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Mike Ruggiero

Facility:      The Hackley School
Group:        Lightning/Xcel



Coach Mike Ruggiero is our Head Age Group Coach, overseeing both our Lightning and Xcel Teams.  Mike began his coaching career in 1991 when he joined the staff of the YWCA Middies, and has been working with athletes at every level from age group through senior team over the past 23 years.  As both an experienced coach and elementary school teacher, Mike brings a wealth of enthusiasm and experience to the pool deck as both an educator, and as a swim coach.  


Mike is an elementary school teacher in the Bedford Central School District, where he has been teaching since 1994. He lives in Mount Kisco with his wife Denise and two children, Joseph and Julia.