Joey Sullivan has been involved in the swimming world for the past 10 years. He started competitively swimming at the age of 12, and went on to be a D-3 collegiate swimmer at Roger Williams University, where he specialized in backstroke and butterfly and was named to the New England Intercollegiate Swimming Association All-Conference and All-Academic team. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and is pursuing a career in natural resource management.
Joey moved to Vermont in August 2020 to start a job with the National Park Service where he works full time during the week. He comes to UVAC bringing 7 years of experience in swim instruction, and 2 years of experience as a certified USA Swimming coach. He has held Red Cross certifications in water safety instruction, first aid and basic life support, and lifeguarding. He enjoys working with all ages and abilities and takes an individualized learning approach for all of his swim students. He lives in White River Junction, and spends his free time swimming, rock climbing, skiing, and hiking.