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BKS Team

The nation’s leading advocate for Black competitive swimmers

We are excited about all of our organization’s accomplishments and our involvement in the success of Black Swimmers – we are proud to say that we haven’t done anything on our own.

The Black Kids Swim Team is comprised of experts and champions – master coaches, professionals, and volunteers who are passionate about preparing the next generation of Black competitive swimmers for excellence in and out of the pool.

Ebony Rosemond

Executive Director

Uplifting and expanding the Black Swim Community through development, strategic partnerships, educational outreach and consulting.

Corey Wallace

Master Coach

Designing BKS curricula for in-water training and motivational techniques

Salim King

Master Coach

Preparing age-group swimmers to excel in collegiate swimming

Marissa Gentry

Swim Instruction

BKS' lead learn-to-swim instructor and specialist in transitioning from 'knowing' how to swim to competitive swimming.

Beynu Osagyefo


Educating parents and swimmers on nutrition and mindfulness practices

Joseph Koroma

Strength & Fitness

Lead dry-land skills, strength training and explosiveness instructor

Yolanda Baylor

Master Coach

Improving age group swimmers sprinting techniques and race performance

Marcus Fitts

Master Coach

Improving age group swimmers’ endurance and technique for distance racing

Noelle Singleton

BKS Ambassador

Swim ambassador growing the Black Swim Community

Keith Lawson

Executive Video Producer

Creating the BKS narrative and sharing it across domestic and international audiences.

Victor Bosier

Lead Photographer

Photo-chronicling the excellence of Black swimmers

Chris Bivins

Videography/Creative Director

Changing the perception of competitive swimming among Black youth using video and creative media

Eorde Williams

Staff Photographer

Capturing stunning images of Black swimmers for BKS audiences