2022 Team Manager / Head Coach – Scott Van Arsdale



Scott begins his first year as a Ridgetop coach! Scott began swimming at the age of 4 for The Silton Swim School in Manasquan, NJ, and swam competitively through high school, still holding school records at Brick Memorial High School in New Jersey. Currently, Scott is an Upper School History Teacher at St. Christopher’s School and has more than 19 years of coaching experience in various sports including swimming, tennis, lacrosse, outdoor track, football, and basketball. He is married to his wife Monica, a teacher, coach, and advisor at Midlothian High School. Together they have a three-year-old son, Scott “SJ”. Scott can be contacted at swimming@ridgetop.org.



Assistant Coach – Maddie Cassidy 


Maddie is excited to join the coaching staff at Ridgetop this year. Maddie joined the Ridgetop swim team in 2012 and has swum every season since. She was the 2019 recipient of the Holland Award and has always loved the Ridgetop spirit and team pride. She has been a lifeguard at Ridgetop since 2020 and is grateful to be able to spend all her time at the pool again this summer. She will graduate from Douglas Freeman High School in 2022 and is ready for this season! Maddie can be contacted at swimming@ridgetop.org.