Training for a triathlon? Just want to get back into the swim of things? Cape Fear Aquatics Club Masters Swim is a competitive swim program for numerous types of swimmers; beginners as well as seasoned triathletes, lap swimmers, and swimmers that just want a group workout. We encourage our athletes to travel and compete in Masters Swim meets throughout the state and country.
Through our Masters Swim program, we will be offering 12 swim coached practices each week. Practices will have up to 3 lanes for participants to circle swim in our 6-Lane Pool. Coached practices will run just as a normal swim practice would. Our Coaches will help you improve your techniques and push you to become stronger and smarter in the water.
Thomas Addington comes to Wilmington with 35 years of aquatics experience as a Swim Coach, Lifeguard, and Aquatics Manager. Most recently he served as Head High School Swim Coach, Lifeguard Instructor, and Community Swim Aquatics Director at Whiteland High School near Indianapolis, Indiana. Tom grew up in California, began competitive swimming at age 6 and continued to compete into his late 20’s. His swimming accomplishments include; High School and College All-American Honors, NCAA Division II National Champion and an Olympic Trial Participant. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education from California State University Bakersfield in 1988.
Michael Williams grew up in Raleigh swimming for the Raleigh Swimming Association. He graduated from Middle Creek High School in 2009, he also began his career at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington in 2009. At UNCW Michael was a two time captain as well as an All-Conference and NCAA-B qualifying swimmer. After graduating with his BS in Exercise Science in 2013, Michael spent the 2013-14 season coaching the UNCW varsity swim team, the attached HAWK Masters swim team and Waves of Wilmington. During the 2014-15 season Michael made the move up to Raleigh to be a Volunteer Assistant Coach for North Carolina State University as well as coach for the Marlins of Raleigh club team. Working with both inexperienced and high level athletes in the sport, Michael is excited to make an immediate impact here at CFAC!