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Freedom Center

9100 Freedom Center Blvd.

Manassas, VA 20111

Competitive Team

Our Competitive team swims year round September - July. A tryout is required before registration. Please contact 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 swimmer under 14 looking for a supplement for summer league.

Developmental is FULL

Practice Times

Practice Times

 2022 - 2023 season

Practice Times 

Dues 2022-2023

Tryout Information

2022 - 2023

Contact Freedom Center

If you have any questions regarding tryouts or program information 

please contact Head Admin Nicole Linn.

Contact Freedom Center

Coaching Staff

Bryce Bohman

Bronze 1 & Silver

[email protected]

Bryce Bohman joined NCAP in the Summer of 2021 as the Lead Bronze 1 and Silver Coach. He brings 25 years of swimming experience and success, both as a coach and athlete at all levels. During this season, he guided NCAP athletes to qualifying for NCSA and Sectional meets. While helping athletes win Junior Olympic Titles, and placing in the Top 8 at both JOs and Sectional Meets. Prior to NCAP, Bryce spent 4 seasons as Lead Senior Coach at Longhorn Aquatics in Austin, Texas. While at TXLA, Bryce assisted with developing Olympic Trial qualifiers, Jr National Champions and TAGS qualifiers. Bryce began his coaching career as Assistant Senior Coach at Club Mountaineer Aquatics and graduated from West Virginia University with a Master's Degree in Athletic Coaching Education.

Bryce grew up in Moline, IL and started swimming at the age of 7. After high school, Bryce was recruited to swim for Lincoln College where he was a 3x NJCAA Champion and National Record Holder. After 2 years at Lincoln, Bryce attended West Virginia University where he qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials. Bryce was a 2x NCAA All-American placing 5th in both the 100 & 200 Backstroke his senior season. During that year Bryce was the Big XII Conference Champion in the 100 Backstroke and named the 2014 BIG XII Swimmer of the Year. Bryce excelled post-college in the pool qualifying for the 2016 and 2021 Olympic Trials and was a multi-time National Finalist.

Bryce lives in Bristow, VA with his wife, Lia and dog, Ruby and new baby in November 2022.

Nicole Linn

Head Admin 

Bronze 3 & Bronze 2 

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Nicole Linn is a former elementary teacher of 12 years and has been coaching for 13 years, 8 with NCAP. Nicole grew up in sunny South Florida where she swam competitively. She attended Florida Atlantic University and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 2007. After graduating, she moved to the middle of the state where she taught Kindergarten and Second grade and began coaching both a high school team and a year-round competitive team. Nicole then moved to the Florida Keys, where she got her Montessori and Special Education teaching certifications and taught 2nd and 3rd grade Montessori, as well as a year of middle school. She began swimming with the Master's Swim Team in Islamorada, FL, and found a passion for open water swimming. Nicole moved to Northern Virginia in 2014 and began teaching first grade and coaching with NCAP! Nicole now coaches full-time with NCAP, coaching the Bronze 2, Bronze 3, and Developmental groups, and is head of the administration for the WEST site, which includes Freedom Center, Vint Hill, and the WARF.

Nicole works hard to build confidence in young athletes and to provide them with the tools and skills to help them become successful both in and out of the pool. She believes in creating a positive environment so that young athletes are able to learn as much as possible, have fun, and take risks while achieving their goals.  

Abi Romanowski

Abi Romanowski grew up swimming in Providence, RI and Princeton, NJ. She was a state champion in backstroke. In high school, she started lifeguarding, teaching swim lessons, and coaching the 14 & over group on her summer league team. She swam fly and backstroke events on the varsity team at Princeton University, placing at League and Conference levels while majoring in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. While pursuing her high-tech engineering career, Abi swam with US Masters, placing top 1 and 2 in various events at Zones. 

After a 30-year break from competition (fitness swimming only), Abi recently medaled in backstroke events at US Masters Nationals. Since 2016, as a USMS certified coach, Abi has been training local athletes 18 &over for various events in pool, open water, and triathlon competitions, including US Masters Swimming Nationals, USA Triathlon Nationals, Warrior Games, and The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. Under her tutelage, the team has improved swimming technique, endurance, and speed and team members have placed in all of these events.

Abi nurtures team camaraderie as that is what draws people together to work hard. She encourages the joy of swimming as a lifelong exercise, and she is a firm believer in the proper technique to swim faster and prevent injury.