To all Freedom Aquatics Parents, Swimmers and Staff,
We are excited to announce the newest addition to the Freedom Aquatics coaching staff,
Pavel “Pasha” Buyanov. Coach Pasha brings over six years of successful coaching experience and a
lifetime of swimming achievements to our staff.
Most recently, he has successfully coached numerous swimmers to Metro Junior Olympics,
Sectionals, Futures and Junior Nationals for which he has garnered the Age Group Coach of the
Year award a remarkable 2 years in a row (2018 & 2019).
Among Coach Pasha’s swimming achievements are:
- 3-time NCAA DIII National Champion
- Numerous D3 National Records
- A 4th place finish at the 2008 Russian Olympic Trials
- A previous ranking in the Top 100 swimmers in the World by FINA
- 2008, 2012 US Olympic Trials qualifier
- 2019 FINA Masters World Champion
Coach Pasha will serve primarily as a Head Age Group Coach and Technical expert at our
Raritan Bay location while also applying his knowledge and experience as part of our ongoing
Please join me in welcoming Coach Pasha to the Freedom Aquatics family!