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Jim Henry

Jim Henry

Head Coach

During his first five seasons with the Bulldogs, Henry coached the women's team from fourth place at the Ivy League Championships in 2013 to first place at the Championships in 2017. In each of the last three seasons, the Bulldogs have had an undefeated Ivy Dual record. During the 2016-2017 season, Henry coached the Bulldogs to an Ivy League Championship, top-25 NCAA Division I weekly ranking and the highest team GPA in recent years (3.60). Henry has 24 years of coaching experience with 17 of those years at the collegiate level. He spent five years as assistant coach and one year as associate head coach for the University of Texas, three years at the University of Denver, and three years as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Southern Methodist University. During that time, Henry coached his athletes to four top-10 NCAA Division I finishes, three Big 12 Conference Championships, nineteen new school records (University of Texas) and CSCAA Team Excellence Awards for the years 2006-2012. Throughout his career, Henry has coached 44 All-Americans. Prior to getting into collegiate coaching, Henry spent 8 years coaching at the club and high school levels. He was the aquatics director and head swim coach at The Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J. from 1995-98. Peddie finished fourth at the 1997 U.S. Nationals and was second at the U.S. Open that year. Henry led Peddie to the 1998 Junior National Team Championship and developed 31 high school All-Americans as well. Henry competed at the collegiate level at the University of Texas where he was a national championship team member for three seasons (1987-1988, 1988-1989, 1989-1990). He was also named team captain during his senior season (1989-1990) and earned All-American honors in 1990, as well as the Bob Cone Spirit Award in 1988, 1989, and 1990.
Kyle Schack

Kyle Schack

Associate Head Coach

In his first season at Yale, Schack helped lead the Bulldogs to a 7-2 winning season in Ivy League dual meet competition and a third place finish at the 2018 Ivy League Championships. In addition, the Bulldogs set 11 school record at Ivies and six members received All-Ivy honors. Kei Hyogo '18 received the Harold S. Ulen Award as the Ivy League's career high point swimmer and competed with his teammates, Aaron Greenberg '18 and Adrian Lin '19, at the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships. Schack has a wealth of experience coaching collegiate swimmers. Getting his start as a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Texas in 2007, he was the assistant coach at Arizona State University and the associate head coach at Northwestern University before joining Crimson Aquatics Boston as the head coach in 2012. Over the past five years at the helm of Crimson Aquatics Boston, Schack has coached multiple athletes to the USA National Junior Team, FINA World Junior Championships and also a top-eight finalist at the US Olympic Trials.
Molly Chamberlain

Molly Chamberlain

Assistant Coach

Molly Chamberlain joined the Yale coaching staff in 2018 as an assistant coach. Chamberlain spent the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 seasons as an assistant coach to the Sacred Heart University women's swimming and diving team. During her two years, she helped guide the team to a third-place finish at the 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships, and a sixth-place finish at the 2018 Northeast Conference Championships. Chamberlain previously coached at her alma mater, Siena College, for three years. She also spent four seasons with the Albany Starfish Swim Club, working primarily with distance and sprint freestyle swimmers. She developed many accomplished swimmers while coaching at Albany, sending athletes to Division I programs, such as Michigan, Ohio State and Bucknell. As a swimmer at Siena College, Chamberlain was an eight-time top-three finisher at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships. She was All-Academic Team in the conference all four years of her collegiate career, and was named MVP of the Siena College women's swimming team following her junior season. Chamberlain also currently holds several Siena College women's swimming records, including records in the 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle.
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Adriana Schack

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Adriana Marmolejo Schack

Adriana Marmolejo Schack

Volunteer Assistant Coach

3 time Olympian 200m breaststroke Adriana Schack joined the Yale coaching staff in 2017 as a volunteer assistant coach. In her first season with the team, she helped guide the Bulldogs to an undefeated Ivy League Dual Meet Record and a second-place finish at the 2017 Ivy League Conference Championships. Schack has had a storied career in swimming as both an athlete and coach. She competed at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics representing the Mexican National Swimming Team. She was also a national record holder in the 50, 100 and 200-meter breaststroke events for over a decade.