Georgetown Prep

10900 Rockville Pike

North Bethesda, MD 20852

Competitive Team

Our Competitive team swims year round September - July. A tryout is required before registration. Please contacting the appropriate Coach below for more information about their group.

Developmental 

Stroke School

Our Stroke School is devoted to competitive stroke instruction with an emphasis on balance in the water through specialized drills. The program is for swimmers under 14 looking for a supplement for summer league.

Learn More

To learn more about the Competitive Program and what NCAP has to offer  visit our About page. 



2016 - 2017

2016 - 2017

Coaching Staff


Bruce Gemmell

Head Coach - Gold 1&2

coachgemmell@comcast.net 

Bruce Gemmell joined the staff in 2012. ASCA named him the National Coach of the Year in 2013, 2014, and 2015. He also received USA Swimming's Golden Goggle for Coach of the Year in 2013. He has been a National Team Coach seven times and a National Junior Team Coach 10 times. He was the Head Coach of the 2012 Junior World Open Water Team. He was an assistant coach on the 2014 Pan Pac Team, the 2013 World Championships, 2010 Junior Pan Pacs, and 2016 Olympic Team. He was an All-American at Michigan. He is an ASCA Level 5 Coach.  

Jeff Bryan

Jeff Bryan joined the NCAP staff in the fall of 2014 as Coach of Gold III-Georgetown Prep. Jeff has competed and coached at all levels of swimming from summer league, YMCA, High School to NCAA Division I college teams and US Masters’ programs. Jeff oversaw the growth of the Georgetown University program from a co-ed club type team with 9 men and 3 women to a Division I Men’s and Women’s Big East competitor with a combined roster in excess of 65 non-scholarship athletes. Then he had a child and his life as he had known it came to an end.......til three years ago.

Sue Chen 


Matt Byrd

Matt been coaching for NCAP since April of 2015 and just took over the Silver 2 group at Georgetown Prep. Matt also assists Sue and Bruce with the Gold & Silver groups. Prior to coaching Matt graduated from UNCW in 2014, where we won 4 straight CAA Swim & Dive conference championships. He also attends grad school at Georgetown University and is enrolled in their Sports Industry Management program. When he is not on the pool deck or in the classroom he is cheering on his Baltimore Sports teams or training for Ironman triathlons. 

Dory Halbe

Dory joined the NCAP staff in 2011. Dory began competitive swimming at age 8 and grew up in San Jose, California. She swam for Mission San Jose Aquatics in California before attending American University. While at American University, she broke the school record in the 50 & 100 Free, 100 Breast, and 200 IM. Dory was an NCAA "B", US Open, and National Qualifier. She currently lives in Kensington, MD with her husband and 3 kids. 

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