2022 Coaching Staff

Catherine Fink- Head Coach 
Swam through HS (Peddie and Princeton Swim and Dive) and participated in Master's swimming. 
B.A. and M.A. in Special and Elementary Education 
Married with four children- All swimmers 
8th year of coaching 
Head Girls' Coach of TOPS Swimming. 
USA Swimming Certified 
ASCA- Level 2


Nikki Whitlock- Assistant Coach

Nikki was the Laurelwood's head coach for seven years

This is her 15th year coaching

Swimmer since the age of six through college (George Washington University)

Fifteen year career in Aerospace Industry

Coached at Bryn Mawr College for eleven years and was the Aquatics Director at the faculty


Colin Bauer-Assistant Coach

Coach Colin started coaching for Laurelwood in 2017.  

He swam for Pottstown Y, TOPS Swimming, OJR High School, Bloomsburg University, and Laurelwood Swim Club

. Accolades: Y National, USA Sectional and Futures Qualifier. At OJR High School, was a record holder, and PIAA district and States qualifier.  In college, he was a Conference and NCAA Qualifier and an All-American Honorable Mention. As a swimmer for Laurelwood- record holder. 

He taught swim lessons at OJR Aquatics and Laurelwood Swim Club. 

Certification: USA Swim Certified


Dalton Fink-Assistant Coach

After just finishing his swimming career at Laurelwood in the Summer of 2021 this is Dalton's 1st year coaching with Laurelwood. 

Dalton has been swimming for 13 years (Laurelwood Swim Club, Pottstown Y, TOPS Swimming, West Chester University).

Accolades: Tri-County Swimmer of the Year, PIAA District Champion, 6x PIAA State Medalist, All-American, USA Sectional/Futures Qualifier, Junior Nationals Qualifier, Record Holder - Laurelwood, Tri-County, TOPS, and OJRHS.  Two year Captain at OJR.

Presently, a freshman at West Chester University- PSAC Champion and studying business.






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