Come and swim coached workouts with other adult swimmers. This Adult Masters Swim Team will be coached by one of our aquatics staff who is qualified and experienced in swimming. Each workout will be new and challenging. Each class we will work on various skills including: Stroke Technique, Endurance, Speed, and Strength. You must be 18 or older to participate.  This is a US Masters Swimming program so there is a nominal $43 yearly membership fee.

Hamilton Family YMCA Masters Swimming program
Practices will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 5:45 to 7:00 am
Coached by Mark List
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 When:        Downtown YMCA on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
                   from 6:00—7:00 am or 12:00—1:00 pm
                   North River YMCA on Tuesday and Thursday
                   from 6:00—7:00 am
Coaches:      Head Coach: Hallie McFadden (US Masters Swimming Coach) 
                   Assistant Coach: Andy Sweet (USA Triathlon Coach)
                   Assistant Coach: Zach Winchester (Pro Triathlete/Swimmer)
Cost:           $30 members per month Plus $43 USMS yearly membership fee
                   $50 non-members per month Plus $43 USMS yearly membership fee
Locations:    Downtown YMCA                                North River YMCA
                  301 West 6th St                                 4138 Hixson Pike
                  Chattanooga, TN 37402                       Chattanooga, TN 37415
                   423.266.3766                                    423.877.3517

Click here to register for U.S. Masters Swimming 
Our club name is YMCA Chattanooga Masters Swim Club.
The abbreviation is YCHA and the club number is 153-072.


Hallie was raised swimming in Chattanooga. After graduating from GPS, UVA and UCLA School of Law, Hallie served  as a JAG Corps officer in the USNR. While in the Navy, Hallie was the swim leg of outstanding triathlon teams. Upon her return to Chattanooga, she began open water swimming in addition to her pool workouts. Hallie has swum in Swim the Suck twice, and swam a marathon in the TN River in 2011. She is a certified USMS coach as well as a practicing lawyer, wife and mother. In her free time, she swims and cross-trains, for both pool and open water competitions.


Andy lives and breathes triathlon. He competed in his first triathlon in 1992 at age 10, and now has six Ironman finishes to his name, in addition to 13 years of competitive swimming experience. Andy is co-owner of HUB Endurance, a cycling and triathlon store on the North Shore that also provides professional coaching services. He is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified coach and loves working with athletes of all levels. He believes strongly in the quality of workouts versus quantity, so you can expect some great sessions with him on deck.

Zach started swimming as a youngster, but was more interested in sharks and minnows until my eighth grade year at the Baylor School. After a successful high school swimming career, he went on to swim the butterfly events for the University of Alabama. He graduated in 2003 from UA and embarked on a journey of work and an amateur triathlon career. In 2009 he earned a professional license with USA Triathlon and competed both domestically and internationally on the non-draft and ITU circuits. Zach had successful 2009 and 2010 seasons, but began 2011 by having a knee surgery, which ended my career in triathlon. He couldn't be happier with the end of his career as it directly led to a reunion with his college sweetheart; they got married on Oct 8, 2011.

For more information contact Lisa Becht

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