WHO WE ARE
Between our founding partners we learned to swim, competed and coached in the Borough of Rutherford. We all have a strong connection to Rutherford and are excited about the opportunity to utilize our expertise and experience to cultivate an expansive and respected swimming community. A swimming community that tirelessly supports its members and continuously tries to improve upon itself.
The Board of Trustees
President & CEO: Michael A. Lazzara
Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguard, Lifeguard Management, First Aid, CPR, and AED Instructor.
Water Safety Instructor
New Jersey Pool Director
Master Degree in Education from Saint Peter's University
Bachelor Degree in Child Advocacy and Policy from Montclair State University
Vice President & CFO: Christopher J. Dunn
Certified Pool Operator
Bachelor Degree in Political Science from The College of New Jersey
Master of Business Administration The College of New Jersey (2021)
Aquatic Fitness: Fran Forenza
Our lead Aquatic Fitness Instructor.
Fitness instructor for over 40 years teaching Aerobics, Kickboxing, Zumba, and Spin Classes.
Personal trainer for over 30 years teaching individual and group training.
With Fran's experience we are excited to build an extensive water exercise and fitness plan dedicated to youth, adult, and senior fitness.
Adult Swim School: Brian Fagan
Triathlon Training: Andres Herrera
Masters Swim Coach: Mike Gemelli
"Our Buddies" Swim Instructor: Megan Wofsky
Rutherford Stingrays Coach: Ralph Rivera
WHAT WE DO
The Rutherford Swim Association is committed strongly to improving our community and engaging with all populations. The entire management team at the Rutherford Swim Association has experience either serving or actively participating in the Rutherford Community.