Seasoned coach and former World Record holder commits to build on success of Goldsboro Family YMCA Sharks Swim Team

[GOLDSORO, N.C. - March 9, 2023] The Goldsboro Family YMCA welcomes Keegan Ingelido, a prominent coach and swimmer, as Head Coach of the Goldsboro Family YMCA Sharks Swim Team. The announcement was made by Mark Pritchett, Goldsboro Family YMCA CEO, on Wednesday.

Coach Ingelido has over 20 years of coaching experience at virtually every level of swimming, including with the youngest beginner through the Olympic level athlete. A career swim coach, she has developed swimmers at club teams in Marietta, GA and Fort Worth, TX and experienced success coaching these athletes, advancing some to Junior Nationals, Nationals, and Olympic Trials levels. At the collegiate level, she served as Assistant Coach at the University of New Orleans, Associate Head Coach at Texas Christian University and most recently, was Head Coach at the University of New Mexico. Her efforts on the collegiate level yielded athletes with numerous lifetime bests, team records, NCAA qualifying times, and individual conference championships. In addition to impressive performances in the pool, her student-athletes maintained high academic standards.

Prior to her coaching career, she excelled as a swimmer, earning a World Record as part of the University of Georgia 400-meter medley relay team and achieving the lofty heights of competitive swimming as a NCAA National Champion (200 back), Olympic Trials Semi-finalist (1996), 2 time Olympic Trials Finalist (2000), 14 time All-American, and a member of the University of Georgia Women’s Swimming and Diving team (1998-2001), which won three National Championships during her four years there. She was coached at Georgia by the legendary Jack Bauerle, who also served as Head Coach of the US Olympic Team in 2000.

“I am excited to be a part of the Goldsboro YMCA,” Ingelido shared. “I see a great opportunity to make a positive impact and build this program. Getting back to my roots as a club coach is very rewarding. I look forward to making these kids better athletes, but more so, better people.”

For more information about this topic, please call Mark Pritchett at (704) 473-0369, or email


March 10th, 2023