Three Village Swim Club Coaching Staff
Head Coach and TVSC alumnus
Paul Furbeck (email: Paul.Furbeck@tvsc.org )
has been coaching for TVSC for more than 10 years. Paul has coached numerous novice swimmers ranked in the Top 8 in Metropolitan Swimming, Metropolitan Champions, Metropolitan record holders, and swimmers who have gone on to become ranked Nationally.
Although proud of these achievements, Paul takes pride in the accomplishments of each and every swimmer on the team by creating an environment in which every child can realize his or her full potential.
Coach Paul has completed the coursework for the level III certification from the American Swim Coaches Association and has attended numerous coaching clinics across the country.|
Coach Paul is also a TVSC alumnus and Ward Melville High School varsity swimmer for 4 years, specializing in the distance freestyle and backstroke events. Paul swam for coach Roffer in his senior year, forming a lifetime friendship.
Coach Paul is currently a Physical Therapist with an MS in Physical Therapy from Touro College, and an MBA in Business from Clarkson University.
Senior Team Coach and TVSC alumnus
Ray Willie (email: Ray.Willie@tvsc.org )
Coach Ray started his swimming career at age 7 right here on Three Village Swim Club. He holds an undergraduate degree from University at Buffalo and a masters degree from Stony Brook University both in applied mathematics.
He is currently a High School math teacher at East Islip High School.
Coach Ray was a 14 time All American for the University at Buffalo. He was two time MVP for the University, Freshman of the Year in 1989 and Upper New York State Swimmer of the Year in 1989.
In 2004 he was honored by University at Buffalo by being named in the Athlete Hall of Fame.
He began his coaching career in 1992 as assistant coach for Canisius College Men’s and Women’s Division I swimming program.
His tenure has included Head Junior Coach Cheektowaga Stingrays, Head Junior Coach Three Village Swim Club, and Head Coach Hauppauge Swim Club.
Coach Ray has coached several Top 16, Zone, Sectional and National qualifiers. He has been published in splash magazine twice for drill techniques on both Breaststroke and competitive dives.
He has also worked closely with Coach Bud Termin of TeamTermin sports performance, on interval training using finis tempo trainers and its affect on age group swimming technique.
He is currently working with Olympic Swimmers and Swimchampions.com to help promote age group swimming throughout the country with their fitter and faster tour.
Senior Team Coach
Mary Fleckenstein (email: Mary.Fleckenstein@tvsc.org )
has been coaching for TVSC for almost 10 years. She grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY where she swam age group and competed on her high school
boys team (there was no girls team at that time). She attended Plattsburgh State, where
she swam for 2 years. Mary broke 7 school/pool records for Plattsburgh in her freshman
year. She began coaching in Salisbury, Maryland in 1987 and has been coaching ever since.
In addition to her duties at TVSC, she is the coach of the Stony Brook Seawolves Masters Swim Team and a teacher assistant at Port Jefferson Elementary School. She is also chair of the Metropolitan LSC Swimming Board.
Head Junior Team Coach and TVSC website Webmaster,
Peter Smit (email: Peter.Smit@tvsc.org )
is in his 13th season coaching for TVSC. He joined TVSC in 1999 after coaching Spirit Swimming of Newtown, Pennsylvania, for five years. He brought a wealth of knowledge, experience that has greatly benefitted the TVSC community.|
He was born and raised in the Netherlands and was a middle-distance freestyle swimmer and water polo player for his Dutch club team, while in high school and college.
After receiving his engineering degree in the summer of 1979, he came to the US for a job in Santa Clara, California. Before and after work he trained for one year with the well-known Santa Clara Swim Club, coached at that time by Mitch Ivy. One of his teammates was the 15 year old Pablo Morales, who later became the 100 fly Olympic Champion in Barcelona 1992.
Peter became a US Citizen in 1990. The Smit family moved from California to Newtown, PA, in 1991 and moved from Newtown to Mount Sinai in the summer of 1999. In between trying to stay in shape as a master swimmer in the morning and coaching the age group swimmers at night, Peter is a Sr Hardware Engineer for Anorad in Shirley.
