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Thaddeus Gamory, founder and head coach of SwimTriPros
SwimTriPros is a triathlon and swimming educational company in South Florida, founded and managed by Thaddeus Gamory.


Thaddeus Gamory

Thaddeus Gamory is a Certified USA Swimming and ASCA Level 2 swimming coach, a Certified USA Triathlon Level 1 and Youth and Junior Coach, a Certified USA Triathlon Race Director, a U.S. Masters Swimming Member and Coach of the Lauderdale Lakes Stingrays Masters, a Red Cross Lifeguard, a PADI Open Water Diver, a RRCA Certified Running Coach, and a USA Cycling Certified Level 2 Coach. A former New York City Police Department lieutenant and the retired Police Academy Department Chairman from New York City (January 1982 - January 2002), he is now focused on coaching and increasing swimming competency amongst diverse populations as well as the prevention of unintentional drowning in South Florida.

He also serves as the Triathlon Council Chair, of the Diversity in Aquatics Program, interested in finding ways of increasing diversity in the sports of swimming, triathlons and open water swimming. He coaches a group of athletes from Black Girls Run South Florida and has been getting them ready for open water swimming and triathlons, using innovating training methods with the Safer Swimmer device.

Gamory is also the Chairman and Founder of the Safer Triathlon and Open Water Swim (S.T.O.W.S.) - Training and Competition Committee located in Broward County as part of the Broward County Drowning Prevention Task Force, National Drowning Prevention Alliance, and the Diversity in Aquatics Program. The ISHOF Safer Swimmer Device is used in training to design and promote training to get swimmers over their fears and help them gain increased competence in open bodies of water.

Athletic Career

He is a triathlete, masters swimmer and road runner since 1984.

Coaching Career

Coach Thaddeus has coached competitive swimming for youth and adults at David Posnack Hebrew Day School in Sunrise, Broward County YMCA in Weston, Midtown Weston Aquatics in Weston, and the Raritan Bay Area YMCA in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He is a founding member of the Bay City Y Aquatics Masters swim club, Broward Barracudas Triathlon Club/Open Water Swim Coordinator, and a former member of the New Jersey, Local Masters Swimming Committee, Triathlon Liaison.



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