Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Adriana Marmolejo Head Coach

Adriana Marmolejo Schack is a coach at Bulldog Swimming. She was a three time Olympian and ranked world top 25 for 10 years in the 200m breaststroke. Currently she coaches women at Yale University.

Robert Dowd Senior Coach

Robert is starting his third season with Bulldog Swimming, he is the lead coach for the Junior group. Under Robert's tutelage, the junior swimmers have achieved tremendous success, posting 100% best times, earling top finishes at Age Gorups and Zones. In 2019, Robert was a finalist CT Age Group Coach of the Year. 

Robert swam for Yale as a 500 Free and IM specilaist, during that time, he received the Harry Burke Award, awarded for outstanding contribution to Yale swimming by an underclassman. He graduated from Pine Crest High School in Florida, where he was state champion, member of the National Honor Society and Junior Nationals Qualifier.


Jacob Pebley Head Age Group Coach

Birthplace: Albany, Ore.
Hometown: Corvallis, Ore.
College: University of California, Berkeley ‘16, Psychology
Olympic Experience
Olympian (2016)
Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 5th (200m back)
Other Career Highlights
2015 World University Games, gold (200m back); silver (4x100m medley); 4th (100m back)
2015 U.S. National Championships, 1st (200m back); 5th (100m back)
2014 U.S. National Championships, 4th (200m back); 5th (100m back)
2013 World University Games, bronze (100m back, 200m back, 4x100m medley)
Personal: Son of Walter Pebley and Cheslah Barkdoll...Has five siblings...Nicknamed “Pebs” and “Pebbles”...Interests include hiking, camping, kayaking and canoeing, cooking and baking.

Molly Harmon Junior Coach
Jim Henry Director

Jim Henry is the Director of Bulldog Swimming and head coach of Yale Swimming. Coach Henry has coached all levels of swimmer including World Record Holders, Olympians, National Champions and NCAA All-Americans. He currently is the Head Coach of Men and Women’s Swimming & Diving at Yale University.

Tim Quill Director

Now in his 25th season at the helm of the Southern Connecticut State University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, Tim Quill has ensured that success is a constant for one of the strongest programs in the nation. Both the men’s and women’s squads have risen to new heights over the course of Quill’s stint.

He is a 23-time Northeast-10 Conference Coach of the Year and six-time Metropolitan Conference Coach of the Year.

As a club coach, Tim produced over 100 USA National top 16 performers including Michaelson, the first Southern swimmer to qualify for the U.S. Olympic trials and once ranked among the top 100-meter butterfly performers in the world.

Quill, a former member of the USA Swimming National Camps committee, was also a speaker at the American Swim Coaches Association world coaches clinic in 2006 and is on the USA National Team coaches list.

Kyle Schack Director

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. In five years at the helm of Crimson Aquatics Boston, Schack coached multiple athletes to the USA National Junior Team, FINA World Junior Championships and also a top-eight finalist at the US Olympic Trials. 

Reagan Schack Customer Service
Santiago Schack Marketing
Megan Balbo Age Group Coach
Board of Directors
Jim Henry Director
Tim Quill Director
Adriana Marmolejo Director
Kyle Schack Director