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Wilton Y Wahoo Swim Team Welcomes New Coach

Alexander Baxter was recently named the Wilton Y Wahoo Swim Team's new Age Group Coach.
Alexander Baxter was recently named the Wilton Y Wahoo Swim Team's new Age Group Coach. Photo Credit: Contributed

WILTON, Conn. -- The Wilton Y Wahoo Swim Team has announced the hiring of Alexander Baxter as the program’s new age group coach.

Baxter is replacing Derek Farrar, who accepted a head coaching position at the YMCA in Brandywine, Del., earlier this summer.

“I feel honored to be offered this opportunity to join the Wahoo swim family," Baxter said in a statement. "The Wilton Y is among the most respected swim teams in the country and I look forward to the challenge of helping to uphold that reputation.”

He is an ASCA Certified Level 3 Coach with more than nine years of coaching experience. His last four years were spent as competitive aquatics director and head swim coach at the Lionville Community YMCA in Exton, Pa. 

While at Lionville, Alex coached one YMCA All-American, four YMCA National Finalists and six YMCA Pennsylvania State Champions.

For more information on Wilton Y Wahoo Swim Team programs, contact the coaches’ office at 762-8384 Ext. 287.

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