Connecticut Swimming

CSI Coach Representatives

  • Senior Coach Representative: Kristen Finnegan, WRAT
  • Junior Coach Representative: Ronnie Vaughan, RAC

Election Results: Congratulations to Bill Natlo! Bill was elected Junior Coach Representative to the Board of Directors and will begin his term on June 16, 2021. Bill is the Head Age Group Coach with Rapids Swim Team (RST).

Junior Coach Representative Online Election: Nominations have closed. Nominees for Junior Coach Representative are listed below. Biographies.  The election opens today, May 3, 2021 and coaches have until Friday May 14, 2021 to cast a ballot. Ballots will be cast securely through each coach's My Account.

  • Bill Ball, GRIT/CCSU
  • Sarah Basile, RYWC
  • Bill Natlo, RST


Nominations for Junior Coach Representative opened Wednesday, April 14, 2021. The deadline has been extended to Friday, April 30th. The online election will be held May 3-14th. Ballots will be cast securely through each coach's My Account. The ballot will be available on May 3rd.

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.