Swim Free™ is a non-profit organization dedicated to the health improvement of children and adults through swim. The preferred charity of NYC Swim, Swim Free collaborated with Dolfin Swimwear to donate 1,200 swimsuits to NYC public school kids participating in learn-to-swim programs, launched the Swim Free Angel™ initiative to comfort people young and old in and around the water, placed adults and a class of NYC public school second graders into learn-to-swim programs, secured fund-raising through charity participation in the 2010 and 2011 TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour, the 2011 Nautica NYC Triathlon, and the 2011 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, began its Adopt a Swimmer program, allowing supporters to give the gift of swimming to someone who doesn’t have access to lessons, or the means to pay.
Board of Directors
Bruce Goldberg: Senior Vice President and award-winning Chief Marketing Officer at the International Securities Exchange and open water and long-course swimmer. Goldberg is associated with the Dallas Aquatic Masters.
Nancy Martin: Senior Partner at Martin Melody, LLC; successfully completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming by completing the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.
Thomas McGann: President at Future Demographics, Senior Member of the Coney Island Polar Bear Club, and a Director of CIBBOWS.
Courtney Moates Paulk: Attorney at Hirschler Fleisher. Swimmer of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, the 17.5 mile Ederle Swim, 9-time swimmer of the [[Great Chesapeake Bay Swim] and many others. She informally coaches and advises others interested in the sport of open water swimming.
Mo Siegel: President / Co-CEO of ICE AIR, LLC. Accomplished marathon swimmer and member of the Half Century Club and the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming due to his successful swims in the English Channel, Catalina Channel, and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.
Drury Gallagher: Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Global Gold Corporation; Founder of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim and Inductee of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.
Steven Munatones: Owner and President of Open Water Source, athlete, coach, race director, writer and commentator.