Kempsville Stingrays Swim Team

​​​​​​Welcome to the home of the Kempsville Stingrays Swim Team! This is your resource for meet schedules, results and coach information. Have a great season!

​Meet Your Coaches

Seanelle Thom​ Seanelle - KV.JPG
Seanelle Thom is native to Virginia Beach and has been involved in the Kempsville Community most of her life. Seanelle's first swim team was our very own, then called, the Kempsville Comets!  Seanelle swam for Bayside High school all four years and Longwood College for two years.  Seanelle's Hobbies include eating, sleeping and exercise! Seanelle's advice for our swimmers is, "Be your best. Have fun and remember you're only swimming against yourself."

Nikki Liette Nikki - KV.JPG
Nikki has worked for the City as a Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor since 2011. She is currently a student at Old Dominion University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Nikki's swimming roots are in this program, as she swam for the Kempsville Stingrays swim team when she was a kid. In addition to swimming, Nikki played Varsity soccer all the way through high school and college. She also runs half-marathons as a hobby. Her advice for the swimmers is, "Be willing to try new skills. There is nothing you cannot learn if you are willing to try and work hard to achieve it!" 

Emily Land Emily - KV.JPG
Emily swam for Carolanne Farm , ODAC, Kempsville High School and Longwood University.  She graduated from Longwood University in 2015 with a degree in Elementary Education. Her hobbies include; reading, kayaking and swimming. Her advice to the swimmers is, when you get tired, focus on your technique.

Rebecca Serio
Hello and welcome to the Kempsville !!! I’ll be your Team Representative for this season of fun. I’ve been with Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation for almost 20 years. I’ve had the pleasure of coaching for Bayside & Great Neck’s team for a few years and representing Seatack as their Team Representative for two years. I’m looking forward to having an amazing season, and creating new memories at the New Kempsville Rec. Go Stingrays!!​

Kempsville Swim League Supervisor: Rebecca Serio

Swim League Coordinator: Karen Connolly