Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving

Hill swimming has a long and glorious tradition of excellence. Many swimmers have gone on to swim in competitive college programs and beyond, including in at least one case, the Olympics.

Our vision is to continue that tradition of excellence both in and out of the pool by developing competitive swimmers who also are exemplary citizens of the community and the world. The season is geared towards having the elite athletes perform at their best during the Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships (Easterns) at the end of February, while having the rest of our swimmers peak at our Mid Atlantic Prep League Championship meet in the middle of February.

Thank you for your interest in Hill swimming. Please contact me at aagnew@thehill.org if you have any questions, suggestions, or updates to any of the information on the website.  Also, please see the other pages on the left side for additional information that may be of interest to you.

Schedule and Results

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Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Amy Agnew |  aagnew@thehill.org
Amy Agnew arrived at The Hill in the fall of 2016 as an Instructor of English and Head Swimming and Diving Coach. Coach Agnew is an established coach on the local swimming scene. She began coaching with the Pottstown YMCA team in 2005, and in 2014 she was one of several coaches to join the then-newly formed TOPS, an elite club program that has produced numerous collegiate swimmers. She was the first head coach in the history of Pottsgrove High School’s swimming program, and from 2007 – 2009 she was head coach of the North End Swim Club; coincidentally, former Hill head coach Jay Spencer, whom Agnew succeeded at The Hill, took over the North End Swim Club team from Agnew. Coach Agnew is a graduate of James Madison University, where she played club water polo. She also earned her M.A. in English from George Mason University.

Assistant Coaches
Doug Jones
Megan Ehrenwerth
Jen Kokoska (Head Diving Coach)
Adam Salo
Larissa Snyder

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Swimming Beyond The Hill

Alumni currently competing in intercollegiate swimming and diving (including current sixth formers who have committed for next year):

Patrick Dunn '19 - Dickinson College

Brigid Donnelly '19 - Old Dominion University 

Alfonso Mestre '19 - University of Florida  

Walter Lehneis '18 - Babson College

Maddie McKean '18 - Middlebury College

Christian DeVol '17 - Yale University

Tommy Dunn '17 - Dickinson College

Alberto Mestre '17 Stanford University 

Maddy Lutwyche '16 - Emory University

Payton Miles '16 - Lehigh University 

Chris Schiavone '16 - Franklin and Marshall College

Sterg Dikos '15- Penn State University 

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Swimming and Diving Records

Boys School Records

Event                                 Name(s)                                                        Performance                   Year
50 Free                             Alberto Mestre                                              20.00                                 2017
100 Free                           Alberto Mestre                                              44.57                                 2017
100 Fly                              Sterg Dikos                                                    50.47                                 2015
100 Back                          Michael Wong                                               51.99                                 2019
100 Breast                       Eric Wagner                                                   59.10                                 1982
200 Free                           Alfonso Mestre                                             1:38.73                              2019
200 IM                              Eric Wagner                                                   1:53.13                              1982
500 Free                           Alfonso Mestre                                             4:26.73                              2019

200 Medley Relay           Michael Wong, Yeob Kim                             1:35.68                              2019
                                           Matthew Kenvin, Michael Schiavone

200 Free Relay                 Yeob Kim, Michael Schiavone                    1:22.79                              2019
                                           John Nelligan, Alfonso Mestre

400 Free Relay                 Yeob Kim, Michael Schiavone                   3:02.99                              2019
                                           John Nelligan, Alfonso Mestre

1 Meter Diving                 6 Dives – Christian DeVol                           409.5                                 2017                   
                                          11 Dives - Christian DeVol                           560.55                               2017

Girls School Records

Event                                 Name(s)                                                        Performance                   Year
50 Free                              Payton Miles                                                 23.73                                 2016
100 Free                            Payton Miles                                                 50.98                                2016
100 Fly                               Lyndsey Marcheskie                                   59.29                                 2010
100 Back                           Maddison Marcheskie                                56.77                                 2014
100 Breast                        Emily Glinecke                                              1:05.30                             2014
200 Free                            Brigid Donnelly                                             1:55.54                             2019
200 IM                               Emily Glinecke                                              2:11.19                             2014
500 Free                            Kiersten Dagg                                               5:11.16                             2019

200 Medley Relay           Liz Cossel, Emily Glinecke                           1:48.75                             2014
                                           Maddison Marcheskie, Payton Miles

200 Free Relay                 Brigid Donnelly, Maddy Green                  1:38.67                               2018
                                           Alex Zelinske, Maddie McKean

400 Free Relay                 Brigid Donnelly, Maddie McKean             3:37.65                               2016
                                           Matylda Zaklicki, Payton Miles

1 Meter Diving                 6 Dives – Julie Van Deusen                        285.40                               1999
                                           11 Dives – Julie Van Deusen                      511.10                               1999

Cunningham Pool Records

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