Richard Parente

Rich brings with him a passion for the sport having been a Division I scholarship swimmer at Old Dominion in the 1980’s and a professionally sponsored Triathlete back in the 1990’s in Virgina Beach. A guru of swim training workouts that challenge and motivate, Rich has the proper focus to make you a better swimmer.


  • Freestyle Swim Technique/Conditioning instruction
  • 20 yrs Open Water experience
  • Motivational techniques


  • 2x finisher of the 4.4 Mile Chesapeake Bay Swim
  • Record holder for the fastest crossing of the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay (12 miles in 4 hours 28 minutes)
  • 1989 Triathlon World Championship
  • 2nd place in Chesapeake Mile swim 2014 in 19:51
  • Open Water Clinic Trainer