Coaching Staff for the 2024 Briarhill Barracudas

Sydney May - Head Coach

My name is Sydney and I am so excited to be the head coach for the Briarhill Swim Team this summer! I graduated from Dublin High School and am currently a Junior at Arizona State University studying Elementary Education. I have been swimming competitively since 2009 and swam with Briarhill from 2017-2021. In addition, I have been coaching Briarhill swimmers since 2019. Currently, I swim on the ASU club swim team and play water polo for the ASU women's water polo club. I am so excited for this upcoming season and can't wait to meet the team!


Haley Pacheco - Assistant Coach

My name is Haley Pacheco and I am so excited to be back on deck this summer! I have been coaching on and off for about 15 years now. I grew up swimming on the Aquabear Swim Team in San Ramon and I actually started their junior coaching program when I was 15. From there, I was an assistant coach for the Aquabears for a few years and for PVC. I also taught swim lessons during my time at Cal Poly, SLO. After college, I taught middle school math at Iron Horse in San Ramon for a few years and then was the head coach for Briarhill during the summer of 2022. Currently, I am lucky enough to stay at home with my one-year-old son.

Sydney Friday - Assistant Coach

My name is Sydney Friday and I am so happy to be a part of the Briarhill coaching team this summer! I have been swimming with Briarhill from 2016 up until 2022, when I graduated from Dublin High School. I am currently a Junior at San Jose State University majoring in animation/illustration. I am so delighted to be able to return to Briarhill to coach, and I can’t wait to meet this year’s team!

Ashley May - Assistant Coach

My name is Ashley May and I am one of the assistant coaches for the 2024 season! I am currently a Senior at Dublin High School. I have been swimming for 11 years and this will be my 7th season swimming for Briarhill! This is my second year coaching and I am super excited to meet everyone and have an amazing season!

Logan Smith - Assistant Coach

My name is Logan and I am very excited to be an assistant coach for this summer’s 2024 season! I currently attend Dublin High where I am in my Junior year and play football and swim. I have been swimming with Briarhill for 11 years and this is my second year coaching. I have been a part of this team for a long time now and I have nothing but good memories that come to mind when I think of the Briarhill swim team. I am looking forward to this upcoming season and cannot wait to make more great memories with all of you. Go Barracudas!