Abigail Richey - Head Coach


Coach Abby has a long history with swimming! She's been with the JEA since 2020 but before coming to the JEA, she grew up in Virginia swimming competitively, year-round, since the age of 8! While competing, Abby swam to represent the state of Virginia at Eastern Zones, won 3x Virginia state championships, set 2x Virginia state records, earned a spot on USA Swimming's National Top 16 list, and then swam collegiately with the Savannah College of Art and Design where she won 9x National championships and earned 11x All-American honors! Abby has always had a love for swimming and the water! She began to coach swimming 10 years ago and is excited to continue teaching swimmers all about the sport here at the JEA!