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David Hildebrand
Head Coach


David Hildebrand was born and raised in Philadelphia where he swam for the legendary coach Jim Ellis and the storied PDR swim team.  In 2003, after four years of Division-I competition and a host of athletic and academic accolades, Hildebrand graduated with a B.A. in Religion from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.

A long-time instructor of the sport, Hildebrand has taught countless children and adults to swim, and has coached age-group, collegiate, and masters-level athletes.  He currently competes with, and coaches for, Team New York Aquatics, and is an instructor at Imagine Swimming.

Off the deck, Hildebrand is an author and a model.  His first novel, Walking Marina, is an exposé of the male modeling industry in New York, and a commentary on beauty.

Hildebrand is looking for dedicated swimmers who are eager to train hard, have fun, and excel.



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