Team General Information
Team Abbreviation: BPR
Team Type: Youth Team
Affiliation: USA Swimming
Sub Affiliation: Allegheny Mountain Swimming
About the Coaches: David Kutrufis - Head Coach / Senior Group
Coach Kutrufis began his coaching career in 2001 with Peters Township Swim Club. He has been with Bethel Park since 2004 and has been the Head Coach since 2013. Since his coaching career began, Coach Kutrufis has coached numerous Zone, Sectional, and Junior National qualifiers. His extensive personal experience in swimming consists of swimming for Bethel Park Recreation Swim Team for 7 years, and 4 years for the Varsity Swimming and Diving Team at Bethel Park High School. His favorite aspect of coaching is watching young athletes grow and succeed in becoming great citizens. David is a Level II ASCA Certified Coach and is working to complete is Level III Certification. He looks forward to helping our program grow each and every year.
David is a 1999 graduate of Bethel Park and received his Bachelors degree from California University of Pennsylvania. In 2008 he began 6th Grade Reading at Neil Armstrong Middle School. He earned his Master’s Degree in Reading Education from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012. Outside of swimming, Coach Kutrufis enjoys playing golf, watching the Pittsburgh Pirates, and running (occasionally).
Kelly Kutrufis-Senior Group Assistant Coach
Jane Brackett-Silver and Bronze Group Head Coach
Kathy Strock-Age Group Assistant Coach
Michelle Becker-Age Group Assistant Coach
Shannon Zimmerman-Senior Assistant Coach,
Age Group Assistant Coach
Michael Hand-Senior Assistant Coach,Strength and Conditioning Coach