Shenendehowa Swimming and Diving: Coaches



Chuck Dunham - Boys' Head Swimming Coach - 10th Season

Chuck is the Head Coach for both the Shenendehowa Girls and Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving Programs. During his nine year tenure as boys coach, he has compiled a 97-2 dual meet record, won 8 consecutive Section II Championships, and 3 consecutive NYSPHSAA Championships (2008-2010).  In his six seasons with the Girls team, the girls finished a combined 58-2 and were Section II Champions in 2009, 2011, and 2013 and finished ranked #1 in NYS in 2011.  Throughout his tenure at Shenendehowa, he has coached 17 All-Americans, 14 State Champions, and over 30 different swimmers to 60 Section II Titles, and all of his teams have won the NYS Scholar Athlete Award.  A multiple coach of the year award winner, Dunham previously was head coach for the 2006 WMSSL Champion Amherst Tritons, a USS club team that practices on UMASS campus, as well as assistant coach for the Atlantic 10 Champion UMASS men’s and women’s programs. Chuck has had years of experience working with swimmers of all different abilities at various levels and brings enthusiasm plus a positive attitude to all of his workouts.


Dennis Hogan - Girls' and Boys' Diving Coach - 3rd Season with the Girls' Team and 5th Season with the Boys' Team

Dennis Hogan has been coaching multiple sports for thirty years and has trained multiple High school record holders, state qualifiers and state champions, and collegiate record holders as well as a two-time national champion. He has coached USA National teams at the junior and senior levels and competed at the USA National Level in the US and abroad. He personally trains all levels of athletes in strength and conditioning. He has received both the NCAA Division 2 College Coach of the year and Mid Atlantic College Coach of the year awards. He has coached for Waterford-Halfmoon School District, Ballston Spa Central School, Shenendehowa Schools and The College of St Rose. Dennis is the Founder of “Adirondack Aerial Assault Pole Vault” and A - T "N" T Performance. Along with this he remotely coaches several college athletes using Dart-Fish during their season.  


Katie Mion - Girls' and Boys' Assistant Coach - 1st Season with the Girls' Team and 2nd Season with the Boys' Team