A Sidelined Surgeon Finds New Purpose as a Swimming Coach


A heart condition prevented Sherry Colgin from continuing her career as a hand surgeon, but as she learned, when one door closes, another opens. An experienced triathlete, Colgin began to work with Paralympic athletes and the Wounded Warrior Foundation, helping differently abled people to enjoy—and excel at—the sport of swimming.

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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