Swim Team Coordinators

Stephanie Hull

Angelique Manzi

Carol Smith

Katherine Evans

Swim Team Coaches

Sam Mashburn, Head Coach

Sam Tate, Assistant Coach

Charlotte Nichols, Junior Coach
Madison Speece, Junior Coach

For Barracuda Team records, please visit the team site or check out the board posted at the pool.

Meet the Coaches

Sam Mashburn, Head Coach

Sam is currently a coach with Dynamo Swim Club.

He was born and raised in Cumming Georgia and started swimming competitively with the Cumming Waves at the age of 5. He swam club with Lanier Aquatics in Gainesville, Georgia. From Lanier, he continued his swimming career at Mars Hill University in Mars Hill, North Carolina. He has been coaching now for the past 8 years and have made stops in Mexico, Kentucky, Iowa, North Carolina and Georgia. 

Sam Tate, Assistant Coach

Sam has been a swimmer since he was four years old. From summer league to USA swimming to the collegiate level, Sam has spent close to 15 years on a swim team. Now that he has stopped swimming, he is coaching for his sixth summer and is looking forward to another fun summer with the Barracudas! Sam has just graduated from the University of Georgia as an Entertainment and Media Studies Major in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Charlotte Nichols, Assistant Coach

Charlotte has been swimming for the 
Barracudas since age 4, and will be starting her 15th season with the team this summer. She is is currently a freshman at the University of Georgia studying to be an Epidemiologist. She graduated from Woodward Academy in 2017, where she was a part of both the varsity swim and cross country teams all four years of high school. S
he cannot wait for an awesome season! Go Barracudas!

Madison Speece, Assistant Coach

Maddie has been swimming competitively since she was 5 and was a Barracuda for 12 years. She was a member of the Dynamo Club team for 10 years and swam on the Lakeside Varsity Swim Team for all four years earning an Academic All-American status and a school record.  Maddie graduated from Lakeside High School in 2017 and is finishing her freshman year at UGA studying public relations. This will be her 5th year coaching and she can’t wait to get the season started!

J.R. Hull, Junior Coach

J.R. has been swimming competitively with the Barracudas for the past 9 seasons and with Dynamo Swim Club for the past 8 years.  He volunteers with FAST Fins Adaptive Swim Team and is a rising senior at St. Pius X High School, where he is a member of the state championship Varsity swim team.

Mark Rotolo, Junior Coach

Mark has been part of the Barracudas Swim team since he was 6 years old and been a year round swimmer at Dynamo Swim Club since he was 8. He competed on the county, state, and regional levels of year round swimming and is starting his first year of coaching. Mark is a rising senior at Lakeside High School where he is on the Varsity Swim and Dive team. He is excited to help each swimmer get faster and is is looking forward to a fun summer.

Natalie Rotolo, Junior Coach

Natalie is a rising senior at Lakeside High School and is thrilled to be a coach with the Barracudas this year. She has been swimming with the team since she was 6 and swam year round with Dynamo Swim Club for 5 years. She is excited for the season to start! 

Nora Singh, Junior Coach

Nora began swimming at age 8 with the Barracudas and will be finishing her swimming career in her 12th season at the Beach Club this summer. She swam competitively for 9 years at both Dynamo Swim Club and Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club. She also swam on the Woodward Academy swim and dive team all four years of high school. She will graduate from Woodward in May and will be attending UGA in the fall. She coached the Little Cudas for the last two years and can’t wait to be in the water again with everyone this summer!!

Coaches in Training and Big Cudas - They will be instrumental in supporting the "Little 'Cudas" program, assisting with 6 & under practices and on-going coach support. These Barracudas will continue to swim competitively for the team but take on new responsibilities alongside the coaches.

Swim Team Registration

Online Swim team registration has started. 

Fees payable

Little 'Cudas - $80
Swim Team - $135

Swim Team Open House

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 3-5pm at the clubhouse.


Swim Suits: Our official swim suit is Nike color block Blk/Red 915 (girls) and Nike color block jammer Blk/Red 915 (boys). Suits can be tried on and purchased at Open House. A suit can be purchased here:

If you need assistance in ordering, please email  customercare@swimshop1.com or call (770) 479-9655.  The official swim suit is not a requirement. However, jammers/briefs are required for boys (no swim trunks) and a one piece suit is required for girls (no two piece suits). If you do not buy a Nike color block jammer, please buy something in black to stay consistent with the rest of the team.

Swim Caps: We encourage all swimmers to wear swim caps while swimming at all times. Barracuda swim caps can be purchased for $5 at Open House

Goggles: Each swimmer is responsible for buying their goggles. Goggles are recommended for all practices and meets. If you are struggling on which goggle is best, the coaches recommend Speedo, Jr. Hydrospex 

Swim Team Stuff For Sale

Barracudas Team Towel - $25
Barracudas Cinch Sacks (pool bag) - $25
Barracudas Hoodies - $32
Barracudas Car Magnets - $5

Barracuda Caps $5


This year we are excited to offer sponsorships for our team. If you know anyone or any company that would like to sponsor the Barracudas, please contact any of the swim coordinators.

Sponsorship Information


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