Pete Morgan General Manager and Head Coach, Nation’s Capital Swim Club
Pete Morgan has been part of the BRSC staff since the inception of the club. In 1985, when the club opened, Pete began his career as Aquatics Director.
Named the General Manager of the club in January 2001, Pete has guided the club through many necessary building upgrades. He continues to lead the internationally recognized Nation’s Capital Swim Club (NCAP). Pete coached the men’s USA World Championship Team that competed in Fukuoka, Japan, in 2001 and in Shanghai in 2006. In 2014, he was inducted into the American Swim Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Chris Pencek Business Manager
Chris first started working at BRSC in 1985, helping at the front desk and assisting with facility maintenance. A few years later he became duty manager and assisted in the club’s business office. In 1996, Chris became business manager of BRSC. His duties include: overseeing the club’s finances, payroll, and billing. He is integral in maintaining the club’s computer system and assists in club maintenance.
Anne-Margaret Ashley Membership and Marketing Director
Anne-Margaret has been with Burke Racquet and Swim Club for nine years. She has been in charge of Human Resources, front desk, and our summer sports camp. In 2016, she was named the club’s Membership and Marketing Director. Her knowledge of our programs is unsurpassed and her energy is second to none. Stop by and see her in the membership office today for free passes for you and your family or you may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aquatics & Fitness
Kim Spina Aquatic Director
Kim has been the program director for swim lessons at the BRSC since 1991, and was named Aquatics Director in 2002. Because of Kim, our successful lesson program developed into a feeder program for the nationally-ranked Nation’s Capital Swim Club (NCAP).
In 2001, Kim began her professional career as a coach for the Curl Burke Swim Club (now known as NCAP). In recent years, Kim has been the director of our highly regarded Competitive Stroke School, which prepares swimmers for their summer league competitive teams and entry into NCAP.
Chris Natoli Nation’s Capital Swim Club Coach
Chris joined the BRSC organization in 2004. He graduated with distinction from George Mason University (GMU) with a degree in Sports Management. Chris swam with GMU and was named “First Team All Conference” for four years while pursuing his degree. Chris has been a staple in the local swimming community with 10 years of summer swim league coaching under his belt. As an NCAP Coach, Chris continues to successfully coach and develop over 50 senior athletes.
Lynnda Gendron Fitness Director and Personal Trainer
Lynnda Gendron has been with the Burke Racquet and Swim Club for over 26 years, 21 of them as the Fitness Director. Lynnda has a B.S. Degree in Physical Education, with a dance emphasis. She has been a Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning Specialist with the American Academy of Health, Fitness and Rehabilitation Professionals (AAHFRP) since 1997, and is a Post-Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist with the Pink Ribbon Program. She is certified with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor and a Certified Pilates Instructor.
Michael Harper Co-Director of Tennis, Courtplay Athletics Performance Centers
Farshad Garakani Co-Director of Tennis, Courtplay Athletics Performance Centers
Julie Ruamthong Senior Executive Assistant and BRSC Liaison, Courtplay Athletics Performance Centers
Julie Ruamthong is the Executive of Administration for Courtplay Athletics Performance Centers. She graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville in 2013. While in college, she played for UVA’s Club Tennis Team, taught for UVA’s Intramural Tennis Program, and helped to coach their Junior Team. In addition to teaching at BRSC, Julie also taught Quickstart Tennis at Browne Academy. She is both USPTA and USPTR certified.