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Trish George
Trish George
Title: Aquatics and Fitness Center Director/SWA
Phone: 315-364-3413
Email: pgeorge@wells.edu
College: SUNY Cortland '04

Trish George is entering her sixth full season as the head men's and women's swimming coach at Wells College. George was named interim head coach of both Express teams prior to the 2006-07 season after beginning her career as an assistant coach in 2005-06. Most recently, George was tabbed as the department's Aquatics and Fitness Center Director in January of 2013.

Entering competition in the North Eastern Athletic Conference in 2009, the men's swimming team quickly earned the championship trophy in 2010, the first of Wells' varsity athletic teams to claim a championship in the conference. The women's swimming team earned second place in the championships during that same season.

In 2012, the women's swimming team captured the NEAC Championship and also set five NEAC Conference records.  George coached a successful men's swimming program in the NEAC Championships in 2012 as the Express set six new school records and three NEAC Championship records.

In addition to her coaching responsibilities, George serves the department as the Aquatics Director while managing all facets of the Wells College aquatic center.  Additionally, George has acted as the NEAC's swimming chairperson since 2009 and was named the department's Senior Women's Administrator in 2010.

George is also an Authorized Provider in CPR/AED by the American Red Cross and also holds certifications in first aid and waterfront lifeguarding.  She is also licensed as a Water Safety Instructor.

Prior to joining the Express, George swam collegiately at SUNY Cortland, serving as team captain during her senior season.  A part of the 800 yard freestyle relay team that set the school record, George also earned a bachelor's degree in Physical Education (K-12) during her time at SUNY Cortland.

A native of Copiague, N.Y., George resides with her husband Dave and sons Lucas and Phillip in Locke, N.Y.