Our staff collectively brings more than 40 years of collegiate coaching experience to the table, along with more than 20 years of camp directing experience. We have coached collegiate champions and record holders, and have used our knowledge to refine and create a unique learning environment that focuses on stroke and skill development combined with training and racing skill implementation.
Our staff is led by:
Ben Delia, Camp Director
Now in his ninth year at the helm of the Franklin & Marshall program, Coach Delia’s swimmers have enjoyed much success. Since Ben’s arrival in Lancaster, Diplomat swimmers have earned 45 All-Conference selections, broken 76 school records, achieved 77 NCAA B-Cut performances, and won 25 conference gold medals. F&M has also produced 9 top-3 team finishes, 10 conference record performances, and 13 All-American performances.
Andy Eaton, Lead Instructor
Coach Andy is in his first year as the assistant swimming coach at aquatics director at F&M in the 2019-20 academic year. Coach Andy is no stranger to the pool, having coached at Division III powerhouse Emory University and on the club side as lead site coach for the Chattahoochee Gold Swim Team in suburban Atlanta. A 1995 graduate of Kenyon College, Coach Andy was a 24-time All-American and won four team NCAA titles while in school.
In recent years, our coaching staff has included coaches from:
Franklin & Marshall College
University of Mary Washington
St. Rose College