Swimming - Boys' Varsity


Swimming at Wilbraham & Monson Academy is a highly competitive sport that supports the needs of competitive swimmers of varied backgrounds, from experienced club swimmers to first year competitive swimmers. WMA has a robust middle school swimming program that regularly produces some of the Academy's top performers. Over the past three years, the Titans have averaged about 30 participants in swimming at the varsity level. WMA is able to cater to the needs of each individual by rotating groups of swimmers through practice based on a combination of age and ability. The result is a highly specified program, where both new swimmers and highly experienced swimmers can and do improve.

Every member of the varsity team practices for a minimum of an hour-and-a-half a day, while our most experienced members can take advantage of morning lap swims and longer afternoon workouts. Over the last four years we have repeatedly produced swimmers who competed at the highest level of New England Swimming.



Program Philosophy

Swimming is an activity that promotes lifelong health and wellness. Special focus is given to long-term results through a strong foundation of proper technique and beneficial training habits. At the core of our philosophy is a belief in the potential of every athlete. Our program strives to build a supportive and empowering community to allows each athlete to attain the maximum benefit from the sport.

Senior Night, Jan. 23


Ian

Brook

2021

Wilbraham

MA

Luke

Lombard

2022

Northampton

MA

Iason

Mihalopoulos

2022

Las Vegas

NV

Jeremiah

Patterson-Yancey

2022

West Roxbury

MA

Junkai

Qian

2022

Shanghai

China

Zachary

Rodrigues

2023

Ludlow

MA

Apipu

Srimonthol

2020

Bangkok

Thailand

Nolan

Stratton

2023

Wilbraham

MA

Yuhan (Alex)

Zha

2022

Shanghai

China

Danila

Maximov

2022

Moscow

Russia

Harold

Gay

2023

Grane

France

Ka Chun

Li

2019

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Emre

Myuftyuoglu

2020

Istanbul

Turkey

Egor

Tokarskiy

2020

Vladivostok

Russia

John

Wilson

2019

Monson

MA

2018-19 Roster


Ian

Brook

2021

Wilbraham

MA

Luke

Lombard

2022

Northampton

MA

Iason

Mihalopoulos

2022

Las Vegas

NV

Jeremiah

Patterson-Yancey

2022

West Roxbury

MA

Junkai

Qian

2022

Shanghai

China

Zachary

Rodrigues

2023

Ludlow

MA

Apipu

Srimonthol

2020

Bangkok

Thailand

Nolan

Stratton

2023

Wilbraham

MA

Yuhan (Alex)

Zha

2022

Shanghai

China

Danila

Maximov

2022

Moscow

Russia

Harold

Gay

2023

Grane

France

Ka Chun

Li

2019

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Emre

Myuftyuoglu

2020

Istanbul

Turkey

Egor

Tokarskiy

2020

Vladivostok

Russia

John

Wilson

2019

Monson

MA

Dan Moran comes to WMA with 10 years of coaching experience ranging from private swim lessons to head coach of age-group and high school swim teams. While with his last team, Coach Moran was able to turn around a program that had a 1-7 dual meet record the season before he became head coach to an undefeated season in his first year at the helm. Over the next two years the team won three league championships and remained unbeaten. Coach Moran graduated from Springfield College in 2006. While there he earned All American honors in the 200-yard butterfly and currently holds five Springfield College records. In addition to coaching the Titans, Coach Moran also teaches humanities to Blake Middle School students.

Greg Walsh, assistant coach

Meaghan Cavanaugh, assistant coach

2016-17

  • Wenjun "Happy" Chang '18: 100 butterfly school record, NE champion in 100 breast and 100 fly
  • Lukas Stanton: diving school record
  • Cole Hansen '17: NE champion in 100 back
  • 200 medley relay school record
  • 400 free relay school record
  • 200 free relay


