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Bellarmine names Brucato first swim coach
Bellarmine University Director of Athletics Scott Wiegandt announced Monday that John Brucato will serve as the first coach of the school’s men’s and women’s swim team.
Brucato spent the past 12 seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Kentucky. He has coached the Wildcat Aquatics club team since 1990, where he coached Megan Kleine to a gold medal in the 1992 Olympics.
Brucato is a former Kentucky Swimming Coach of the Year and has served as an Olympic Festival Coach.
A native of Covington, Ky., Brucato began his coaching career at the Covington YMCA before spending two years with the Covington Clippers and five years with the Nashville Aquatic Club.
Bellarmine announced the formation of an NCAA Division II-level swim team earlier this spring. The school plans to start competing in the 2012-13 academic year and will join the Great Lakes Valley Conference when it adds swimming as an official league sport.
Pirate Soccer Camp to be held in July
The second annual Pirate Soccer Camp will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings July 9-20.
The camp will take place between 9-11 a.m. each day.
The camp is free and open to children entering grades 3-6. All campers who register prior to June 8 will receive a Charlestown Pirate soccer T-shirt.
To register, contact Charlestown soccer coach Andrew Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-725-3725.
Include the following information in your e-mail to Coach Smith: child’s name, date of birth, T-shirt size, parents’ names, phone number and e-mail address.
Registration is permitted the first day of camp for a $10 donation to the Clark County Soccer Association to be used for a Charlestown player scholarship. Registrations received the first day of camp will not include a T-shirt.
New Albany girl helps Assumption win state
New Albany native Brandy Orth-Becker was a part of the Assumption High School team that won the Kentucky State AAA Track and Field Meet at the University of Louisville on Saturday.
Orth-Becker ran the lead leg of Assumption’s 400- and 800-meter relays and placed eighth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.19.