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New Executive Director of SKWIM USA, a 501(c)(3)

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Press Release:

Attention aquatic enthusiasts, professionals, associations and organizations:

The Board of Directors at SKWIM International are very pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Pittsburgh aquatics coach Mark Rauterkus as 2018 SKWIM USA Executive Director.

Coach Mark’s duties will include SKWIM Certification and #playskwim education with U.S. aquatic facilities and local communities, partnerships with USA aquatic sports associations and organizations, and educational sponsorships with key commercial entities.

In addition to building SKWIM programming throughout the Pittsburgh community, Mark is a veteran youth and collegiate swim and water polo coach, and currently holds leadership positions with Obama Academy Aquatics, Summer Dreamers Aquatic Camps, the Pittsburgh Project, Saturday Swim School, Pittsburgh Citiparks Aquatic Safety Education and several summer water-sport events in the greater Pittsburgh area. Coach Rauterkus is a beloved aquatic ambassador on the central east coast, and proven to be invaluable in building SKWIM community and goodwill.

Mark is a sought-after aquatics expert/speaker and currently presenting at the Pacific Swim Coaches Clinic in Napa, CA, January 6th 2018.

Mark continues his duties as swim coach at Obama Academy of Pittsburgh Public Schools, The Ellis School, as well as The Pittsburgh Project’s summer camp.

Please join us in wishing Mark the best of success in the coming year!

Coach Kevin I. McCarthy

Coach Mark Rauterkus becomes Executive Director of nonprofit, SKWIM USA.

Alterntive URL, https://tinyurl.com/SKWIMUSA-executive

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Additional Coaching Role: The Ellis School

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2019-2020: Coach Mark Rauterkus was the head varsity coach and was assisted by Caroline L. 

2018-2019: Coach Mark Rauterkus was the assistant coach to Ed Chow for varsity and was the official head middle school coach. In spring 2019, Coach Mark also served as the head coach for track and field at The Ellis School.

2017-2018: Coach Mark Rauterkus was in his first year with Ellis and served as assistant coach to Ed Chow for varsity and was the official head middle school coach. Coach Mark helped to hook up Coach Ed for the job at Ellis. And, Coach Mark was also the head coach for the boys varsity swim at PPS Obama Academy. 

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Record for Ellis HS team in 2019-2020

Coach Mark's first season. Time to rebuild.