Clary, McBratney add joy, speed to Hotchkiss team

Olympic gold medalist and record-setting swimmer Tyler Clary, far right, has joined John McBratney and Keith Moon on the coaching staff for The Hotchkiss School swim team. Photo by Gabe Lefferts

Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary joined the coaching ranks of The Hotchkiss School’s swim team this winter, and with a success story like his, the addition is creating quite the buzz.

Clary set an Olympic record for the 200-meter backstroke in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Over the past few years, he has spent holidays in the Northwest Corner with his girlfriend, Caroline Kosciusko. A Cornwall native and graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School, she is the daughter of Skip and Annie Kosciusko. 

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