Coach John Vasbinder is our Head Coach and has over 45 years of competitive aquatic experience.  He started his coaching career in Australia and has continued to coach all over the world.  John has been the National Coach for Australia, the US Virgin Islands and the US.  He has been awarded the YMCA National Coach of the Year twice.  John has coached 18 YMCA Team National Championships, 16 Olympic Swimmers, 16 National Record Holders and 52 USA All Americans.  He is excited with the continued development of the VI swim teams and is looking forward to another successful year with STSA.

Coach Susie Andrews is our Assistant Coach and has been involved in competitive swimming for most of her life.  Susie attended and competed for the University of Michigan and Lehigh University.  She is an ASCA level 4/5 coach with more than 35 years of coaching experience.  She has coached at Summerset Hills YMCA in NJ advancing children from novice to Olympic trial qualifiers.  She then worked for 16 years at Lehigh University, a Division I NCAA program and spent one year at Princeton University before moving to the Virgin Islands.  Coach Susie is very excited to bring her Knowledge and expertise to the very successful STSA programs.