Michele Tuttle has been swim coach for Benedictine College Preparatory and St. Gertrude High School since the 2006/2007 season. She is a graduate of Elon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Leisure/Sport Management. While at Elon, she was a member of the swim team and served as team captain during my last two years.
Swimming has always been a passion. She began summer swimming at the age of five at Lakeside Swim & Racquet Club and swam there for fourteen years. She began year around swimming with NOVA of Virginia Aquatics at the age of six. She swam for NOVA for thirteen years and represented Virginia Swimming several times on the Virginia Zones team.
She served as head swim coach for Lakeside Swim & Racquet Club for ten years from 2000 through 2009. She loves the swimmers and enjoys watching them grow, develop and mature.
The swim team offers an opportunity to learn self-discipline and self-improvement while learning to be a part of a team.