Hello Sharks! My name is Alicia Carlson, I am a senior at East Carolina University. I am majoring in Exercise Physiology with plans to be a Physical Therapist. I have been swimming since I was 10 years old, beginning with summer league for the Hasentree Hammerheads as well as year- round swimmer with the Marlins of Raleigh until I was 15. I also swam for Sanderson High School all four years and played golf. I continue to swim on the Club swim team at East Carolina University. I have been an active participant in swimming since year-round by being an assistant swim coach for the Marlins of Raleigh, coaching the 8 and under and 11-12 age groups. As some of you may remember I have been a swim coach for the Bedford Sharks for the past six years and I am so excited to continue to coach this upcoming season. I can’t wait to see all of you and be a part of an amazing team, as always Go Sharks!!!!
Hello Sharks! I'm so excited to be your coach again for a fourth year! I have been swimming my whole life and I even was an original member of the Bedford Sharks! I am currently an eighth grade math teacher through the school year after graduating from NC State in 2018. I know we will have a fantastic season this summer!!!!
Hi, Sharks! My name is Ellie Russin, and I just finished my freshman year at the University of Vermont. At UVM, I am pursuing a degree in nursing as well as swimming for the Catamounts. I started swimming for the Bedford Sharks when I was 5 years old and transitioned to year-round swimming when I was 7. I swam for the Marlins of Raleigh for 12 years as well as my high school swim team, Cardinal Gibbons. I am so excited to coach the Sharks for a second season, and I cannot wait to see everyone on the pool deck! GO SHARKS, FINS UP!
Hi, Sharks! My name is Alayna Carlson and I am a freshman swimmer at East Carolina. I have been swimming for 10 years and I coached for the Bedford Sharks this past year. I have also swam for the Bedford Sharks. I live in Bedford and have loved every second of it! I love working with kids and coaching. I look forward to coaching the Bedford Sharks! See you in the Shark Tank
Hi Bedford Sharks! My name is Daisy Leary and I go to Millbrook High School. I am on their high school swim team. I live in Bedford and have been on the swim team since I was 6 years old. I also swim year around with Marlins of Raleigh. I help coach their 6-10 year olds as well. I can’t wait to join the team! GO SHARKS!
Hi, my name is Amanda Ulicny. I am junior coaching this year. I have been swimming competitively since I was 5 years old! I just moved here from New Hampshire where I was a volunteer coach for the younger kids on my club team. I swim for the Marlins of Raleigh in Senior Elite and I am entering my senior year of high school at Millbrook!
I love coaching and really enjoy working with children! I am so excited to coach the Sharks this year! GO SHARKS!!
My name is Reiley and I’ve been swimming for the Bedford Sharks since I was 4 years old. I have also been swimming year round for the Marlins of Raleigh since I was 10 years old. I am a rising senior at Millbrook High School and also swim for Millbrook. Last year I helped out the Bedford coaches, from being a kid catcher, to helping at practices, and I’m very excited to be a junior coach this year! Go Sharks!
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