One swimming experience he will never forget, is being at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to see daughter, Julia, compete for Team USA in the 400 and 800 Free Relays.
Junior Team Coach working mostly with Junior 3s
Katie Oldenborg (email: Katie.Oldenborg@tvsc.org ),
is another TVSC Alumna. Katie is thrilled to have returned to the Three Village Swim Club after coaching the East End Swim Club for three years.
She started swimming with TVSC at age 12 and finished her competitive swimming career at the University of Richmond, where she obtained a BS in Biology and an elementary education certification.
Katie recently completed her master's degree at Stony Brook. She is an elementary school teacher for Longwood School District.
Junior Team Coach and lead Junior 1 Coach
Allison Cotes (email: Allison Cotes@tvsc.org )
has been coaching Three Village Swim Club for 6 years. She is delighted to be coaching for TVSC with some of her former teammates.
Allison started swimming for Three Village in elementary school and continued through her senior year of high school.
She attended Saint Francis University where she earned a Bachelor's degree and certifications in Elementary and Special Education.
Allison earned her Master’s in Literacy at Dowling College. Coach Allison is currently teaching kindergarten at a parochial school in Port Jefferson.
Novice and Junior Team Coach
Pete Cabral (email: Pete.Cabral@tvsc.org )
is a certified ASCA Level III swim coach and has over twenty-eight years of swim coaching experience including head coach of the Sachem Swim Club for sixteen years.
He was invited to work with the US Olympic swim coaches at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
He coached numerous national qualifiers and high school state finalists.
Many of his swimmers went on to compete in Division I, II, and III collegiate swimming programs.
He is the co-founder of the Long Island Premiere Swimming Camp that offers a swim camp experience for hundreds of swimmers.
He was the head coach of the Sachem Boy’s Varsity team that won three Suffolk County swimming championships and five League I swimming titles.
He was voted the Suffolk County High School Swim Coach of the year in1986. Peter graduated from Springfield College with a B.S. degree in Physical Education and a M.S. degree from Long Island University in School Counseling.
Peter’s experience as a school counselor and coach has enabled him to guide hundreds of student athletes and their families through the college recruiting process including the NCAA eligibility.
Novice Team Head Coach and Head Dolphin Development Team Coach
Kerry Kubik (email: Kerry.Kubik@tvsc.org )
Novice Team Coach
Kandra Kane (email: Kandra.Kane@tvsc.org )
is a TVSC Alumna, who, while competing for TVSC, was a Sectional Qualifier and a finalist in the NY State Girls High school swimming championships.
She finished up her swimming career as a Division I athlete at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), where she was named team captain her senior year.
Kandra was named CCSU’s Female Senior Athelete of the Year in 2010.
She graduated with a Bachelors degree in English and plans to continue her education in Elementary Education.
Novice Team Coach
Lauren Kingsepp (email: Lauren.Kingsepp@tvcs.org )
is a former competitive swimmer, who started swimming at age eight and swam throughout her high school.
Lauren started swimming for the Raleigh Swimming Association in North Carolina, and also swam for Sachem Swim Club for Coach Pete Cabral,
and for TVSC for Coach Barry Roffer. She competed at Zone Qualifiers, Senior Mets, and the Empire State games.
She did not swim in college, however, swimming continued to be a large and important part of her life.
Lauren really enjoys working with children, and has been teaching swimming lessons for the last six years.
Many of her "graduates" became competitive swimmers.
Lauren graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2009 and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Social Work, both at Stony Brook University.
Novice Team Coach
Taylor Kelly (email: Taylor.Kelly@tvsc.org ),
is a 2006 TVSC alumna, a graduate of Shoreham Wading River High School, and a first year Novice team coach for TVSC.
She is a 2010 SUNY Fredonia College graduate, earning her Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology, and is working on completing her Master’s in Physical Education in 2012.
Taylor swam for TVSC for 10 years and continued her swimming career at Fredonia for 4 more years.
As a freshman she broke the 100 yd breaststroke school record, and broke school relay records for four years as a member of the 200 medley, 400 medley and 200 free relays.
She is a New York State certified coach for scondary school athletics, as well as NYS licensed EMT and level 1 Crossfit Instructor.