2 school records in the 50/100 freestyle in 1985 that stood until the 2016 season.

-Has been a member of the MSI Board of Directors at various positions and various times.

-Writing the history of Maine Competitive Swimming and Diving.