Connecticut Swimming

CSI Coach Representatives

  • Senior Coach Representative: Graham Bodner, RAC
  • Junior Coach Representative: Kristen Finnegan, WRAT

Junior Coach Representative 2019 Election

Congratulations to our new Junior Coach Representative Kristen Finnegan! Kristen was elected by her peers to represent coaches on CSI's Board of Directors.

Update 04.26.19: The on-line election for Junior Coach Representative has opened. All votes must by cast by May 6, 2019. Nominees for Junior Coach Representative are Kristen Finnegan, WRAT, and Dave Fine, GYWD. You may read their biographies here. The online ballot is posted to each coaches' FAST My Account. (Instructions)


Nominations for Junior Coach Representative will open Friday, February 22, 2019, and close on March 8, 2019. After nominations have closed the online election dates will be announced. Submit a Nomination

Coach Representative Responsibilities and Duties


The responsibilities include: voting member of the CSI House of Delegates, the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, the Program Development Committee and the Meet Sponsorship Committee. The representative senior in term shall be a delegate of CSI to the annual USA Swimming National Convention.

When elected the Junior Coach Representative agrees to serve a 2-year term; first year as Junior Representative and second year as Senior Representative. The term of office begins the day after the annual meeting of the House of Delegates held each May.

Specific Duties:

  1. Responsible for collecting the CSI's coaches concerns and opinions and advising the appropriate division and committee chairman and the CSI Board of Directors.
  2. Responsible for conducting the election of a Coach Representative each year at the CSI SC Senior and Age Group Championships.
  3. Responsible for conducting the election of Senior and Age Group Coach of the Year during Long Course Championships.
  4. Responsible for conducting an annual CSI Coaches Clinic in cooperation with the CSI Board of Directors and Senior Committee.

Procedures for Electing Coach Representatives

Nominations will be submitted by coaches to the current Coach Representatives. Elections procedures will be determined by the Coach Representatives and will be announced on this website. The current Coach Representatives will oversee counting the ballots and announcing the winner.