Leigh Anne Patterson
Leigh Anne started swimming at Erlton Swim Club. She also swam for Jersey Wahoos and Cherry Hill West. Leigh Anne went on to study Elementary Education & Sociology at Villanova University. While at Villanova, she swam for the Wildcats. She specialized in distance freestyle & butterfly. After graduating from Villanova, she coached at Jersey Wahoos for 4 years. Leigh Anne now teaches third grade at Central Elementary School and coaches at SJAC.
Abby currently attends The Catholic University of America, where she majors in elementary education with a minor in Spanish. She also swims for the Cardinals, and she specializes in backstroke. Abby swam for Wedgewood for ten years and it excited to return for her third year of coaching and sixth year as a Learn to Swim instructor.
Abbey started swimming at Wedgewood Swim Club under Coach Villa at the age of 7. She also swam for Jersey Wahoos and Haddonfield Memorial High School. Abbey went to study Elementary Education at Michigan State University, while competing as a varsity swimmer for the Spartans. She specialized in IM, breaststroke, and sprint freestyle. Abbey now is an elementary teacher in Haddon Township.
Kate Hoover dove at Wedgewood for nine years before she started coaching. Before graduating in 2022, Kate competed for Haddonfield Memorial High School where she participated in multiple state competitions. After diving with Centennial Dive Club for six years, Kate became a part of Germantown Academy Dive Club, due to the pandemic. She attended AAU diving nationals in 2019, 2021, and 2022. Kate is currently diving for Colgate University where she was awarded most valuable diver after two first-place finishes, three second-place finishes, and two third-place finishes her freshman season. Kate is studying neuroscience and psychology.