2017-2018 RUHS Swim Team – Meet the Coaches

Nicole Rullo and Doug McCoy are the two coaches in charge of coaching this year’s swim team – a team that includes over 80 athletes from both UHS and Rincon. Although not easy, both coaches are enthusiastic about this team and can’t wait to see what these athletes achieve. Nicole Rullo, a teacher at Rincon and current summer league swim team coach, is the returning Head Women’s Coach. Doug McCoy, also a current summer league swim team coach, is this year’s new Head Men’s Coach. Both coaches are excited and looking forward to this year’s season. In an interview with both coaches, I gained insight into the team as well as the life of the coaches outside of swimming.

 

Q: What are you looking forward to this swim season?

A: (Rullo) I am looking forward to coaching another BIG group of swimmers.

Q: How does the team look this year?

A: (Rullo) The team looks GREAT this year. We have many new talented swimmers and all of our returning swimmers are performing better than last year!

Q: What are (or were) the most difficult meets this season?

A: (Rullo) Our most difficult meets this season were against Catalina Foothills and Salpointe High Schools.

Q: What do you do at Rincon? (Rullo)

A: (Rullo) I am a Physical education and Body Conditioning Teacher.

Q: What do you like to do outside of working/teaching?

A: (Rullo) I like to hike, bike ride, workout, try new restaurants, and visit friends/family.

Q: What do you enjoy most about coaching?

A: (Rullo) I enjoy challenging all the swimmers in the pool and watching their improvements over the entire season.

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