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 is currently a fourth year student at UGA. He swam summer league since he was 4 years old and competitively through his second year of college. In Gwinnett County, he swam and coached for the Summit Chase Sharks. He graduated from Brookwood High School and attended Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky on a swimming scholarship. After a year and a half he decided to throw in the towel and move back to Georgia. Now he is picking the towel back up to continue coaching with the Barracudas this summer! 

Charlotte Nichols, Assitant Coach

Charlotte has been swimming for the Barracudas since age 4, and will be starting her 14th year on the swim team this season. She will be graduating from Woodward Academy in May and attending UGA in the fall to study International Public Health. She is also on the Woodward Academy swim and cross country teams as well as the Service Leadership Board. She cannot wait for an awesome season! Go Barracudas!!

Madison Speece, Assistant Coach

Maddie has been swimming competitively since she was 5 and has been a Barracuda for the past 12 years. She has also been a member of the Dynamo Club team for the past 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 will be graduating from Lakeside High School this year and will be attending UGA in the fall to study Psychology. This will be her 4th year coaching and she can’t wait to get the season started! 

Nora Singh, Junior Coach

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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