ACWS

Aquatic Club of the West Shore

Coaches and Board of Directors

Karley Gensemer Head Coach

Coach Karley is a Microbiology Lab Scientist for the Hershey Company. She started swimming competitively at age 7 and swam the 200 IM in high school and moved on to the 100 and 200 backstroke in college. She swam for LPAC, Penn Colonial Swim Club, Central Dauphin (High School), and for Albright College. Coach Karley also coached for Trinity High School.

Tyler Lenda Individual Technique Coach

Coach Tyler started swimming competitively at 6 years old. In high school he helped lead the Cedar Cliff team to a Men's Mid Penn Swimming Championship in 1998. He was a 4-year District III qualifier in the 100 yard Breaststroke, 200 IM. He believes swimming is one of the best sports for any young athlete to compete in as child, even if their focus shifts to other sports as young adults. Coach Tyler ultimately went on to play football for Penn State and the NFL.

Kori Beamer Assistant Coach

Coach Kori works as a Capital Purchasing Coordinator and lives in New Cumberland. Her hobbies include fishing, going to dirt track races and hockey games, and spending time with her family. She competed in both swimming and diving when she was in school. She has experience coaching junior high diving. "I've always loved being in the water and swimming and diving. I love helping younger children and beginners improve their swimming skills."

Liz Garofalo Assistant Coach

Liz has always been drawn to the water both as a member of her high school swim team and as a member of her college crew (rowing) team. Currently, she is training for the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, a 4.4 mile swim across the Chesapeake Bay. She hopes to share her love of swimming with younger swimmers. 

Elli Kukorlo Assistant Coach

Coach Elli works within the quality team for Hershey Chocolate. She lives in York with her husband and her 3 cats. In her free time she loves to go on long walks, cook, and travel. She grew up swimming, competing in the 500m in high school and college. She credits her coaches for her improved technique and progress, and is excited to pass that along to new swimmers.

Josh S Junior Coach
Madelyn H Junior Coach

Coach Madie began her swimming career when she was 6 years old. She currently swims for both ACWS and Red Land High School. She is a captain of her high school team and has qualified for Mid Penns each year; her main strokes being freestyle and butterfly.

Board of Directors
Kim Lehman President
Vacant Position Vice President
Christy Fry Secretary
Jesse Sayre Treasurer
April Peters League Representative
Lauren Durborow Volunteer Coordinator
Allison Jackson Fundraising Coordinator
Erin Edwards Member at Large
Jennifer Gilmore Member at Large
Amanda Lane Member at Large
Brian Rainey Member at Large