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Branford, Connecticut

Sunday, March 18
Welcome Alumni!




There is an 88-million-dollar renovation of the Intermediate School which has been funded, approved, and gone out to bid. Work will begin within a few months.  There will be an entirely new academic area and the back half of the building will be torn down when the new academic area is complete. The pool and gyms will remain with minor renovations but major renovations will take place to the locker rooms and cafeteria areas. The pool renovations will take place at the end of the project so the pool should remain open most of the time over the next two years.  The bottom line is the pool will survive the renovations. 


Ray Beaulac – Boys Coach 2014 -2017, Assistant Boys’ Coach 2012-2013 – Got married this past summer, working as Medical Device Representative in New Haven area.

Greg Miles – Boys Coach 2012 and 2013 – Living and working in Branford.

Dan Aupi – Assistant Boys’ Coach 2014 and 2015 – Last I heard was working in New York.

Scott Butler – Boys’ Coach 2009-2011, Girls Coach 2007-Present – Teaching Math at Walsh, lives in Madison with wife and five children. First year as Hand H.S. assistant boys coach.

Sue Lecza – Assistant Girls’ Coach 2006-2014, Florida trip organizer 2006-present, summer clinic over 20 years. Sue continues to be a Stingray coach and help out with high school meets.

Rich Thompson-Boys’ Coach 1998-2008 – Still coaching at Pine Orchard. Proudly watched Ryan being inducted in Branford Sports HOF in November. Rich and family are looking forward to Ryan’s wedding in June.

Steve Sawyer – Assistant coach of boys 2003-present, girls assistant 2014-present. Steve spends his spare time enjoying his grandchildren.

Eric O’Brien – Boys’ diving coach 1997-2002. Eric owns Cross Fit in New Haven and continues to be involved in land and building development in New Haven.

Eric Golia – Diving coach boy’s 1993-1996, girls diving coach 1994-2017. Eric owns Whitfield Sanitation and works hard paying for three daughters in college.

Tony Fontana-Boys head Coach 1994-1997 and assistant to boys and girls from 1987 to 1997. Spends winters in Florida, still the salesman and  loves spending time with his grandchildren.

Sylvia Brink Corley – Diving Coach girls and boys 1981-1991. Retired from teaching, lives in New Jersey, her son graduated from Virginia Tech and very involved in dance.

George Miles – Stingray coach 1981-2013– In addition to his duties at Yale, George runs a Masters Swim Program at the Soundview Y for any of you that want to get back into swimming.

John O’Connor – Boys’ Coach 1975-1993, Girls’ coach 1980-2007. Enjoying following grandsons Paul and Rowan on the Hand HS swim team, Daniel on Simsbury HS basketball and soccer teams and granddaughter Meaghan on Simsbury travel soccer and basketball teams. Vice Chairman of Branford Board of Education and on building committee for the new Middle School.



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