2015-16
  • Wenjun "Happy" Chang '18: 100 Butterfly school record
  • New England Division III meet: Happy Chang 2nd 100 Butterfly, 200 Medley Relay 3rd
  • 200 Medley Relay record
2014-15
  • WNEPSSA Division II team champion
  • WNEPSSA runner-up: 200 medley relay
  • New England Division III meet, 6th place
  • New England runner-up: Bill Holloman (100 backstroke)
2013-14
  • WNEPSSA Division II team champion
2012-13
  • New England Division III meet, 4th place
  • WNEPSSA Division II team champion
  • WNEPSSA Division II champion: Kevin Lambert (200 free)
  • New England runner-up: Kevin Lambert (100 butterfly), 400 free relay
  • New England MVP: Kevin Lambert

2011-12
  • WNEPSSA team runner-up
  • WNEPSSA champion: Kevin Lambert (200 free, 100 butterfly, 4x200
  • Bud Erich Invitational Regional champion: Kevin Lambert (200 free, 500 free)
2011
  • New England runner-up: Kevin Lambert (500 free)




Event
Name of record holder
School RecordPool RecordName of record holder
(if different than school record holder)
200 Medley RelayCole Hansen '17, Jack Wilson '19, Wenjun "Happy" Chang '18, Alex Ravelli '18

1:43:01, 3/4/17

1:48:60
WMA '69
200 Freestyle
Nathan Lee ’10 1:48:42
1:51.68

W. Chang '18, 2/10/18

200 IM
Wenjun "Happy" Chang '182:02.95, 2/25/17
2:03.45
Molnar, Cheshire
50 FreestyleBois '92
21:30
same
Diving
Lukas Stanton '18417.0 (11 dives) 1/26/18
227.5 (six dives)
1/24/18
183.1

K. McKay ’02

100 Fly
Wenjun "Happy" Chang

53.08, 3/4/17

53:42same, 12/2/17
100 FreestyleNathan Lee ’1048:2049.50

W. Chang '18, 2/10/18

500 Freestyle
Kevin Lambert '13
4:55.78, 2/22/135:03.43
M. Luther KO 12/3/11
200 Freestyle RelayWenjun "Happy" Chang '18, Daniel Voronin '17, Jack Wilson '19, Cole Hansen '171:33.89, 2/25/17
n/a

Canterbury School 2/10/18

100 BackstrokeJoe Salomone ’0853.98
58:50
Monge - Forman School
100 BreaststrokeWenjun "Happy" Chang '181:00:211:03:05D. Staples WMA '12
400 Free Relay
Jack Wilson '19, Alex Ravelli '18, Cole Hansen '17, Wenjun "Happy" Chang '18 3:21.45, 2/25/17n/a
Canterbury School 2/10/18

Scoreboard

vs.
Kingswood-Oxford
Away
Kingswood-Oxford School
Loss

JJ Wilson '19 won the 100 free, and Yuhan "Alex" Zha '22 won the 200 IM.

vs.
Worcester Academy
Home
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Win 51-42

JJ Wilson and Egor Tokarskiy both won two events for WMA.

vs.
Northfield Mount Hermon
Home
Northfield Mount Hermon School
Loss 55-39
vs.
Ethel Walker, Hamden Hall, Cheshire Academy
Away
Cheshire Academy
vs.
Ethel Walker, Williston Northampton, Avon Old Farms
Away
The Ethel Walker School
TBD
vs.
Williston Northampton Invitational
Away
Williston Northampton School
4th place

Top WMA finishers:

Jack Wilson won the 200 IM and placed second in the breaststroke.

Alex Zha placed third in the 50 and second 100 freestyle

Egor Tokarskiy was fourth in the 500

Boys' 200 free relay placed third- Alex Zha, Mike Li, Egor and Jack Wilson
Egor placed second in the 100 backstroke

Boys' 400 freestyle relay finished second.

TBD
vs.
New England Championships
Away
TBD
5th place among 12 teams

NEPSSA Division II Championship meet

  • Jack Wilson '19 finished second place in both the 50 and the 100 freestyles.
  • Yuhan "Alex" Zha '22 placed third both fly and breast.
  • The 200 free relay team of Zhs '22, Ian Brook '21, Egor Tokarskiy '20 and Wilson '21 placed second.
  • Tokarskiy '20 finished in the top eight in both the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke.